Our 2018 reading list

Get a head start on a successful and creative New Year with our 2018 reading list/recommendations. Here are our top picks for the year ahead. You’ll see that investing and cryptocurrency are top of mind for us, plus you’ll find a few unexpected picks. Happy reading!

The Age of Cryptocurrency: How Bitcoin and the Blockchain are Challenging the Global Economic Order

By Michael J. Casey, Paul Vigna. Bitcoin was one of the leading finance stories of 2017, and is poised to dominate headlines in 2018, too. We think this is a great primer on cryptocurrencies and how they work.


By Abraham White. If you’re interested in joining the ranks of newly minted Bitcoin billionaires, this detailed and informative work will give you the lowdown on buying and trading cryptocurrencies.

Principles: Life and Work

By Ray Dalio. Bill Gates swears by Ray Dailo, and so should you. One of the world’s largest hedge fund managers gives you 592 pages of everything you need to become a better leader, live better and, well, achieve success overall. What are you waiting for?

High Performance Habits

By Brendon Burchard. Aristotle boiled excellence down to the level of habit. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to be more successful in your personal and professional life, this book outlines six habits hand-picked by one of the world’s most sought after personal coaches.

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

By Ashlee Vance. It’s no small task to deconstruct a visionary, but this bio does it pretty handily. The Tesla and Space-X founder’s life is chronicled from his birth in South Africa and days as a Canadian citizen in the 1990s (yes, he once held Canadian citizenship through his Canadian-born mother), right through to his pursuit of manned space travel to Mars.

The Maverick Soul: Portraits of the Lives & Homes of Eccentric, Eclectic & Free-Spirited Bohemians

By Miv Watts. If you’ve had your fill of Monocle, Kinfolk and the Hygge movement, here’s one to consider. Watts explores the unusual lives and homes of 25 free spirits, from musicians and artists, to actors and farmers – including a glimpse inside the iconic Petersham Nurseries in London.

Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

By Adam Greenfield. Finally, a tech book that is wonderfully written and talks about social consequences of today’s emerging technologies – from Blockchain to virtual reality. Emerging and current technologies and their potential consequences are explored and explained.

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