“I have always wondered why people put so much energy into trying to have coffee with some famous entrepreneur when reading a book is like getting many hours of their most crystallized thoughts.” – Drew Houston, CEO of Dropbox

Aaron’s favorite books on:


InsideOut Coaching – Joe Ehrmann

The Only Way to Win – Jim Loehr

Wooden on Leadership – John Wooden

Drive – Daniel Pink

Win Forever – Pete Carroll

What Drives Winning – Brett Ledbetter

The Talent Code – Daniel Coyle

The Hard Hat – Jon Gordon

Leading with the Heart – Mike Krzyzewski

Burn Your Goals – Joshua Medcalf

They Call Me Coach – John Wooden

Creativity, Inc. – Ed Catmull

The Carolina Way – Dean Smith

Tools of Titans – Tim Ferriss


Mindset – Carol Dweck

Grit – Angela Duckworth

In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day – Mark Batterson

Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl

It’s Not About the Shark – David Niven

Outliers – Malcolm Gladwell

David and Goliath – Malcolm Gladwell

The Power of the Other – Henry Cloud

Power Questions – Andrew Sobel

Give and Take – Adam Grant


Chasing Perfection – Andy Glockner

Eleven Rings – Phil Jackson