17 Jan

My 2016 Reading List

Well 2016 is here. Another year has flown by and I have just finished a much needed holiday and break. It has been a great time to reflect on the year ahead. Last year had its challenges and 2016 will have its own. This year, I have set aside 14 books that I aim to read in 2016. 14 books in itself is a big challenge. I have never really been a huge reader, however in the last couple of years I have come to enjoy reading a good, challenging book.

Last year I also discovered Audible.com. Audible has thousands of audio books. This year I have chosen not only to read physical books but have thrown in some audio books as well. My breakdown this year, 9 physical books and 5 audio books. Below I have listed the books, they are not necessarily in the order I will read them and I have titled if they are a physical book or audio book.

Why put a list of books I intend on reading out there, why not I say. If you have any interesting books, that you think are a great read, leave a comment and let me know.


 Awaken the Giant Within Physical Book

Anthony Robbins, the nation’s leader in the science of peak performance, shows you his most effective strategies and techniques for mastering your emotions, your body, your relationships, your finances, and your life. The acknowledged expert in the psychology of change, Anthony Robbins provides a step-by-step program teaching the fundamental lessons of self-mastery that will enable you to discover your true purpose, take control of your life, and harness the forces that shape your destiny.



 newcoactive Audible.com Book

When Co-Active Coaching was first released in 1998, this pioneering work set the stage for what has become a cultural and business phenomenon and helped launch the profession of coaching. The third edition emphasizes evoking transformational change in the client and extends the use of the Co-Active Model into leadership management and its effectiveness throughout organizations.



 The Power of Noticing Audible.com Book

Imagine your advantage in negotiations, decision-making, and leadership if you could teach yourself to see, and evaluate, information that others overlook. The Power of Noticing provides the blueprint for accomplishing precisely that. Max Bazerman, an expert in the field of applied behavioral psychology, draws on three decades of research and his experience instructing Harvard Business School MBAs and corporate executives to teach you how to notice and act on information that may not be immediately obvious.



 Steve Jobs Audible.com Book

In Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Isaacson provides an extraordinary account of Jobs’ professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs’ family members and key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.



 Extreme Ownership Audible.com Book

Now, detailing the mind-set and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplish the most difficult missions in combat, Extreme Ownership shows how to apply them to any team or organization. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic such as Cover and Move, Decentralized Command, and Leading Up the Chain, explaining what they are, why they are important, and how to implement them in any leadership environment.



 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People Physical Book

In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity — principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.



 How Google Works Audible.com Book

Both Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google as seasoned Silicon Valley business executives, but over the course of a decade they came to see the wisdom in Coach John Wooden’s observation that ‘it’s what you learn after you know it all that counts’. As they helped grow Google from a young start-up to a global icon, they relearned everything they knew about management. How Google Works is the sum of those experiences distilled into a fun, easy-to-read primer on corporate culture, strategy, talent, decision-making, communication, innovation, and dealing with disruption.



 12 Coaching Conversations Every Disciple Must Have Physical Book

Inevitably there comes a point in our discipleship journey where the thing most limiting our growth is not how long we pray or how often we read the Bible, but how willing we are to face our own personal limitations and dysfunctions.





 Tales of Brokenness Physical Book

Brokenness-the disdain of tyrants and the wonder of kings. Her mystery has eluded the intellectual and empowered the noble of heart. From her bosom flow the power and compassion to change the world. But she is as rigid and unforgiving as she is genteel and hopeful. Her wisdom instructs the hungry of heart, but her law defies the most persistent of religious antics. In Tales of Brokenness you’ll meet this companion, Brokenness, who never forgets her need of mercy, never forgets the grace that flows on her behalf. She is the secret to knowing God’s plans and desires, to obeying the Master’s bidding, and to finding your way to your personal destiny.



 Moving in the Gifts of Revelation and Prophecy Physical Book

The Gifts of the Holy Spirit empowers believers to function as effective vessels demonstrating the relevance of the Gospel today. This book lays clear apostolic foundation for the release of all the vocal and revelation gifts paving the way for the breaking forth of the power gifts. This excellent workable strategy allows the believer to understand how to move in simple prophecy and also how to develop their giftings to the next level. This book allows the believer to progress in their prophetic anointing until the prophetic ministry can become evident in their lives.



 SchoolOfTheProphets_mck.indd Physical Book

Mining from years on the frontlines of prophetic ministry, and overseeing the internationally renowned Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry, bestselling author Kris Vallotton takes you deep into the heart of one of the most crucial, compelling and controversial topics today: the office of prophet.

In this definitive guide, Kris offers often-neglected foundational teaching and provides critical advanced training, including how to
· discern your calling and grow in your gift
· define your divinely appointed sphere of influence and depth of authority
· recognize the six different types of prophets–and how to deal with false ones
· navigate potential relational difficulties as you step into your gifting
· understand the complex ways God communicates
· prepare for the common, but dangerous, spiritual attacks prophets face



 Meet the Real Jesus Physical Book

This book is simple without being simplistic, and doctrinally rich without sounding dull and dry. Best of all, it persuasively presents the truth about Jesus Christ in such a coherent way that nobody who reads it can possibly miss its message.



 Good Morning Holy Spirit Physical Book

The story of Benny Hinn’s personal encounter with the Holy Spirit and how that experience dramatically changed his life is a story God has used hundreds of thousands of times around the world to touch the lives of others.





 Hosting The Presence Physical Book

Are you hungry for an encounter with Jesus? Do you want to make an impact on the world? In this power-packed book, Bill Johnson discusses how you can be a person who hosts the Presence of God. Though all believers obviously have the Spirit of God within them, there is more that enables you to be so full that you overflow His Spirit into your world.