What are you reading?

If the Charlie Jones quote is right, “You’re the same today as you’ll be in five years except for the people you meet and the books you read” it makes sense to choose both well. As I look back over the years, I’ve seen a pattern in my life where good books have helped me meet/associate with better people and better people have helped me select better books to read.

In addition to some devotional reading I’m currently reading these 5 books. 95% of my reading is for for learning rather than leisure.I’ll admit I’m schizophrenic when it comes to reading digital or printed books, so I have both just in case. How about you? Do you prefer digital or the printed page? What are you reading?


The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers 


Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Salesforce.com Went from Idea to Billion-Dollar Company-and Revolutionized an Industry


The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals 


Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections 


Pictures say a lot

Jamie, Lily, and Ava went flying with Uncle Wootie (aka Luke)!

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Brunch with my sister’s family on the lake in Seattle.

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Miró won this ice cream for best dancer on the train in Bogota. Ann and I will be visiting them in Colombia after Thanksgiving.

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Frequent dinners right here on the lake – Beach Cafe in Kirkland

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A great place to eat and visit at sunset – It’s called El Gaucho Aqua.

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We had our oldest g-babies (Ava & Landon) for a sleep over. Donuts and smoothies for breakfast… what else is there?

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In six weeks these my only daughter will be married to this amazing guy. We call him Angel. They call me “basket case”. Anyone have a cry towel (and some extra money)?

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In five days we’re moving into our new expanded offices as they build out even larger offices for us in the same building. It’s a thrill to help build a remarkable team and company. We just release this short video here.

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Paul, our little man lives a few blocks away from us.

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Ann went to NYC for Joy’s shower, some retail therapy, and went to my #2 fav TV show. I got a stub for a souvenir.

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My #1 TV show is The Voice… doh!