Top 10 books and audiobooks of 2018

Wow, a very productive 2018 indeed! I read over 50 books on business, writing, biographies of billionaires and many incredible athletes such as Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Pete Sampras, and Andre Agassi. I also learned to over 100 podcast episodes with world-class athletes and business tycoons!

I am excited to start my youtube channel again and will be releasing the Davidson Hang podcast show soon where I will be interviewing amazing people to share their incredible stories that will apply to everyone. I will also discuss topics revolving around business, happiness, and self-development. Cheers to an even better 2019! I wish you all a year full of fun memories and happy adventures.

Here were my top 10 books I read in 2018

  1. Open, (Andre Agassi)
  2. Monster City: Murder, Music, and Mayhem in Nashville’s Dark Age (Michael Arntfield)
  3. A Champion’s Mind (Pete Sampras)
  4. The Devil in the White City: A Sage of Magic and Murder at the Fair that changed American (Erik Larson)
  5. (Trevor Noah)
  6. (Frank W. Abagnale, Stan Redding)
  7. Lose Well (Chris Gethard)
  8. First: What It Takes to Win (Rich Froning, Dave Castro, David Thomas)
  9. (Josh Bernoff)

Here were my top audiobooks I read in 2018

  1. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance (Barack Obama)
  2. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (Barack Obama)
  3. Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds (David Goggins)
  4. Monster City: Murder, Music, and Mayhem in Nashville’s Dark Age (Michael Arntfield)
  5. Evil Has a Name: The Untold Story of the Golden State Killer Investigation(Paul Holes)
  6. Seriously. I’m Kidding (Ellen DeGeneres)
  7. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap. And Others Don’t (Jim Collins)
  8.  Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It (Chris Voss)
  9. (Scott Harrison, Lisa Sweetingham)
  10. The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google(Scott Galloway)

Top 10 self-help books in 2018

  1. Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives (Dan Millman)
  2. (Michael Pollan)
  3. The Ultimate Brian Tracy Library (Brian Tracy)
  4. Exactly What to Say: The Magic Words for Influence and Impact (Phil M. Jones)
  5. Own the Day, Own Your Life: Optimized Practices for Waking, Working, Learning, Eating, Training, Playing, Sleeping, and Sex (Aubrey Marcus)
  6.  The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage (Mel Robbins)
  7. Kick Ass with Mel Robbins: Life-Changing Advice from the Author of “The 5 Second Rule” (Mel Robbins)
  8. (Ramit Sethi)

Top 10 business and inspirational books I enjoyed in 2018

  1. (Jesse Itzler)
  2. Tiger Woods (Jeff Benedict, Armen Keteyian)
  3. (Satya Nadella, Greg Shaw, Jill Tracie Nichols, Bill Gates)
  4. Bob Bowman, Charles Butler
  5. The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age (James Crabtree)

Here were my top 10 Podcasts I enjoyed in 2018

  1. Finding Mastery (Michael Gervais)
  2. The Rich Roll Podcast (Rich Roll)
  3. The School of Greatness (Lewis Howes)
  4. Orpah’s Masterclass (Oprah)
  5. Supersoul Conversations (Oprah)
  6.  We Study Billionaires (Preston Pysh and Stig Broderson)
  7. The Tim Ferriss Show (Tim Ferriss)
  8. The James Altucher show (James Altucher)
  9. How I Built This (NPR)
  10. Masters of Scale (Reid Hoffman)

Enjoy! What are some of your favorites you would recommend based on similar or even different types of genres so that I can expand my knowledge?

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