The Unofficial WORLDZ Master Reading List

Happy International Book Lover’s Day! In honor of the holiday, we’ve crafted a specialized WORLDZ reading list consisting exclusively of written works by our WORLDZ Masters. Looking to fuel up on creative inspiration? Push past your boundaries? Scale your business or launch your startup? Dive in!

Daniel Flynn – Chapter One: You Have the Power to Change Stuff (2016)

This is the story of epic proportions by Thankyou co-founder Daniel Flynn about Thankyou’s gut-wrenching decisions, wild mistakes and daring moves in business, marketing and social enterprise so far. You’ll laugh at their boldness, cry at their failings and be inspired by their determination. But more than that, you’ll understand that no matter your walk of life, you too have the power to change stuff. Get it.

Gary Vaynerchuk – Crushing It! (2018)

In the latest from Four-time New York Times bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk offers new lessons and inspiration drawn from the experiences of dozens of influencers and entrepreneurs who rejected the predictable corporate path in favor of pursuing their dreams by building thriving businesses and extraordinary personal brands. Get it.

Sophia Amoruso – Girlboss (2014)

In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called “Lean In for misfits,” Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world. Get it.

Carter and Courtney Reum – Shortcut Your Startup (2018)

From the Reum brothers—former Goldman Sachs investment bankers, successful operators, and investors—comes Shortcut Your Startup, a practical playbook for both aspiring and seasoned entrepreneurs, filled with unconventional yet accessible advice for maximizing your business venture. Get it.

Chris Denson – Crushing the Box (2018)

True innovators think way outside the box—stomping it down and tap dancing over it on their way to success. And with these ten unexpected metaphors to guide you, you too can demolish the status quo and claim creative victory. Get it.

Nicole Lapin – Rich Bitch (2016)

In Rich Bitch, money expert and financial journalist Nicole Lapin rethinks every piece of financial “wisdom” you’ve ever heard and puts her own fresh, modern, sassy spin on it, showing you how to finally get your financial life in order. Get it.

Curt Menefee – Losing Isn’t Everything (2016)

A refreshing and thought-provoking look at athletes whose legacies have been reduced to one defining moment of defeat—those on the flip side of an epic triumph—and what their experiences can teach us about competition, life, and the human spirit. Get it.

Sebastian Terry – 100 Things: What’s On Your List? (2011)

100 Things is a humorous, action-packed story for anyone who’s ever dreamed about living every day like it was their last. Get it.

Charlie Engle – Running Man: A Memoir (2016)

In Running Man, Charlie Engle tells the surprising, funny, and emotional story of his life, detailing his setbacks and struggles—from coping with addiction to serving time in prison—and how he blazed a path to freedom by putting one foot in front of the other. Get it.

Janine Shepherd – Defiant: A Broken Body Is Not a Broken Person (2016)

Janine Shepherd shares with candor and compassion the practical lessons she has learned throughout her continuing journey. Defiant offers hope and encouragement for anyone facing a life challenge, sharing the author’s hard-won wisdom and priceless advice for navigating one’s way from loss to healing. Get it.

Experience the wisdom of our WORLDZ community in person at WORLDZ 2018, this October 17th and 18th in Los Angeles.

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