Books, Podcasts and Some Useful tools
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I'm pretty much a computer geek. Over the years, I have collected (and continue to collect) a bunch of resources that I feel has helped improve me in different areas of my life. Some of these may be useful to you to and I encourage you to give them a try. They are mostly broken down into tools/apps, reading/listening/watching materials.

This is not part of an affiliate program or anything. I will disclose that in the future if I decide to get into those. But I just wanted to share resources that I continue to rely on that you might find useful.

If you have a couple of resources that you would like to share, feel free to do so in the recommendation section below. This is a list that will continue to evolve.


Self-Development & Productivity

  • Angela Duckworth - Grit -The Power Of Passion And Perseverance
  • Brendon Burchard - High Performance Habits
  • Brian Tracy - Eat That Frog
  • Brian Tracy - No Excuses! The Power of Self-Discipline
  • Brian Tracy - Reinvention
  • Brian Tracy - The Science Of Self Confidence
  • Dale Carnegie - How To Win Friends And Influence People
  • Daniel Goleman - Emotional Intelligence
  • Daniel Goleman - Working With Emotional Intelligence
  • Darren Hardy - Compound Effect
  • David Allen - Getting Things Done
  • Gary John Bishop - Unf#ck Yourself
  • Greg McKeown - Essentialism
  • Jason Selk - Organize Tomorrow Today
  • Ken Segall - Insanely Simple
  • Malcolm Gladwell - Blink
  • Malcolm Gladwell - Outliers
  • Malcolm Gladwell - The Tipping Point
  • Mark Manson - The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F#ck
  • Napoleon Hill - Outwitting the Devil
  • Napoleon Hill - The Law Of Success
  • Napoleon Hill - Think And Grow Rich
  • Robert Greene - 48 Laws Of Power
  • Robert Greene - Mastery
  • Robert Greene - The Laws of Human Nature
  • Simon Sinek - Find Your Why
  • Simon Sinek - Start With Why
  • Stephen Covey - The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People
  • Steven Pressfield - The War of Art
  • Viktor E Frankl - Man's Search For Meaning


  • Brad Stone - The Upstarts
  • Brian Tracey - The Psychology Of Selling
  • Chris Guillebeau - Side Hustle; From Idea to Income in 27 Days
  • Chris Guillebeau - The $100 Startup
  • Daymond John, Daniel Paisner - The Power of Broke
  • Ed Catmull - Creativity, Inc
  • Eric Ries - The Lean Startup
  • Gary Vaynerchuk - The Thank You Economy
  • Gary Vaynerchuk - Crush It
  • Gary Vaynerchuk - Crushing It!
  • Jason Fried - Rework
  • Jim Collins - Good to Great
  • Josh Linkner - Disciplined Dreaming
  • Kristen Meinzer - So You Want To Start A Podcast
  • Michael Gerber - The E-Myth Revisited
  • Michael Gerber - The Most Successful Small Business in the World
  • Peter Drucker - Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Peter Drucker - The Drucker Lectures
  • Peter Drucker - The Effective Executive
  • Peter Thiel - Zero To One
  • Robert Kiyosaki - Cashflow Quadrant
  • Robert Kiyosaki - Rich Dad, Poor Dad
  • Seth Godin - Permission Marketing
  • Thomas Stanley - The Millionaire Mind
  • Thomas Stanley - The Millionaire Next Door
  • Tony Hsieh - Delivering Happiness
  • W. Chan Kim - Blue Ocean Strategy
  • Ken Segall - Insanely Simple


  • Stephen King - On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft
  • Anne Lamott - Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
  • Ann Handley - Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content


  • Build Your Tribe
  • Entrepreneurs on Fire
  • Lead to Win
  • Side Hustle School
  • The $100 MBA Show
  • The Smart Passive Income Podcast
  • Afrobility: Africa Tech & Business



  • Obsidian - Open source note-taking, mind mapping, project management tool. It's like Evernote but has a ton of plugins developed by it's ever-growing community and its open-source.
  • LibreOffice - Open source alternative to Microsoft Office apps specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Thunderbird - Open source alternative to Microsoft Office Outlook
  • Bitwarden - Open source password manager. Available on all my devices


  • Audacity - Open-source digital audio editor. Use it to record my vocals, edit and process them.
  • FL Studio - Proprietary Digital Audio Workstation or DAW for short. Used for making music/jingles/soundfx.
  • Anchor.Fm
  • Afripods


  • GIMP - It's basically an open source Photoshop alternative that you can download and install on your computer
  • InkScape - It's the open source equivalent to Illustrator
  • Kdenlive - A small but powerful open source video editor.

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