Essential Readings

The Value Plan book was built upon the solid foundation provided by many of the world's top authors across a wide variety of fields.  Each of the books listed below has had a significant impact both on my thinking and my teaching, and I hope that you will also learn as much from these as I have. I will continue to add more books and references to this list, and would welcome your recommendations for others as well. Please note that each of these books is linked to my Amazon Affiliates account which will tell Amazon that I have recommended the book should you choose to buy it through  If you would prefer to avoid this, please just type the name of the book or author into your preferred search engine.

If you only have time for 3 books...

While all of the books that I have listed on this page are truly outstanding, if you only have the time to read a very short list of books, these three are the most essential of the essential:

From The Preface:

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From Section 3

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