The Books Simon Sinek Draws His Inspiration From
The origin of words and dictionaries. The importance of giving people second chances in life. How the most profound lessons can come from the most unlikely places. These are some of the themes that have stayed with renowned author Simon Sinek.
Sinek spoke to BloombergQuint about the books that he has enjoyed reading over the years. Among those, one book influenced him to pursue an ‘infinite mindset’.
Here’s a look at his favourite reads...
Finite And Infinite Games, By James Carse
“This book challenged me to see the world completely differently and inspired me to pursue what it means to have an infinite mindset,” Sinek said.
Word By Word, The Secret Life of Dictionaries, By Kory Stamper
“I love words and the English language. I love finding out where words come from and, in this case, why the dictionary is the way it is.”
Trust First: A True Story About The Power Of Giving People Second Chances, By Bruce Deel And Sara Grace
“When I first met Bruce Deel, I was blown away by his story,” Sinek said. “He is one of the most inspiring people I’ve ever met and it was an honour to be able to publish his book so that other people could enjoy his story as much as I did.”
How To Make A Plant Love You: Cultivate Green Space In Your Home And Heart, By Summer Rayne Oakes
Inspiration exists in unlikely places. “Who knew that by learning how to take care of plants better, we could learn to take care of each other better,” Sinek said.