My Reference Books
After the first read, some books aren't worth keeping around. I'm clearing out my bookshelves and holding on to a few timeless classics.
These are six books I keep close-by my desk. I usually reference at least one of these every day.
The title of this book is pretty self-explanatory. Here is a great outline of some key points.
Two of the books on my list are helpful for writing. Second only to speech, writing is the most common form of communication. It's important to write effectively.
Whether you believe in God or not, this book is an important read. The chapter on Pride/Selfishness sums up the human condition.
The writer's bible. Zinsser said, "the person who thinks clearly, writes clearly." The four basic premises of writing are: clarity, brevity, simplicity, and humanity.
Classic Drucker. The book that started productivity pr0n.
There is one central criterion that should govern all the decisions you make in life and in death: Will this help make Jesus Christ look like the treasure he is? Download Piper's talk by the same title.
What are your reference books?