Scott Lingle 80/20 List for Most Impactful Learning Resources

Books on Faith:

  1. Mere Christianity: CS Lewis
  2. The Jesus I Never Knew: Philip Yancey
  3. What’s So Amazing About Grace: Philip Yancey
  4. 7 Men: Eric Metaxas
  5. Seeking Allah Finding Jesus: Nabeel Qureshi
  6. Crazy Love: Francis Chan
  7. Forgotten God: Francis Chan
  8. The Hole in our Gospel: Richard Stearns
  9. Celebration of the Disciplines: Richard Foster
  10. Radical: David Platt
  11. With: Skye Jethani
  12. Blue Like Jazz: Donald Miller
  13. Don’t Waste Your Life: John Piper
  14. God and Money: John Cortines
  15. Your God is Too Safe: Mark Buchanan
  16. The Return of the Prodigal Son: Henri Nouwen
  17. Sacred Pathways: Gary Thomas
  18. The Language of God: Francis Collins
  19. Practicing His Presence: Brother Lawrence
  20. The Ishbane Conspiracy: Randy Alcorn
  21. The Celebration of the Disciplines: Richard Foster
  22. The Reason for God: Timothy Keller
  23. Everybody Always: Bob Goff
  24. Irresistible: Andy Stanley
  25. Strong and Weak: Andy Crouch
  26. The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry: John Mark Comer

Books on Business & Leadership:

  1. Next Generation Leader: Andy Stanley
  2. Tools of Titans: Tim Ferriss
  3. Thinking Fast and Slow: Daniel Kahneman
  4. E-Myth Revisted: Michael Gerber
  5. Ego is the Enemy: Ryan Holiday
  6. Zero to One: Peter Thiel
  7. Drive: Daniel Pink
  8. Principles: Ray Dalio
  9. The Four-Hour Work Week: Tim Ferriss
  10. The Obstacle is the Way: Ryan Holiday
  11. So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Cal Newport
  12. Mindset: Carol Dweck
  13. The Little Book of Talent: Daniel Coyle
  14. Peak: Anders Erickson
  15. The Power of Habit: Charles Duhigg
  16. Never Eat Alone: Keith Ferrazzi
  17. Sales Acceleration Formula: Mark Roberge
  18. Good to Great: Jim Collins
  19. Great by Choice: Jim Collins
  20. Anything You Want: Derek Sivers
  21. Built to Sell: John Warrillow
  22. The Lean Startup: Eric Ries
  23. Start with Why: Simon Sinek
  24. Outliers: Malcolm Gladwell
  25. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: Patrick Lencioni
  26. How to fail at almost everything and still win big: Scott Adams
  27. How Will You Measure Your Life: Clayton Christensen
  28. Linchpin: Seth Godin
  29. The Culture Code: Daniel Coyle
  30. Never Split the Difference: Chris Voss
  31. Sell with a Story: Paul Smith
  32. Traction: Gabriel Weinberg
  33. The Ideal Team Player: Patrick Lencioni
  34. Delivering Happiness: Tony Hsieh
  35. Grit: Angela Duckworth
  36. The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google
  37. Freakonomics: Steven Levitt
  38. The One Thing You Need to Know: Marcus Buckingham
  39. The Checklist Manifesto: Atul Gawande
  40. Who: Geoff Smart
  41. To Sell is Human: Dan Pink
  42. The Happiness Advantage: Shawn Achor
  43. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Ben Horowitz
  44. Crucial Conversations: Kerry Patterson
  45. Predictable Revenue: Aaron Ross
  46. Smartcuts: Shane Snow
  47. Influence: Robert Cialdini
  48. Essentialism: Greg McKeown
  49. The War of Art: Steven Pressfield
  50. The Power of Moments: Chip & Dan Heath
  51. Skin in the Game: Nassim Taleb
  52. Atomic Habits: James Clear
  53. Range: David Epstein
  54. The Rise of Superman: Steven Kotler
  55. Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models: Gabriel Weinberg
  56. Loser Think: Scott Adams


  1. Unbroken: Laura Hildenbrand
  2. Fearless: Eric Blehm
  3. Can’t Hurt Me: David Goggins
  4. Endruance: Alfred Lansing
  5. Shoe Dog: Phil Knight
  6. Thirst: Charity Water Story: Scott Harrison
  7. Hillbilly Elegy: JD Vance
  8. Seabiscuit: Laura Hillenbrand
  9. The Everything Store (Amazon Story): Brad Stone
  10. Steve Jobs: Walter Isaacson
  11. Open: Andre Agassi
  12. Born Again: Chuck Colson
  13. Bonhoeffer: Eric Mextaxas
  14. The Big Short: Michael Lewis
  15. The Boys in the Boat: Daniel James Brown
  16. Born to Run: Christopher McDougall
  17. John Adams: David McCullough
  18. A Long Way Gone: Ishmael Beah
  19. Moneyball: Michael Lewis
  20. Through Gates of Splendor: The story of Jim Elliot: Elizabeth Elliot
  21. Lone Survivor: Marcus Lutrell
  22. Escape from Camp 14: Blaine Harden
  23. Night: Elie Wiesel
  24. The Hiding Place: Corrie ten Boon
  25. When Character was King (Ronald Reagan): Peggy Noonan
  26. It’s Not About the Bike: Lance Armstrong
  27. Joni: Joni Eareckson Tada
  28. Bad Blood: John Carreyou
  29. Total Recall: Arnold Schwartzenegger
  30. Into The Wild: Jon Krakauer
  31. Under the Banner of Heaven: Jon Krakauer
  32. The American Sniper: Chris Kyle
  33. The American Kingpin: Nick Bilton
  34. Elon Musk: Ashlee Vance
  35. Tiger Woods: Armen Keteyian
  36. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: Ben Mezrich
  37. 21: Bringing Down the House: Ben Mezrich
  38. Bitcoin Billionaire’s: Ben Mezrich
  39. Just Mercy: Bryan Stevenson
  40. Tattoos on the Heart: Gregory Boyle
  41. Red Notice: Bill Browder
  42. The Wright Brothers: David McCullough

Books on Family

  1. The Five Love Languages: Gary Chapman
  2. Raising a Modern Day Knight: Robert Lewis
  3. Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: Meg Meeker
  4. Love & Respect: Emerson Eggerichs
  5. The Secret of Happy Families: Bruce Fieler
  6. Have a New Kid by Friday: Kevin Lehman


Books on Health & Fitness:

  1. Ultra-Metabolism: Mark Hyman
  2. Bigger, Leaner, Stronger: Michael Matthews
  3. Ultra-Marathon Man: Dean Karnazes
  4. Finding Ultra: Rich Roll
  5. The Four-Hour Body: Tim Ferriss
  6. Younger Next Year: Chris Crowley
  7. Fast After 50: Joel Friel

Faith Podcasts:

  1. Life Church: Craig Groeschel
  2. NorthPoint: Andy Stanley
  3. Church of the City New York: Jon Tyson
  4. Bridgetown Church: John Mark Comer
  5. Village Church: Matt Chandler
  6. Menlo Church: John Ortberg
  7. The Summit Church: JD Grear
  8. Timothy Keller
  9. Unbelievable: Justin Brierly
  10. Socrates in the City: Eric Mextaxas
  11. Language of God: BioLogos

Business & Leadership Podcasts:

  1. How I Built This with Guy Raz
  2. Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast
  3. Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast
  4. The Tim Ferriss Show
  5. Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu: AMA episodes are the best
  6. Masters of Scale: Reid Hoffman
  7. Freakonomics
  8. Naval Podcast
  9. The Kevin Rose Show
  10. Venture Stories with Erik Torenberg
  11. The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish
  12. North Star with David Perrell
  13. Podcast Notes Playlist

Top Podcast Episodes:

  1. How to Get Rich: Every Episode: Naval Podcast #38
  2. Ted Work Life Adam Grant: The Problem with Allstars (Butler Basketball)
  3. How I Built This: 5 Hour Energy, Airbnb, 1800 Junk, Warby Parker, Tom’s Shoes, Wikipedia
  4. LifeChurch Craig Groeschel: Words to Live By: Personal Declarations, Dangerous Prayers, Overcoming Apathy, What Would Jesus Undo, Habits
  5. James MacDonald: Raising Kids God’s Way
  6. North Point Church Andy Stanley: Family Matters, Guardrails, 5 Things God Uses to Grow Your Faith, Do For One, The One Thing, The Knowing Doing Gap, Choosing to Cheat, What makes you happy
  7. The Village Church Matt Chandler: Motivations for Obedience, Man’s Purpose, A Healthy Disciple
  8. The Bible Project: Friend of Sinners
  9. Church of the City New York Jon Tyson: 1-13-20 Holy Ambition
  10. Donald Miller at Willow Creek on 3-7-10 on Story
  11. Andy Stanley Leadership: 6 questions every leader should ask, Creating a Culture of Improvement
  12. The Knowledge Project: Naval Ravikant ,Ray Dalio, Jim Collins, Adam Robinson, Scott Adams, Mike Maples
  13. Tim Ferriss: Seth Godin, Derek Sivers, Chris Sacca, Scott Adams, Marc Andreesen, Eric Weinstein, Jim Collins, Jocko Willink, Reid Hoffman, Safi Bahcall, Tim Urban, Patrick Collison, #301 Joe Gebbia Founder Airbnb
  14. Craig Groeschel Leadership: #38 Chris Voss Never Split the Difference, #49 Best Year of Leadership II, #55 Art of Energy Mgt.
  15. Tim Keller: The Hard Sayings of Jesus: Matthew 7:21-23
  16. Art of Charm #326: Alex Kouts Negotiating Your Salary
  17. Masters of Scale Reid Hoffman: The 10 Commandments of Startups, Netflix, Barry Diller, Reid Hoffman story, Uber CEO Pirates to Navy, Ray Dalio
  18. Impact Theory Tom Bilyeu: David Goggins, Ryan Holiday, Seth Godin, AMA episode: How to Find a Mentor
  19. Invest Like the Best: Tim Urban, Keith Rabois, Peter Attia, Josh Wolfe, Bill Gurley
  20. Freakonomics: Grit Angela Duckworth, Tim Ferriss
  21. The Kevin Rose Show: #17 Hacking Money Chris Hutchins: best credit cards for points
  22. Joe Rogan: #1080 & #1212 David Goggins, 1108 Peter Attia, Matthew Walker, 1309 Naval Ravikant,
  23. Rich Roll Podcast: John McAvoy, David Goggins
  24. The James Altucher Show: #467 Gabriel Weinberg on Mental Models
  25. Modern Wisdom: #069 George MacGill @george_mack, #95 George MacGill Mental Models 102
  26. Building a Story Brand with Donald Miller: episode 159 Keith Cunningham, 138 Chris Voss, 128 Jay Baer
  27. North Star Podcast with David Perell: Josh Wolfe, Keith Rabois, Shane Parrish, Daniel Gross, Ryan Holiday
  28. Conversations with Tyler Cowan: Sam Altman, Mark Zuckerberg, Malcolm Gladwell
  29. Venture Stories with Eric Torenberg: Keith Rabois, Daniel Gross, Naval Ravikant, Tyler Cowan
  30. Socrates in the City: Francis Collins, John Lennox, Peter Thiel
  31. Language of God: John Ortberg, Science Mike
  32. The Drive with Peter Attia: #56 Jocko Willink, #49 Matthew Walker, #90 Ryan Holiday
  33. The Bill Simmons Podcast: Chris Sacca
  34. Greg Boyle (Founder Homeboy Industries): Nomad #204, On Being Podcast 12/19/19, NPR Fresh Air 5/20/20


  1. Mully
  2. The Spring – The charity:water story
  3. The Bema
  4. The Dawn Wall: story of Tommy Caldwell
  5. Free Solo: Alex Honnold
  6. Becoming Warren Buffett
  7. Billions in Change
  8. Waiting for Superman
  9. Poverty Inc.
  10. Rich Mullins Story
  11. Luther: biography of Martin Luther
  12. Amazing Grace: biography of William Wilberforce
  13. End of the Spear: biography of Jim Elliot
  14. Strokes of Genius: Federer vs. Nadal
  15. The Inventor Out for Blood in Silicon Valley: Story of Theranos
  16. The Barkley Marathons
  17. Operation Touissant
  18. Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story
  19. One Child Nation
  20. Notorious: Connor McGregor story


Ted Talks & YouTube Videos

  1. How I climbed a 3,000 foot vertical cliff without ropes: Alex Honnold Ted Talk
  2. Grit: Angela Duckworth Ted Talk
  3. Start with Why: Simon Sinek Ted Talk
  4. The puzzle of motivation: Dan Pink Ted Talk
  5. Steve Jobs: How to live before you die: Ted Talk
  6. David Goggins on Tom Bilyeu Impact Theory
  7. This is Water: David Foster Wallace
  8. Why I Hate Religion, But Love Jesus: Jefferson Bethke
  9. Tim Ferriss’s 10 Rules for Success: Evan Carmichael
  10. Jocko Willink’s 50 Rules for Success: Evan Carmichael
  11. Tiny Habits Program: BJ Fogg Ted Talk
  12. 30 Day Challenge: Matt Cutts Ted Talk
  13. Penn Says: A Gift of a Bible
  14. Francis Chan: Balance Beam
  15. Francis Chan: Stop Idolizing Your Family
  16. Runnin’ Down a Dream: How to Succeed and Thrive in a Career: Bill Gurley


Websites for Recommended Books & Book Summaries:


Good Blogs / Email newsletters

  18. (Naval Ravikant)
  19. List of the Greatest Speeches of All-Time


Thought Leaders to follow on Twitter:

@naval, @farnamstreet, @ryanholiday, @dcancel, @craiggroeschel, @timkellernyc, @bobgoff, @david_perell, @waitbutwhy, @johnortberg, @jamesclear, @adammgrant, @podcastnotes, @nerdfitness, @daveramsey, @brentbeshore, @johnny_uzan, @patrick_oshag, @nntaleb, @george_mack, @blasmoros, @bgurley, @normonics, @ahc, @eriktorenberg, @danielgross, @paulg, @sama

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