Recommended Books & Articles

Philosophy and Psychology

  • Matthew Bortolin. The Dharma of Star Wars.
  • Jack Canfield. Self-Esteem and Peak Performance.
  • Stephen Covey. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
  • Kevin S. Decker and Jason T. Eberl (eds.) Star Wars and Philosophy
  • Richard Farson. Management of the Absurd.
  • Viktor Frankel. Man’s Search for Meaning.
  • Daniel Goleman. Emotional Intelligence.
  • Daniel Goleman. Working with Emotional Intelligence.
  • Steven Hagen. Buddhism, Plain and Simple.
  • Ryan Holiday.  The Obstacle is the Way
  • Benjamin Hoff. The Tao of Pooh.
  • Benjamin Hoff. The Te of Piglet.
  • Thomas Kuhn. The Structure of Scientific Revolution.
  • His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Healing Anger: The Power of Patience from a Buddhist Perspective.
  • Susan Jeffers. Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway.
  • Travis Langley (ed.) Star Wars Psychology.
  • John Rawls. A Theory of Justice.
  • D.T. Suzuki. Zen Buddhism.
  • Morihei Ueshiba. The Art of Peace.
  • Zen Master Hakuun Yasutani. The Three Pillars of Zen.

Martial Arts

  • Joe Hyams. Zen in the Martial Arts.
  • Bruce Lee. The Tao of Jeet Kune Do.
  • Long, Master Hei. The Dragon’s Touch.
  • Forrest Morgan. Living the Martial Way.

Strategy and Tactics

  • The Book of 5 Rings.
  • The Art of War.


  • Warren Bennis. On Becoming a Leader.

Teaching Practice and Theory

  • Ira Shor. Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change.

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