Helpful Books

We read a lot of books here at Lost Boy Entertainment. We are always looking to improve our business and well-being. Here are our favorites:


I Will Teach You To Be Rich
Ramit Sethi

​This is the best book for getting your personal finances in order. What seems overwhelming, is made fun and simple. You'll learn which banks to use, the best credit cards, how to invest, etc. You'll become your own financial advisor.

 I Will Teach You to be Rich


The 4-Hour Workweek
Timothy Ferris

You'll learn how to spend your time and money more efficiently. Right now if you got a root canal, you'd walk into your local dentist office and pay $3k. After reading this book, you'll fly to Thailand, walk into a dentist office where they speak perfect English, have the surgery for $300, stay at a beach-side resort all week while recovering, and then return home to tell all your friends how well-traveled you are. You can live the millionaire lifestyle without being a millionaire.

The 4 Hour work Week


Never Split The Difference
Chris Voss

The former lead FBI hostage negotiator teaches tactics to use during your business deals.  Need I say more?

 Never Split The Difference


Creativity, Inc.
Ed Catmull

​This book is written by one of the founders of Pixar. In addition to telling the history of Pixar, the author wanted to tell his insights on how a businessman runs a creative company.

 Creativity Inc


Getting Everything You Can Out Of All You Got
Jay Abraham

​Teaches you easily executable philosophies on how to increase your margins.

 Getting Everything You Can Out Of All You Got


The Power Of Habit
Charles Duhigg

Dives into how routines shape our lives and what we can do to change our habits for the better. It's scary how much of our lives are simple routine patterns.

 The Power of Habit


Thinking in Bets
Annie Duke

 A professional poker player teaches you how to make better decisions when you don't have all the facts.

Thinking in Bets


Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping
Paco Underhill

Instead of marketing, this focuses on the merchandising. How customer patterns and tendencies, combined with a store's layout and a product's position on the shelves, all contribute to getting a sale.

 Why We Buy


Confessions of the Pricing Man
Hermann Simon

Discusses how to effectively set your prices and the impact it has on your customers and business. Probably the most important, yet most overlooked, aspect of running a business.

 Confessions of a Pricing Man


Gap Selling

Teaches you how to be an effective salesman and close the deal.

 Gap Selling


Creating Magic: 10 Common Sense Leadership Strategies
Lee Cockerell

The former VP of Disneyworld teaches you how to lead and inspire your employees.

Creating Magic


Freakonomics / SuperFreakonomics
Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner

​A classic book and it's sequel. You'll gain new perspective on your surroundings. These authors apply economics to fun and bizarre topics to uncover hidden truths.

 Freakonomics & Superfreakonomics


The Tipping Point
Malcolm Gladwell

Tries to determine what causes things to go viral and how to push your brand awareness over that initial hump.

 Tipping Point


Malcolm Gladwell

Gets to the bottom of whether or not your gut instinct is actually accurate.



Malcolm Gladwell

What makes Bill Gates so successful? Well he's super smart. But we know lots of smart people and they aren't nearly as successful. So what makes people super successful?



What the Dog Saw
Malcolm Gladwell

Before this author was pumping out books, he wrote various insightful articles for the New Yorker. This is a collection of those articles.

 What the Dog Saw


Talking To Strangers
Malcolm Gladwell

Dives into how we interpret body language and how first impressions can often be read incorrectly.

Talking to Strangers