#My 2022 Reading List

Richard Allen Afahaene
3 min readJan 17, 2022

3 Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established:

4 And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches. (Proverbs 24)

#So I’ve been gathering (by this I mean keeping track with my Google Keep App) a number of books I’d really love to read, have read, or was reading and it kept expanding. But I never really thought of compiling a reading list nor putting up an article about it.

So this article cannot proceed without me, giving a massive shout-out to the amazing individual that absolutely inspired me to do this. So once again, thank you very much Iyanu Gabriel for the inspiration. You’re a remarkable young man, passionately curious and it’s a privilege to be connected to you. You should connect with him and also check out his own reading list for 2022. (Medd stuff! Brace up for impact!)

Awesome! And now, to my 2022 Reading List:

Faith, Fatherhood, Family & #ForTheKingdom

The Bible (KJV).
Good Morning Holy Spirit — Benny Hinn.
Point Man: How a man can lead his family — Steve Farrar.
Kingdom Principles: Preparing for Kingdom Experience and Expansion (Understanding the Kingdom) — Dr. Myles Munroe.

Love & Relationship

Our Love Story — Sola & Christy Matthew.
Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex — John Gary, Ph.D.

Business

Blue Ocean Strategy — W. Chan Kim, Renee Mauborgne.
Small Business BIG MONEY — Oloye Akin Alabi.

Foundations

Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher — Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton, and Matthew Sands.

Money & Wealth

The Parable of Dollars — Sam Adeyemi.
The Psychology of Money — Morgan Housel.
Think and Grow Rich — Napoleon Hill.
The Automatic Millionaire: A Powerful One-Step Plan to Live and Finish Rich — David Bach.
The Millionaire Next Door — Thomas J. Stanley.
Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence — Vicki Robin.

Finance & Economics

Economics, Banking, and Finance in Emerging Markets — Dr. Ola Brown.
How an Economy Grows and Why It Crashes — Peter D. Schiff and Andrew J. Schiff.

Technology

Token Economy: How Web3 Reinvents the Internet — Shermin Voshmgir.
The Basics of Bitcoins & Blockchains — Antony Lewis.

Life, Happiness, Productivity & Personal Development

Deep Work — Cal Newport.
The Almanack of Naval Ravikant — Eric Jorgenson.
Finish What You Start — Peter Hollins.
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck — Mark Manson.
The Defining Decade: Why your 20s matter and how to make the most out of them — Meg Jay.

Creativity, Product & Design

Steal Like An Artist — Austin Kleon.
From Clueless to Designer — Mitchelle Chibundu.
Laws of UX — Jon Yablonski.
Refactoring UI — Adam Wathan & Steve Schoger.

Philosophy, Strategy & Mind

The Obstacle Is The Way — Ryan Holiday.
Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess — Bobby Fischer, International Grandmaster. Stuart Margulies, Ph.D. Educational Design, Inc. Donn Mosenfelder.

Politics

Prisoners of Geography — Tim Marshall.
How to Think Politically: Sages, Scholars, and Statesmen Whose Ideas Have Shaped the World — Graeme Garrard and James Bernard Murphy.

Anthology

The Roof Over Our Heads — Queen Arekpitan Ikhenaode, David Emeka, Dexter Alex, O. S. Ali, Praise Osawaru, Stanley Ekpegbue, and Victor Oluwalana.

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Did you find any you’re currently reading or have read? Kindly share if that’s okay with you. You may also share by category too. (I totally learned that from Iyanu.)

Find out how things work — Jim Rohn

There really is so much to Learn, Understand and Apply. #ContendForLight

Have a great year, see you at the top!
#AAR.
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Richard Allen Afahaene

Product Designer(UI/UX) | Creative Generalist. I was designed to succeed.