The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for 2022 | Win the Day® podcast
December 6, 2022

Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary. Miss a meal, but don’t miss a book.”

Jim Rohn

Welcome to my fifth annual holiday gift guide! 

Each year, I share the items that have made the biggest impact on my life throughout the year, and I know they’ll do the same for you or for someone else if you’re giving it as a gift.

If you’re new to the holiday gift guide, it always revolves around books. 


Because most people buy some crappy thing that ends up in the trash shortly after, and there’s a massive deficit of people accessing things that are truly going to change their life forever.

If you have developed the habit of reading – and implementing what you learn from that reading – you’ve got one of the greatest competitive advantages you could ever hope for. When I read, I do a combination of physical books, audiobooks, and ebooks, because each has their own time and place.

I read the physical books before I go to bed or before I start work in the morning; I listen to audiobooks when I’m driving or on the go; and I read ebooks when I need a fast ingestion of the book because I’m on a time crunch or I’ve read it before.

So, when it comes to your reading, find what works for you and stick with it. But don’t feel like you need to memorize every word. The goal is to think about what you want to get from reading the book and how you’re going to put that into action. Get through the book as fast as you can so that result is achieved, because you can always revisit things that stood out or that you want a recap on later. Finish your book and keep that momentum by diving into another book you’re excited about.

If you’re looking at a gift for someone other than yourself, a hardcover book is generally better.

Even though I love audiobooks, anytime I find a book that really speaks to me, I am sure to grab a copy of the hardcover version too so I can use it as a quick reference point whenever I need it.

Without further ado, here are the books that I think would make the best gifts this holiday season, for you, a friend or a loved one.

Before we dive into the good stuff, let’s reflect on today’s quote, which comes from personal development icon – and one of my great mentors – Jim Rohn:

“Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary. Miss a meal, but don’t miss a book.”

Let’s get into our ultimate holiday gift guide for 2022!

Resources / links mentioned:

📚 Break Point by Ollie Ollerton

💕 Beyond Mars and Venus by Dr John Gray

💸 $100M Offers by Alex Hormozi

📈 10 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom by Noel Whittaker

🏋️‍♂️ Energize by Dr Michael Breus and Stacey Griffith

🤔 What’s in it for Them? by Joe Polish

😜 Go for Stupid by Steve Sims

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