Year in Review: We Recap Our Top Movies, Books and More! | MGR Unplugged

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Join Manuel and David as we recap our year for everything non-working related, including our top movies, book recommendations and our plans for 2020. Oh, by the way!  We’re now on video too so head over to our YouTube channel if you want to watch rather than listen!

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Our Top Movies (in not particular order)

  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
  • Ford Vs Ferrari
  • Parasite
  • The Irishman
  • Apollo 11 (not mentioned but great too)
Some of the books that we’ve read this year…
  • Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, David J. Epstein
  • Awareness: Conversations with the Masters, Anthony de Mello
  • Stillness Is the Key, Ryan Holiday
  • Are We There Yet?: The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless, Dan Albert
  • The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight, Valter Longo
  • Creative Calling: Establish a Daily Practice, Infuse Your World with Meaning, and Succeed in Work + Life, Chase Jarvis
  • Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds, David Goggins
  • Lifespan: Why We Age—and Why We Don’t Have To, David Sinclair
  • Rush to Glory formula 1 racing’s greatest rivalry, Rubython
  • Super Thinking: The Big Book of Mental Models, Gabriel Weinberg
  • Tim Cook: The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level, Leander Kahney
  • The Airbnb Story: How Three Ordinary Guys Disrupted an Industry, Made Billions . . . and Created Plenty of Controversy, Leigh Gallagher
  • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Yuval Noah Harari
  • Insane Mode: How Elon Musk’s Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil, Hamish McKenzie
  • The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes and How to Avoid Them: Getting Investing Right, Peter Mallouk
  • Emotional Equations: Simple Truths for Creating Happiness + Success, Chip Conley
  • Black Box Thinking: Why Most People Never Learn from Their Mistakes–But Some Do, Matthew Syed
  • Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity, Jamie Metzl
  • The Algebra of Happiness: Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning, Scott Galloway
  • Under the Influence – How to Fake Your Way into Getting Rich on Instagram: Influencer Fraud, Selfies, Anxiety, Ego, and Mass Delusional Behavior, Trey Ratcliff
  • The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results, Gary Keller
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2019-12-16T15:55:04-07:00

About the Author:

Manuel Gil Del Real is the owner of MGR Consulting Group, an Interactive Marketing Agency providing marketing solutions to companies worldwide. He’s also an auto racing enthusiast and a blog author who enjoys sharing his thoughts and ideas on eCommerce, SEO, Social Media, Website Design, Video Marketing Internet Marketing, entrepreneurial advice, lifestyle and travel experiences among many others.