Educational Stuff Mike Likes

"Don't let schooling interfere with your education." - Mark Twain.


Books - These are tomes that Mike has read at one time or another which would appear on his suggested reading list. In no particular order.

The 5 Love Languages - Gary Chapman

12 Rules for Life - Dr. Jordan Peterson

Have a New You by Friday - Dr. Kevin Leman

The Richest Man in Babylon - George Clason

Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand

The 4 Hour Workweek - Tim Ferriss

Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom

How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie

The Power of Positive Thinking - Norman Vincent Peale

Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill

Life Reimagined - Richard Leider



Shows - This is a partial list of shows/movies that Mike has enjoyed and/or learned something from. Because he's a nerd, many of them are documentaries. Hey, truth is often stranger than fiction. In no particular order.

Diners, Drive Ins and Dives

Guys Grocery Games


The Blues Brothers

The Sandlot

Cocaine Cowboys

Pumping Iron

Wheeler Dealers

Exit Through the Gift Shop

When We Were Kings

DogTown and Z Boys

Fed Up

ESPN 30 for 30


Podcasts - When he's got the time, Mike loves to educate himself with podcasts. Here are a few of his Go To providers. In no particular order.

Tim Ferris Show

Joe Rogan Experience

Art of Manliness

How I Built This

Jocko Willink

Planet Money

Ben Greenfield Fitness

Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman

KickAss News


The Peter Attia Drive


Favorite Foods - Just kidding. Who cares what Mike likes to eat?



Disclaimer - The books/shows/podcasts referred to on this page are personal choices of Michael Acho. They are not in any way preferred or recommended or suggested or endorsed by Lincoln Financial Advisors or anyone else. You may, or may not, like them or agree with them.