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Our reading lists

We are avid readers at Sagemark Consulting and like to recommend books that we have read ourselves.

Strangers In Paradise

By James Grubman, Ph.D

An astonishing fact is that the vast majority of the wealthy come from middle-class or working-class backgrounds

Preparing Heirs

By Roy Williams & Vic Preisser

Surprising findings into the legacies of 3,250 wealthy families reveal how they achieved and maintained family harmony and ensured smooth transitions of their wealth to well-adjusted heirs

Family Wealth

By James Hughes Jr.

Landmark book that changed the way exceptional families think about their heritage, their wealth, and their legacy to future generations

The Defining Decade 

By Meg Jay Ph.D

 bestselling psychologist Dr. Meg Jay uses real stories from real lives to provide smart, compassionate, and constructive advice about the crucial (and difficult) years we cannot afford to miss


By Kenneth Cukier, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Francis de Véricourt

From pandemics to populism, AI to ISIS, wealth inequity to climate change, humanity faces unprecedented challenges that threaten our very existence and the essential tool that will enable humanity to find the best way foward is defined in this book

Finding Your New Owner 

By Jack Beauregard

If you're a business owner over 50, this book could save your business, your wealth and your life b
y using "Transition Thinking"

Life is Good

By John and Bert Jacobs

This inspiring book of wisdom, life lessons, and self-help from National Geographic celebrates the power of optimism: the driving force behind the authors' beloved, socially conscious clothing and lifestyle brand, now worth more than $100 million.