Josh Kaufman

Bestselling Author, Business & Learning Expert

What do I do, and what's in it for you?

My goal is to help you make more money, get more done, and have more fun in your day-to-day life. If you want to be healthy, wealthy, wise, and happy, you'll find my research quite useful.

Every day, I conduct research in the following areas:

Official Biography (Short Version)

Josh Kaufman is the author of two international bestsellers, The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business and The First 20 Hours: How to Learn Anything... Fast!, and is one of the top 100 business authors in the world, as ranked by Josh conducts independent ongoing research in business/entrepreneurship, skill acquisition, behavioral psychology, and systems design/optimization.

Josh is also the curator of a list of the best business books available. has been visited over 2 million times by readers all over the world since its founding in 2005. The widely-acclaimed Personal MBA manifesto and recommended reading list has been downloaded over 1.28 million times from was named one of the "Top 100 Websites for Entrepreneurs" by Forbes in 2013.

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Personal MBA book

Master the Art of Business

The #1 International Bestseller, Revised & Expanded. A world-class business education in a single volume. Learn the universal principles behind every successful business, then go out into the world and make your own. More...

First 20 Hours book

How to Learn Anything... Fast!

A practitioner's guide to rapid skill acquisition. Accelerate your learning by deconstructing complex skills, practicing the most important elements first, and removing barriers to deliberate practice. What do you want to learn? More...