Reading or listening to personal development, self-help or positive mindset books can re-energize you and create more self-confidence to get to “next” in your life.  Below are a list of books that I’ve found most helpful over my career. I’ve tried my best to categorize these for you.  What else would you added to this list?

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Mindset Books

  1. Rhonda Byrne: The Secret
  2. Gay Hendricks: The Big Leap
  3. Charles Duhigg: The Power of Habit
  4. David Ji – Destressify
  5. Simon Sinek:
  6. Greg McKeown: Essentialism
  7. Amanda Owen: The Power of Receiving
  8. Don Miguel Ruiz The Four Agreements
  9. Robyn Benincasa: How Winning Works
  10. David R Hawkins: Power vs Force
  11. Joseph Murray: The Power of your Subconcious Mind
  12. Og Mandino: The Greatest Salesman in the World
  13. Denise Duffield Thomas: Get Rich Lucky Bitch
  14. Napoleon Hill: Think and Grow Rich
  15. Tony Robbins: Awaken the Giant Within
  16. Jack Canfield: Success Principles
  17. Jen SIncero: You are a Badass
  18. Wayne Dyer:
    • The Secrets of the Power of Intention
    • The Shift
    • The Essential Collection
    • 21 Days to Master Successes
  19. Jon Gordon: The Energy Bus
  20. Leo Babauta: Zen Habits
  21. David Schwartz: Magic of Thinking Big
  22. Stuart Diamond: Getting More
  23. Peter Diamondis and Steven Kolter
    • BOLD
    • Abundance
  24. Tom Asacker, The Business of Belief
  25. Psyco-Cybernetics, Maxwell Maltz
  26. James Allen, Justin Hammond: As a Man Thinketh
  27. Paul Getty: As I See It

Success and Productivity Books

  1. Grant Cardone
  2. Darren Hardy: The Compound Effect
  3. Marcus Buckingham:
  4. Tom Rath: Stengths Finder 2.0
  5. David Allen: Getting Things Done
  6. Brian Tracy:
  7. Steven Covey
    1. First Things First
    2. The 8th Habit
    3. The Speed of Trust

Sales, marketing and entrepreneurial books

  1. Seth Godin
  2. Youtility, Jay Baer
  3. Robert Cialdini, Influence – The Psychology of Persuassion
  4. Malcom Gladwell
  5. Byron Sharp: How Brands Grow
  6. Guy Kawasaki
    • Reality Check
    • Enchangment
    • The Art of the Start
    • Rules for Revolutionaries
    • How to Drive Your Competition Crazy
  7. The Obstacle Way
  8. Gary Vaynerchuck
    • Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook
    • The Thank You Economy
    • Crush It
  9. Jason Fried and David Heinemeir: Rework
  10. Richard Branson: Losing My Viriginity
  11. Spencer Johnson: Who Moved My Cheese
  12. Susan Scott: Fierce Conversations
  13. Eric Worre: Go Pro
  14. Wallace D. Wattles: The Science of Getting Rich
  15. Jeff Olson: The Slight Edge
  16. Jenny Fenig: Get Gutsy
  17. Michael Michalko: Thinkertoys
  18. William Poundstone: Priceless
  19. John Maxwell: Developing the Leader Within You
  20. Don Miguel Ruiz: The Four Agreements
  21. Sheryl Sandberg: Lean In
  22. Michael Lewis: Flash Boys
  23. Florence Scovel Shinn: Your World is your Wand
  24. Marianne Williamson: The Law of Divine Compensation
  25. Steven Pressfield: The War of Art
  26. Robert T. Kiyosaki :
    • Rich Dad, Poor Dad
    • Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant
  27. Liz Wiseman, Greg McKeown: Multipliers
  28. Jim Rohn, Zig Ziglar, Tom Hopkins: Ultimate Sales Success
  29. Jim Rohn
    • Leading an Inspired Life
    • The Art of Exceptional Living
  30. Tom Hopkins
    • Master the Art of Selling
    • When Buyers say No
  31. Zig Ziglar
    • Over the Top
    • Born to Win
    • Create a Life You Can’t Wait to Live
    • Better than Good
    • Secrets of Closing the Sale
  32. Jim Collins
    • Good to Great
    • Built to Last
    • How the Mighty Fall
    • Great by Choice
  33. Ken Segall: Insanely Simple
  34. Harv Eker: Secrets of a Millionaire Mind
  35. Paulo Coehlo: The Alchemist
  36. Brene Brown, Daring Greatly
  37. Jeffery Gitomer
    • The Little Red Book of Selling
    • The Little Book of Leadership
    • Sales Bible
    • Getting Out of Your Way
    • Customer Satisfaction is Worthless; Customer Loyalty is Priceless
    • The Little Teal Book of Trust
    • Little Platinum Book of Cha-ching
    • Little Black Book of Connections

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