Which books do you recommend?

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Hi Warriors,

As my business has been growing so has my appetite to read more books, I already have a fast growing collection slowly piling up.. (to many to name) but would like to know what other books other members of the WF would recommend as a IM'er.

Some of my fave books Inc The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini, The Da Vinci Method by Garrett Lo Porto, The Ultimate Sales Letter - Dan Kennedy..

I'm interested in most areas, copy writing, Psychology, Business and productivity, motivation .. but thinking i could probably do with reading a little more into productivity, so if anybody knows any good books i can swipe from amazon please let me know.

Thanks

Dan
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  • Hope this helps. I have read and love all of these.



    Originally Posted by Dan Briffa View Post

    Hi Warriors,

    As my business has been growing so has my appetite to read more books, I already have a fast growing collection slowly piling up.. (to many to name) but would like to know what other books other members of the WF would recommend as a IM'er.

    Some of my fave books Inc The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini, The Da Vinci Method by Garrett Lo Porto, The Ultimate Sales Letter - Dan Kennedy..

    I'm interested in most areas, copy writing, Psychology, Business and productivity, motivation .. but thinking i could probably do with reading a little more into productivity, so if anybody knows any good books i can swipe from amazon please let me know.

    Thanks

    Dan
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  • Profile picture of the author actionplanbiz
    4 Hour Work week - Tim ferris
    The Art of War - Sun Tzu
    Thinking Body Dancing Mind
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  • Profile picture of the author Birdi
    Hey Dan

    I highly recommend another book called "The 7 habits of highly effective people" - by stphen r. covey... but im sure you have that one already...

    Im also sure you have read all the "one minute.... books"... "The millionaire mind set" etc .... im sure you got a vast majority of them dan.... if i come across any more i'll let you know.. i got tons of books here can open up my own library lol...
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  • Profile picture of the author Headfirst
    Tim Ferris was mentioned above - I'll second the 4 hour work week.

    I'm also a huge fan of anything by Seth Godin (read everything) and Malcolm Gladwell.

    Kennedy's copywriting stuff is great, but the most referenced copywriting book in my office is Joe Sugarman's AdWeek copywriting handbook.

    I think it might be out of print, but its worth searching for.
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  • Profile picture of the author Joe Motion
    Only 2 books..

    4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris and Work The System by Sam Carpenter.

    These 2 books changed my life. I went from working 10 hours a day to 7 hours max a week (and running my business from a laptop while I travel the world).

    Can't recommend them enough.
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  • Profile picture of the author Woody C
    One of the best productivity books I've ever read is Amazon.com: No B.S. Time Management for...Amazon.com: No B.S. Time Management for... Entrepreneurs by Dan Kennedy.

    I also recommend Work the System by Sam Carpenter, as Joe recommended above. I know Sam is about to release the 3rd edition so you may want to wait a month or so, but in the meantime you can download the first 3 chapters free for joining his list at Work the System.

    EDIT: I just happened to see that the OP was from 2009, so it'll be interesting to see if Dan even sees this or has read these books.
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    The greatest salesman in the world - OG Mandino
    the tipping point - Malcom Gladwell
    think and grow rich - Napoleon Hill
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  • Profile picture of the author Scott Skinner
    Anything by Robert Kiyosaki
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  • Profile picture of the author harlan1s
    I would recommend;

    anything by Jeffrey Gitomer especially the Little Gold Book of Yes Attitude;
    Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill;
    How Successful People Think-John Maxwell
    anything by Zig Ziglar.
    Rich Dad Poor Dad by Kiyosaki (his later books were not that good).

    Hope that piques your interest.
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  • Profile picture of the author vishalduggal
    For motivation and proper mindset I recommend Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
    and to understand each and every aspect of online Business I recommend Business @ The Speed of Thought by Bil gates.
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  • Profile picture of the author nick1123
    The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert Cialdini is a classic.

    I would also recommend anything by Godin or Gladwell.
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  • I see that most of these have already been mentioned, but that just shows how valuable they are:

    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey
    The 4 Hour Work week - Tim Ferris
    Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
    Multiple Streams of Income - Robert Allen
    Multiple Streams of Internet Income - Robert Allen
    Change Your Life in 7 Days - Paul McKenna
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  • Profile picture of the author classicalMX
    The Secret, also enjoy reading anything by Dean Koontz, or Patricia Cornwell.
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  • Profile picture of the author David Hooper
    If you're into something in a magazine format, Success Magazine is great, in my opinion. Especially for "mindset" stuff...
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