Book that changed my life

28 replies
Currently now I'm reading a book by Brian Tracy "No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline"
I read a lot of motivational literature (by Tony Robbins, Napoleon Hill), but I consider this book a life-changing, and must-read for every person on the earth.
This book forced me to write down goals for every day (including New Years Resolution), finally I started improving my English skills. I started get up at 6 am every morning.
Did you read this book?
Did you read the book that changed your life? Share it!
#book #changed #life
  • Profile picture of the author EvaMOW
    I'm also huge personal development fan. I've read many Brian Tracy's books, including the book you mentioned. I agree that it's an amazing book!

    Two others life-changing books (my favorite):
    "How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie
    "The Breakthrough Experience" by John F. Demartini
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10468250].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Novotny
    A book that changed my life, that's a hard question.

    I read so many good books about personal development that it's hard to take a pick retrospectively. Of course, there were books that made me feel "hyped" right after I finished the last page. In a way every book I ever read changed my life. Personally I think it's important to read these books without any bias, trying to agree with the ideas the book presents because only then you can understand the whole message. Only after you actually finish the book and put the new knowledge into practice you can decide if it works or not.

    An excellent read that's fresh in my mind would be Mastery by Robert Greene. I find biographies of great historical figures very inspiring.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10468345].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author KobaltDS
    I've hear a lot about this book, but I didn't read it yeat.

    According to me, I can truly say that "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" Stephen R. Covey, really changes my lifestyle.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10489350].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author irawr
      Banned
      Is there audio of it? Looking for some motivation stuff I can listen to while exercising. I think I've listened to The Art of Living - Bob Proctor 4-5 times now. Pretty good.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10490950].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author cjsparacino123
    Spin Selling by Neil Rackham really blows the doors off of selling for me
    Signature

    Grab a Free copy of my investing/marketing eBook!
    http://bit.ly/2h8XV41

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10491142].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author LarryHaywood
    Two books that come to mind for me are 'Think and Grow Rich' by Napoleon Hill and 'How To Win Friends and Influence People' by De Carnegie.

    Must reads imho.
    Signature

    Doing what everyone else is doing? You'll get the same results... 97% fail. Are you a sheep or a wolf? My team and I are changing the game. It's not as hard to make it online as you might think. Let's connect and see if we can help you.

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10491202].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Odahh
    its a few weeks sense you posted this.. and an update if you are still doing these things ..

    please excuse me if i don't value short term changes .. if you read the book a year or two ago .. and made the changes and stuck with them ..

    then again.. that the poiny of motivational books and why you are told to read book after book after book ..

    90 percent of that to dos in any motivational book ..appear in almost every motivational work ..and 50 percent of people who have gym memberships.. stop going the gym .. after the first few visits..

    at what point do you stop reading and start doing what is in the books ..it is not the book it is the concepts .

    here is a secret .. if you are not prparing most of what you eat or somone who cares for you is preparing most of what you eat..your long term success is hindered ..
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10492134].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author charlesamoore
    Big 3 for me:

    4 Hour Work Week - Tim Ferris
    Crush It - Gary Vaynerchuk
    Rework - 37 Signal guys...

    All changed the way I thought about business in the 21st century. It isn't ANYTHING like the way I was taught.

    Lots more. If you aren't reading, you're missing out on life. Nothing is a better investment in your time and future
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10494038].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author befrazier1
      The Success Principles by Jack Canfied and co-creator Janet Switzer, you can find it on audio under youtube.com, Awesome book.

      When you read or listen to Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich, there is one that states it is the best version under Youtube.com, also great to listen too.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10503089].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author dave147
    This was the first book I read a few years ago that changed everything for me: "The Power Of Positive Thinking"
    The others I've read since then are great too but this was the ONE...
    Signature

    THESE PRODUCTS FREE @ adsense-expert
    When You Get The 300 Logo Templates Here
    $500.00 in FREE Advertising For You Here

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10503520].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author irweazel
    I didn't read it. But I'll read it because of getting inspirations from you.
    I read the novels of Sidney Sheldon mostly.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10518667].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Trey Morgan
    It's on my book list and I've heard great things about Brian Tracy's "No Excuses". Right now I'm reading "Too Soon Old, Too Late Smart" by Gordon Levingston which is a great book filled with wisdom.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10518770].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author mindtricks18
    I'll read it, But "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" is also my favorite book this is about work, life, money, wealth, and freedom.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10547309].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author MiaSorensen
    I almost picked this book up myself. It was on clearance at my local barnes & noble. I may just have to go get it tomorrow while I am out. This sounds like a fantastic way to really keep the right mind set and focus on yourself and your career.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10548025].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author mrozlat
    Originally Posted by Kalambur View Post

    Currently now I'm reading a book by Brian Tracy "No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline"
    I read a lot of motivational literature (by Tony Robbins, Napoleon Hill), but I consider this book a life-changing, and must-read for every person on the earth.
    This book forced me to write down goals for every day (including New Years Resolution), finally I started improving my English skills. I started get up at 6 am every morning.
    Did you read this book?
    Did you read the book that changed your life? Share it!
    great to see other people here that read haha

    i haven't read the book you have mentioned although a book and service that has changed my life is the following: Potentiate Your DNA

    have yourself a great weekend!
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10548065].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author NomadLifestyle
      Haven't read that one yet. I'll have to give it a try.

      Thanks for the share!

      I just discovered this book:

      It Works: The Famous Little Red Book That Makes...It Works: The Famous Little Red Book That Makes...
      And honestly, I was blown away by how genius it is. The entire book is a masterclass in copywriting and dream achievement at the same time.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10551054].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Reimaru
    I'm interested. I've read a few from Brian Tracy like "The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business" so I know I'll like his writing style.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10551333].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author lanserno
    Originally Posted by Kalambur View Post

    Currently now I'm reading a book by Brian Tracy "No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline"
    I read a lot of motivational literature (by Tony Robbins, Napoleon Hill), but I consider this book a life-changing, and must-read for every person on the earth.
    This book forced me to write down goals for every day (including New Years Resolution), finally I started improving my English skills. I started get up at 6 am every morning.
    Did you read this book?
    Did you read the book that changed your life? Share it!
    +1

    Same happened to me, this book is just mind blowing for me. As you said > it's must read for every person on the earth

    Also here I would add 4 Hour Work Week - Tim Ferris as "must read"
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10554769].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author USGTMauthor
    The Science of Getting Rich - Wallace Wattles
    The Trick to Money is Having Some - S. Wilde
    Think and Grow Rich

    All the motivation one needs. After this I read only books to learn specific skills
    Signature
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10562465].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author delicbilj
      Thanks for recommendation. I plan on read something, but didn't know where to start.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10571972].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Dave1529
    I've gone through most of "No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline." Gave me a nice kick in the you know what. I still struggle getting everything done here and there, but it sure has helped.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10563911].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Nassime
    Hello Kalambur,
    Thanks for your topic.
    Yes me too I read this book and the most important I apply.
    Also with a time my english improve when I read, I listen and I talk; but another things I have a blog which talk about success : You're one : the blog of success
    I invite you to see it ;-)
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10564093].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author ryanstevens93
    Interesting. Planning to read it as well, as I heard of Brian Tracy before. One book that I enjoyed and changed my point of view is the 4 Hour Work Week. If you haven't read it yet, you should give it a shot.
    Signature
    http://entrepreneurenhanced.com

    Amazon books - Search for Ryan Stevens on Amazon

    Quora - follow me - Ryan Stevens
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10567799].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Funtobesocial
    I haven't read that one yet, but the first book that comes to mind for life changing is "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill. Great book and I can read that over and over!
    Signature
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10567892].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Mahasathi
    Thanks a lot everybody, I gonna try all these books you have given above.
    Also let me know, if there are any other,
    Actually I was searching for good books, here I have got some with your real experience.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10581483].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Tim John Jr
    I like:

    The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone

    There are four levels of action:
    1. Do nothing
    2. Retreat
    3. Normal levels of action
    4. Massive Action

    If you want to be successful, you must take massive action.

    It was a great book - I'd recommend it to anyone.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[10582356].message }}

Trending Topics