Books that changed your life...

by tmoby
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Mine is Rolf Potts Vagabonding - An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel.

This book got me started with travel, and the unexplainable joy it brings.

Share a book that's made an impact on you life and share a bit about it if you'd be so kind! (I do need some more reading material!)
#books #changed #joy #life #travel
  • Profile picture of the author magnates
    I keep saying this because it is true for me

    the best book i have read that absolutely changed my life and got me serious and taking action

    Enjoyable to read , refreshing little book with amazing advice

    The book i am talking about here is the Richest Man In Babylon

    Changed my life . I recommend it alone and everyone that is serious about making a change in their lives

    ~Femi
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  • Profile picture of the author Kurlie
    "The 4-Hour Workweek" by Timothy Ferriss. I highly recommend it. The book is a great tool for reframing your mindset and shifting how you think about things. It's useful whether you want to be more successful in the corporate world or striking out on your own. Also it has great advice for just living a better life. I hope you check it out.
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    • Profile picture of the author D Alishouse
      Originally Posted by Kurlie View Post

      "The 4-Hour Workweek" by Timothy Ferriss. I highly recommend it. The book is a great tool for reframing your mindset and shifting how you think about things. It's useful whether you want to be more successful in the corporate world or striking out on your own. Also it has great advice for just living a better life. I hope you check it out.
      Absolutely agree with this. The 4-Hour Workweek is great for inspiration and changing the way you think about work. I also like Think and Grow Rich, Art of the Start and, honestly, anything Mark Twain ever wrote! Mark Twain had some awesome thoughts on independent thinking.

      Side note: I wouldn't take all of the business advice in 4-Hour all by itself. It's a great motivator but when you know what you want to do I would suggest zeroing in on your subject of interest with some more detailed information. That's just me, though.
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    • Profile picture of the author Keith Green
      I highly recommend "The 4-Hour Workweek" by Timothy Ferriss. this is a great book i ever read.
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    Anatomy of a Search Engine. Read it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Ashlei Rose
    The book that has changed my views, attitudes that also changed my personality is the book called "Feeling Good" by Dr. David Burns. It explains how your thoughts can affect your emotions and to help yourself to feel good when you feel bad is just to change the way you think which makes it really effective.
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      The is an excellent book. it's brilliant introduction to "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy".
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  • Profile picture of the author SeekingNothing
    I've had a lot of books which have changed my life.

    The first was probably Atlas Shrugged (though, Ms Rand would probably greatly disapprove of me now), and more recently I've found lots of value in both David Allen's Getting Things Done and Napoleon Hill's Law of Success in 16 lessons.

    I find I learn something worth knowing from every book I read. One of my inspirations is Ben Franklin and later tonight I'm planning on starting his autobiography. Kind of pumped about that.
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    One that did it for me was black boy by Richard Wright
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  • Profile picture of the author Joshua526
    Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
    The Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T Harv Eker
    The 4 Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss
    The Holy Bible
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    • Profile picture of the author ivan4443
      I recently found this book its called The greatest salesman in the world!
      Its very inspiring and really motivates me.
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  • Profile picture of the author ADukes81
    "Crush It: Cash in on your Passion" by Gary Vaynerchuk
    "The 4-Hour Workweek" by Tim Ferriss
    "The 10x Rule: The Only Difference Between Success & Failure" by Grant Cardone
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    Napoleon Hill "Think and Grow Rich"

    It's been better than any IM book I've ever read and will probably ever read.
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    Robert Kiyosaki - Rich Dad Poor Dad
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  • Profile picture of the author Nick Walker
    Shawshank Redemption.
    This book is simply amazing, it is a must read book for everyone around the world.
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    This book need to be read by everyone:

    Simon Young's "The Roman Timetable"
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    • Profile picture of the author ThomasOMalley
      Emmet Fox's book, Power Through Constructive Thinking
      and Catherine Ponder's Dynamic Laws of Prosperity.
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    The "Bible" most definitely, and "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill. I recently stumbled on a book called "the War of Art" by Steven Pressfield which goes over inner mind blocks that hold you back, very interesting!
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  • Profile picture of the author BenKJunya
    There's so many, but here's a few

    4 Hour Work Week - Timothy Ferriss
    The Game - Neil Strauss
    The Power of Now - Eckhart Tolle
    This is Your Brain on Music - Daniel Levetin
    Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
    The Talent Code - Daniel Coyle

    All those books except for This is Your Brain on Music have helped me in a business sense. The Game really helped my social life out hardcore. Check it out! It's a great narrative and interesting story.
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    "The Alchemist"
    by Paulo Coelho

    About discovering that treasure is never really where you expect it to be.
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    Two old time books that contain timeless truths:

    The Magic of Thinking Big and Think and Grow Rich

    Many times I wonder why this type of knowledge is not taught in school and I had to wait until I was an adult to find it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Econoclast
    My favorite inspirational authors and their best works:

    "Power vs. Force" by David Hawkins
    "Awaken the Giant Within" by Anthony Robbins
    "The Greatest Salesman in the World" by Og Mandino
    "Think and Grow Rich" by Napoleon Hill
    "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living" by Dale Carnegie
    "The Psychology of Achievement" audio program by Brian Tracy
    "Lead the Field" audio program by Earl Nightingale
    "The Upward Spiral" volumes 1-5 by Friedrich A. Daugielas
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  • Profile picture of the author ContentMachine
    Atlas Shrugged, and the Art of War
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  • Profile picture of the author Shatish Rao
    I wouldn't be here if it was not for "Rich Dad Poor Dad".

    I became a voracious reader after reading it and that's how i found out about
    Internet marketing,through excessive reading.=)
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    The Secrete by Rhonda Byrne

    The Zeitgeist series
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    Econoclast - "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living" by Dale Carnegie, excellent book. I always feel better after reading that book, and have many times.

    I also just finished Brian Tracy's "No Excuses!" Another eye opener.
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  • Profile picture of the author melltonroper
    I always read Bible and I get my strength in it!
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    • Profile picture of the author Paul Fernandez
      The Science of Mind by Ernest Holmes. If you can finish, understand and apply this book to your life, you will never be the same!!!
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    the millionaire fastlane.
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  • Profile picture of the author ok123
    There are two books which have affected my life profoundly and the way i live. Awesome books:

    How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie

    The Story of My experiments with Truth - Mahatma Gandhi

    The Dale Carnegie Book has changed the way i look at others and talk to others. I have made fans after i changed my outlook as per this book. it literally changed me..

    The Mahatma Gandhi Book was also a life changer.. Highly recommended...
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  • Profile picture of the author Lindap07
    The Power of Now, Think and Grow Rich and A Bug-Free Mind and anything by Abraham Hicks. All very readable.
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  • Profile picture of the author drmfitz
    the two books i put into practice into my life and home business that ended in multiple 7 figure results in more than one venture were these two, one already mentioned: Og Mandino, the greatest salesman in the world, and Dr. David Schwartz, the magic of thinking big. one of my ventures went on to 8 figures in 6 years. i did not think big enough as i stopped, took 5 years off, travelled the world with my family, adn basically hung out with my wife and kids, ate great, and am now challenging myself to go for 9 figures from zero in a relatively short time. Dr. Mike
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  • Profile picture of the author abond
    The Millionaire Mind by Thomas Stanley wasn't too bad either.
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  • Profile picture of the author SpiderHunter
    Rich Dad Poor Dad (Robert Kiyosaki) its a GREAT read.
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Solomon
    The Science of Getting Rich & The Science of Being Great by Wallace Wattles. Kind of a simpler, yet more complete version of what Napoleon Hill made more accessible to his days' level of consciousness in Think & Grow Rich
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  • Profile picture of the author Happyeagle
    4 hour work week - this book allowed me to pursue my dreams, and challenged me to do things differently.

    Outwitting the devil by Napoleon hill. Napoleon hill has a conversation with the devil about fear. It has added an extra amount of courage in my life.
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    "Self University: The Price of Tuition Is the Desire to Learn : Your Degree Is a Better Life" - By Charles D. Hayes
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    The Power of Now or a New Earth or Siddhartha.
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    Black Hat Dream
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    Ask the awakened
    The Importance Of Living (great book from the 1930s by Lin Yutang, its a must read)
    dharma bums
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  • Profile picture of the author toponewebresult
    Hi!

    I believe that books can change your life because it entails a lot of learning's and realization that you tend to ignore in your past life. The fact that there are a lot of books that you can read it doesn't mean that all books can change your life in a positive aspects, there are some books that can keep your mind change to the other side of your life. So, if you want to change your life in a peaceful living you have to look for books that are helpful and accurate that can efficiently help you or improve your lifestyle.
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  • Profile picture of the author iretirich
    I really can"t mention everything here because i"m an avid reader but The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has become a classic for me.
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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Groom
    "the alchemist" is a brilliant book and i thoroughly recommend it! I have also read lots of the books listed here and many of them have been superb. I have read the alchemist over and over again and every time i enjoy it more. check it out!
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  • Profile picture of the author raphullife
    The power of now.

    Really changed my belief about life
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    The Alchemist, the power of now..... great reads
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  • Profile picture of the author stopper
    The Bible is a book written by about forty writers and it has changed my life it is changing lives everyday
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    • Profile picture of the author toponewebresult
      Originally Posted by stopper View Post

      The Bible is a book written by about forty writers and it has changed my life it is changing lives everyday
      I agree.. If you read bible it can change your life and it can build strong faith not only to the highest but also into your self.
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    • Profile picture of the author Michael Bucker
      Bible, The Shack, Think and Grow Rich
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    • Profile picture of the author chris032
      the book that changed my life is how to win friends and influence people.
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    • Profile picture of the author DesignDevelopment
      Mine is The Power Of Now (Eckhart Tolle)
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      The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Stephen Covey). These are among the first few life altering self help books that I read during my undergrad years, and I found them really inspiring.
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    • Profile picture of the author namktqs
      Rich Dad Poor Dad (Robert Kiyosaki) it has changed my life, when I was 19. So I at here today, work with right mind and set goal of life that I want. everything I need that learn and development myself also I'm very less before... It for me far on my life, real life that I can't believe I never achieve. Here is my mind, because this book is amazing with me.
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    • Profile picture of the author Pamellalovely
      This book "Secrets of Time" written by "Stephen Jones" is really change lots of lifes plz try this book...
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    • Profile picture of the author Jnelson
      "Excuses Bygone" literally changed my life, helping me to be more focused and disciplined.
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    • Profile picture of the author GypsyButterfly
      A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown
      Pursuit of Happyness by Chris Gardner

      Both are even more encouraging since my husband & I are currently homeless. Of course, I read those before it happened, but, it's a good reminder to keep the eye on the prize. She, especially, went through far worse circumstances. If they could make it through, so shall we. Highly recommend those books.
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      The Game by Neil Strauss.
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  • Profile picture of the author katem
    Just loved T Harv Eker's: The Secrets of the Millionaire Mind also set free by The 4 Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss - he's a kick.
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    • Profile picture of the author Scott Lilly
      "How I Found Freedom In An Unfree World" by Harry Browne.

      It really drives home the point that you can either waste your time trying to get everyone else to change to fit your expectations, or you can just change your life to make it the one you want.
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    Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman
    The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
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  • Profile picture of the author Jane Lee
    Books that changed my life are. There were so many, but these three stood out the most for me.

    The Art of War- by Sun Tzu. Great reading in reference to leadership.

    Think & Grow Rich by Napolean Hill - Love mindset books

    Soul Coaching "28 days to Discovering your Authentic Self"- By Denise Linn (I am a Certified Soul Coach if you have any questions drop me a line to find out more)
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  • Profile picture of the author marioleal
    Books that changed my life:
    4 Hour Work Week, Timothy Ferriss
    Zero Limits, Joe Vitale
    Inspiration: Your Ultimate Calling, Wayne Dyer
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  • Profile picture of the author ronnysmith
    I am strongly believe that Books are really change peoples view to see the life.The book " Dare to design" change my life it's give me courage to fight with the worse situation of my life.

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  • Profile picture of the author Tainted Seraphim
    "Why We Want You to be Rich" by Donald Trump and Robert Kiyosaki

    Great read.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jody_W
    Lots of great books that have already been mentioned have also been inspirations to me, but my #1 go-to book is "The Magic of Thinking Big" by Dr. David Schwartz.

    It's funny that I found this thread tonight because I just bought the audiobook so I can listen to it in my car. :-)
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    The Bible for me, nothing else I ever read impacted my life as much as this book did...
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  • Profile picture of the author brute77
    I've always been more inclined towards my financial goals more than anything.. and in my journey through hundreds of books on success, achievement, business, marketing, finance .. it's impossible to name one.

    But here are three that made a huge difference in my early life..

    1. Think and grow rich
    2. Awaken the giant within
    3. The Max strategy

    And any entrepreneur would love to read 'Lucky or Smart by Bo Peabody'
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    This is a great thread for inspiration. Thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author Kaysa
    "Rich Dad, Poor Dad"

    It changed my mind on how I most manage myself with money, money have to work for me no the other way around. Truly revealing for me.

    "How To Be An Expert Persuader Masterpiece"

    I learned to make people like me, learned to communicate with body language, learned to convince people and how to use persuasion skills, etc..
    I've read it 3 times already. Really great book.
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    I think Jack Canfield's books have really helped me, specially "The Success Principles"
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    "Dare To Design Your Life" written by Jagadisa Josi, Sonala Modi this book is really change my hole life. change my attitude and direction to live a life.
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    Same answer as to my most inspiration book: Bible
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    The Secrets of the Millionaire Mind, The Secret, The Power and Art of War
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  • Profile picture of the author hireava
    The books that inspires me and somehow helped me changed my life in a positive way are:

    The Secret by Rhonda Byrnes
    7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
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  • Profile picture of the author maryland168
    Here are few books that helped me to change my life, they are great books for me.
    Dare To Fail by Billi Lim
    The Secret by Rhonda Byrnes
    Think & Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
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    The Traveler's Gift by Andy Andrews
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    The science of getting rich by wallace wattles. That one really inspired me to stop being lazy and get a move on with things.
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  • Profile picture of the author magnates
    1. The richest man in babylon by Geoge Clason

    2. Secret of the millionaire mind by T Harv Eker

    3. 7 habits of highly Effective people
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    The book of Family Traditions on the Art of War by Yagyu Munenori.
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  • Profile picture of the author namktqs
    I buy a book that change my Idea about life
    It's "Rich dad poor dad" by Robert Kiyosaki in 2007 when I was about 19
    Read on and I See my life style that I desire.

    This book opens my mind and leads me to where I am today. If I did not come across with this book, I do not think that I will have the opportunity to write to you and talk to you here.
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  • Profile picture of the author fictionaldamo
    The Master Key System by Charles F. Haanel. It is a free E-book, just google it and you should be able to get a copy of the book anywhere. This is not just a book but a 25 week course based on the law of attraction and it implements many practical exercises as well as articulating theories.

    Hope this helps and inspires
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  • Profile picture of the author WiFi
    Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins changed my life a long time ago and led me down the path of self-transformation. There have been other books maybe more influential but this book set me down the path which is something in and of itself.
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    I'd have to go way back to my early days with Rich Dad, Poor dad.
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  • Profile picture of the author godinu
    The Artist's Way: Amazon.com: The Artist's Way (9781585421473): Julia Cameron: Books
    That was the first of many. I've lent it and bought it for many people and they all got a lot out of it.
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    • Profile picture of the author OO
      Originally Posted by godinu View Post

      The Artist's Way: Amazon.com: The Artist's Way (9781585421473): Julia Cameron: Books
      That was the first of many. I've lent it and bought it for many people and they all got a lot out of it.
      I was actually reading the reviews to that contemplating buying it. I think you've just swayed me. thnx.
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        Food for the Heart.
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        Originally Posted by OO View Post

        I was actually reading the reviews to that contemplating buying it. I think you've just swayed me. thnx.
        It's an excellent read and will help you figure out what motivates you and what areas you need work on. Love this book.
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        • Profile picture of the author Jon Paella
          Besides the Bible, I'm right now at the stage where I like to read about personal development/transformation stuff from a scientific and practical view. I just read the first part of "The Answer" by John Assaraf and he incorporates the Science of transformation and also the practical 6 steps to neural reconditioning. As a Christian, someone who does pretty much the same as Assaraf (though from a Christian perspective incorporating behavioural science) and speaks a lot of the Science and the practical steps to transform one's life is Dr. James B. Richards of Impact Ministries.

          James Richards has transformed my life or at least gotten me on the road to doing so - transformation doesn't happen overnight. And The Answer (at least the first part) does a very good job of organizing a lot of James' insights into an organized whole.

          agc, are you John Paul Miller? Your book sounds very interesting. Will you be putting it up on Kindle?
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            Originally Posted by Jon Paella View Post

            agc, are you John Paul Miller? Your book sounds very interesting. Will you be putting it up on Kindle?
            Yep, that's me. Thanks.

            I don't think Lulu is doing kindle... but it's on the iTunes Store for just about every other device, from iPhone to Nook.


            And you can find it on Lulu as a PDF too.
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  • Profile picture of the author jdelosreyes
    Sophie's World - Jostein Gaarder
    Cashflow - Robert Kiyosaki
    Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
    If the Buddah Got Stuck - Charlotte Sophia Kasl
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    The books in the Chicken Soup For The Soul series. Truly inspiring.
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    malcolm gladwell "outliers" - just read it
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  • Profile picture of the author JoeDRL
    Mine is "The peaceful Warrior" by Dan Millman, it changed my whole experience of life and being.
    After that is Think and Grow rich which opened me to the immense possibilities of life and how to make a difference in the world.

    You guys have all great suggestions!
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  • Profile picture of the author Johnmark Hills
    the Bible
    The Richest Man in Babylon
    Rich dad poor dad
    think & grow rich

    In fact,I have read so many books that inspired me so much in my life.I don't even know which one to mention.All of them are equally powerful.
    I give a big thanks to book authors
    My passion is reading and now I am an author myself
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  • Profile picture of the author taylatrefl
    The 'BIBLE' is the only bible that brought big change to my life.
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  • Profile picture of the author agc
    Honestly, my own book had the biggest impact on my life.... because the solid year of brain bending work that went into deriving the model (with my own insanely high standard that it has to be true for all people all the time) forced me to really dig in and work hard to understand all the WHY's of psychology and self help. This in turn makes every other self help book more tangible and useful because it gives a solid framework of "why" for everyone else's "what".

    A Unified Model of the Human Psyche by John-Paul Miller




    After I worked out my model, 3 books really stand out as excellent teachings of "how to implement" everything my model identifies but can't really teach on its own.

    The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
    Are You Ready To Succeed by Srikumar Rao
    Good to Great by Jim Collins

    The Long Tail and Cult Of the Amateur offer excellent point-counterpoint presentations of the internet revolution.

    4 Hour Work Week really brought focus to "the product and the process" of selling a product and somehow made the whole IM thing a lot more tangible by taking it past the selling of make money online products and into the world of "selling real stuff".

    Finally everything by Seth Godin brings home the importance of selling big without selling out.
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    One man's terrorist is another man's patriot

    Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground - Frederick Douglas

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  • Think and Grow Rich and The Greatest Salesman In the World. TGSITW also has a audio book which I thought was great. Mandino's story and voice are inspiring. First motivational book I ever read.
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  • Profile picture of the author tropvik
    I would also like to add Richard Kotch's the 80/20 principle.

    Damn did it make me be efficient about life.
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  • Profile picture of the author kbrady
    Think and Grow Rich! Very inspiring....
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  • Profile picture of the author jemi jhon
    Every type of book give some thing new for Knowledge improvent and to learn for future.
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  • Profile picture of the author Absolute Logo
    A Child Called it, and also Unbroken.. very inspiring!
    A Child Called It: Amazon.com: A Child Called "It": One...Amazon.com: A Child Called "It": One... Unbroken: Amazon.com: Unbroken: A World War II Story of...Amazon.com: Unbroken: A World War II Story of...
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    Dare TO Fail by Billi Lim
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  • Profile picture of the author vliddico
    The Science of Getting Rich - Wallace D Wattles.
    Fantastic book and one I read/listen to almost daily.
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  • Profile picture of the author Vernita
    Think and Grow Rich changed they way I look at success and achievement. I also loved The Success Principles by Jack Canfield
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
    Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
    Feel the Fear and Do It Anyways - Susan Jeffers
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  • The book "Powers of the Mind" by great Vivekananda.
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  • Profile picture of the author BlakeleyStefanie
    Works of Love Are Works of Peace: Mother Teresa of Calcutta and the Missionaraies of Charity
    byMichael Collopy,
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  • Profile picture of the author ds125
    Abraham Hick's "Money & The Law Of Attraction" and "Busting Loose From The Money
    Game"
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  • Profile picture of the author ElliotBerg
    The Alchemist ... No doubt changed my way living life. I was chained by thoughts which were leading to a place where I wasn't sure I wanted to go, then I got to read The Alchemist and it was a life changing experience.
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    The gratification of wealth is not found
    in mere possession or in lavish expenditure
    but in its wise application
    Miguel de Cervantes
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  • Profile picture of the author Chloe Emerson
    The Holy Bible - true inspiration
    Pilgrim's Progress - true determination
    The Dialogues of Fenelon - wisdom. Much wisdom.
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  • Profile picture of the author Social Expert
    Rick Dad, Poor Dad.... the book was first one I read on self improvement topic and it got me very interested to self help books...
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  • Profile picture of the author nickhale
    'How to Win Friends and Influence People'. An absolute classic. I think this should be mandatory reading for all school kids. I learnt so much.
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  • Profile picture of the author Cara Tan
    For those individuals who love marketing like me. Marketing Management by Philip Kotler changed my life. So far, this is the only book in Marketing that changed my life, belief, knowledge and attitude towards marketing. It helped to become a better marketer.
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  • Profile picture of the author AnkerAugust
    Mother Teresa's Crisis of Faith
    By DAVID VAN BIEMA


    Jesus has a very special love for you. As for me, the silence and the emptiness is so great that I look and do not see, listen and do not hear.
    — Mother Teresa

    Come Be My Light is that rare thing, a posthumous autobiography that could cause a wholesale reconsideration of a major public figure — one way or another. It raises questions about God and faith, the engine behind great achievement, and the persistence of love, divine and human.
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  • Profile picture of the author MobApps
    Holy Bible
    Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki
    Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill
    The Power of the Subconscious Mind
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  • Profile picture of the author automaton
    Shōgun by James Clavell. Very eye opening, strong characters, good plot.
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  • Profile picture of the author fictionaldamo
    The Science of Getting Rich
    Wallace D. Wattles
    The Master Key System
    Charles Haanel

    Both are free on the internet
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  • Profile picture of the author Shubh Ashish
    My life completely changed after eading Think and GRow Rich .
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    Sell Dreams, Not Products
    - Steve Jobs
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    My life completely changed after reading Think and GRow Rich .
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    Sell Dreams, Not Products
    - Steve Jobs
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  • Profile picture of the author QJN
    After reading Think and Grow Rich and law of attraction and the secret...My bible is "The Presence Process" by Michael Brown
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  • Profile picture of the author chienfu
    Omae umasou dana! It's a Japanese children's book. It was the idea that launched my side business selling dual language books and eventually to the conception of writing my own dual language children's book (which is now on Kickstarter
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    The Martial Arts Lineage Project - Historical martial arts information for the serious martial artist.
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  • Profile picture of the author rockyk
    One that hasn't been mentioned...."don't sweat the small stuff: and it's all small stuff" - richard carlson
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    If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them. - Bruce Lee

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  • Profile picture of the author Geenius
    The Holy Bible - Historys best selling book of all time.

    When it comes to business, then definitely Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki.
    Closely behind it is The Secrets Of The Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Ecker. Awesome book & an eye opener.
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  • Profile picture of the author charidemos
    Body Mind Mastery is a good one..

    I don't exactly remember what it said but it helped me grow as a person during that time in my life.
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  • Profile picture of the author aireland
    Going to the boarder this weekend to see if I can pick up 1 or 2, thanks for the inspirational books
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  • Profile picture of the author sandy christine1
    'The Psychology of Achievement' by Brian Tracy , the best book ever.
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  • These are authors whose books changed my life for the better! :

    * Anthony Robbins
    * Brian Tracy
    * Eckhart Toole
    * Dalailama
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  • Profile picture of the author Dames Jean
    On the Road - Jack Kerouac

    To the people only listing self-help books: mix it up with literature now and then. There is a lot to be learned from the modern classics. They are quite enjoyable to read as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author bobbydiraag
    Think and grow rich
    The art of thinking big
    I can make you rich
    The power of now
    Awaken the giant within
    Unlimited power
    The Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

    These books have played a very significant part in their own right in moulding my life positively..

    These are my bibles and I read them consistantly..
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  • Profile picture of the author chrisjenva
    Anything by Anthony Robbins
    Secrets of the Millionaire Inside
    & Secrets of the Millionaire Mind which is my favorite.
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  • Profile picture of the author sandy christine1
    The Power of Now. Eckhart Tolle
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  • Profile picture of the author Jami Pagan
    The Success Principles by Jack Canfield inspired me and made be to put actions to my thoughts, plans etc...
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  • Profile picture of the author DannyWood1983
    The Science of Getting Rich changed my life. Overnight, as it happens :-)
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  • Profile picture of the author univesalexcuses
    the 4 hour work week.

    please listen to this audio. i promise it will change your life
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  • Profile picture of the author godinu
    I love that there are so many "New Thought" authors mentioned here. Nearly any book by any of them is well worth reading -- every page full of nuggets.
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  • Profile picture of the author iamnotfrankkern
    Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker
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  • Profile picture of the author Code Weaver
    For me there is no one book, I pick up stuff from each new book that I read on personal development and improvement. I can't thank enough to the writers on this topic!
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