Books

Books

Here are a few of the books I’ve read in the hopes you might find a few that you would like to read. One way to go about using this page is to open any books you find interesting into a new tab. Then use the Pocket extension to bookmark them to read later. Then just read one pocket article a day and determine which books you’d like to read.

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The Motivation Hacker
The Motivation Hacker

The Motivation Hacker BY: NICK WINTER

  • The Motivation Hacker shows you how to summon extreme amounts of motivation to accomplish anything you can think of. From precommitment to rejection therapy, this is your field guide to getting yourself to want to do ...
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Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work ... BY: ALEX SOOJUNG-KIM PANG

  • An empirical argument in favor of more limited working hours and greater understanding of the benefits of active rest as a means of raising creativity and productivity.
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Eat That Frog! : 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
Eat That Frog! : 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

Eat That Frog! : 21 Great Ways to Stop Pro... BY: BRIAN TRACY

  • The legendary Eat That Frog! (more than 450,000 copies sold and translated into 23 languages) provides the 21 most effective methods for conquering procrastination and accomplishing more. This new edition is revised and updated throughout, ...
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The Amphetamine Debate
The Amphetamine Debate

The Amphetamine Debate BY: Elaine Moore

  • This book covers both sides of Adderall prescription and use. It discusses the history of amphetamine and related stimulants; ADHD and the use of Ritalin and Adderall to treat it; related neuroenhancers; methamphetamine from Desoxyn ...
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Get A Grip: An Entrepreneurial Fable
Get A Grip: An Entrepreneurial Fable

Get A Grip: An Entrepreneurial Fable BY: Gino Wickman & Mike Paton

  • With characters and situations created from collective business experiences and stories, Get A Grip is a fable that will ring true for entrepreneurial leaders the world over and guide them to get their companies on ...
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Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business
Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business

Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business BY: GINO WICKMAN

  • Learn how to successfully run your company so your entrepreneurial leadership team has more focus, more business growth, and more enjoyment.
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The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play
The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play

The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Ove... BY: Neil Fiore

  • THE NOW HABIT offers a comprehensive plan to help readers lower their stress and increase their time to enjoy guilt-free play. Dr. Fiore’s techniques will help any busy person start tasks sooner and accomplish them ...
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Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising ... BY: Eric Barker

  • By looking at what separates the extremely successful from the rest of us, we learn what we can do to be more like them - and find out, in some cases, why it's good that ...
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Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life
Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life

Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life BY: Neil Strauss

  • With the same sharp eye, quick wit, and narrative drive that marked his bestsellers The Game, The Dirt, and How to Make Love Like a Porn Star, Neil Strauss takes us on a white-knuckle journey ...
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Creating a Kaizen Culture
Creating a Kaizen Culture

Creating a Kaizen Culture BY: Jon Miller Mike Wroblewski & Jaime Villafuerte

  • Transforming a culture is far more about emotional growth than technical maturity. Co-written by leaders at the Kaizen Institute, Creating a Kaizen Culture explains how to enable an adaptive, excellent, and sustainable organization by leveraging ...
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Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook
Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook

Hot Seat: The Startup CEO Guidebook BY: Dan Shapiro

  • Author and four-time founder/CEO Dan Shapiro tells the stories of dozens of startups whose companies lived and died by the advice in these pages. From inception to destruction and triumph to despair, this rollercoaster read ...
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The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD
The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD

The Mindfulness Prescription for Adult ADHD BY: Dr. Lidia Zylowska

  • Physician-researcher Dr. Lidia Zylowska has created an 8-step program for using mindfulness practice (attention and awareness training) to overcome the symptoms of ADHD. The program includes practices such as sitting meditation, body awareness, thoughtful speaking ...
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Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work

Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Nav... BY: Steven Kotler & Jamie Wheal

  • It’s the biggest revolution you’ve never heard of, and it’s hiding in plain sight. Over the past decade, Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk, Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the ...
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Tribe of Mentors
Tribe of Mentors

Tribe of Mentors BY: TIMOTHY FERRISS

  • A compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world’s top performers. From iconic entrepreneurs to elite athletes, from artists to billionaire investors, their short profiles can help you answer life’s most challenging ...
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Daily Rituals: How Artists Work
Daily Rituals: How Artists Work

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work BY: MASON CURREY

  • 161 inspired—and inspiring—minds, among them, novelists, poets, playwrights, painters, philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians, who describe how they subtly maneuver the many (self-inflicted) obstacles and (self-imposed) daily rituals to get done the work they love to ...
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On the Shortness of Life
On the Shortness of Life

On the Shortness of Life BY: SENECA

  • In On the Shortness of Life - a letter was written to Paulinus, a friend of Seneca’s - Seneca focuses on how much time we’re given in which to live our lives and how well ...
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The War of Art
The War of Art

The War of Art BY: STEVEN PRESSFIELD

  • A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul.
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The Power of Self-Confidence
The Power of Self-Confidence

The Power of Self-Confidence BY: BRIAN TRACY

  • The Power of Self Confidence explains that confidence is "mental fitness." It can be developed by engaging in a series of regular exercises to build up and maintain higher and higher levels of self-confidence in ...
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How Emotions Are Made
How Emotions Are Made

How Emotions Are Made BY: LISA FELDMAN BARRET

  • A new theory of how the brain constructs emotions that could revolutionize psychology, health care, the legal system, and our understanding of the human mind.
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Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into A Sales Machine With The $100 Million Best Practices Of Salesforce.com
Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business Into A Sales Machine With The $100 Million Best Practices Of Salesforce.com

Predictable Revenue: Turn Your Business In... BY: Aaron Ross & Marylou Tyler

  • Discover the outbound sales process that, in just a few years, helped add $100 million in recurring revenue to Salesforce.com, almost doubling their enterprise growth...with zero cold calls. This is NOT just another book about ...
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How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less
How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less

How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds ... BY: Nicholas Boothman

  • Whether selling, managing, negotiating, planning, collaborating, pitching, instructing-or on your knees with a marriage proposal-the secret of success is based on connecting with other people. Now that connection is infinitely easier to make through Nicholas ...
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Evolve Your Brain
Evolve Your Brain

Evolve Your Brain BY: Joe Dispenza

  • Joe Dispenza, DC, has spent decades studying the human mind - how it works, how it stores information, and why it perpetuates the same behavioral patterns over and over. In the acclaimed film What the ...
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The 50th Law
The 50th Law

The 50th Law BY: 50 CENT & ROBERT GREENE

  • Each of the 10 chapters in the book explains a factor of fearlessness and begins by telling how 50 Cent learned this Fearless Philosophy in Southside Queens. The 50th Law illustrates the laws of the book by supplementing ...
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The Book in the Box Method
The Book in the Box Method

The Book in the Box Method BY: TUCKER MAX & ZACH OBRONT

  • Max and Obront developed a process that allows you to get your ideas into a book—in your words and even your voice—and it just takes you talking to them on the phone for about 15-20 ...
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Philosophy of Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Philosophy of Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Philosophy of Cognitive Behavior Therapy BY: Donald Robertson

  • Why should modern psychotherapists be interested in philosophy, especially ancient philosophy? Why should philosophers be interested in psychotherapy? There is a sense of mutual attraction between what are, today, two thoroughly distinct disciplines. However, arguably ...
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Mistakes Were Made but Not by Me
Mistakes Were Made but Not by Me

Mistakes Were Made but Not by Me BY: CAROL TAVRIS & ELLIOT ARONSON

  • Why do people dodge responsibility when things fall apart? Why the parade of public figures unable to own up when they screw up? Why the endless marital quarrels over who is right? Why can we ...
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The New One Minute Manager
The New One Minute Manager

The New One Minute Manager BY: KEN BLANCHARD & SPENCER JOHNSON

  • A revised edition of the timeless business classic—updated to help today’s readers succeed more quickly in a rapidly changing world.
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The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do
The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do

The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discover... BY: JEFF GOINS

  • The path to your life’s work is difficult and risky, even scary, which is why few finish the journey. This is a book about discovering your life’s work, that treasure of immeasurable worth that we ...
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What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School
What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School

What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard... BY: Mark McCormack

  • To this day, McCormack’s business classic remains a must-read for executives and managers at every level, featuring straight-talking advice you’ll never hear in business school. Relating his proven method of “applied people sense” in key ...
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Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work That Lasts
Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work That Lasts

Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Ma... BY: Ryan Holiday

  • Best-selling author and marketer Ryan Holiday calls such works and artists perennial sellers. How do they endure and thrive while most books, movies, songs, video games, and pieces of art disappear quickly after initial success? ...
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Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking
Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking

Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Later... BY: Shane Snow

  • These are not shortcuts, which produce often dubious short-term gains, but ethical "smartcuts" that eliminate unnecessary effort and yield sustainable momentum. In Smartcuts, Snow shatters common wisdom about success, revealing how conventions like "paying dues" ...
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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap And Others Don’t
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap And Others Don’t

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the... BY: Jim Collins

  • For years, this question preyed on the mind of Jim Collins. Are there companies that defy gravity and convert long-term mediocrity or worse into long-term superiority? And if so, what are the universal distinguishing characteristics ...
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Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change
Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change BY: Joseph Grenny & Kerry Patterson et al

  • Influencer takes you on a fascinating journey from San Francisco to Thailand to South Africa, where you'll see how seemingly "insignificant" people are making incredibly significant improvements in solving problems others would think impossible. You'll ...
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Captivate : The Science of Succeeding with People
Captivate : The Science of Succeeding with People

Captivate : The Science of Succeeding with... BY: VANESSA VAN EDWARDS

  • As a human behavior hacker, Vanessa Van Edwards created a research lab to study the hidden forces that drive us. And she’s cracked the code. In Captivate, she shares shortcuts, systems, and secrets for taking ...
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Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth
Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth

Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Expl... BY: Gabriel Weinberg & Justin Mares

  • For every startup that grows to the point where it can go public or be profitably acquired, hundreds of others sputter and die. Smart entrepreneurs know that the key to success isn't the originality of ...
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