Books

Personal Development Books

Just some of the best books I have not just read but studied

Below is a selection of great books for your library. Selected from my library.

As one of my mentors Jim Rohn said “If you want be successful you need to have a library and study the people who can teach you how to get what you want in your life’.  Another great quote from Jim ” if you want more you have to be more’

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Life Changing Skills

 

Mind Power into the 21st Century
This book was written in 1997 by John Kehoe and offers practical advice that makes sense today as it did then. It is simple, easy and straightforward. Kehoe also wrote a book called Mind Power for Children an excellent book for parents to work help create better lives for their children. Read about Mind Power into the 21st Century

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As A Man Thinketh
by James Allen (power of thought) – one of the classic foundational books on how to use correctly the power of your mind to live the life of your dreams – if you have not read this book you need to, it is a life changer – Read about As a Man Thinketh

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How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
by Dale Carnegie (stress management) – this classic best selling book thought us the concept of living one day at a time and about never going to sleep angry. It has easy to follow steps and is worth every moment you invest in reading it – Read more about How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

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Unlimited Power
Awaken the Giant Within
by Tony Robbins (achievement and NLP) – these are two of the best selling books by one of the world’s most influential personal and business development coaches – Read about Unlimited Power
Read about Awaken the Giant Within

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The Power of Your Subconscious Mind
by Dr. Joseph Murphy (mind control) – this is another classic book that contains a lot of information on how to use the power of your subconscious mind to change every area of your life from relationships to work and beyond for the better – Read about The Power of Your Subconscious Mind

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The Seven Day Mental Diet
by Emmet Fox (thought change) – this tiny and short book is a mini seminar in words that teaches you how to take control of your mind in one week – Read about The Seven Day Mental Diet

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The Power of Positive Thinking
by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (positive thinking) – one of the pioneering books on the topic of the power of positive thinking – Read about The Power of Positive Thinking

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Get the Life You Want: The Secrets to Quick and Lasting Life Change
By Richard Bandler (thought change) – this book is one of the latest books by one of the geniuses behind the field of NLP – if you read this book and use the techniques included you can learn how to change your life on your own – Read about Get the Life You Want

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Productivity, Time Management, Personal Effectiveness,

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

by Dr Stephen R. Covey (personal effectiveness) – if you have ever heard of the concepts of putting first things first, working towards win-win solutions, paradigm shifts – this is the book that first talked about these ideas in words you and I could use every day – there are now versions for teen and children – Read about The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Philosophy, Wisdom, Spirituality

Peace Is Every Step
by Thich Nhat Hanh (peace and wisdom) – one of the best books ever written to show us how to bring find peace in daily activities that surround us in the western world – Read more about Peace Is Every Step

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The Art of Happiness
by The Dalai Lama and Howard Cutler (handbook for living) – I received this book as a gift from my parents – it shares with the reader the essence of the Dalai Lamas approach to joyful living – Read about The Art of Happiness

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Wealth and Prosperity

Think And Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill (wealth creation, thought change) – this is the all time classic that has been sold to millions of people and used by millions helping them find a way to create the life of their dreams – it is not just about money it is about living life abundantly – the ideas in this book have been used by the best personal and business development coaches in the world since the 1930s – Read about Think and Grow Rich

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The One Minute Millionaire: The Enlightened Way to Wealth
by Mark Victor Hansen and Robert G. Allen (wealth) – this book is split in two – both with the goal of teaching the reader how to become a millionaire so they have money to make positive change in the world – the first section teaching you the techniques in the form of a story – the second teaches you the techniques in a step by step the approach – this book is indeed filled with inspiring and business building ideas – Read about The One Minute Millionaire

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Rich Dad Poor Dad
by Robert Kiyosaki (wealth building advice) – one of the best bestselling books that clearly shows us the importance of why we need to ‘work on’ and not just ‘work in’ our businesses to be happy as well as successful – Read more about Rich Dad Poor Dad

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Relationships and Parenting

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
by John Gray (communication between man and woman) – the best selling book that thought us all that men and women do indeed look at the world differently and that by knowing and respecting these differences we can have wonderful relationships – Read more about Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

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Mind Power for Children
by John Kehoe (empowering children to be their best) – this book teaches parents how to empower their children so they can grow up living happy, healthy and fulfilling lives – Read about Mind Power for Children

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How To Win Friends and Influence People
by Dale Carnegie (social skills) – this classic bestseller teaches you the importance of paying attention to the needs of others before yourself and that when you do people will want to be around and work with you – Read more about How To Win Friends and Influence People

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Debt Management and Money Management

The Richest Man in Babylon

by George S. Clason (money management) – this classic book teaches the reader through a story how to get yourself out of debt and into financial prosperity step by step – Read more about The Richest Man in Babylon

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The Wealthy Barber: Everyone’s Commonsense Guide to Becoming Financially Independent
by David Chilton (money management) – before the ‘latte factor’ made famous by financial planner David Bach came ‘The Wealthy Barber’ which uses the dialogue between friends to teach us all how to become financially independent – a great resource – Read more about The Wealthy Barber

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Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence
By Vicki Robin (money management) – this book teaches you how to save and become financially independent AND it will also teach you the value of your time and a technique to find out how much you truly earn for the work you do – Read more about Your Money or Your Life

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Go Green, Live Rich: 50 Simple Ways to Save the Earth and Get Rich Trying
by David Bach (money management) – the author shows you how you can actually save money by going green – Read more about Go Green, Live Rich

 

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The Automatic Millionaire
by David Bach (money management) – this is the book that became known for the phrase ‘the latte factor’ the author teaches the reader how they can take small everyday savings and create a million dollars in savings – Read more about The Automatic Millionaire

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Smart Women Finish Rich

by David Bach (money management) – the author teaches women who in the past where never taught financial management the art of financial management – Read more about Smart Women Finish Rich

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