Recommended Reading List

 

Looking for a great summer reading list?

In addition to Dave Oakes’ newest book, Some Things Never Change, here’s a comprehensive list of books that will keep you motivated, inspired, and entertained!

 

The Science of Success

The Power of Focus: How to Hit Your Business, Personal and Financial Targets with Absolute Certainty, by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Les Hewitt. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc., 2000.

The Aladdin Factor: How to Ask for and Get Anything You Want in Life, by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. New York: Berkley, 1995.

The Art of Possibility: Transforming Personal and Professional Life, by Rosamund Stone Zander and Benjamin Zander. New York, Penguin, 2000.

The DNA of Success: Know What You Want…To Get What You Want, by Jack M. Zufelt. New York: Regan Books, 2002.

The Science of Success: How to Attract Prosperity and Create Life Balance through Proven Principles, by James A. Ray. La Jolla, CA: SunArk Press, 1999.

The Success System that Never Fails, by W. Clement Stone. Englewood Clifffs, NJ: Prentice- Hall, Inc., 1962.

Success through a Positive Mental Attitude, by Napoleon Hill and W. Clement Stone. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1977.

Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill. New York: Fawcett Crest, 1960.

Napoleon Hill’s Keys to Success: The 17 Principles of Personal Achievement, edited by Matthew Sartwell. New York: Plume, 1997.

Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice, by Dennis P. Kimbro, Ph.D.

What Makes the Great Great: Strategies for Extraordinary Achievement, by Dennis P. Kmbrow, Ph.D. New York: Doubleday, 1997.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen R. Covey. New York: Fireside/Simon & Schuster, 1989.

The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success, by Brian Tracy. San Francisco: Berret-Koehler, 2000.

Master Success: Create A Life of Purpose, Passion, Peace and Prosperity, by Bill Fitzpatrick . Natick, MA: American Success Institute, 2000.

The Traits of Champions: The Secrets of Championship Performance in Business, Life and Golf, by Andrew Wood and Brian Tracy. Provo, UT; Executive Excellence Publishing, 2000.

The Great Crossover: Personal Confidence in the Age of the Microchip, by Dan Sullivan, Babs Smith and Michel Negry. Chicago and Toronto: The Strategic Coach, 1994.

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, by Deepak Chopra. San Rafael: Amber-Allen, 1994. Extreme Success by Richard Fettke. New York: Fireside, 2002.

The Power of Positive Habits, by Dan Robey. Miami: Abritt Publishing Group, 2003.

Unlimited Power, by Anthony Robbins. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986.

Peak Performance: Mental Training Techniques of the World’s Greatest Athletes, by Charles A. Garfield with Hal Z. Bennett. Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1984.

Peak Performers: The New Heroes of American Business, by Charles Garfield. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1986

Financial Success

The Dynamic Laws of Prosperity, by Catherine Ponder. New York: DeVorss.

The One Minute Millionaire, by Mark Victor Hansen and Robert G. Allen. New York: Harmony Books, 2002.

The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. Danko. New York: Pocket Books, 1996.

The Courage To Be Rich: Creating A Life of Material and Spiritual Abundance, by Suze Orman. New York: Riverhead Books, 1999.

Rich Dad, Poor Dad, by Robert Kiyosaki with Sharon L. Lecter. Paradise Valley, AZ: Tech Press, Inc., 1997.

The Wealthy Barber, by David Chilton. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, 1991.

Multiple Streams of Income, by Robert G. Allen. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2000.

The Miracle of Tithing, by Mark Victor Hansen. Newport Beach, CA: Mark Victor Hansen & Associates, 2003. (800) 433-2314.

Time Management and Getting Things Done

First Things First, by Stephen Covey, A. Roger Merrill and Rebecca R. Merrill. New York,: Simon & Schuster.

Getting Things Done: The ABCs of Time Management, by Edwin C. Bliss. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1991.

Doing It Now, by Edwin C. Bliss. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company, 1983

The 10 Natural Laws of Successful Time and Life Management: Proven Strategies for

Increased Productivity and Inner Peace, by Hyrum W. Smith. New York: Warner Books, 1994.

The Procrastinator’s Handbook: Mastering the Art of Doing It Now, by Rita Emmett. New

York: Walker Publishing Co., 2000.

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen. New York: Viking, 2001.

Entrepreneurial Success

The E-Myth Revisited, by Michael Gerber. New York: Harper Business, 1995.

1001 Ways to Reward Employees, by Bob Nelson. New York: Workman Publishing, 1994.

The One Minute Manager, by Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson. New York: Berkley Books, 1983.

Inspiration and Motivation

Dare to Win, by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. New York: Berkley, 1994.

Chicken Soup for the Soul, by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. Deefield Beach, FL:

Health Communications, Inc., 1993.

Chicken Soup for the Soul at Work, by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Martin Rutte, Maida Rogerson and Tim Clauss. Deerfield Beach, FL, Health Communications Inc. 1996.

It’s Not Over Until You Win, by Les Brown. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

Health and Fitness

The 24-Hour Turnaround : The Formula for Permanent Weight Loss, Anti-aging, and Optimal Health—Starting Today!, by Jay Williams, Ph.D. New York: Regan Books, 2002.

Ultimate Fit or Fat, by Covert Bailey. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000

Body for Life: 12 Weeks to Mental and Spiritual Strength, by Bill Phillips. New York:

HarperCollins, 1999

The Mars and Venus Diet and Exercise Solution, by John Gray, Ph.D. New York: St. Martins Press, 2003

Chicken Soup for the Healthy Soul, by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. Santa Barbara, CA: Chicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises, 2003.

Communication, Family Success and Relationships

Conscious Loving: The Journey to Co-Commitment, by Gay Hendricks and Kathlyn Hendricks. New York: Bantam Books, 1992

Men Are From Mars, Women Are from Venus: A Practical Guide for Improving Communication and Getting What You Want in Your Relationships, by John Gray, Ph.D. New York: HarperCollins, 1993

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. New York: Avon Books, 1980.

Communicate with Confidence, by Dianna Booher.

How to Say It at Work: Putting Yourself Across with Power Words, Phrases, Body

Language and Communication Secrets, by Jack Griffin.

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No to Take Control of Your Life, by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1992.