All-Time Best Self-Help books — part 1

Including Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World and Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges

1. The 50th Law by 50 Cent and Robert Greene

2. Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A. J. Jacobs

3. Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works by A.G. Lafley and Roger L. Martin

4. A Theory of Human Motivation by Abraham H. Maslow

5. Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant

6. Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success by Adam M. Grant

7. The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

8. Financial Reckoning Day Fallout: Surviving Today’s Global Depression by Addison Wiggin and Will Bonner

9. The Art of Profitability by Adrian Slywotzky

10. The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Violate Them at Your Own Risk! by Al Ries and Jack Trout

11. You Already Know How to Be Great: A Simple Way to Remove Interference and Unlock Your Greatest Potential by Alan Fine and Rebecca R. Merrill

12. Conversationally Speaking: Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal and Social Effectiveness by Alan Garner

13. Simple: Conquering the Crisis of Complexity by Alan Siegel and Irene Etzkorn

14. The Dalai Lama’s Book of Wisdom by Dalai Lama

15. The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by Dalai Lama

16. Coherence: The Secret Science of Brilliant Leadership by Alan Watkins

17. 4D Leadership: Competitive Advantage Through Vertical Leadership Development by Alan Watkins

18. The Stranger by Albert Camus

19. Linked: How Everything Is Connected to Everything Else and What It Means for Business, Science, and Everyday Life by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi

20. Island by Aldous Huxley

21. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

22. Leading: Learning from Life and My Years at Manchester United by Alex Ferguson

23. Hello, My Name Is Awesome: How to Create Brand Names That Stick by Alexandra Watkins

24. The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder

25. Body Language by Allan Pease

26. The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer

27. Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy

28. Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life by Amy E. Herman

29. Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence by Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins

30. Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise by Anders Ericsson and Robert Pool

31. Town Inc: Grow Your Business. Save Your Town. Leave Your Legacy. by Andrew M Davis

32. Only the Paranoid Survive: How to Exploit the Crisis Points That Challenge Every Company by Andrew S. Grove

33. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

34. Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content by Ann Handley

35. The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnegie

36. Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley by Antonio Garcia Martinez

37. Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story by Arnold Schwarzenegger

38. The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande

39. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon

40. Show Your Work!: 10 Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered by Austin Kleon

41. The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand

42. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

43. The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind by B. Alan Wallace

44. Spellbinding Sentences: A Writer’s Guide to Achieving Excellence and Captivating Readers by Barbara Baig

45. Positivity: Groundbreaking Research Reveals How to Embrace the Hidden Strength of Positive Emotions, Overcome Negativity, and Thrive by Barbara Fredrickson

46. A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra) by Barbara Oakley

47. The Definitive Book of Body Language by Barbara Pease and Allan Pease

48. The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less by Barry Schwartz

49. Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence by Ben Carson M.D.

50. The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers by Ben Horowitz

51. Elements of Wit: Mastering the Art of Being Interesting by Benjamin Errett

52. The Best Service is No Service: How to Liberate Your Customers from Customer Service, Keep Them Happy, and Control Costs by Bill Price and David Jaffe

53. Lucky Or Smart?: Fifty Pages for the First-Time Entrepreneur by Bo Peabody

54. The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea by Bob Burg and John David Mann

55. Leaders Make the Future: Ten New Leadership Skills for an Uncertain World by Bob Johansen

56. 1501 Ways to Reward Employees by Bob Nelson Ph.D.

57. You Were Born Rich: Now You Can Discover and Develop Those Riches by Bob Proctor

58. Radical Honesty: How to Transform Your Life by Telling the Truth by Brad Blanton

59. Billionaire In Training by Bradley Sugars

60. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

61. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead by Brené Brown

62. The Challenger Customer: Selling to the Hidden Influencer Who Can Multiply Your Results by Brent Adamson, Matthew Dixon and Pat Spenner

63. The Art of Manliness: Classic Skills and Manners for the Modern Man and 64. The Art of Manliness — Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues by Brett McKay and Kate McKay

65. Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions by Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths

66. The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory by Brian Greene

67. Me, Myself, and Us: The Science of Personality and the Art of Well-Being by Brian R Little

68. No Excuses!: The Power of Self-Discipline by Brian Tracy

69. Maximum Achievement: Strategies and Skills That Will Unlock Your Hidden Powers to Succeed by Brian Tracy

70. The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Tell Your Family History, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More by Bruce Feiler

71. Before You Think Another Thought: An Illustrated Guide to Understanding How Your Thoughts and Beliefs Create Your Life by Bruce I. Doyle

72. The Last Safe Investment: Spending Now to Increase Your True Wealth Forever by Bryan Franklin and Michael Ellsberg

73. Mindfulness: An Eight-Week Plan for Finding Peace in a Frantic World by by Mark Williams and Danny Penman

74. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport

75. Customers for Life: How to Turn That One-Time Buyer Into a Lifetime Customer by Carl Sewell and Paul B. Brown

76. The Wheel Of Time: The Shamans Of Mexico Their Thoughts About Life Death And The Universe by Carlos Castaneda

77. The Art of Dreaming by Carlos Castaneda

78. Impossible to Ignore: Creating Memorable Content to Influence Decisions by Carmen Simon

79. How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life by Caroline Webb

80. Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School?: 99 Personal Money Management Principles to Live by Cary Siegel

81. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

82. Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg

83. The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves by Charles Fernyhough

84. Words That Change Minds: Mastering the Language of Influence by Charvet Shelle Rose

85. Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed

86. Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

87. Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

88. Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work by Chip Heath and Dan Heath

89. Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust by Chris Brogan and Julien Smith

90. The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life by Chris Guillebeau

91. The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World by Chris Guillebeau

92. The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking by Dale Carnegie

93. An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth: What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything by Chris Hadfield

94. Your Voice and How to Use It: The Classic Guide to Speaking with Confidence by Cicely Berry O.B.E.

95. My Life in Advertising and Scientific Advertising by Claude Hopkins

96. Considerations by Colin Wright

97. Being Logical: A Guide to Good Thinking by D.Q. McInerny

98. The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence by Dacher Keltner

99. Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life by Dacher Keltner

100. The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness by Dacher Keltner, Jason Marsh, and Jeremy Adam Smith

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