I believe in adding as much value as possible, and these are the books that added the most value to my life; my mindset, my perspective or my knowledge on the relevant areas each book discusses. I don't take this list lightly, this isn't just every book I've read or every book that's available out there, this is the list of books I personally think will help you take huge steps towards your ideal life.
This is the ultimate book for setting goals, clarifying your ideal life in crystal clear detail, and then going on to achieve everything you set out to achieve. The tools in this book will help you set-up your life for massive success!
One of the most fundamental books to all success. You must understand and implement a growth mindset to break free of what you 'can' or 'can't' do and start learning and improving in any aspect of your life.
What made Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and Dwayne Wade such feared competitors? Ask the man who trained them. Relentless is not just a book for athletes, this book details the mindset behind the most ruthless, and most successful people in the world. You want to succeed? You want to be relentless.
Want some hacks to boost productivity and smash goals? This book gives you over 100 useful techniques to get the most out of your day, and your life.
IF YOU'RE NOT FIRST, YOU'RE LAST
Learn the importance of being able to sell and how to do it with one of the greatest salesman ever!
What personal development list is complete without Mastery by Robert Greene. Greene goes to extreme detail on how to implement the teachings of the greatest masters in history to reach the ultimate level of human performance.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SELLING
One of the greatest minds in selling teaches you more tactics and tools to master the art of selling and beautifully complements strategies discussed in other sales books on this list.
THINKING FAST AND SLOW
Learning how your brain works is the first step in controlling it. Daniel Kahneman teaches you the two sides to your thinking, and what to do about it so that you're in control of your thoughts, your decision making and ultimately, your life.
EGO IS THE ENEMY
Get out of your own way. Learn why ego causes so many troubles in life and business, and how to make sure doesn't get in your way of success.
I can't speak highly enough of this book. Principles are the key to a successful life.
Every successful person you have heard of has a set of guiding principles they run their lives and their companies by and is the reason they have been wildly successful, and happy. It's time you built your own principles, and there's not a more detailed book available to guide you. From the man who owns the most successful hedge fund in the world.
7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE
There's a million ways to say the same thing, habits are no different. Stephen Covey's bestseller details the core habits that every other habit you have heard of stems from, it's a game changer to adding some essential habits to your life.
CAN'T HURT ME
From the man who is considered the 'hardest man alive',learn how to control your mind and push yourself so far past what you think is possible. His story is insane! His teachings are invaluable.
Habits are vital to success, and this book will teach you exactly how to break bad habits and build new ones, in a way that's never been easier.
THE 100 BEST BUSINESS BOOKS OF ALL TIME
Jack Covert, Todd Sattersten and Sally Haldorson
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SUCCESS UNDER STRESS
Melnick teaches you incredible techniques to manage the everyday overload of work and life so that you can thrive in the most stressful situations.
THE ONE THING
Gary W. Keller and Jay Papasan
Maniacal focus is one of the greatest characteristics of incredible success. Learn what your single greatest goal and life purpose is, how to prioritise tasks and do the most important things that bring the greatest results, long term success and happiness.
BE OBSESSED OR BE AVERAGE
The mindset of the greatest is usually derived to one word - obsessed. Learn why it's so important to become obsessed with your goals, as well as how to do it.
STILLNESS IS THE KEY
In a world that has never been less still, learn how to cultivate one of the most important skills ever - being still in the mind. A book that uses some of the greatest people, from presidents to sports stars, to detail the importance of quieting the mind.
SELL LIKE CRAZY
Want to flood your business with a downpour of clients, from the largest and fastest-growing marketing agencies in Australia? Look no further. This book will teach you step-by-step how to engage consumers and get them knocking down your door.
START WITH WHY
Want to know why the most successful companies in the world continue to be miles, or inches, above their competition? Learn from one of the most influential leadership experts on how you can implement this game-changing mindset in your life.
RICH DAD POOR DAD
Personal finance is an essential area for everyone to learn. Robert Kiyosaki will teach you the mindset and tactics not taught in school - how to use your money to make more money. There aren't many better to learn from in this area.
So many successful people throughout history and the world today believe there is immense power in listening to your intuition, learn how to tap into that power with Blink.
HOW TO BUILD AN ONLINE BUSINESS
Ecommerce is the future, if you don't know how to use the tools of the trade, you'll join the likes of Blockbuster in no time. Don't get left behind, learn how to build an online business now.
You can't hit a target you can't see. Learn exactly how to set powerful goals that put the target right in front of you, as well the tools to stick the arrow right in the bull's-eye.
SELL OR BE SOLD
Another incredible sales guide to improve your sales tactics and sell yourself to the world!
A book that doesn't fit the rest in this list. The Alchemist is an incredible story that teaches you about the power in believing in a life mission, and how to find and follow yours using the power of intuition. An excellent read if not life-changing.
DON'T SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF
A book on how to handle life. Minimise stress, increase creativity, problem solving and happiness - don't sweat the small stuff. How to let go of the things that don't matter and focus on what does.