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judomayhem
07-25-2011, 04:29 PM
Alternate title: Because those that don't proactively read tend to suck at life.

A sister thread covers magazines and TV shows which showcase lifestyle earned through hard work, discipline, and persistence:
http://www.warriortalk.com/showthread.php?88397-Magazines-TV-shows-showcasing-the-finer-things-in-life

This one is meant to be a resource for those looking to learn how to aquire and use these traits in a more practical, day-to-day sense.

While the books listed below focus on various topics, upon reflection the underlying theme seems to be mindset.
All are available at most book stores.

General Success Info:

"Proverbs" by King Solomon
The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson
Acres Of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell
How To Be Rich by J. Paul Getty
The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
As A Man Thinketh by James Allen
The Greatest Salesman In The World by Og Mandino
(The Greatest Secret In The World includes lesson plans)
Visioneering by Andy Stanley
Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz

Leadership/management:

How To Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Developing The Leader Within You
Developing The Leaders Around You
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
----All three above by John C. Maxwell

Finances:
The Richest Man In Babylon by George S. Clason
The Millionaire Next Door by Stanley and Danko
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Kiyosaki

Marriage (because what good are fat accounts if your home life sucks??):

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
Love And Respect by Eggerichs
Letters To Philip by Shedd
Letters To Karen " " (for wives)


All of these titles have been worth literally more than their weight in gold for us over the last ten years. Perhaps they may prove beneficial to you as well.

Any further recommendations appreciated.

TrojanSkyCop1
07-25-2011, 04:57 PM
Alternate title: Because those that don't proactively read tend to suck at life.

A sister thread covers magazines and TV shows which showcase lifestyle earned through hard work, discipline, and persistence:
http://www.warriortalk.com/showthread.php?88397-Magazines-TV-shows-showcasing-the-finer-things-in-life

This one is meant to be a resource for those looking to learn how to aquire and use these traits in a more practical, day-to-day sense.

While the books listed below focus on various topics, upon reflection the underlying theme seems to be mindset.
All are available at most book stores.

General Success Info:

"Proverbs" by King Solomon
The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson
Acres Of Diamonds by Russell H. Conwell
How To Be Rich by J. Paul Getty
The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale
As A Man Thinketh by James Allen
The Greatest Salesman In The World by Og Mandino
(The Greatest Secret In The World includes lesson plans)
Visioneering by Andy Stanley
Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz

Leadership/management:

How To Win Friends And Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Developing The Leader Within You
Developing The Leaders Around You
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
----All three above by John C. Maxwell

Finances:
The Richest Man In Babylon by George S. Clason
The Millionaire Next Door by Stanley and Danko
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Kiyosaki

Marriage (because what good are fat accounts if your home life sucks??):

The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
Love And Respect by Eggerichs
Letters To Philip by Shedd
Letters To Karen " " (for wives)


All of these titles have been worth literally more than their weight in gold for us over the last ten years. Perhaps they may prove beneficial to you as well.

Any further recommendations appreciated.

As a former Amway/Quixtar franchisor, I'm quite famiilar with many of those titles, and have read Carnegie's How to Win Friends at least three times, and Kiyosaki's Rich Dad, Poor Dad twice, and their lessons never grow old.

I also recommend Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, and Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man's Soul by John Eldredge (the latter captures the warrior spirit that we here at WT advocate so strongly). And oh yeah, Your Best Life Now by Joel Osteen and Become Who You Were Born to Be by Brian Souza.

judomayhem
07-28-2011, 11:17 AM
Stole these titles from Bae, re Wall Street intel:


Read:

The Intelligent Investor, Revised Edition, Graham
Security Analysis, 6th Edition, Graham & Dodd
Common Stocks & Uncommon Profits, Fisher
One Up On Wall Street, Peter Lynch
A Random Walk Down Wall Street, Burton Malkiel

Then relax.

Teckomando
07-28-2011, 12:30 PM
Karate-Do My Way Of Life, by Gichin Funakoshi
The Art of Manliness, by Brett & Kate McKay
The Seven Wonders That Will Change Your Life, by Glenn Beck & Keith Ablow M.D.
Essential Manners For Men, by Peter Post
Strategy, by B.H. Liddell Hart
Christian Warrior, by Gabriel Suarez
Combative Perspective, by Gabriel Suarez
The Bro Code, by Barney Stinson

Rambotito
07-30-2011, 09:16 AM
A have read many of the titles listed above and definatly agree. Just a couple of others to add:

The Personal MBA, by Josh Kaufman
Getting More, by Stuart Diamond
Who Moved My Cheese?, by Spencer Johnson
Peaks and Valleys, by Spencer Johnson
The 100 Absolutely Unbreakable Laws of Business Success, by Brian Tracy
What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School, by Mark McCormack

judomayhem
08-03-2011, 07:49 PM
Stolen from Gabe in one of his blog posts:

Blink, by Malcolm Gladwell

Tom Cornelius
08-16-2011, 08:25 PM
"IF" by Kipling. I read that wisdom every single day.

KalashMan
08-19-2011, 08:56 PM
Sun Tzu's Art of War.
Musashi's Book of Five Rings

Used for many years by Asian businessmen.

Mario

NoBucks
08-19-2011, 10:00 PM
In addition to the others, I would suggest:

The Success System That Never Fails, W. Clement Stone
Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand

Stone's book outlines his rise to success during the Great Depression, from an entry level insurance salesman to a multi-millionaire and gives a lot of encouragement and pointers along the way. Great book.

Alaskan556
08-20-2011, 01:40 AM
The Heart and the Fist by Eric Greitens.

I highly recommend it. You can learn a lot from it

Ringo
08-20-2011, 06:00 AM
"The Screwtape Letters," by C.S. Lewis.

A journey inside your mind and soul.