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:

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


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

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.