1. The Intelligent Investor
When Warren Buffet endorses as a book as “the best book on investing ever written”, you pay attention.
This book focuses more on loss minimization rather than profit maximization. It focuses on the fundamentals and basics of smart financial investing to help its readers understand the market.
2. Rich Dad Poor Dad
This unique book is one title amongst many the seeks to teach financial literacy not shown in everyday school.
Books such as this allow you to take away another meaning of being financially successful in life. Letting your money work for you, not the other way around.
3. Man’s Search for Meaning
Man’s Search for Meaning takes place in an Auschwitz Concentration Camp during World War 2.
While the book focuses on the author’s time there, the underlying message focuses on hope and determination being the keys to getting through difficult situations. Viktor Frankl captures the picture in only the way someone who lived through it could.
4. The 48 Laws of Power
The book takes its lessons from 3000 years of history.
It’s been read by CEO’s, Millionaires and Celebrities to help them get ahead. While the tactics focus on a world built around you and paint things in a dark light, many of the laws cannot be denied.
5. On The Road
Jack Kerouac paints a vivid picture of his life as a beatnik in the 50’s.
Based on experiences in his life, his character Sal Paradise as a “beat”. A word which Jack describes as being at the bottom of your personality and looking up. On the Road is a must read for anyone who who wonder what life was like for other generations of youth.
6. Zero to One
“There is no more frontiers”.
This quote has been uttered by many, many people who wished to make their mark on the world but had no idea how. This book’s focus is to help people understand that this is a misconception. It helps readers think on the best way to innovate and think critically!
7. Awaken the Giant Within
Awaken the Giant Within was written by Tony Robbins to give you the necessary tools to help inspire change in your life.
Tony is an expert in change, and his main focus is to help you build the life that you’re looking for, to inspire the change that you so desperately want.
8. The Richest Man in Babylon
George Clason wrote this book to help increase people’s ability for Common Sense.
He states that Common Sense is not the same as common knowledge. As a result wished to help people understand exactly what common sense is in the workplace. This book is a must have for those wishing to understand the true essence of business.
9. Oh, The Places You’ll Go
What? A Dr. Seuss Book? How can this book help when you’re in your 20’s?
This book is a cleverly disguised read that actually helps people understand that feeling lost as an adult is normal! Life is complicated and filled with doors, this book helps you realize that being unsure of yourself is perfectly okay.
10. How to Cook Everything
Who doesn’t need a good cookbook? How to cook everything is equipped with 1000 meals to help you achieve freedom at home.
At some point our lives we all need to be able to cook and fend for ourselves. So this book is a great start to help you reach that goal.
11. Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Angela Duckworth puts forth an interesting theory in this book.
She states that success is not talent-based, but is based on persistence and passion. It is true that even a small voice can make big waves, and her books are a must read for those wishing to achieve more in their lives!
12. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
This book aims to change your attitude and habits towards success.
Instead of just going through the normal humdrum day that is an ordinary life, Stephen Covey wants to help you live a life of exuberance. But if you can’t change who you are now, your odds of achieving that are severely limited.
13. Think and Grow Rich
This classic novel focuses on the ability to acquire wealth.
Not just in a monetary sense, but in a life sense. Napoleon comes from the school of thought that success doesn’t just mean financial freedom, but enjoying your life as a whole.
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