Resources

  • Recommended Books on Entrepreneurship
  • New Venture Creation by Jeffrey Timmons
  • Zero to IPO by David Smith
  • Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • The E-Myth by Michael Gerber
  • The Young Entrepreneurs’ Edge by Jennifer Kushnell
  • The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business by Steve Mariotti
  • The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship by William D. Bygrave
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship by Peter Drucker
  • Good to Great by Jim Collins
  • At Work with Thomas Edison by Blain McCormick
  • Multiple Streams of Income by Robert G. Allen
  • On Entrepreneurship by Harvard Business Review
  • Entrepreneurship.com by Tim Burns
  • The Art of the Start by Guy Kawasaki
  • Fire in the Belly – an exploration of the entrepreneurial spirit by Yanky Fachler
  • The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Obtaining a #1 Ranking in the Search Engines by Ryan Allis
  • What Clients Love by Harry Beckwith
  • Building Thousands of Links to Your Site by Ryan Allis
  • Net Results 2 by Rick E. Bruner
  • Prot�g� Training Program by Jay Abraham
  • Permission Marketing by Seth Godin
  • Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Guerilla Marketing by Jay Conrad Levinson
  • Principles of Marketing by Kotler and Armstrong
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
  • The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R. Covey
  • Succeed and Grow Rich Through Persuasion by Napoleon Hill
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  • The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons by Napoleon Hill
  • The Student Success Manifesto by Michael Simmons
  • Secrets of the Young & Successful Jennifer Kushnell
  • Soul of Money by Lynne Twist
  • Unlimited Power by Anthony Robbins
  • The Millionaire Mind by Thomas J. Stanley, Ph.D

Also, check out http://www.stevepavlina.com, here is some list he recommended:

Personal Development Books:

An extensive list of personal development books across a broad spectrum of topics:

Productivity, Time Management, Effectiveness

  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey (personal effectiveness)
  • Getting Things Done by David Allen (workflow and productivity)
  • Maximum Achievement and Time Power by Brian Tracy (time management)
  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin (personal effectiveness)
  • Organizing From the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern (getting organized)
  • Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham (finding your strengths)
  • Is Your Genius at Work? by Dick Richards (finding your genius, book review)
  • The Power of Less by Leo Babauta (personal effectiveness through simple habits)

Success, Behavior, Victory

  • Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins (achievement and NLP)
  • Using Your Brain for a Change by Richard Bandler (NLP)
  • Learned Optimism by Martin Seligman (optimism)
  • The Now Habit by Neil Fiore (overcoming procrastination)
  • Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers (overcoming procrastination)
  • The Art of War by Sun Tzu (slaughtering your enemy efficiently)
  • The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene (ensuring your enemy doesn’t slaughter you first)
  • The Psychology of Winning by Denis Waitley (victory)

Consciousness, Awareness, Spirituality

  • Power vs. Force by David Hawkins (levels of consciousness)
  • Ask and It Is Given and The Amazing Power of Deliberate Intent by Esther Hicks (manifesting intentions)
  • The Power of Now and A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle (consciousness and awareness)
  • The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra (manifesting intentions)
  • The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield (consciousness and awareness)
  • Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman (inner peace)
  • Cosmic Trigger Vol I, Vol II, and Vol III by Robert Anton Wilson (”weird” doesn’t begin to describe it)
  • A Course in Miracles by the Foundation for Inner Peace (channeled teachings from Jesus)
  • The Disappearance of the Universe by Gary Renard (awareness and forgiveness)
  • Bringers of the Dawn by Barbara Marciniak (channeled teachings of the Pleiadians)
  • Operation Terra by Sara Lyara Estes (channeled messages)

Meaning, Purpose, Fulfillment

  • Life on Purpose by Dr. Brad Swift (discovering your purpose, Life on Purpose review)
  • There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem, The Power of Intention, and Inspiration by Wayne Dyer (spiritual problem solving, finding your purpose)
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl (finding meaning in the Holocaust)
  • Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (Holocaust story)
  • A Child Called It, The Lost Boy, and A Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer (abuse and recovery)
  • Happy for No Reason by Marci Shimoff (cultivating unconditional happiness and inner peace)

Philosophy, Wisdom

  • The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (wisdom)
  • As You Think aka As a Man Thinketh by James Allen (power of thought)
  • Tao Te Ching by Lao Tsu (wisdom)

Psychic Development, Astral Projection, Dreams

  • Lucid Dreaming and Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming by Stephen LaBerge (lucid dreaming)
  • Talking to Heaven, Reaching to Heaven, and Heaven and Earth by James van Praagh (mediumship, psychic connection)
  • Trust Your Vibes and Ask Your Guides by Sonia Choquette (psychic development, Ask Your Guides review, Sonia Choquette interview)
  • Far Journeys by Robert Monroe (astral projection)

Wealth, Business

  • Type-Z Guide to Success With Ease and The Millionaire Course by Marc Allen (Type-Z Guide review, Marc Allen interview)
  • Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (wealth)
  • Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki (wealth advice)
  • Built to Last and Good to Great by Jim Collins (business)

Relationships

  • Opening Up: A Guide to Creating and Sustaining Open Relationships by Tristan Taormino (open relationships and polyamory)
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie (social skills)
  • Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg (communication)
  • Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus by John Gray (male-female communication)
  • Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay by Mira Kirshenbaum (diagnosing relationship issues)
  • Should I Stay or Go? by Lee Raffel (healing or ending relationships)

Health, Medicine

  • The China Study by T. Colin Campbell (health, book review)
  • Diet for a New America and The Food Revolution by John Robbins (health and ethical food choices)
  • Mad Cowboy by Howard Lyman (why a cattle rancher won’t eat meat)
  • The Egoscue Method of Health Through Motion by Pete Egoscue (pain-free structural alignment)
  • Anatomy of an Illness by Norman Cousins (laughter as medicine)
  • Vegan Family Favorites by Erin Pavlina (easy and delicious vegetarian recipes)
  • The Lazy Raw Foodists Guide by Laura Bruno (insightful, practical guide to eating raw foods)

Mental Development, Intelligence, Science

  • The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne (develop a superior memory)
  • Creative Visualization by Shakti Gawain (visualization exercises)
  • Brain Building in Just 12 Weeks by Marilyn vos Savant (boosting your intelligence and mental clarity)
  • Chaos and Genius by James Gleick (chaos science and fractals; Richard Feynman bio)
  • The Tipping Point and Blink by Malcolm Gladwell (social and mental phenomena)