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You Are a Badass
How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
Jen Sincero - Apr 23, 2013
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller You Are A Badass is the self-help book for people who desperately want to improve their lives but don't want to get busted doing it.In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously...
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Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill - Feb 02, 2019 (first published in 1937)
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Ao revelar o segredo do seu sucesso ao jornalista Napoleon Hill, o multimilionário Andrew Carnegie serviu de inspiração a um dos maiores best sellers de todos os tempos. Pense e Fique Rico reúne os segredos de alguns dos homens mais influentes do século XX, como Henry Ford, Jonh D. Rockefeller ou George Eastman, o fundador da Kodak. A formula mágic...
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The Four Agreements
A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Don Miguel Ruiz - Jul 10, 2018 (first published in 1997)
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In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.   A New York Time...
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Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear - Oct 16, 2018
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The instant New York Times bestseller. Over 1 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad on...
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Daring Greatly
How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Brené Brown - Apr 07, 2015 (first published in 2012)
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The #1 New York Times bestseller, now in paperback. From thought leader Dr. Brené Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done the...
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Awaken the Giant Within
How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny!
Tony Robbins - Nov 01, 1992
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Wake up and take control of your life! From the bestselling author of Inner Strength, Unlimited Power, and MONEY Master the Game, Anthony Robbins, the nation's leader in the science of peak performance, shows you his most effective strategies and techniques for mastering your emotions, your body, your relationships, your finances, and your life.The...
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Man's Search for Meaning
Viktor E. Frankl - Jun 01, 2006 (first published in 1946)
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Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with re...
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The Gifts of Imperfection
Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Brené Brown - Aug 27, 2010
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New York Times best-selling author and professor Brené Brown offers a powerful and inspiring book that explores how to cultivate the courage, compassion, and connection to embrace your imperfections and to recognize that you are enough.Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we shou...
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Year of Yes
How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person
Shonda Rhimes - Sep 13, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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In this poignant, hilarious and deeply intimate call to arms, Hollywood's most powerful woman, the mega-talented creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder and Catch, reveals how saying YES changed her life - and how it can change yours too. With three hit shows on television and three children at ho...
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The Magic of Thinking Big
David J Schwartz - Aug 08, 2019 (first published in 1959)
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The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and your community. He proves that you don't need to be an intellectual or have innate talent to attain great success and satisfaction, but you do need to lea...
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The New Psychology of Success
Carol S. Dweck - Dec 26, 2007 (first published in 2006)
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Now updated with new research — the book that has changed millions of lives.After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of hum...
Deep Work by Cal Newport
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown
The Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller
The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
Everything Is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo
You Are a Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero
The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins
The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
The Success Principles by Jack Canfield
No Excuses! by Brian Tracy
Declutter Your Mind by S. J. Scott
Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
Rising Strong by Brené Brown
Tools of Titans by Timothy Ferriss
Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins
Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach
The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor
What to Say When You Talk to Your Self by Shad Helmstetter
The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden
The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson
Stillness Is the Key by Ryan Holiday
A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson
Psycho-Cybernetics by Maxwell Maltz
Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza
Dare to Lead by Brené Brown
Super Attractor by Gabrielle Bernstein
Get Your Sh*t Together by Sarah Knight
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Mastery by Robert Greene
The Wisdom of Sundays by Oprah Winfrey
The Alter Ego Effect by Todd Herman
Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
See You At The Top by Zig Ziglar
Failing Forward by John C. Maxwell
High Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard
Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
The Antidote by Oliver Burkeman
The Third Door by Alex Banayan
The Power of Full Engagement by Jim Loehr
The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks
100 Days to Brave by Annie F. Downs
Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck
The Myth of the Nice Girl by Fran Hauser
Presence by Amy Cuddy
Radically Happy by Phakchok Rinpoche
Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett
Get Out of Your Own Way by Mark Goulston
Shoe Dog by Phil Knight
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
Principles by Ray Dalio
The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama
The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ Demarco
When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferriss
Gmorning, Gnight! by Lin-Manuel Miranda
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John C. Maxwell
Goals! by Brian Tracy
Barking Up the Wrong Tree by Eric Barker
Dying To Be Me by Anita Moorjani
Art of Living by Epictetus
Pre-Suasion by Robert Cialdini
Crushing It! by Gary Vaynerchuk
Finish by Jon Acuff
The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris
Just Listen by Mark Goulston
Best Self by Mike Bayer
Girl Code by Cara Alwill Leyba
The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran
Give and Take by Adam Grant
Lost Connections by Johann Hari
The Little Book of Common Sense Investing by John C. Bogle
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams
Blue Ocean Strategy by W. Chan Kim
Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff
Good Vibes, Good Life by Vex King
The Code of the Extraordinary Mind by Vishen Lakhiani
Maximum Achievement by Brian Tracy
Be Obsessed or Be Average by Grant Cardone
Managing Oneself by Peter F. Drucker
Mindsight by Daniel J. Siegel
The Surrender Experiment by Michael A. Singer