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Jim Kwik is an American entrepreneur and business coach. He is the Founder and CEO of Kwik Learning, an online brain training and learning firm based in Los Angeles.
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The Code of the Extraordinary Mind
10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed on Your Own Terms
by Vishen Lakhiani (Dec 31, 2019)
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What if everything we think we know about how the world works--our ideas of love, education, spirituality, work, happiness, and love--are based on Brules (bullsh*t rules) that get passed from generation to generation and are long past their expiration date?This book teaches you to think like some of the greatest non-conformist minds of our era, to ...
Jim Kwik
Sep 17, 2017
@MikeKawula Great book. Esp page 99     source
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Set Your Voice Free
How to Get the Singing or Speaking Voice You Want
by Roger Love (Dec 27, 2016)
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The greatest vocal coach in the world will help you get the voice you want. Every time we open our mouths, we have an effect on ourselves and the way others perceive us. The ability to speak clearly and confidently can make or break a presentation, an important meeting, or even a first date. Now, with the advent of Skype, YouTube, podcasting, Vine...
Jim Kwik
Dec 20, 2016
Highly recommend you get your copy of @SuperheroYou presenter Roger Love's new book - and discover how to use your voice with ease and confidence in front of any audience!     source
The Brain's Way of Healing
Remarkable Discoveries and Recoveries from the Frontiers of Neuroplasticity
by Norman Doidge (Jan 25, 2016)
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Now a New York Times Bestseller!The bestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself presents astounding advances in the treatment of brain injury and illness In The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge described the most important breakthrough in our understanding of the brain in four hundred years: the discovery that the brain can change i...
Jim Kwik
Oct 22, 2016
@SarahKSilverman highly recommend the book "The Brain's Way of Healing" by Norman Doidge 📖     source
The Rise of Superman
Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance
by Steven Kotler (Mar 04, 2014)
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An exploration of how extreme athletes break the limits of ultimate human performance and what we can learn from their mastery of the state of consciousness known as “flow” In this groundbreaking book, New York Times–bestselling author Steven Kotler decodes the mystery of ultimate human performance. Drawing on over a decade of research and first-ha...
Jim Kwik
Apr 08, 2014
A must read for unleashing super powers and living in flow.     source
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The Magic of Thinking Big
(Vermilion Life Essentials)
by David J Schwartz (Aug 08, 2019)
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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...
Jim Kwik
With this book you will learn how changing the way you think can become a blueprint for great success.      source
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Bluefishing
The Art of Making Things Happen
by Steve Sims (Sep 04, 2018)
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Whether its climbing Everest, launching a business, applying for a dream job, or just finding happiness in everyday life, Steve Sims, founder of the luxury concierge service, Bluefish, reveals simple and effective ways to sharpen your mind, gain a new perspective, and achieve your goals.From helping a client get married in the Vatican, to charming ...
Jim Kwik
As the founder of luxury concierge company Bluefish , Steve Sims has helped his clients fulfill some of their wildest dreams - like getting married in the Vatican. In this book , he reveals exactly how he does that, and it all starts with one thing,your relationship.      source
The Tapping Solution for Manifesting Your Greatest Self
21 Days to Releasing Self-Doubt, Cultivating Inner Peace, and Creating a Life You Love
by Nick Ortner (Oct 03, 2017)
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Have you ever had the feeling your life just isnt working? That no matter how much you push and direct, or sit back and let go, the square peg youre holding just wont fit into the round hole that is your life? What if, instead, the roadblocks to transformation went away? What if you could simply wake up as your greatest self, living your greatest l...
Jim Kwik
Tapping at yourself seems crazy at first , but this relaxation technique has done wonders for my own anxiety around public speaking . In this book, tapping pioneer Nick Ortner guides you a through a 21-day program designed to help you heel your trauma and live at your highest potential .     source
High Performance Habits
How Extraordinary People Become That Way
by Brendon Burchard (Sep 19, 2017)
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THESE SIX HABITS WILL MAKE YOU EXTRAORDINARY. After extensive original research and a decade as the worlds highest-paid performance coach, Brendon Burchard finally reveals the most effective habits for reaching long-term success. Based on one of the largest surveys ever conducted on high performers, it turns out that just six habits move the needle...
Jim Kwik
Brendon Burchard is coach to some of the highest-archieving people on the planet. In this book , he doesn't just distill their success into 6 habits they all follow -he also explains why they work and how to implement them     source
UnderstandingUnderstanding
by Richard Saul Wurman (Jul 30, 2017)
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This is a book for people to dip into, as they would walk in and out of the room of a dinner party and embrace their interests. Before Information Architecture, before the rules on how to organize information, before you learn grammar, before you work hard at expanding your vocabulary and go through the exercises of parallel meanings of things as u...
Jim Kwik
What does it mean to understand something? TED founder Richard Saul Wurman asked 25 experts like architect Frank Gehry exactly that. Their answers make up this massive tome, which will show you to see the world in a whole new life.     source
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life
The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Lack of Focus, Anger, and Memory Problems
by Daniel G. Amen M.D. (Nov 03, 2015)
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In this completely revised and updated edition of the breakthrough bestseller, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Renowned neuropsychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen includes cutt...
Jim Kwik
Dr. Daniel Amen is one of the leading brain health experts out there - and in this book , you will see why. Learn all about how the structure of your brain can affect your behavior, plus simple habits you can use to improve your brain health and your life .     source
The Motivation Manifesto
9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power
by Brendon Burchard (Oct 28, 2014)
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The Motivation Manifesto is a poetic and powerful call to reclaim our lives and find our own personal freedom. Its a triumphant work that transcends the title, lifting the reader from mere motivation into a soaringly purposeful and meaningful life. I love this book. Paulo CoelhoThe Motivation Manifesto is a pulsing, articulate, ferocious call to c...
Jim Kwik
The Motivation Manifesto is a poetic and powerful call to reclaim our lives and find our own personal freedom. It’s a triumphant work that transcends the title, lifting the reader from mere motivation into a soaringly purposeful and meaningful life. I love this book.     source
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
by Stephen R. Covey (Nov 19, 2013)
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When Stephen Covey first released The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, the book became an instant rage because people suddenly got up and took notice that their lives were headed off in the wrong direction; and more than that, they realized that there were so many simple things they could do in order to navigate their life correctly. This b...
Jim Kwik
This personal development classic is a classic for a reason – read around the world by those who want to transform both their personal and professional lives. If you only implement one of these habits, I recommend #7.     source
The Charge
by Brendon Burchard (May 15, 2012)
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Burchard makes the case that it's time to re-examine what it takes to feel alive and fulfilled in a stressful, chaotic world. He identifies ten simple drives of human emotion and happiness and shows how they are the gateways to psychological health....
Jim Kwik
This book reveals how you can feel more alive, productive and fulfilled in a chaotic world by mastering the very drives that make you most human and happy.     source
Start with Why
How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
by Simon Sinek (Dec 27, 2011)
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"A powerful and penetrating exploration of what separates great companies and great leaders from the rest." -Polly LaBarre, coauthor of Mavericks at Work Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty?In studying the leaders who've had the greatest influe...
Jim Kwik
If you follow my work, you've heard it before: one of the best ways to ensure you complete a goal is to get clear on why it matters. In this book, Sinek explains how great leaders and organizations use this superpower of motivation to achieve success     source
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Man's Search for Meaning
by Viktor E. Frankl (Jun 01, 2006)
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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...
Jim Kwik
This book illustrates that it’s not our circumstances but the decisions we make that diminish or develop us. Nothing has any meaning but the meaning we choose to give it. We alone have that power.     source