Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcolm Gladwell
“It is not the brightest who succeed, nor is success simply the sum of the decisions and efforts we make on our own behalf. It is, rather, a gift. Outliers are those who have been given opportunities — and who have had the strength and presence of mind to seize them.”
Gladwell explains — From the Beatles to Bill Gates — how you must put yourself in a position to win and why recognizing opportunity is the key to success.
Suze Orman’s 2009 Action Plan
by Suze Orman
“It’s not just the overreaching Wall Street firms who are paying the price for those risky investments. Every U.S. taxpayer is now on the hook for a massive bailout — a bailout engineered by the same players in the federal government that had turned their back[s] on regulating the very practices at the root of today’s financial crisis. Angry? You should be.”
A relatively brief and easy read, Orman breaks down the current economic crisis and provides economic tips and resolutions for weathering the fiscal storm.
25 Things That Really Matter in Life: A Comprehensive Guide to Making Your Life Better
by Gary A. Johnson
“Changing certain aspects of your life is not easy. Looking at your life and the choices you’ve made in an open and honest way can be an emotional and gut-wrenching experience. As you rewind your mental tapes, you are likely to see a pattern of decision-making that is self-defeating or sabotaging. It doesn’t have to be that way.”
BlackMeninAmerica.com publisher and motivational speaker Gary A. Johnson describes his therapeutic process for combating debt and depression.
Awaken the Giant Within : How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny!
by Anthony Robbins
“I learned to harness the principle I now call ‘concentration of power.’ Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.”
Popular motivational speaker Anthony Robbins shares guidelines for focusing your thoughts, emotions and priorities on achieving your life’s largest goals.