1. The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman

    18 October 2016

    The Daily Stoic is a distillation of practical, Stoic wisdom to help you focus on what you can control and be more effective in your work and personal lives.

    The ideas draw on the likes of Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, Zeno and many others for wisdow that has lasted through the …

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  2. Getting Things Done by David Allen

    17 March 2015

    "Getting Things Done" is probably the most influential and referenced book on productivity and effectiveness. The Getting Things Done method (also known as GTD) is widely known and at least parts of it arguably provide the foundation for countless other methods.

    Ideas and lessons

    • Write down everything. Use your brain …

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  3. To Sell is Human

    31 December 2012

    To Sell Is Human is the fifth non-fiction book by Daniel Pink. The book was published on December 31, 2012 by Riverhead Hardcover. In the text, Pink argues that almost everyone is now a seller – someone who persuades others to take action. Pink also argues that selling has changed more …

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  4. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

    11 January 2012

    The War of Art is a book aimed at people working in creative fields, entrepreneurs, atheletes and many others. The focus of the book is around how to get past different kinds of resistance and blocks that are inevitable in these fields. The book attempts to help you get through …

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  5. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

    06 October 2011

    In "The Lean Startup", Eric Ries outlines a thorough and detailed proposal for the strategies we should be employing in any startup venture. His method is loosely based on the general concept of "Lean" from manufacturing and applies both to startup companies and also any new initiative within a large …

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  6. The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss

    06 January 2011

    Almost everyone has at least heard of "The 4-Hour Workweek" book and its long time run on the New York Times best seller list proves that a large number of us have also bought it. But can you really achieve a four hour work week?

    This is one book that …

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  7. Think and Grow Rich

    24 November 2008

    Think and Grow Rich was written in 1937 by Napoleon Hill, promoted as a personal development and self-improvement book. Hill writes that he was inspired by a suggestion from business magnate and (later) philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. While the book's title and much of the text concerns increased income, the author …

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  8. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    09 November 2004

    In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People -- first published in 1989 -- Steven R. Covey promotes 7 principles or habits we should develop to be most effective in life.

    These principles are:

    1. Be proactive. Reactive people focus too much on things that cannot control, whereas proactive people focus on what …

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