The Get Ahead Book Club

  1. Getting Things Done by David Allen

    "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.

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  2. To Sell is Human

    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 in the last 10 years than the last 100 years and offers the reader examples of modern selling techniques.

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  3. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

    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 these barriers.

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  4. The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

    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, established company.

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  5. The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss

    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?

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  6. Think and Grow Rich

    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 insists that the philosophy taught in the book can help people succeed in any line of work, to do and be anything they can imagine. The book was first published during the Great Depression. At the time of Hill's death in 1970, Think and Grow Rich had sold more than 20 million copies, and by 2015 over 100 million copies had been sold worldwide. It remains the biggest seller of Napoleon Hill's books. BusinessWeek magazine's Best-Seller List ranked it the sixth best-selling paperback business book 70 years after it was published. Think and Grow Rich is listed in John C. Maxwell's A Lifetime "Must Read" Books List.

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