My Book List 2018
This is a list of books that I have read (or listened to) that I commonly recommend to friends, family, co-workers, and business partners….share yours if you have one!
Justin Tabas Book List 2018 – Click for a Downloadable PDF of the My Book List
Eat That Frog – Brian Tracey – Collection of many reputable time management tactics which provides short chapters with quick exercises to help manage lists, responsibilites, and take action to get things done. Eat the biggest ugliest frog first (after you read this book)
YES! Attitude – Jeffrey Gitomer – This book defines positive attitude and how it can positively impact performance and forces the reader to analyze current attitude and bad habits and gives good exercises to build a long term positive YES! attitude.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki – The author defines two ways of looking at success and business and illustrates that rich people think have investments and assets, materials and skills, that lead to greater financial opportunities.
Love Is The Killer App – Tim Sanders – Keys in on the benefits of reading to learn and the importance of sharing knowledge from books with business partners and sharing your network to benefit other business partners. Spread the love (and knowledge)
The Secret – Rhonda Byrne – This book discusses the “Law of attraction” and how thoughts can lead to reality, thus positive thinking leads to desired results. Sites personal accounts and scientific explanations. If you believe it…then it is true!
The Irresistible Offer – Mark Joyner – A summary of the key elements of a marketing offer and how to simplify and get the message across to the right person in the quickest most efficient fashion.
Linchpin – Seth Godin – Seth defines the importance of art, emotion and creativity in business and encourages out of the box thinking and employee independence. He defines the natural “lizard” brain which limits our imagination in business and restricts our success and stresses the importance of indispensability.
Ego is the Enemy – Ryan Holiday – We are our own worst enemy and Ryan digs deep in to how our ego can negatively impact our daily lives, goals and success. He uses a vast array of stories and examples from famous figures and situations in history to shine a light on how some have failed and conquered in the face of the ego…and how we can overcome in today’s society.
The War of Art: Winning the Inner Creative Battle – Steven Pressfield – An engaging, practical guide for success as a creative, Steven outlines a battle plan to conquer the fears from the “lizard brain” and overcome the obstacles to creative discipline.
Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill – The original book exposing the “Law of Attraction” outlining the ability to manifest your own destiny using powerful tools and strategies that stand the test of time.
Art of Exceptional Living – Jim Rohn – Audio book of a seminar by one of the great motivational speakers on success of our time. This detailed guide on setting and attaining your goals will teach you the art of living exceptionally.
Power of Vulnerability: Teachings of Authenticity, Connection, and Courage – Brene Brown PhD – A practical Audio course from Dr. Brown, a research professor, with real life revelations and applications, exposing extensive research on vulnerability, shame, worthiness, and how we can embrace our emotions amongst the cultural myths of society.
Just Breathe: Mastering Breathwork for Success in Life, Love, Businesss, and Beyond – Dan Brule – Available as standard book but better as audiobook, Dan introduces various ancient to present day breathwork practices and explores their daily applications and impact. Breathwork is a form of meditation that has various functional integrations and Dan uses real life experiences and research to support his knowledge.
How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie – Classic timeless strategies, tips, and practices to guide you to a life of successful interactions with those people around you in business and all other aspects of your life.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Steven Covey – Steven embarks on a step-by-step pathway explaining the key to your personal effectiveness in all aspects of life from building a strong foundation, to prioritizing, to conflict resolution, and self-actualization.
Don’t Bite the Hook: Finding Freedom from Anger, Resentment, and Other Destructive Emotions – Pema Chodron – In this audiobook recorded retreat, Pema Chodron, American Tibetan Buddhist Nun, challenges us to reflect on the daily provocations of negative energy and emotions in our lives and gives us perspective on how to avoid our habitual responses that hook us in to negative reactions that only hurt ourselves.
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