7 Books That Will Change Your Life

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No matter who you are or where you’re headed, there are two looming roadblocks that can stop you. One is a lack of confidence in your abilities, and two is a lack of knowledge. The reason that the human race has become such a staggering power over the earth is because of our unique ability to share knowledge. Rather than starting over with fundamental discovery as each new generation is born, we are constantly adding to previous discoveries. Standing on the shoulders of giants so that we can become even bigger giants, reaching far beyond what anyone could have imagined.

But only a select group of these successful people are ever lucky enough to be mentored by one of these powerhouses leaving the rest of us one other avenue – reading. Never underestimate the power of reading, as it not only teaches us through past failures and recent success but also energizes and inspires. And the only part of this process that can bog you down is wadding through the muck to get to the books that are worth a portion of your sit-down time. So we have taken care of that problem with these seven life-changing books for you to start with.

The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal

By Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz

If you are constantly juggling your time, trying to decide between accomplishing the really important stuff or the entirely essential – this book will help you hone your skill and performance level so that you can get them both done. because let’s face it, being overloaded with work and stress is not a disease – it is something that you can cure with the right knowledge and techniques.

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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

By Robert B. Cialdini

Dale Carnegie wrote the ultimate guide to Winning Friends & Influencing People, and this has become the classic methodology for building strong allies in your life. But what about the people who are not quite your friend, and maybe never will be. This does not have to be a showstopper as long as you have the power of persuasion on your side. And this book is the ultimate explanation of how to sell yourself and just about anything else that you could possibly put up for sale.

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I Will Teach You To Be Rich (Paperback)

By Ramit Sethi

Maintaining energy and drive, and making the right friends and allies is only part of the equation to building a great empire You also need to know how to make more money than you are now, how to save more of those earnings, how to keep these goals on track, and then how to enjoy the hell out of life whether you are on your way or already there.

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The 50TH Law

By 50 Cent and Robert Greene

If you have big dreams but feel that they just might be a bit too big for your own boots. This is the book that will get you to throw away the notion that you are not good enough. In the end, success has very little to do with what you have to work with, but what you are prepared to give up in order to reach your dreams. Yeah, we’re talking about drive and fearlessness.

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My Uncle Oswald (Expect the Unexpected)

By Roald Dahl

Rather than sit in front of a screen of moving images to find entertainment, you can often find more raunchy, cheeky, and extraordinary entertainment through a book like this. Meet Oswald Hendryks Cornelius…

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Manvotionals: Timeless Wisdom and Advice on Living the 7 Manly Virtues

By Brett and Kate McKay

Sometimes a book is designed to build a man’s expertise at a very specific niche. Other times, such as this one, it is aimed at teaching a man to become better in 7 manly ways, including his honor, resolution, industriousness, self-reliance, discipline, resolution, courage, and there could be only one virtue left – manliness.

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The Way of the Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire

By David Deida

Oh no, not a spiritual guide, you might be thinking. Oh yes, this is a spiritual guide and it could become the one read that opens your eyes to a new understanding of yourself and the world around you. The most important thing that you need to know about this book is it is not an instruction manual. It is more of a revealing of your work, career, women, and sex from an outside vantage point that helps put these topics into a tangible perspective. And once you can see your own life from this unique perspective, you can see the truth and find renewed meaning in your purpose.

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And this is only the beginning of your journey – as there are many other great books below:

7 Books Every Man Should Read
10 Must-Read Books For Men
9 Great Reads For Motivated Men
On the Shelf of a Well-Read Gentleman

About Dr. Eric J. Leech

Eric has written for over a decade. Then one day he created Urbasm.com, a site for every guy.

About Dr. Eric J. Leech

Eric has written for over a decade. Then one day he created Urbasm.com, a site for every guy.