Today, we live in the information age, and ideas are spreading at a phenomenal pace. Books rock. Why? Because a book encompasses years of experience and ideas of a person into a few good short hour reads. With that, we can be exposed to ...
Today, we live in the information age, and ideas are spreading at a
phenomenal pace. Books rock. Why? Because a book encompasses
years of experience and ideas of a person into a few good short hour
reads. With that, we can be exposed to things that took people
decades to realize in a short amount of time.
This series covers a list of the most powerful personal development
books in history which you can recommend to your followers for
further empowerment. Let’s bring our lives to the next level through
the ideas and wealth of information contained in these amazing
The Greatest Personal Development Books Of All Time
A Collection Of The Most Empowering Books Titles On The
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The Greatest Personal
Development Books Of All Time
Letters from a Stoic
He was born around the same time as Jesus and was one of the
leading figures in his Roman Empire. He was also one of history's
leading Stoic philosophers (along with Marcus Aurelius and Epictetus
who we also profile) and has some powerful wisdom to share. In this
book, we'll explore the purpose of philosophy, the importance of
focusing our attention and the mojo that comes from facing our fears.
by Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius was the Emperor-Philosopher of the Roman Empire
and one of the most enlightened leaders ever. Meditations is a
collection of journal entries he wrote to himself and in this book we'll
explore some great Ideas of his Stoic philosophy—from the
importance of never confusing ourselves with visions of a lifetime all
at once, to not worrying about what others think of us and living a life
of purpose and service.
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Rumi Daylight: A Day Book of Spiritual Guidance
Rumi's poetry is stunning. In this book, we'll explore some inspiring
wisdom from the Sufi mystic and have fun applying it to our 21st
century lives—from the importance of having patience and seeing
challenging times as God's way of strengthening us to working hard
and going for it.
The Analects of Confucius
Confucius. Talk about old school. I’ve waded through some of the
arcane stuff from his classic "Analects" to bring us some highly
practical wisdom for our 21st century lives. We'll take a look at a
bunch of big Ideas on the importance of being a passionate (and
patient!) student of life while striving to do our best. Good stuff.
The Bhagavad Gita: A Classic of Indian Spirituality
The classic text of Hinduism is *packed* with wisdom. In the book,
we take a super quick look at the context for the book and then jump
into some powerful wisdom—including the importance of meditation,
the fact that making mistakes is an inherent part of our growth
process and the uber-importance of letting go of our attachment to
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The Dhammapada: The Sayings of Buddha
A core text of Buddhism, The Dhammapada literally means
something along the lines of "the path of truth and righteousness"
and is packed with wisdom. In this book, we'll take a quick look at
some central tenets of Buddhism (like the Four Noble Truths,
nirvana, and the eightfold path) and soak up some Buddha mojo on
how to rock our wisest lives.
Epictetus is one of three Stoic philosophers we profile (Marcus
Aurelius and Seneca are the other two) and this former slave turned
leading philosopher of his era is incredible. He echoes the wisdom of
all the great teachers as he reminds us that, if we want to be happy,
we've gotta realize the only thing we have control over is our response
to a situation. We'll have fun tapping into a lot more of his vast mojo
in the book.
The Selected Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson is a hero of mine (he occupies the Great-
Great+ Grandfather slot in my spiritual family tree) and his essays,
although written in 19th century prose, totally fire me up. In this
book, we'll explore some big Ideas on self-reliance (trust yourself!!!),
the power of enthusiasm (did you know the word literally means "God
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within"?!), and how God will not have his work made manifest by
cowards. Plus other goodness.
The Tao Te Ching
by Lao Tzu
It's the core text of Taoism and one of the top old school classics of all
time. In this book, we'll take a look at everything from making use of
solitude to the fact that the journey of a thousand miles begins with
the first step (heard that before, eh?!). We'll also learn to let go of our
attachment to future results and gracefully roll with the ebbs and
flows of life.