The 4-Hour Workweek: Expanded and Updated by Timothy Ferriss
Pub. Date: 12/15/09, Crown
396 PagesSuccess Rating: 5Buy The 4-Hour Workweek at Amazon
Why I Read this Book: Whether you're looking for a full life makeover or just a nice shot in the arm of what's really possible, dive into this book. It will change you--more than any other book I've read.
Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
by Michael Pollan
Pub. Date: 12/29/09, Penguin
Success Rating:3Buy Food Rules at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: Michael Pollan's last book was the best I've come across regarding what should be put in one's body. This is a fantastic companion.
Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs
by Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah
Pub. Date: 10/19/2009, Wisdom
Buy Inbound Marketing at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: The glory goes to the one who can attract the most eyeballs. This is the best step by step guide I've seen to leveraging the power of social media.
Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea
by Jaimal Yogis
Pub. Date: May 1, 2009, Wisdom
Buy Saltwater Buddha at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: Surfing and the ocean has long been referred to as the ideal analogy to life and success. So much can be learned from the ocean.
How to Think like Leonardo Da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day
by Michael Gelb
Pub. Date: February 8, 2000, Bantam Dell
Success Rating: 4Buy How to Think like da Vinci at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: Our mind is all of our most powerful asset. This has served as my guide to expanding and developing it towards its full potential.
The Greatness Guide: 101 Lessons for Making What's Good at Work and in Life Even Better
by Robin Sharma
Pub. Date: August 2008, HarperCollins
Success Rating: 4Buy The Greatness Guide at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: Success and greatness are things that we all strive for in some way. This is a brilliantly simple guide to getting fired up and staying on the never ending road to greatness.
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
by Michael Pollan
Pub. Date: April 2009, Penguin Group
Success Rating: 5Buy In Defense of Food at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: Success starts with our body. This is the most simple, practical and applicable guide to conscious and healthy eating that I have come across. It is fit for any audience.
Learn to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Self-Discovery and Fulfillment
by David Fontana
Pub. Date: February 1999, Chronicle Books
Success Rating: 4Buy Learn to Meditate at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: With how busy and often stressful our lives are, I was in search of a remedy. Meditation turn out to be a great starting point.
Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
by Keith Ferrazzi
Pub. Date: February 2005, Bantam Books
Success Rating:5Buy Never Eat Alone at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: Our lives and our success are directly related to the quality and quantity of the people around us. I have never seen a better guide for enhancing relationships than this.
The pH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health
by Robert O. Young, Shelley Redford Young
Pub. Date: June 2008, Grand Central
Success Rating:5Buy The pH Miracle at AmazonWhy I Read this Book: True success is impossible without a healthy, energetic and fit body. This provides a great road map.