List of Book Suggestions -- For Self-Career-Knowledge Development

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List of Book Suggestions -- For-Self-Career-Knowledge Development

Below is a list of books that will help you with your career, you leadership and overall life skills to help you advance and increase your level of success in life. 

 

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap... and Others Don't
by James C. Collins

 

How to be Successful in Present Day World (Winner Series, #1)
by Pradeep Chaswal (Goodreads Author)
 

Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
by David Allen

 

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
by John C. Maxwell

Developing the Leader Within You
by John C. Maxwell

 

Secret to Startup Failure: Fail Fast. Fail Cheap. Fail Happy.
by Sonia Lin (Goodreads Author)

 

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
by Malcolm Gladwell
 

 

Outliers: The Story of Success
by Malcolm Gladwell
 

Against the Grain: A Coach's Wisdom on Character, Faith, Family, and Love
by Bill Courtney (Goodreads Author)
 

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
by Malcolm Gladwell
 

 

The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done
by Peter F. Drucker
 

 

You have the Power for Incredible Success. Manifesting Success.
by Tessy Rawlins (Goodreads Author)
 

  

Emotional Intelligence 2.0
by Travis Bradberry (Goodreads Author)

  

 

Think and Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill
 

 

Attitude 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know
by John C. Maxwell
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 598 ratings 

score: 477, and 5 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
by James C. Collins
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 25,619 ratings 

score: 473, and 5 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

(You Will) Never Work Again: Work Less, Earn More & Live Your Freedom
by Erlend Bakke
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 19 ratings 

score: 398, and 4 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Developing the Leaders Around You
by John C. Maxwell
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 1,173 ratings 

score: 389, and 4 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

How Full Is Your Bucket?
by Tom Rath (Goodreads Author)
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 3,580 ratings 

score: 387, and 4 people voted   

 

 

 

 

 

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
by Chip Heath
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 31,513 ratings 

score: 369, and 4 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes
by Tom Rath (Goodreads Author)
3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 2,475 ratings 

score: 300, and 3 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

The Extremely Successful Salesman's Club
by Chris Murray (Goodreads Author)
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 51 ratings 

score: 300, and 3 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Leadership: Past, Present & Future
by Carlos Rivera (Goodreads Author)
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 26 ratings 

score: 300, and 3 people voted

 

 

 

 

 

Targeting Success, Develop the Right Business Attitude to be Successful in the Workplace (3 Off the Tee, #1)
by Lorii Myers (Goodreads Author)
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 65 ratings 

score: 299, and 3 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

The Champion in all of Us: 12 Rules for Success
by Steve Backley (Goodreads Author)
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 31 ratings 

score: 298, and 3 people voted

 

 

 

 

 

Failing Forward: How to Make the Most of Your Mistakes
by John C. Maxwell
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 3,531 ratings 

score: 296, and 3 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

What Should I Do with My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question
by Po Bronson
3.66 of 5 stars 3.66 avg rating — 5,156 ratings 

score: 292, and 3 people voted

 

 

 

 

 

Mentor Me: GA=T+E—A Formula to Fulfill Your Greatest Achievement
by Ken Poirot (Goodreads Author)
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 47 ratings 

score: 290, and 11 people voted

 

 

 

 

 

The Fred Factor: How passion in your work and life can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary
by Mark Sanborn (Goodreads Author)
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 2,497 ratings 

score: 285, and 3 people voted

 

   

 

 

 

Corporate Ninja - attract what you want and play the game to win!
by Hilary Wilson-Savage
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings 

score: 200, and 2 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

DON'T GET SCREWED WHILE GIVING A SPEECH:The World's Best Kept Public Speaking Secrets Exposed!
by Peter Fogel (Goodreads Author) (Editor)
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings 

score: 200, and 2 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

The Hope Handbook for Dads: The Search for Personal Growth
by Germany Kent
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 13 ratings 

score: 200, and 2 people voted

 

 

 

 

Make It Happen, A Healthy, Competitive Approach to Achieving Personal Success (3 Off the Tee, #2)
by Lorii Myers (Goodreads Author)
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 64 ratings 

score: 199, and 2 people voted

 

 

 

 

 

How to Find A Job: When There Are No Jobs (Book 1) A Necessary Job Search and Career Planning Guide for Today's Job Market (Find A Job Series)
by Paul Rega (Goodreads Author)
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 134 ratings 

score: 199, and 2 people voted

 

  

 

 

 

Top Secret Executive Resumes: Create the Perfect Resume for the Best Top-Level Positions
by Steven Provenzano (Goodreads Author)
4.6 of 5 stars 4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings 

score: 197, and 2 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

The Law of Success, Volume I: The Principles of Self-Mastery
by Napoleon Hill
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 201 ratings 

score: 195, and 2 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

The Dynamic Laws of Prosperity
by Catherine Ponder
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 1,225 ratings 

score: 195, and 2 people voted

 

 

 

 

 

The Science of Getting Rich
by Wallace D. Wattles
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 12,929 ratings 

score: 194, and 2 people voted

 

   

 

 

 

From Day One: CEO Advice to Launch an Extraordinary Career
by William J. White
3.48 of 5 stars 3.48 avg rating — 25 ratings 

score: 192, and 2 people voted   

 

 

 

The Stress Effect: Why Smart Leaders Make Dumb Decisions--And What to Do about It
by Henry L. Thompson
4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 17 ratings 

score: 191, and 2 people voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Leading Change
by John P. Kotter
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 8,085 ratings 

score: 180, and 2 people voted

 

 

 

 

 

The Go-Getter
by Peter B. Kyne
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 3,345 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Jonbull's Stock Guide: How to Invest Profitably in a Volatile Stock Market
by J.P. Obienugh
3.33 of 5 stars 3.33 avg rating — 9 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

Awaken Your Careerpreneur a Holistic Road Map to Climb from Your Calling to Your Career
by Alexia Vernon
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

The Catalyst of Confidence: A Simple and Practical Guide to Understanding Human Potential
by Ken Parsell (Goodreads Author)
 

 

 

 

 

The Wit and Wisdom of Steve Jobs
by Gennaro Salamone (Goodreads Author)
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 26 ratings 

 

 

 

 

The Secret Things of God: Unlocking the Treasures Reserved for You
by Henry Cloud (Goodreads Author)
 

I Quit: Working For You Isn't Working For Me
by Elizabeth Lions (Goodreads Author)
 

Intellectual Property
by Alexandre Montagu
 

Heroic Quest- A simple guide to happiness
by Philip D. Groom
 

  

Business Fitness: The Power to Success--Your Way
by Dawn G. Lennon (Goodreads Author)

 

Top Secret Resumes & Cover Letters: The 2nd Edition Career Ebook
by Steven Provenzano (Goodreads Author)
 

Do Good Well: Your Guide to Leadership, Action, and Social Innovation
by Nina Vasan (Goodreads Author)
 

Management Culture
by Denise Moreland (Goodreads Author)
  

 

 

 

Business Success Secrets, Principles, Formulas & Ethos: Your Primitive Business Guide To Giving Your Business The Greatest Chance Of Success (PrimitiveBusiness.com #2)
by Daryl Urbanski (Goodreads Author)
 

 

 

 

 

Effective Immediately: How to Fit In, Stand Out, and Move Up at Your First Real Job
by Emily Bennington
 

 

 

 

 

Career Compass
by Mohamed Ibrahim (Goodreads Author)
 

  

 

 

 

Brain Matters in Business
by Jonathan Jordan
 

 

 

 

 

Work 2.0: Nowhere to Hide
by Sergiusz Prokurat (Goodreads Author)
 

 

 

 

 

The Jetstream of Success (Intellectual Maverick, #1)
by Julian Pencilliah (Goodreads Author)
 

 

 

 

 

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff ... and it's all small stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Taking Over Your Life
by Richard Carlson
 

 

 

 

 

From Dreaming to Becoming
by Phinehas Kinuthia
 

  

 

 

 

12 Steps to Freedom: (Book 2) A Necessary Career Planning Guide for Prospering in Today's Job Market (Find A Job Series)
by Paul Rega (Goodreads Author)

 

  

 

 

 

Broadway Actors Present The Public Speaking Guide For Everyone
by Peitho (Goodreads Author)
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Never Work Again: Work Less, Earn More and Live Your Freedom
by Erlend Bakke
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 46 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Blind Trust With Open Eyes
by Dinor Adam V. Levi
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

  

 

 

 

Modern Job Search: Insider Knowledge and Strategies that Work
by Kurt Schmidt (Goodreads Author)
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Ignite Your Inner Leader: Inspire Teams, Optimise Results
by David E. Ferrers (Goodreads Author)
4.71 of 5 stars 4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

The Good Psychopath's Guide to Success
by Andy McNab
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 214 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Mind Gym: Achieve More by Thinking Differently
by Sebastian Bailey
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 48 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Headhunters Revealed!: Career Secrets for Choosing and Using Professional Recruiters
by Darrell W. Gurney (Goodreads Author)
4.25 of 5 stars 4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted   

 

 

 

 

 

Freedom from Bosses Forever
by Tony Robinson (Goodreads Author)
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

A Winner's Guide to Negotiating: How Conversation Gets Deals Done
by Molly Fletcher (Goodreads Author)
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Your Leadership Edge
by Ravinder Tulsiani (Goodreads Author)
4.44 of 5 stars 4.44 avg rating — 27 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted   

 

 

 

 

 

U Turn Your Life: 5 Simple Steps to Achieve Success – Starting Now!
by Zeeshan Raza (Goodreads Author)
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted   

 

 

 

 

 

Creating a Career Mind: Steps For Your Success
by Judy Chin
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating 

score: 100, and 1 person voted   

 

 

 

 

 

A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life
by Brian Grazer (Goodreads Author)
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 223 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Go Getter: A Modern Story That Tells You How to Be One
by Cory M. Pechtl
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

How to Succeed in Life: Learn the Best Success Principles, Ideas and Skills to Achieving Your Dreams Now
by Robert Moment
4.83 of 5 stars 4.83 avg rating — 12 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

Accounting Simplified: Simple Accounting Techniques for a Thriving Business (Accounting- Accounting Simplified Book 1)
by Sam A. Brown
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating 

score: 100, and 1 person voted   

 

 

 

Six Secrets To Six Figures
by Tami Schultz (Goodreads Author)
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted   

 

 

 

 

 

Passive Income: The Ultimate Guide To Your Financial Freedom For Life
by Michael Wire
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 28 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

How to Sell Books by the Truckload on Amazon - Power Pack!: Sell Books by the Truckload & Get Reviews by the Truckload
by Penny C. Sansevieri (Goodreads Author)
4.83 of 5 stars 4.83 avg rating — 24 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

The Perpetual Paycheck: 5 Secrets to Getting a Job, Keeping a Job, and Earning Income for Life in the Loyalty-Free Workplace
by Lori B. Rassas (Goodreads Author)
4.7 of 5 stars 4.70 avg rating — 10 ratings 

score: 100, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

On the Way: A Working Woman's Field Guide
by Robin Lake (Goodreads Author)
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating 

score: 100, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

Keys to Living Joyfully
by Sheri Kaye Hoff (Goodreads Author)
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

Blue Collar Resumes
by Steven Provenzano (Goodreads Author)
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted 

  

 

 

 

Ancient Secrets Of Lead Generation: Your Primitive Business Guide To Better Leads With Less Effort (PrimitiveBusiness.com #1)
by Daryl Urbanski (Goodreads Author)
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 12 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

Nothing Is Impossible: 7 Steps to Realize Your True Power and Maximize Your Results
by Tom Oliver
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 16 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAN-ERISMS: Disrupting Female Roles to Shift the Paradigm of Working Women
by Bethany Londyn (Goodreads Author)
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 6 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted   

 

 

 

 

 

Never Apply for a Job Again!: Break the Rules, Cut the Line, Beat the Rest
by Darrell Gurney
3.75 of 5 stars 3.75 avg rating — 16 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

How To Be Witty: The Ultimate Guide to Improving Your Wit and Building Your Social Skills (Confidence Book 1)
by Kerry Harding
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

 

Job U: How to Find Wealth and Success by Developing the Skills Companies Actually Need
by Nicholas Wyman (Goodreads Author)
4.55 of 5 stars 4.55 avg rating — 20 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking With Easy to Use Ideas, Tips and Strategies
by Robert Moment
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings 

score: 99, and 1 person voted

 

 

 

 

Living Successfully and Joyfully Every Day: 90 Days of Inspiration
by Sheri Kaye Hoff (Goodreads Author)
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 5 ratings 

score: 98, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

No Excuses, The Fit Mind-Fit Body Strategy Book (3 Off the Tee, #3)
by Lorii Myers (Goodreads Author)
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 34 ratings 

score: 98, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust & Get Extraordinary Results
by Judith E. Glaser (Goodreads Author)
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 114 ratings 

score: 98, and 1 person voted 

 

  

 

 

 

Finding the S Spot Career Pleasure Secrets for Merging Skills
by Darrell W. Gurney (Goodreads Author)
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings 

score: 98, and 1 person voted 

 

 

 

 

 

Email Marketing: Effective Email Marketing: The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Your Email Marketing Strategy
by Sam A. Brown
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings 

 

 

http://www.right.com/wps/wcm/connect/right-us-en/home/thoughtwire/categories/career-work/Books-that-the-Most-Successful-People-Read

 

 

 

Inspirational Quotes 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kevinkruse/2013/05/28/inspirational-quotes/

http://brightdrops.com/best-inspirational-quotes

http://addicted2success.com/quotes/37-inspirational-quotes-that-will-change-your-life/

 

 

 

Example: Google search “ford motor scholarships, McDonald’s scholarships, Cincinnati scholarships”

https://scholarshipowl.com/?transaction_id=1020cb61ab5c8c5f01dcf3d4d0768b&offer_id=26&affiliate_id=1020&aff_sub=OWL-Search&aff_sub2=apply-for-scholarships&aff_sub3=Paid-two

 

https://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarship-information/scholarship-websites-search-free-or-dont-search/

http://www.hercampus.com/career/money/10-best-sites-look-scholarships

Ohio University scholarship information below…

https://www.ohio.edu/financialaid/scholar/scholar_about.cfm

Ohio State University scholarship information below…

http://undergrad.osu.edu/money-matters/scholarships.html

Miami University (Oxford, OH) – scholarship information below…

http://www.miamioh.edu/admission/finaid/high-school/scholarships/miami-scholarships/index.html

NKU Scholarship information below…

http://financialaid.nku.edu/scholarships/scholarshiplist/scholarshiplist5.html

BGSU Scholarship information below…

https://www.bgsu.edu/scholarships/form.html

Wright State Univ. Scholarship information below…

http://www.wright.edu/raider-connect

 

Career Development 

http://www.successfactors.com/en_us/solutions/talent/succession-development/career-development-planning.html

http://www.pmi.org/learning/professional-development.aspx

 

Video on how to decide on a career…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UU7DxW52eMc

 

Tax Information 

http://www.wikihow.com/Do-Your-Own-Taxes

 

Helpful Book list – read up!

http://www.goodreads.com/shelf/show/career-development

 

Job shadowing programs for high school students

Book to get for job shadowing…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFUnvEGOeaM