Top Ten Favorite Books That Will Change Your Life Forever

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    The Alchemist
    One of the first books I've ever read which was not assigned by a teacher. I couldn't let it down. It's very intriguing and inspirational. It shares a story of a shepherd boy who follows his passion. His story is a metaphor, a metaphor for why the author took so long to fulfill his own dream. It Is a book about pursuing and achieving your dreams. A great read for anyone any age.
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    The Richest Man In Babylon
    This book gives a story which teaches what you need to grow riches over time. It is a great book for business owners but the principles applies to anyone who wants to become wealthy. This one makes a great gift. It shares great advice though a story of the richest man in the richest city. It also shows how anyone can be wealthy by following a few key principles. I'ts one of the thinnest books in my bookcase and it covers the basic principles about making and keeping money.
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    Choose Yourself
    Written by James Altucher, this book is somewhat controversial, although you can open it at any page and you will find life changing advice. He shares many stories and many ways to improve your life. Great Read.
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    How To Talk To Anyone
    This book will improve your relationships. Any relationship. There is something in this book for everyone, I personally think everyone should read this book and apply it's principles. I reference this book before going into any significant social situation. ​What is great about this book is that it's content is organized by social situation, so it is very easy to find the information which you want when you want it. This is one of the books which has influenced me the most.
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    Psycho-Cybernetics
    In this book, Maxwell Maltz writes about the self image, imagination, success and failure mechanisms, and how we can use them to unlock our real personalities, become happy, and be successful in any aspect of our lives. ​He uses his past experiences with clients and shows you how to release the real you trapped inside.
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    Rich Dad, Poor Dad
    This is yet another story. It is a story of Robert Kiyosaki and how he grew up around a poor dad and a rich dad. He shares the valuable lessons which they both taught him. And he shares how he uses the principles his rich dad taught him to grow his own a fortune.
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    Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant
    ​This books shows the difference between employees, self-employees, business owners, and investors. It is a great guide as to what the 4 different mindsets are and how to work through them. It is the follow up to Rich Dad, Poor Dad.
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    Body By Science
    This book shows how you can grow muscle with limited time. By only working out a few minutes a week you can get the same, and even better results, as those who work out daily. He used his research and his training experience to come up with the best program to achieve your desired fitness results. A book which teaches you how to get fit, by working out just a few minutes a week.
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    Compelling People
    This book is packed full of concepts on what makes someone socially compelling. It is not a very entertaining book, but it lays out insights and research on how we judge each other and what we can do to become more appealing and influential. ​It is full of knowledge organized into two categories which define how we are seen and judged by those around us.
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    Motivation Manifesto
    ​Starts out a little boring, but past the first few pages it is full of great content. The principles Brendon teaches in this book will help you kick start your life and get it moving. He uses really easy to understand metaphors. This book is full of insightful nuggets of information line after line. ​It is a great read which explains personal transformation and inspires change.