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Some of my favorite books to help you achieve your career goals!

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Angela Duckworth

Life by the Cup: Inspiration for a Purpose-Filled Life
Zhena Muzyka

10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story
Dan Harris

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
Daniel H. Pink

 Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression

Terrence Real

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

David Graeber

Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant

Mindfulness in Action: Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness
Chogyam Trungpa

Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
Arianna Huffington

Love 2.0: Finding Happiness and Health in Moments of Connection
Barbara L. Fredrickson Ph.D.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Paperback
Susan Cain

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself Hardcover
Kristin Neff


The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter–And How to Make the Most of Them Now
Meg Jay

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
Marshall B. Rosenberg

Getting Real: Ten Truth Skills You Need to Live an Authentic Life
Ph.D. Susan Campbell

Lean in: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Sheryl Sandberg

To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others
Daniel H. Pink

Makers: The New Industrial Revolution
Chris Anderson

The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career
Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Brene Brown

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Using the Wisdom fo Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
Jon Kabat-Zin

The Money Class: Learn to Create Your New American Dream
Suze Orman

Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program
Sharon Salzberg

Malcolm Gladwell


Awakening Joy

Chip & Dan Heath

The Martha Rules
Martha Stewart

M.J. Ryan

Seth Godin

The Wise Heart
Jack Kornfield

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
Twyla Tharp

The Financially Intelligent Parent
Eileen Gallo, PhD, and Jon Gallo JD

Being Human at Work
Richard Strozzi-Heckler

Born Standing Up
Steve Martin

Perfect Madness
Judith Warner

Good In A Room
Stephanie Palmer

Delivered from Distraction
Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Md Ratey

Crazy Busy
Edward M. Hallowell

A Whole New Mind
Daniel H. Pink

The Artist’s Way : A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
Julia Cameron

The Sound of Paper
Julia Cameron

Winning With People
John C. Maxwell

Garlic and Sapphires
Ruth Reichl

China Inc.
Ted C. Fishman

The Power of Intention
Wayne W. Dyer

You Can Heal Your Life
Louise Hay

1001 Questions to Ask Before You Get Married
Monica Mendez Leahy

Crucial Conversations
Kerry Patterson

Minding the Body, Mending the Mind
Joan Borysenko

Silencing the Self: Women and Depression
Dana Crowley Jack

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
John M. Gottman, Nan Silver

Time Off for Good Behavior
Mary Lou Quinlan

The Greatness of Girls; Famous Women Talk About Growing Up
Susan Strong

Too Good For Her Own Good
Claudia Bepko

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Optimistic Child
Martin Seligman, PhD

The Ambitious Generation: America’s Teenagers, Motivated but Directionless
Dr. Barbara Schneider

Reclaiming the Fire
Dr. Steven Berglas

Your Money or Your Life
Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin

Midlife Crisis at 30
Lia Macko and Kerry Rubin

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

Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There
David Brooks

Gift from the Sea
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Good To Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Other Don’t
Jim Collins

Healing ADD : Simple Exercises That Will Change Your Daily Life
Thom Hartmann

Taming Your Gremlin
Richard David Carson & Novle Rogers

The Creative Age: Awakening Human Potential in the Second Half of Life
Gene D. Cohen, MD, PhD

Keys to the Kingdom
Alison A. Armstrong

Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconcious Mistakes Women Make that Sabotage Their Careers
Lois P. Frankel, PhD

Divorce & New Beginnings: A Complete Guide to Recovery, Solo Parenting, Co-Parenting, and Stepfamilies
Genevieve Clapp

Growing Up With Divorce: Helping Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Problems
Neil Kalter

The Good Divorce
Constance Ahrons

Quarterlife Crisis
Alexandra Robbins, Abby Wilner

Strengthsfinder 2.0
Tom Rath

Practical Intuition
Laura Day

The Ambitious Generation
Barbara Schneider, David Stevenson

The Challenging Child
Mitch Golant and Donna Corwin

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee
Wendy Mogel

What We Can’t Tell You
Kathleen Cushman

Identity Youth and Crisis
Erik H. Erikson

Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers
Michael Riera

Apprenticeship for Adulthood
Stephen Hamilton

Being Adolescent
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

The Sexy Years
Suzanne Somers

The Wisdom of Menopause
Christiane Northrup

The Trouble with Boys
Peg Tyre

Power Vs. Force
David Hawkins

The Leadership Dojo
Richard Strozzi-Heckler

101 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Married, Simple Lessons To Make Love Last
Linda and Charlie Bloom

Change Your Career: Transitioning to the Nonprofit Sector
Laura Gassner Otting

Idiot’s Guide to Money for Teens
Susan Shelley

The Way of the Superior Man
David Deida

When Everything Changed
Gail Collins

Overcoming Underearning
Barbara Stanny

Parenting without Power Struggles
Susan Stiffleman

How The Mighty Fall
Jim Collins

Emotional Freedom
Judith Orloff

The Three Marriages
David Whyte

New and Selected Poems, Volume Two
Mary Oliver