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I’ve completely changed my life over the last few years through podcasts and books.

For this reason, I’m keeping a running list of the best books I recommend and that have been recommended to me.

I’ve broken down my book list into categories below.

🌱 The Items in BOLD are the books that I have personally read and would recommend.

🌱 The Items in ITALIC, are the books that have been recommended to me, which are on my list to read.

Here’s a look…

Personal Growth + Mindset

🌱 A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckart Tolle

🌱 As A Man Thinketh by James Allen

🌱 Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help YouFind – and Keep – Love by Amir Levine and Rachel Heller

🌱 Awaken The Giant Within: How to Take Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Destiny by Tony Robbins

🌱 Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

🌱 Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life by Henry Cloud

🌱 Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr. Joe Dispenza

🌱 Chasing Slow: Courage to Journey Off the Beaten Path by Erin Loechner

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

🌱 Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown

🌱 Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

🌱 How Good People Make Tough Choices by Rushworth Kidder

🌱 Just Listen: Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone by Mark Goulston

🌱 Necessary Endings by Henry Cloud

🌱 On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Zinsser

🌱 The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential by John Maxwell

🌱 The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

🌱 The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhart Tolle

🌱 The Universe Has Your Back: Transform Fear to Faith by Gabrielle Bernstein

🌱 Today Matters: 12 Daily Practices to Guarantee Tomorrow’s Success by John Maxwell

🌱 Way Of The Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives by Dan Millman

🌱 Power vs. Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior by Dr. David R. Hawkins

🌱 The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy

🌱 Get Your Sh*t Together: How to stop worrying about what you should do so you can finish what you need to do and start doing what you want to do by Sarah Knight

🌱 The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F**k by Sarah Knight

🌱 Believe that You Can by Jentezen Franklin

🌱 You Can, You Will: 8 Undeniable Qualities of a Winner by Joel Osteen

🌱 The Psychology of Selling: Increase Your Sales Faster and Easier Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy

🌱 I Know What to Do, So Why Don’t I Do It?: The New Science of Self-Discipline by Nick Hall

🌱 The Secrets of the Power of Intention by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

🌱 The Stories We Tell Ourselves: Stop Jumping to Conclusions. Free Yourself from Anxiety. Transform Your Relationships by R. Scott Gornto

🌱 The Ultimate Marianne Williamson Library by Marianne Williamson

🌱 The Ten Bridges of Transformation by Marianne Williamson

🌱 The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want by Dave Kerpen


🌱 Be Obsessed Or Be Average by Grant Cardone

🌱 Crush It: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk

🌱 Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

🌱 How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

🌱 Living the 80/20 Way: Work Less, Worry Less, Succeed More, Enjoy More by Richard Koch

🌱 Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

🌱 Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

🌱 REWORK by Jason Fried

🌱 Secrets of Dynamic Communication: Prepare with Focus, Deliver with Clarity, Speak with Power by Ken Davis

🌱 The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone

🌱 The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) by Seth Godin

🌱 The Path To Prosperity by James Allen

🌱 The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness by Jeff Olsen

🌱 The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be by Jack Canfield

🌱 Willpower Doesn’t Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success by Benjamin Hardy

🌱 Failing Forward by John C. Maxwell

🌱 The Chimp Paradox: The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness by Prof Steve Peters

🌱 The Inner Game of Selling: Mastering the Hidden Forces That Determine Your Success by Ron Willingham

🌱 Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

🌱 Girl, Stop Apologizing (Audible Exclusive Edition): A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals by Rachel Hollis

🌱 Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis


Network Marketing

🌱 The A.P.P.L.E. Principle: 5 Daily Actions That Lead to Success in Network Marketing by Chris D. Estes

🌱 Be a Recruiting Superstar by Mary Christensen

🌱 Be a Network Marketing Superstar: The One Book You Need to Make More Money than You Ever Thought Possible by Mary Christensen

🌱 Be a Network Marketing Leader: Build a Community to Build Your Empire by Mary Christensen

🌱 Ice Breakers! How To Get Any Prospect To Beg You For A Presentation by Tom “Big Al” Schreiter

🌱 How to Get Instant Trust, Belief, Influence, and Rapport!: 13 Ways to Create Open Minds by Talking to the Subconscious Mind by Tom “Big Al” Schreiter

🌱 How to Prospect, Sell, and Build Your Network Marketing Business with Stories by Tom “Big Al” Schreiter

🌱 Big Al’s MLM Sponsoring Magic: How to Build a Network Marketing Team Quickly by Tom “Big Al” Schreiter

🌱 Start SuperNetworking!: 5 Simple Steps to Creating Your Own Personal Networking Group by Keith Schreiter and Tom “Big Al” Schreiter

🌱 The Four Color Personalities for MLM: The Secret Language For Network Marketing by Tom “Big Al” Schreiter

🌱 How to Follow Up with Your Network Marketing Prospects: Turn Not Now into Right Now! by Keith Schreiter and Tom “Big Al” Schreiter

🌱 51 Ways and Places to Sponsor New Distributors: Discover Hot Prospects for Your Network Marketing Business by Keith Schreiter and Tom “Big Al” Schreiter

🌱 Be a Direct Selling Superstar: Achieve Financial Freedom for Yourself and Others as a Direct Sales Leader by Mary Christensen

🌱 The Miracle Morning for Network Marketers: Grow Yourself First to Grow Your Business Fast by Hal Elrod, Pat Petrini, and Honoree Corder

🌱 Building an Empire: The Most Complete Blueprint to Building a Massive Network Marketing Business by Brian Carruthers

🌱 Freakishly Effective Social Media for Network Marketing: How to Stop Wasting Your Time on Things That Don’t Work and Start Doing What Does! by Ray Higdon, Jessica Higdon

🌱 The Complete Three-Book Network Marketing Leadership Series by Tom “Big Al” Schreiter,
Keith Schreiter

🌱 Get Over Your Damn Self: The No-BS Blueprint to Building a Life-Changing Business by Romi Neustadt

Time Management + Productivity

Hope you enjoy these books as much as I do!


– Nefe

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Nefe Oguntoye

Hi everyone, I'm Nefe. I'm a accountant turned lifestyle entrepreneur. I help high achieving men and women (like you) love their lives as much as they thought they would when they were kids. We focus on having a fulfilling career, creating more time, reducing stress, making more money, increasing self-confidence, building online businesses, and strengthening relationships. I'm designing my dream life, and my goal is to help you design yours. XoXo

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