Books about Motivated

  1. Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World's Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself

    by Rich Roll
    A man's inspiring journey of self-transformation, unlocking his fullest potential.

    An incredible but true account of achieving one of the most awe-inspiring midlife physical transformations ever,On the night before he was to turn forty, Rich Roll experienced a chilling glimpse of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  2. One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way

    by Robert Maurer
    Achieve big goals through small, incremental steps using the Japanese philosophy of Kaizen.

    Introducing the practical and inspirational guide to incorporating Kaizen and its powerful principles into one's daily life. Rooted in the two thousand-year-old wisdom of the Tao Te Ching–"The ... (Goodreads)

  3. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

    by Carol S. Dweck
    Examining the impact of mindset on achievement, and strategies to cultivate a growth mindset for success.

    A newer edition of this book can be found, here., After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the ... (Goodreads)

  4. The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change

    by Adam Braun
    A young man's journey from a privileged life to founding Pencils of Promise, a nonprofit that builds schools in developing countries.

    The riveting New York Times bestseller about a young man who built more than 250 schools around the world—and the steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. Adam Braun began ... (Barnes & Noble)

  5. The Magic of Thinking Big

    by David J. Schwartz
    A guide to achieving success by shifting one's attitude and outlook on life.

    The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and ... (Goodreads)

  6. The Alchemist

    by Paulo Coelho
    A shepherd boy's journey to fulfill his destiny, guided by mysterious forces.

    The Alchemist follows the journey of an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago. Believing a recurring dream to be prophetic , he asks a Gypsy fortune teller in the nearby town about its meaning. The ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Law of Attraction: The Science of Attracting More of What You Want and Less of What You Don't

    by Michael J. Losier
    A guide to using the Law of Attraction to manifest desires and achieve goals by changing thought patterns and emotions.

    The Secret, opened the world to the power of positive thinking. Now,, Law of Attraction, will guide you through every step toward getting the life you've always desired — and deserved. , Have you ... (Barnes & Noble)

  8. The 4-Hour Workweek

    by Timothy Ferriss
    A guide to creating a lifestyle of financial and personal freedom by optimizing work and lifestyle.

    What do you do? Tim Ferriss has trouble answering the question. Depending on when you ask this controversial Princeton University guest lecturer, he might answer: "I race motorcycles in Europe." "I ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Go-Getter

    by Peter B. Kyne
    A young war veteran goes to great lengths to secure a job, impressing his employer with his determination and resourcefulness.

    2017 Reprint of 1921 Edition. Ever since its first printing in 1921,, The Go-Getter, has inspired employees and entrepreneurs to take initiative, increase their productivity, and excel against the ... (Barnes & Noble)

  10. The Greatest Salesman in the World

    by Og Mandino
    A parable of success and fulfillment through self-discipline and faith.

    The Greatest Salesman in the World is a book that serves as a guide to a philosophy of salesmanship, and success, telling the story of Hafid, a poor camel boy who achieves a life of abundance. If ... (Goodreads)

  11. Crazy Sexy Diet: Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It!

    by Kris Carr
    A guide to healthy eating and lifestyle choices, emphasizing plant-based diets and holistic wellness practices.

    On the heels of Kris Carr’s best-selling cancer survival guidebooks and her acclaimed TLC documentary comes her new journey into a realm vital to anyone’s health. Infused with her signature sass, wit ... (Goodreads)

  12. As a Man Thinketh

    by James Allen
    A philosophical work about the power of thought and its potential for unlocking one's inner greatness.

    James Allen was an inspired spiritual mind; whose work was so highly applicable that many consider him the father of the self-help book genre. As an orphan, Allen had a difficult life and learned to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  13. Los Secretos de la Mente Millonaria: Como Dominar el Juego Interior de A Riqueza

    by T. Harv Eker
    An examination of the psychology of wealth, outlining strategies to build financial success.

    Secrets of the Millionaire Mind reveals the missing link between wanting success and achieving it! Have you ever wondered why some people seem to get rich easily, while others are destined for a life ... (Goodreads)

  14. Unlimited Power: The New Science Of Personal Achievement

    by Anthony Robbins
    Step-by-step guide to creating a life of success and fulfillment through mastery of one's own mind.

    Anthony Robbins fornisce in questo libro un insieme di strumenti pratici tali da rendere l'individuo capace di iniziative concrete nonostante eventuali paure; e la capacità di fare tutto ciò che ... (Goodreads)

  15. The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

    by Ken Robinson
    A guide to unlocking true potential, exploring the power of passion and creative expression.

    From one of the world's leading thinkers and speakers on creativity and self-fulfillment, a breakthrough book about talent, passion, and achievement The element is the point at which natural talent ... (Goodreads)

  16. The Noticer: Sometimes, All a Person Needs Is a Little Perspective

    by Andy Andrews
    A mysterious figure helps people gain clarity and perspective on their life's challenges.

    A New York Times Bestseller, Your chance to regroup, take a breath, and begin your life again awaits in the simple wisdom and heartwarming story of a man named Jones., Orange Beach, Alabama, is a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  17. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny

    by Robin S. Sharma
    A spiritual journey of self-discovery, learning to live life to its fullest.

    Wisdom to Create a Life of Passion, Purpose, and Peace This inspiring tale provides a step-by-step approach to living with greater courage, balance, abundance, and joy. A wonderfully crafted fable, ... (Goodreads)

  18. Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

    by Greg McKeown
    An exploration of the power of focus and clarity of purpose to create a more meaningful, productive life.

    Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin? Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized? Are you often busy but not productive? Do you feel like your time is constantly being ... (Goodreads)

  19. Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?

    by Seth Godin
    Exploring how to unlock potential, create value and become indispensable to an organization.

    In bestsellers such as Purple Cow and Tribes , Seth Godin taught readers how to make remarkable products and spread powerful ideas. But this book is about you—your choices, your future, and your ... (Goodreads)

  20. Gung Ho!

    by Kenneth H. Blanchard
    A humorous and insightful story about a failing American car plant that turns around with the help of a Japanese management style.

    Here is an invaluable management tool that outlines foolproof ways to increase productivity by fostering excellent morale in the workplace. It is a must-read for everyone who wants to stay on top in ... (Barnes & Noble)

  21. The Dream Giver

    by Bruce H. Wilkinson
    A young Nobody embarks on a journey to fulfill his Big Dream, facing obstacles and discovering his true identity along the way.

    Bestselling author Bruce Wilkinson shows how to identify and overcome the obstacles that keep millions from living the life they were created for. He begins with a compelling modern-day parable about ... (Barnes & Noble)

  22. Emotional Intelligence 2.0

    by Travis Bradberry
    Exploring how to use emotional intelligence to achieve success and build stronger relationships.

    "Emotional Intelligence 2.0 succinctly explains how to deal with emotions creatively and employ our intelligence in a beneficial way." –THE DALAI LAMA For the first time ever in a book, TalentSmart's ... (Goodreads)

  23. Principles: Life and Work

    by Ray Dalio
    A practical guide to achieving success through self-awareness and understanding of life principles.

    Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique ... (Goodreads)

  24. No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks

    by Ed Viesturs
    A gripping account of Ed Viesturs' journey to climb the world's 14 highest peaks without supplemental oxygen.

    This gripping and triumphant memoir follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time. For eighteen years Ed Viesturs pursued ... (Goodreads)

  25. Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

    by Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders' political memoir and call to action for a progressive political revolution in America.

    Throughout the Presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders galvanized voters with his progressive platform and vision for America. In the book, Sanders shares experiences from the campaign trail and ... (Goodreads)

  26. 48 Days to the Work You Love

    by Dan Miller
    A practical guide to finding fulfilling work in 48 days, through self-discovery, networking, and entrepreneurship.

    48 Days to the Work You Love is not so much about finding a new job. It is more about learning who we are really called to be. According to the author, failing to make that fundamental discovery is ... (Goodreads)

  27. Acres of Diamonds

    by Russell H. Conwell
    A motivational speech turned book about finding wealth and success within one's own community and resources.

    Through the present book, Acres of diamonds, the renowned American Baptist minister, orator, philanthropist, lawyer and writer Russell Conwell tells us how success is a spiritual idea-thee result of ... (Goodreads)

  28. Utopia for Realists: How We Can Build the Ideal World

    by Rutger Bregman
    Explores bold ideas to improve the world, promoting a revolutionary shift in thinking.

    Universal basic income. A 15-hour workweek. Open borders. Does it sound too good to be true? One of Europe's leading young thinkers shows how we can build an ideal world today. "A more politically ... (Goodreads)

  29. The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success

    by Andy Andrews
    A journey of self-discovery and personal growth, identifying the power of making wise decisions.

    National Bestseller—,New York Times,, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, What makes the difference between failure and success? The Traveler’s Gift offers a modern day parable of one ... (Goodreads)

  30. Battlefield Of The Mind: Winning The Battle In Your Mind

    by Joyce Meyer
    A guide to understanding and overcoming negative thoughts, emotions and habits to achieve peace and joy.

    Worry, doubt, confusion, depression, anger and feelings of condemnation: all these are attacks on the mind. If readers suffer from negative thoughts, they can take heart! Joyce Meyer has helped ... (Goodreads)

  31. المهمة غير المستحيلة

    by أحمد خيري العمري

    مع هذا العنوان الضخم يدخل الكاتب عوالم أفكارنا فيناقشنا، ويأخذ بأيدينا نحو برٍّ لم تطأه أقدامنا من قبل.. يناقشنا في فكرة طالما جالت في خفايا نفوسنا: لماذا نصلي؟ إنه إبحار عميق لاستخراج الدوافع ... (Goodreads)

  32. Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose

    by Tony Hsieh
    A business leader's journey from success to significance, showing how to build a corporate culture of happiness.

    You want to learn about the path that we took at Zappos to get to over $1 billion in gross merchandise sales in less than ten years. You want to learn about the path I took that eventually led me to ... (Goodreads)

  33. It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want To Be

    by Paul Arden
    A series of short lessons for success, inspiring creativity and positive thinking.

    It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want to Be, is a handbook of how to succeed in the world: a pocket bible for the talented and timid alike to help make the unthinkable thinkable and the ... (Goodreads)

  34. Spontaneous Healing

    by Andrew Weil
    Dr. Weil explores the body's innate ability to heal itself and offers practical advice on how to enhance this natural process.

    The body can heal itself. Spontaneous healing is not a miracle but a fact of biology–the result of the natural healing system that each one of us is born with. Drawing on fascinating case histories ... (Goodreads)

  35. Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

    by Martin E.P. Seligman
    A guide to developing an optimistic outlook and mental strength to overcome life's challenges.

    Known as the father of the new science of positive psychology, Martin E.P. Seligman draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enchances the quality of life, and ... (Goodreads)

  36. Eat to Live: The Revolutionary Formula for Fast and Sustained Weight Loss

    by Joel Fuhrman
    Explores how to lose weight through nutrition and lifestyle changes.

    When Mehmet Oz or any of New York's leading doctors has a patient whose life depends on losing weight, they call on Joel Fuhrman, M.D. In EAT TO LIVE, Dr. Fuhrman offers his healthy, effective, and ... (Goodreads)

  37. The Rainbow Troops

    by Andrea Hirata
    A story of 10 children in a small Indonesian village, their struggles and triumphs.

    Begitu banyak hal menakjubkan yang terjadi dalam masa kecil para anggota Laskar Pelangi. Sebelas orang anak Melayu Belitong yang luar biasa ini tak menyerah walau keadaan tak bersimpati pada mereka. ... (Goodreads)

  38. Make Good Art

    by Neil Gaiman
    A commencement speech turned into a book, inspiring creatives to pursue their passions and make good art no matter the obstacles.

    In May 2012, bestselling author Neil Gaiman delivered the commencement address at Philadelphia’s University of the Arts, in which he shared his thoughts about creativity, bravery, and strength. He ... (Goodreads)

  39. Do the Work

    by Steven Pressfield
    A practical guide to overcoming resistance and completing creative projects. Encourages action and persistence in the face of self-doubt and fear.

    Do the Work Our enemy is not lack of preparation; it's not the difficulty of the project, or the state of the marketplace or the emptiness of our bank account. The enemy is resistance. The enemy is ... (Goodreads)

  40. Who Will Cry When You Die?

    by Robin S. Sharma
    A guide to living a fulfilling life, with practical advice on how to achieve success and happiness.

    Would you like to replace that empty feeling inside you with a deep sense of peace, passion, and purpose? Are your hoping that your life will not only be successful but significant? Are you ready to ... (Goodreads)

  41. Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think

    by Peter H. Diamandis
    An optimistic look at the future, exploring how humanity's greatest challenges can be solved.

    Providing abundance is humanity’s grandest challenge—this is a book about how we rise to meet it. We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman and child on the planet. ... (Goodreads)

  42. Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

    by William H. McRaven
    Collection of inspiring stories and life lessons that show how small actions can have a huge impact.

    Based on a Navy SEAL's inspiring graduation speech, this #1, New York Times, bestseller of powerful life lessons "should be read by every leader in America" (,Wall Street Journal,). If you want to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  43. The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

    by Jack Canfield
    A comprehensive guide to personal success, providing practical advice and tips for achieving goals.

    Jack Canfield, cocreator of the phenomenal bestselling, Chicken Soup for the Soul,® series, turns to the principles he's studied, taught, and lived for more than 30 years in this practical and ... (Goodreads)

  44. The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life: Before 8AM

    by Hal Elrod
    A system of habits to help you become the best version of yourself.

    What if you could miraculously wake up tomorrow and any—or every area of your life was transformed? What would be different? Would you be happier? Healthier? More successful? In better shape? Would ... (Goodreads)

  45. Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness

    by Scott Jurek
    A professional runner's story of pushing physical and mental boundaries to become a champion ultramarathoner.

    For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force—and darling—in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. Until recently he held the American 24-hour record and he was one of the ... (Goodreads)

  46. The 5 Levels of Leadership: Proven Steps to Maximize Your Potential

    by John C. Maxwell
    A guide to developing leadership skills through five levels of personal growth and professional development.

    Use this helpful book to learn about the leadership tools to fuel success, grow your team, and become the visionary you were meant to be. True leadership isn't a matter of having a certain job or ... (Barnes & Noble)

  47. The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter—And How to Make the Most of Them Now

    by Meg Jay
    Guidance for millennials on navigating the tumultuous decade of their twenties.

    Our "thirty-is-the-new-twenty" culture tells us that the twentysomething years don't matter. Some say they are an extended adolescence. Others call them an emerging adulthood. But thirty is not the ... (Goodreads)

  48. The Amazing Power of Deliberate Intent

    by Esther Hicks
    A guide to using the law of attraction to manifest desires and live a fulfilling life.

    This leading-edge book by Esther and Jerry Hicks, who present the teachings of the Non-Physical entity Abraham, is about having a deliberate intent for whatever you want in life, while at the same ... (Goodreads)

  49. The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy

    by Jon Gordon
    Learn how to create a positive and energizing environment, and become a leader who can inspire and motivate.

    The Energy Bus , an international best seller by Jon Gordon, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, ... (Goodreads)

  50. The Present: The Secret to Enjoying Your Work and Life, Now!

    by Spencer Johnson
    A parable about a young man's journey to find happiness and success by living in the present moment.

    For over two decades, Spencer Johnson has been inspiring readers with his simple yet profound stories of the challenges we face in these times of unprecedented change. The Present is an engaging ... (Goodreads)

  51. What Color Is Your Parachute? A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers

    by Richard Nelson Bolles
    A guide to the art of job-hunting and career-changing, providing insightful advice and strategies.

    A favourite of job hunters and career changers for more than three decades, it continues to be a mainstay on best-seller lists, from to BusinessWeek to the New York Times, where it has ... (Goodreads)

  52. Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It

    by Kelly Gallagher
    A critique of the American education system's approach to teaching reading and suggestions for how to improve it.

    Read-i-cide, n: The systematic killing of the love of reading, often exacerbated by the inane, mind-numbing practices found in schools. Reading is dying in our schools. Educators are familiar with ... (Goodreads)

  53. Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It

    by Gabriel Wyner
    A guide to learning a new language efficiently and effectively, using memory techniques and personalized learning strategies.

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • For anyone who wants to learn a foreign language, this is the method that will finally make the words stick. “A brilliant and thoroughly modern guide to learning new ... (Barnes & Noble)

  54. The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion

    by Elle Luna
    A guide to finding one's true calling and pursuing it with passion and purpose, rather than settling for societal expectations.

    There are two paths in life: Should & Must. We arrive at this crossroads over and over again, and every day. And we get to choose. Starting out or starting over, making a career change or making a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  55. The 3 Mistakes of My Life

    by Chetan Bhagat
    Three friends start a business, but their dreams and lives are shattered by natural disasters and religious conflict.

    In late-2000, a young boy in Ahmedabad called Govind dreamt of having a business. To accomodate his friends Ish and Omi's passion, they open a cricket shop. Govind's wants to make money and thinks ... (Goodreads)

  56. The 4 Disciplines of Execution: Achieving Your Wildly Important Goals

    by Chris McChesney
    A guide to achieving goals through focus, discipline, and accountability. Provides a framework for executing on important objectives.

    “,The 4 Disciplines of Execution, is a book every leader should read.” —Clayton Christensen, Professor, Harvard Business School, and author of, The Innovator’s Dilemma, For fans of, Good to Great, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  57. Up from Slavery

    by Booker T. Washington
    Autobiographical account of a former slave's journey to success and educational reform.

    Booker T. Washington, the most recognized national leader, orator and educator, emerged from slavery in the deep south, to work for the betterment of African Americans in the post Reconstruction ... (Goodreads)

  58. The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It

    by Kelly McGonigal
    Stress can be beneficial if we change our mindset and use it to our advantage. McGonigal provides practical strategies to manage stress effectively.

    The author of, The Willpower Instinct, delivers a controversial and groundbreaking new book that overturns long-held beliefs about stress. More than forty-four percent of Americans admit to losing ... (Goodreads)

  59. Today Matters: 12 Daily Practices to Guarantee Tomorrow's Success

    by John C. Maxwell
    A guide to help readers prioritize daily actions and habits to achieve long-term success and personal growth.

    Most of us look at our days in the wrong way: We exaggerate yesterday. We overestimate tomorrow. We underestimate today. The truth is that the most important day you will ever experience is today. ... (Goodreads)

  60. The Art of Possibility

    by Rosamund Stone Zander
    A transformative guide to unlocking creativity and possibility in all aspects of life, through shifting perspectives and embracing the power of possibility.

    Presenting twelve breakthrough practices for bringing creativity into all human endeavors, The Art of Possibility is the dynamic product of an extraordinary partnership. The Art of Possibility ... (Goodreads)

  61. MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

    by Anthony Robbins
    A step-by-step guide to financial freedom, outlining proven strategies to help achieve financial goals.

    Tony Robbins has coached and inspired more than 50 million people from over 100 countries. More than 4 million people have attended his live events. Oprah Winfrey calls him super-human. Now for the ... (Goodreads)

  62. Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body

    by Michael Matthews
    A guide to building a muscular and lean physique through science-based nutrition and exercise strategies.

    Bigger Leaner Stronger: The Simple Science of Building the Ultimate Male Body By Michael Matthews ... (Barnes & Noble)

  63. Choose Yourself: Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream

    by James Altucher
    A guide to taking back control of one's life, using unconventional wisdom and personal power.

    The world is changing. Markets have crashed. Jobs have disappeared. Industries have been disrupted and are being remade before our eyes. Everything we aspired to for “security,” everything we thought ... (Goodreads)

  64. The Strangest Secret

    by Earl Nightingale
    The key to success is to think positively and set clear goals. By doing so, anyone can achieve their dreams.

    An unabridged edition to include the text from both the audio and subsequent video version of Earl Nightingale's 'The Strangest Secret,' considered one of the greatest motivational works ever ... (Barnes & Noble)

  65. The 10x Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure

    by Grant Cardone
    An inspirational guide to achieving success, through a commitment to massive action.

    Achieve "Massive Action" results and accomplish your business dreams! While most people operate with only three degrees of action-no action, retreat, or normal action-if you're after big goals, you ... (Goodreads)

  66. What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20

    by Tina Seelig
    Practical advice for young adults to navigate their careers and personal lives, emphasizing creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

    Major life transitions such as leaving the protected environment of school or starting a new career can be daunting. It is scary to face a wall of choices, knowing that no one is going to tell us ... (Goodreads)

  67. Success Through a Positive Mental Attitude

    by Napoleon Hill
    A guide to achieving success through cultivating a positive mental attitude and overcoming negative thoughts and beliefs.

    The bestselling self-help classic that has helped millions—promoting positive mental attitude as a key to personal success. Your mind has a secret invisible talisman. On one side is emblazoned the ... (Goodreads)

  68. Wishes Fulfilled: Mastering the Art of Manifesting

    by Wayne W. Dyer
    A guide to manifesting your desires through the power of intention and aligning with the universe.

    This book is dedicated to your mastery of the art of realizing all your desires. The greatest gift you have been given is the gift of your imagination. Everything that now exists was once imagined. ... (Goodreads)

  69. Running Like a Girl

    by Alexandra Heminsley
    A memoir of a woman's journey from a non-runner to a marathon finisher, exploring the physical and mental challenges of running.

    In her twenties, Alexandra Heminsley spent more time at the bar than she did in pursuit of athletic excellence. When she decided to take up running in her thirties, she had grand hopes for a blissful ... (Goodreads)

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