#124: The Secret Book List That Changed My Life [Podcast]

So what books have you read that changed you? This show is about my list of some of the life-changing books I have read.

Bookshelf in library

Some of them may surprise you.


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Spiritual Foundations:

How many times have you tried to lose weight, or quit smoking, or change some bad habit? Did you use willpower? How did that work out?

Most will end up going overboard and binging on food cigarettes, sex, or whatever their “bad habit” was. Often you end up worse off that you were to start with. The reason is: you tried to do it on your own. God's promise is that he works in you both to do and will for his good pleasure.

Repeat after me: “God, I can't do this, but you can!”Feature Segment: How to Write Emails That Get Response

Feature Presentation: The Secret Book List That Changed My Life

“You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.”
Charlie “Tremendous” Jones

  1. Jesus Manifesto by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola
  2. Destined to Reign by Joseph Prince
  3. Unmerited Favor by Joseph Prince
  4. Business For The Glory Of God by Wayne Grudem
  5. 80/20 Sales and Marketing by Perry Marshall
  6. The Alchemist Paulo Coelho
  7. The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan
  8. The Purpose Driven Church by Rick Warren
  9. Do the Work by Steven Pressfield
  10. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
  11. Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield
  12. Platform by Michael Hyatt
  13. Accidental Genius: Using Wiring to Generate Your Best Ideas, Insight, and Content by Mark Levy
  14. Secrets of Dynamic Communications: Prepare With Focus, Deliver with Clarity, Speak with Power by Ken Davis
  15. The Stormlight Chronicles by Brandon Sanderson (Way of Kings, Words of Radiance)
  16. The Codex Alera series by Jim Butcher
  17. The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss (The Name of the Wind, The Wise Man's Fear)

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Question: So how about you? What books are on your list? Click here to leave your comments.

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Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at RayEdwards.com.