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Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form." -- Reading Lolita in Tehran,
    by Azar Nafisi

We have so many books we want to share with you ... and we will. For now, here is a list of books we think are required reading for life.

We've posted multiple links whenever multiple formats are available (Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD and Kindle Download).


  • 365+1 ways to succeed with ADHD: A whole new year's worth of tips and strategies from the world's best ADHD Coaches and Experts.
    by Laurie Dupar

    Description: 365+1 MORE Bite-Sized Tips and Strategies to Help You Succeed with ADHD! We did it again!

    After the huge success of the first 365 Ways to Succeed book, once again we asked over 80 ADHD experts and professionals from around the world and from a variety of life experiences to answer the question, “What is the most valuable tip or strategy that you know of for succeeding with ADHD?”

    The amazing responses are included in these pages! Whether you are an adult, parent, teenager or child with ADHD or an educator, coach or physician of someone with ADHD, the tips, strategies, resources and encouragement within these pages are the answers you’ve been looking for!

  • The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book
    by don Miguel Ruiz

    Format: Hardcover.
    Also Available: Paperback  and  Audio CD - Unabridged.
    Description: Sit at the foot of a native elder and listen as great wisdom of days long past is passed down. In The Four Agreements shamanic teacher and healer Don Miguel Ruiz exposes self-limiting beliefs and presents a simple yet effective code of personal conduct learned from his Toltec ancestors. Full of grace and simple truth, this handsomely designed book makes a lovely gift for anyone making an elementary change in life, and it reads in a voice that you would expect from an indigenous shaman. The four agreements are these: Be impeccable with your word. Don't take anything personally. Don't make assumptions. Always do your best. It's the how and why one should do these things that make The Four Agreements worth reading and remembering. --P. Randall Cohan

  • The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict
    Berrett-Koehler Publishers

    Format: Paperback.
    Also Available: Hardcover, Audio CD - Unabridged and Kindle Download.
    Description: What if conflicts at home, conflicts at work, and conflicts in the world stem from the same root cause? And what if individually and collectively we systematically misunderstand that cause, and unwittingly perpetuate the very problems we think we are trying to solve? Through an intriguing story of parents struggling with their troubled children and with their own personal problems, "The Anatomy of Peace" shows how to get past the preconceived ideas and self-justifying reactions that keep us from seeing the world clearly and dealing with it effectively. As one of the characters says, "A solution to the inner war solves the outer war as well." This book offers more than hope -- it shows how we can prevent the conflicts that cause so much pain in our lives and in the world.

  • The Blessing Of A Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children
    by Wendy Mogel

    Also AvailableAudio CD and Kindle Download.
    Review"Impassioned, lyrical, and eminently practical, this inspiring volume is a real treasure." --Publishers Weekly
    DescriptionEvery parent hopes their child will be self-reliant, optimistic, and well mannered, a challenge in our current culture. Clinical psychologist and Jewish educator Wendy Mogel distills the ancient teachings of the Torah, the Talmud, important Jewish thinkers, and contemporary psychological insights into nine blessings that address key parenting issues. She covers realistic expectations for each child, respect for adults, chores, mealtime battles, coping with frustration, developing independence and self-control, and resisting over-scheduling and over-indulgence. The Blessing of a Skinned Knee guides us toward effective, enlightened parenting in an increasingly speedy, material, and competitive age.

  • Play: How it Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul
  • The Tao of Pooh
    by Benjamin Hoff

    Format: Hardcover
    Also Available: Paperback BOX SET

    Review: Is there such thing as a Western Taoist? Benjamin Hoff says there is, and this Taoist's favorite food is honey. Through brilliant and witty dialogue with the beloved Pooh-bear and his companions, the author of this smash bestseller explains with ease and aplomb that rather than being a distant and mysterious concept, Taoism is as near and practical to us as our morning breakfast bowl. Romp through the enchanting world of Winnie-the-Pooh while soaking up invaluable lessons on simplicity and natural living.

  • Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
    by Seth Godin

    Tribes will make you think (really think) about the opportunities in leading your fellow employees, customers, investors, believers, hobbyists, or readers. . . . It's not easy, but it's easier than you think.

  • StrengthsFinder 2.0: A New and Upgraded Edition of the Online Test from Gallup's Now, Discover Your Strengths
  • The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It
    by Michael E. Gerber

    In this first new and totally revised edition of the 150,000-copy underground bestseller, The E-Myth, Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. He walks you through the steps in the life of a business from entrepreneurial infancy, through adolescent growing pains, to the mature entrepreneurial perspective, the guiding light of all businesses that succeed. He then shows how to apply the lessons of franchising to any business whether or not it is a franchise. Finally, Gerber draws the vital, often overlooked distinction between working on your business and working in your business. After you have read The E-Myth Revisited, you will truly be able to grow your business in a predictable and productive way.

  • E-Myth Mastery: The Seven Essential Disciplines for Building a World Class Company
    by Michael E. Gerber

    This is the book that will show you the difference between being an entrepreneur versus doing a job, how to get money when the bank won't give it to you, how to expand your customer base when big business moves in down the street, how to develop the best people when you can't afford to pay them competitive wages, how to increase the predictability of what your business is able to promise, and then how to keep that promise, every single time, no matter where you are or what you're doing.

    Mastery is a business development program that helps you turn your company into a world-class operation...into a turn-key money machine!

  • The Stake: The Making of Leaders
    by Henry Kimsey-House, David Skibbins

    Today's world requires men and women who can lead from their vision, their passion, and their deepest sense of purpose.

    These new leaders respect the preciousness of life. They know how to call forth the resourcefulness and creativity of those they lead. They hold a deep belief in their own capacity to change their world for the better.

    In The Stake, a step-by-step account of how these leaders are created, the founder of an international leadership training program has teamed up with an award-winning mystery writer.

    The result is a compelling, readable book about the development of authentic, responsible leaders.