7-Hour School Week: 35 Books to Change Your Life and The World

A Listmania! list by Andrew Chang: 7-Hour School Week and Health, Wealth, Truth "To Health, Wealth, and Truth," (Bay Area)
The list author says: "Everyone should read every single one of these 35 books. The world would be a better place if everyone had the insights and wisdom of these proven principles.

I never paid for a single academic book since I was 12. These real world books will do more for you than any other readings.

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My mission is to discover, create, and distribute the proven principles, programs, and products in health, wealth, and truth.

I am an author, trainer, and entrepreneur in health and in peak performance education. I am also a Producer, Marketer, and Trainer for Protection In Movement (free people from musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction), as well as a marketing and sales consultant for businesses. I am always interested in ways to create a world where everyone lives with purpose, passion, and peace.

When the five companies are established, franchised, and licensed by 2009, I will start the national health franchise, the global health e-commerce, and the wellness centers. I am also involved with real estate, stocks, trade, travel, hotels, retirement villages, manufacturing, mass customization, Web 2.0, mobile communication, affiliate marketing, and sustainable energy."
Tao Te Ching: A New English Version (Perennial Classics)
1.  Tao Te Ching: A New English Version (Perennial Classics) by Stephen Mitchell
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  "The Tao is the way, the truth, and the universe. Lao Tzu wrote 81 simple yet profound verses that transcended the fundamental reality of life. Life is about living in harmony with yin and yang. Without darkness, there can be no light. Too often, we struggle against the waves when we can just flow with them."
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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich
2.  The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss
The list author says:
  "Timothy Ferris shows people how to create their dream lives right now, rather than someday when they are “retired.” Tim uses outsourcing, geographic arbitrage, and performance/productivity principles to transform his life from 80 hour workweeks to 4 hour workweeks, while making as much per month  as he used to make in one year."
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Getting Everything You Can Out of All You've Got: 21 Ways You Can Out-Think, Out-Perform, and Out-Earn the Competition
3.  Getting Everything You Can Out of All You've Got: 21 Ways You Can Out-Think, Out-Perform, and Out-Earn the Competition by Jay Abraham
The list author says:
  "Jay Abraham, America’s number one marketing wizard, has helped more than 400 companies, including IBM, Microsoft, Citibank, and Charles Schwab. This book contains 21 ways to “out-think, out-perform, and out-earn the competition."
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Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't
4.  Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don't by Jim Collins
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  "Jim Collins’ classic book on creating a great company contains success principles that apply to big corporations, small clubs, and even families."
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How to Make Millions with Your Ideas: An Entrepreneur's Guide
5.  How to Make Millions with Your Ideas: An Entrepreneur's Guide by Dan S. Kennedy
The list author says:
  "This book is a Pandora Box that opens up an inspiring world of private labels, informational products, and license systems to transform your ideas into reality. Dan Kennedy is the marketing king who has helped thousands  make 7-figure incomes on a part-time, residual model."
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The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything
6.  The Art of the Start: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki
The list author says:
  "A simple yet profound guide for how anyone can achieve anything. The more we grow, the more we can help people, do what is right, and pay back society. Everyone in the world should read Guy’s strategies and techniques on presentations, pitching, business plans, marketing, and communicating."
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The Art of War
7.  The Art of War by Sun Tzu
The list author says:
  "The Art of War is the most prestigious and influential book on strategy that has ever been written. Sun Tzu showed how organizations can thrive in times of conflict and chaos by mastering five things: the way, the weather, the terrain, the leadership, and the discipline. Strategy is simply the art of making the right trade-offs. Everything we do in life has a cost-benefit."
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The E-Myth Revisited CD : Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to do about it
8.  The E-Myth Revisited CD : Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to do about it by Michael E. Gerber
The list author says:
  "The problem with small businesses is that most people work in it, rather than on it. People turn what was once a labor of love into a love of labor. They focus so much on trying to capture the moment that they stop being in the moment."
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The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal
9.  The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by James E. Loehr
The list author says:
  "Time is potential freedom. Energy gives you real liberty. The true currency of our life is not the hours, but what we put in those hours. We can systematically increase our capability and productivity by increasing our energy."
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The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
10.  The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman
The list author says:
  "Thomas Friedman brilliantly shows how the forces of globalization have connected the world in ways never possible before. The walls, ceilings, and even floors that once separated people, societies, and countries have been flattened out. Now, a single individual has more power than any other time in history."
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How to Win Friends & Influence People
11.  How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
The list author says:
  "The most essential skill to success is mastering the art of relationships. This classic book shows you how to create genuine relationships with people so that you may take power and responsibility of your life. Anyone who wants to succeed with people must master the strategies and techniques within this book."
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If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit
12.  If You Want to Write: A Book about Art, Independence and Spirit by Brenda Ueland
The list author says:
  "Carl Sandburg called this book “the best book ever written about how to write.” The art of writing is really the art of expressing yourself. We are all authors, narrators, and directors of our lives. Dare to live a story worth telling, worth  remembering, worth living…"
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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition
13.  Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition by Robert B. Cialdini
The list author says:
  "Cialdini’s classic book on influence contains universal principles that govern our every day behavior, whether we are aware of them or not! Anyone who wants to achieve anything in this world must master these rules of persuasion. This is one of the most important psychological works ever created. It shows both the science and art of success."
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Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
14.  Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time by Tahl Raz
The list author says:
  "This innovative guide contains many step-by-step techniques for growing a large network and building deep relationships (attending conferences, using pings, mastering organizational techniques, etc.) that aren’t covered by any other books in the field. It is unique in its blend of strategy, technique, and technology that integrates with our modern world and lifestyle."
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On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction
15.  On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction by William Knowlton Zinsser
The list author says:
  "Everyone can write, and everyone has to write. There is something magical about putting that abstract dream onto the concreteness of writing. The printing press and the internet revolutionized the world because it democratized information. Everyone had a chance to share their voice and to learn from others. You owe it to yourself to be the best writer you can be."
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Talking the Winner's Way: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Business and Personal Relationships
16.  Talking the Winner's Way: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Business and Personal Relationships by Leil Lowndes
The list author says:
  "This book is unique in its organization of almost 100 step-by-step tactics to improve one’s communication. Each technique takes only a few pages and a few minutes to read and practice."
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Awaken Healing Energy Through The Tao: The Taoist Secret of Circulating Internal Power
17.  Awaken Healing Energy Through The Tao: The Taoist Secret of Circulating Internal Power by Mantak Chia
The list author says:
  "Chi is the generative life force that gives us health. Mantak shows people how to develop this powerful energy flow to achieve physical, psychological, and spiritual health and balance. Chi is the most powerful healing method in the world. The Tao connects with us through chi."
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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto
18.  In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan
The list author says:
  "It is the American paradox that the more we worry about nutrition, the less healthy we seem to become. Pollan explains why this has happened and what we can do about it. Understanding the context of health is vital to understanding how to achieve it in our current circumstances."
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Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook
19.  Nancy Clark's Sports Nutrition Guidebook by Nancy Clark
The list author says:
  "This is the ONLY book on nutrition you need (besides In Defense of Health and my program). I honor and thank Nancy for writing the most complete, simple, and profound books on nutrition."
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New Power Program: New Protocols for Maximum Strength
20.  New Power Program: New Protocols for Maximum Strength by Michael Colgan
The list author says:
  "Dr. Colgan has assembled a complete guide to unleashing one’s physical power through posture, weight training, and nutrition. Dr. Colgan focuses on exercises that strengthen the actual core (obliques, rotator cuffs, etc.) for functional muscle that looks, feels, and works great!"
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The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity: A Modern Practical Guide to the Ancient Way (Fireside Books (Fireside))
21.  The Tao of Health, Sex, and Longevity: A Modern Practical Guide to the Ancient Way (Fireside Books (Fireside)) by Daniel P. Reid
The list author says:
  "This is an excellent book exploring the “balanced and comprehensive system of health care used by Chinese physicians, martial artists, and meditators for over 5,000 years” (Cover). This is one of the most concise and precise book to a fascinating field of amazing experiences you always desired, from breathing exercises to food combining, from meditating to love making, and from energy to recovery."
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Basic Economics:  A Common Sense Guide to the Economy
22.  Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy by Thomas Sowell
The list author says:
  "Understanding economics is understanding trade-offs, incentives, and how the world works. This refreshing interesting book does away with all the dry equations, graphs, and jargon of traditional textbooks to show the heart of the matter."
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One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market
23.  One Up On Wall Street: How To Use What You Already Know To Make Money In The Market by Peter Lynch
The list author says:
  "Peter Lynch, America’s number-one money manager of Fidelity’s multibillion-dollar Magellan Fund, shows the layperson how to use what they already know to outperform the “experts” and to create investments on businesses that really matter."
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Rule #1: The Simple Strategy for Successful Investing in Only 15 Minutes a Week!
24.  Rule #1: The Simple Strategy for Successful Investing in Only 15 Minutes a Week! by Phil Town
The list author says:
  "In today’s chaotic times, the only person you can rely on is yourself to create the life and the future you desire. Phil Town follows the fundamental and value analysis that have made Warren Buffet, Peter Lynch, and Benjamin Graham legendary investors. He breaks down technical details into simple methods anyone can learn and apply."
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Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom
25.  Rich Dad's Cashflow Quadrant: Rich Dad's Guide to Financial Freedom by Robert T. Kiyosaki
The list author says:
  "The employee works for someone else and values security. The self-employed works for himself and values being his own boss and doing his own thing. The business-owner creates systems and delegates work to other people, and he values freedom. The investor makes money with money, and he values freedom as well."
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The Richest Man in Babylon
26.  The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
The list author says:
  "Clason’s timeless classic is not just about how to acquire money, keep money, and make money earn more money. Rather, it is also about how to achieve personal wealth, happiness, and even meaning in this world. The use of parables and stories make this a great book for children as well."
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Man's Search for Meaning
27.  Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
The list author says:
  "Dr. Frankl went through the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps. While many gave into despair and gave up their will to live, Frankl fought on to create some meaning from these horrible experiences. He believed that anything in life can be dealt with as long as we are able to find meaning in it."
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Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life
28.  Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life by Thich Nhat Hanh
The list author says:
  "Less is More. Too often, we get so caught up in capturing the moment that we forget to be in the moment. We turn our labor of love into a love of labor. We forget that what we chase isn’t what we caught. This book is about freeing yourself from all that is meaningless, so you have space for what really matters."
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Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence
29.  Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
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  "Studies of star performers have shown that 85% of the difference in success is attributed to emotional intelligence factors rather than cognitive abilities like IQ or technical abilities. In today’s competitive world, the art of relationships is more indispensable than ever."
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Teach Yourself How To Think
30.  Teach Yourself How To Think by Edward De Bono
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  "De Bono shows us how to tap into our mind’s creative powers through lateral thinking, which is outside the box thinking. Much of what we learn in school is vertical thinking, which is logical, step-by-step thinking. In a world where the highest value comes from strategic design, from new innovations, and from revolutionary breakthroughs, only those who can think will survive."
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Think and Grow Rich!: The Original Version, Restored and Revised
31.  Think and Grow Rich!: The Original Version, Restored and Revised by Napoleon Hill
The list author says:
  "Hill was born into poverty and dedicated 25 years of his life to study and model successful men such as Charles Schwab, Theodore Roosevelt, and Henry Ford to discover the secret principles that would help the average man achieve great financial and emotional wealth."
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Unlimited Power : The New Science Of Personal Achievement
32.  Unlimited Power : The New Science Of Personal Achievement by Anthony Robbins
The list author says:
  "This book opened my eyes to the fact that perception is reality. We have to first change our thoughts, which determine our attitudes, our actions, and our life.
Anthony Robbins is the leader of leaders. He has spent his life studying and modeling the principles of success. He has helped people from all walks of life, from CEOs to homeless, from Olympians to celebrities, and from young to old."
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Lifehacker: 88 Tech Tricks to Turbocharge Your Day
33.  Lifehacker: 88 Tech Tricks to Turbocharge Your Day by Gina Trapani
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  "Lifehacker is an amazing collection of technology and productivity tips that will turbo-charge your life. There are many system tools to help automate repetitive tasks, streamline work-flow, and manage life in today’s technological age."
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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
34.  Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
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  "This is a revolutionary system that manages time and life from the bottom-up, rather than the top-down that most other productivity system uses. Allen uses a filtering method that deals with work as they come in, organizing them in various contexts and category systems for easy retrieval. David knows we can achieve stress-free productivity by using a reliable system that stores everything needed."
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Breakthrough Rapid Reading
35.  Breakthrough Rapid Reading by Peter Kump
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  "This is REQUIRED reading for everyone. There is absolutely no reason why the average college student should read at a pathetic 300 wpm. We should all be reading at 1500 wpm at the least, with high comprehension as well."
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