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Must Reads for a Powerful Life and Career

Sonja Landis "paints laughter. for real."
The list author says: "Mother, Artist, and Entrepreneur. I bravely turned my life upside down because it was all wrong for me, and came out the other side... Successful, Rich, Happy, More Loving, and More Creative because of it. But I didn't do it alone. I read A LOT. I learned A LOT. I was fearful yet bold A LOT. Some people ask HOW I did it, and here's a good part of the answer!"
The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women: A Portable Mentor
The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women: A Portable Mentor
"I read this book when I got fired from ANOTHER job I hated and wasn't very good at it... and this was the start to a journey of life changes.  I was reading it the night I decided I was an Artist, and I wasn't meant to get fired from high-stress corporate jobs I hated anymore."
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
"The mack-daddy of life skills!  Check out the 8th Habit too, when you're done with this."
Purple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable--Includes new bonus chapter
Purple Cow, New Edition: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable--Includes new bonus chapter
"Ugh!  L-O-V-E this, and all by Seth Godin.  He's brilliant and had me nodding my head with every word.... I knew The Painted Laugh was indeed the Purple Cow he was referring too!"
Outliers: The Story of Success
Outliers: The Story of Success
The Answer: Grow Any Business, Achieve Financial Freedom, and Live an Extraordinary Life
The Answer: Grow Any Business, Achieve Financial Freedom, and Live an Extraordinary Life
"Do the exercises!  You'll have breakthroughs!!!"
The Last Lecture
The Last Lecture
"A guide to Life.  A guide to parenting.  A guide to communicating.  A guide to prioritizing.  A guide to recognition."
The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to Be the Artist You Truly Are
The Creative License: Giving Yourself Permission to Be the Artist You Truly Are
"It only takes your own permission..."
Spilling Open: The Art of Becoming Yourself
Spilling Open: The Art of Becoming Yourself
"The goal of life, yes???"
Brave on the Rocks: If You Don't Go, You Don't See
Brave on the Rocks: If You Don't Go, You Don't See
"Rock it, sister!"
Life Is a Verb: 37 Days To Wake Up, Be Mindful, And Live Intentionally
Life Is a Verb: 37 Days To Wake Up, Be Mindful, And Live Intentionally
"True that!  Wake up, peeps!!!"
The Principles of Uncertainty
The Principles of Uncertainty
"Cuz sometimes it is..."
The Back of the Napkin (Expanded Edition): Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures
The Back of the Napkin (Expanded Edition): Solving Problems and Selling Ideas with Pictures
"Most good ideas start here."
The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World (Perigee Book.)
The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World (Perigee Book.)
"Profoundly wise and amazing."
The Chic Entrepreneur: Put Your Business in Higher Heels
The Chic Entrepreneur: Put Your Business in Higher Heels
"The higher the better..."
The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube
The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube
"I'm a big fan of Anti 9-5 anything and I've started my own revelution with my tribe called "The Anti-Gray-Suit Campaign."  (Which I started BEFORE even seeing the name of this book!)"
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)
"Yes."
The Missing Piece
The Missing Piece
"We all feel it at times."
The Missing Piece Meets the Big O
The Missing Piece Meets the Big O
"A full-fledged relationship guide, in about 15 minutes."
Flip UltraHD Video Camera - Black, 8 GB, 2 Hours (3rd Generation)
Flip UltraHD Video Camera - Black, 8 GB, 2 Hours (3rd Generation)
"Love it."
Flip Video Tripod
Flip Video Tripod
"Handy."
Crazy Sexy Diet: Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It!
Crazy Sexy Diet: Eat Your Veggies, Ignite Your Spark, and Live Like You Mean It!
"Funny.  Smart.  Life changing.  Got me to give up cheese, which I never in my lifetime thought I would say!!!"
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, A Toltec Wisdom Book
"Deep and difficult, but all valid."
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
She...
She...
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang
"I love everything Chelsea Handler.  She is too funny, and says everything I sometimes wish I could plus a ton of things I wish I had even thought of first.  She goes against every single thing in "The Four Agreements" listed above, but in the most devilishly naughty and fun way... I mean, gimme a break.  I'm no Toltec Minister of Spirituality!  I'm much more a chic like Chelsea, in comparison."
My Horizontal Life
My Horizontal Life
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea
Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me
Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me
Bill Bryson Collector's Edition: Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
Bill Bryson Collector's Edition: Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
"I LOOOOOVE travel books, and Bill Bryson is the best.  I've had to set his books down at times because I couldn't see the words through my own laughter tears streaming down my cheeks.  True story.  I also try NOT to read these in public because I burst out laughing and it can be inappropriate, embarrassing, or both.  Also a true story."