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What Book Or books that changed your life

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  1. ahmedEL

    ahmedEL Junior Member

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    Hi
    Can you share with us wich motivational book that changed your life in IM world !!
     
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  2. redarrow

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    Html, php, seo, css , for dummies

    All got me a degree in computers .

    They where all my introduction to computers and it all worked

    Even today i read them before going deep into a subject .

    The books are basic but when you mastered every word then move onto more in depth books ...
     
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  3. Pokergamer

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    Yes. Coding books are good
     
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  4. redarrow

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    Bibble books are fantastic aswell

    Php Bible
    Html bible
    Xhtml bible
    Css bible
    Javascript bible
    Apache bible
    Windows server bible

    Fantastic books more in depth to dummie books ....

    Afther them books i move onto video tutorials.

    I do this a lot as i learn , currently done bootstarap ....

    Master in css6 with html5
     
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    brian tracy's psychology of success/achievement
    i was listening to this audiobook while working at my dull day job back in 2011
    motivated me to quit & go full time in IM
     
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    When threads like these pop up on forums I always give the same answer "The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron.

    She was engaged to Martin Scorcese at one point and wrote this book as a 12-week course in creativity.

    I read it for the first time 15 years ago and it did change my life and I still use the key technique in the book most days.

    It is called the morning pages. Every morning as soon as you get up, using a pen and paper, you write 3 pages of stream of consciousness thoughts. YOU DO NOT PAUSE OR STOP WRITING UNTIL THE 3 PAGES ARE DONE.

    This helps ideas flow, so you will probably write something like this "so then after work I will work on my website, and that's it, I'm not sure what to write now, what was that noise, oh it is just my neighbour, oh yes, that's right I have to install that new software later on too..."

    Ideas like the new software will pop into your head and you will write them down, you will soon start to recognise these little ideas and actions you need to take. Write them on your to-do list and do them.

    There is a whole lot more to the book, exercises on inspiring your creativity, on finances etc. But it is the morning pages that are most important.

    I think this idea of morning pages is used in many areas nowadays such as productivity in industry/commerce but I think she popularised it.
     
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    I love the Alchemist by paolo coelho the audiobook on you tube is even better than reading it!
     
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    who wrote that book? lol
     
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    Fuck all that motivational bullshit. That doesn't last.

    Look into philosophy and psychology if you want answers on motivation.

    Let me save you years of research:

    Your "motivation" will last forever once you find a mode of being that's so meaningful, that the fact that life is suffering becomes irrelevant.
     
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    LOL
     
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    A number of documentaries made me realize that wealth isn't some mysterious thing that only the lucky few achieve. To change something, first you must change yourself and your outlook on life. Successful people put their thoughts into action instead of just sitting around over-analyzing everything. Not taking action is worse than going into things blind, because doing things for the first time will teach you things you otherwise wouldn't have known.

    The Millionaire Fastlane helped ingrain these thoughts into my head.

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    I may not make millions with my YouTube channel, but I am certain that I'll be better off than I was.

    EDIT: Posted this in the wrong thread before, lmao.
     
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    Who Moved My Cheese?
    (1998) Spencer Johnson

    If you don't want to buy it;

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    It didn't change my life, I just enjoyed reading it.
     
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    Digital Marketing:
    1. Ultimate Guide to Local Business Marketing by Perry Marshall
    2. Free: How Today's Smartest Businesses Profit by Giving Something for Nothing by Chris Anderson
    3. Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy

    Business:

    1. The E-Myth Revisited
    2. SPIN Selling
    3. Go for No! : Yes Is the Destination, No Is How You Get There

    Spirituality:
    1. Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle (Stillness Speaks and Practicing the Power of the Now is just as good)
    2. Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz (Beyond Fear, Mastery of Love, and Voice of Knowledge is just as good)
    3. Loving What Is by Byron Katie
     
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    LAMFO!!!

    re OP: my book is: 4 hours work per week tim ferries
     
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    1.Snakes in Suits by Robert Hare
    2.How to influence people and win friends by Dale Carnage
    3.4-hour Work Week by Tim Ferris

    These are some of the books that I will read again with pleasure.
    Then there is a big list of tech books that literally change my life.
     
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    Four Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz

    The 50th Law by Robert Greene
    48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
    The 33 Strategies of War by Robert Greene
    The Art of seduction by Robert Greene

    7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
     
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