Books that have inspired you

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Hello BP community!!!!

I would love to hear what business, autobiography, or real estate books (or any other subject) that have inspired you both in business and in personal growth! I just finished Shoe Dog by Phil Knight. What an incredible story! Would have never picked it up to read if it had not been a recommendation from one of the BP podcast guests (sorry, I can't remember which guest to give proper credit. @Brandon Turner might know to give credit to the source). I realized in reading that book that there is a lot to learn not just from the real estate books, I usually pick, but also from people's personal journeys in life and business. Any suggestions would be appreciated!

@Monique O'Dell

So this is a very long list, some I’ve read but this is my to read list.  All taken from the podcasts and recommended by guests.  Sorry for the formatting, I listen to the podcasts while working out or running so it’s just me randomly typing into a notepad.

The one thing book by Gary keller

The millionaire mindset

The richest man in Babylon

**** To read (personal favorites)

Abc of real estate investing (apartment investing)

Start small profit big in real estate

Building wealth one house at a time

How to landlord on autopilot

Cash flow quadrant

From 0 to 130 properties in 3.5 years

Millionaire real estate investor

Trump style negotiation

Section 8 bible

Missed fortune 101

Make it big

40 secrets to success

Estimating rehab costs (on bigger pockets) flipping book

Think and grow rich

How I turned a 1,000 into 5,000,000 by William Nickerson

The ABC's of real estate investing

Getting things done by David Allen

Numbers book

Complete guide to real estate finance for investors

Real estate investments and how to make them : by tanzer

36 hour in investing course

How I turned 1,000 to 3 million

Money academy for couples

36 other key finical measures

Free ebook

Ten commandments for real estate investors

Rich dad poor dad

David books

Trump art of the comeback

Art of the deal

Snowball warren Buffy and the business of life

The intelligent investor 1940's

Seven habits of highly effective people

Fixing and flipping real estate strategies for the post boom marketplace

Getting things done

Think and grow rich

Essential handbook for landlords

The secrets of the millionaire mind

Real leaders don't do PowerPoint

E myth and e myth revisited

How to win at the sport of business

Serious creativity

The four hour work week

The four agreements

Crush it

@Monique O'Dell perhaps not that original but the best mindset books for me were: the Four Hour Work week, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Cashflow Quadrant, Set for Life by Scott Trench and more specifically real estate: How to Invest in Real Estate by Brandon and Josh is great.

@Monique O'Dell the book that really made me change my life was "You are a BADASS" by Jen Sincero. She applies concepts from Wallace Waddles, Napoleon Hill, Robert Kiyosaki and others and buts them in a very conversational way. I listened to the audio book that she read herself. Whenever I feel myself plateau I will relisten to that or her "You are a BADASS: Making Money". Both motivate me and help me stomp down my fear and take the next M.I.N.S.!

Originally posted by @Kristi Aliaga :

@Monique O'Dell the book that really made me change my life was "You are a BADASS" by Jen Sincero. She applies concepts from Wallace Waddles, Napoleon Hill, Robert Kiyosaki and others and buts them in a very conversational way. I listened to the audio book that she read herself. Whenever I feel myself plateau I will relisten to that or her "You are a BADASS: Making Money". Both motivate me and help me stomp down my fear and take the next M.I.N.S.!

 I love the title! A definite add. Thank you!

-Total Money Makeover was financially life changing

-Think and Grow Rich is great for mindset

-How To Win Friends and Influence People for interacting with others


*bonus*


-Sapiens, a Brief History of Humankind was just so dang good I had to mention it

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