Recommended Books and Personal Development List for Coaches

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Remember, your personal development (PD) should be related to what are you STRUGGLING with. So if you have a lot of confidence, but need some help in time management, make sure to read a Time Management book first 🙂

Here are some of the top books that I recommend! The ones highlighted in BLUE are the best ones in each category I would recommend!

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Time Management / Daily Discipline

  • Eat That Frog! (Brian Tracy)
  • Take the Stairs (Rory Vaden)
  • Getting Things Done (David Allen)
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (Stephen R Covey)
  • No Excuses (Brian Tracy)
  • The ONE Thing (Gary Keller)
  • Change Anything (Kerry Patterson)
  • Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard (Chip Heath)
  • Self Discipline in 10 Days (Theodore Bryant)
  • Power of Focus (Jack Canfield)
  • Living Your Best Year ever (Darren Hardy)

Understanding Network Marketing and Entrepreneurship

  • Go Pro (Eric Worre)
  • The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster (Darren Hardy)
  • Get Over your Damn Self (Romi Neustadt)
  • 45 Second Presentation (Don Failla)
  • How to be a Network Marketing Superstar (Mary Christensen)
  • How to be a Recruiting Superstar (Mary Christensen)
  • How To Sell Network Marketing (without fear, anxiety or losing you friends!) (Michael Oliver)
  • Beachmoney- (Jordan Adler)
  • Rock Your Network Marketing Business (Sarah Robbins)
  • Your First Year in Network Marketing (Mark Yarnell)
  • Building a Network Marketing Business (Scott Welle)
  • Building Your Network Marketing Business (Jim Rohn)
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  • The Psychology of Selling (Brian Tracy)
  • FlipFlop CEO
  • Ice Breakers (Tom Schreiter)


  • Go for No! (Richard Fenton)
  • You Are a Badass (Jen Sincero)
  • The Confidence Gap (Russ Harris)
  • Rejection Proof (Jia Jiang)
  • Maximum Confidence (Jack Canfield)
  • Awaken The Giant Within (Tony Robbins)

Connecting to People & Relationships

  • How to Win Friends & Influence People (Dale Carnegie)
  • The Go Giver (Bob Berg)
  • The Go Giver Sells More (Bob Berg)
  • Personality Plus (Florence Littauer)
  • Just Listen (Mark Goulston)
  • The Fred Factor (Mark Sandborn)
  • Everybody Communicates, Few Connect (John C Maxwell)
  • Five Love Languages (Gary Chapman)


  • The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership (John C. Maxwell)
  • Failing Forward (John C. Maxwell)
  • Good Leaders ask Great Questions (John C. Maxwell)
  • Failing Forward (John C. Maxwell)
  • Developing the Leader Within (John C Maxwell)
  • Developing the Leaders Around You (John C Maxwell)
  • Tribes (Seth Godin)
  • Entreleadership (Dave Ramsey)
  • Born to Win (Zig Ziglar)
  • The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)
  • People Follow You (Jeb Blount)
  • Strengths Finder 2.0 (Tom Rath)

Consistency & Mindset

  • The Compound Effect (Darren Hardy)
  • The 10X Rule – Grant Cardone
  • The Magic of Thinking Big (David Schwartz)
  • The Slight Edge (Jeff Olsen)
  • Atomic Habits (James Clear)
  • The Miracle Equation / The Miracle Morning (Hal Elrod)
  • The 5 Second Rule (Mel Robbins)
  • Start with Why (Simon Sinek)
  • Think and Grow Rich (Napolean Hill)
  • You Can, You Will (Joel Osteen)
  • The Charge (Brenden Buchard)
  • Lifes Golden Ticket (Brenden Buchard)
  • The Power of Intention (Wayne Dyer)
  • Crush it (Gary Vaynerchuk)
  • Outperform the Norm (Scott Welle)
  • What is Your What (Steve Olsher)
  • Playing Big (Tara Mohr)
  • Girlboss (Sophia Amoruso)
  • Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work that Matters (Jon Acuff)
  • Quitter: Closing the Gap Between your Day Job and your Dream Job (Jon Acuff)
  • Every Day a Friday (Joel Osteen)
  • Living an Exceptional Life (Jim Rohn)
  • Daring Greatly (Brene Brown)
  • I Am That Girl (Alexis Jones)

Social Media

  • Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook (Gary Vaynerchuck)
  • Platform (Michael Hyatt)
  • Likeable Social Media (David Kerpen)
  • Crush It: Why Now is the Time… (Gary Vaynerchuk)

Goal Setting:

  • PUSH- Chalene Johnson
  • Goals!- Brian Tracey
  • The Desire Map- Danielle LaPorte
  • Unlimited- Jillian Michaels

Other Great Books

  • The Millionaire Next Door (Thomas Stanley) – thinking about wealth differently
  • The Power of Habit (Charles Duhigg) – understanding why and how habits are formed
  • The Richest Man in Babylon – fundamental ideas about wealth creation
  • Made to Stick (Chip Heath) – How ideas become “sticky”
  • Emotional Intellegence 2.0 (Travis Bradberry)
  • The Go Getter (Peter Kyne)

Nutrition and Clean Eating:

  • Eat Clean Recharged (Tosca Reno)
  • Made to Crave (Lysa Turkeurst)
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