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What Makes the Great Great

Part vocational pep rally, part how-to book, What Makes the Great Great elaborates on the inspiring message bestselling author Dennis Kimbro put forth in his first book Think and Grow Rich--A Black Choice. In What Makes the Great Great, the author explores the strategies and thought processes of successful African-Americans. Through dozens of interviews and the inspirational stories of people like John H. Johnson, Publisher of Ebony magazine, Condoleeza Rice, Provost of Stanford University, and Ann Fudge, President of Maxwell House Coffee, Dr. Kimbro outlines the... more
Recommended by Fola Aina, and 1 others.

Fola AinaVery often I get asked "could you please recommend ONE book on personal development". My response has always remained the same: Read 'What Makes The Great Great' by Dennis Kimbro. Thats a good start. That book literally transformed my life. Best wishes. (Source)

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In Everyday Millionaires, #1 national best-selling author Chris Hoganwill show you how ordinary people built extraordinary wealth--and how you can too. You'll learn how millionaires live on less than they make, avoid debt, invest, are disciplined and responsible!

This book is based on the largest study EVER conducted on 10,000 U.S. millionaires--and the results will shock you! You'll learn that building wealth has almost NOTHING to do with your income or your background! It doesn't matter where you come from. It matters where...
Recommended by Dave Ramsey, Fola Aina, and 2 others.

Dave Ramsey[Dave Ramsey recommended this book on his website.] (Source)

Fola AinaIf you are young and serious about learning very practical steps on how to take charge of your finances then you must read; ‘Everyday Millionaires’ by Chris Hogan. Paying attention to the treasure chest of knowledge embedded in this book will cause a shift in your thinking. (Source)

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In Turbulent Times

Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader?

In Leadership, Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely—Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)—to show how they recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized as leaders by others. By looking back to their first entries into public life, we encounter them at a time when their paths were filled...

Scott Belsky[Scott Belsky recommended this book on the podcast "The Tim Ferriss Show".] (Source)

David Novak3 great strategies to use when marketing to Millennials from @guicostin, author of the book "Millennials Are Not Aliens" on my latest @oGoLead Leadership Podcast -> (Source)

Fola AinaLiterally just finished reading one of the BEST books out there on leadership: ‘Leadership In Turbulent Times’ by Doris Kearns Goodwin. If you are serious about leading yourself and preparing yourself to take on leadership roles this book is a MUST read. Now on to the next! (Source)

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