Most of these books were published in 2017. One was published in 2016, but I just recently discovered it a few months back. And two of these books won't be released until 2018, but I got my paws on them early.
Tim Ferriss released another monster book, as he is known for doing. How Ferriss came up with the idea to write this book, and how he went about doing it, is just as instructive as any of the advice within its pages. The intro of this book explains Ferriss' process of goal-creation and execution that anyone seeking success could benefit from reading.
Ryan Holiday has been well-known for his marketing abilities for going on a decade. This book provides an in-depth look at his process for not only launching big products, but also creating work that continues to sell well long into the future. It's a very different approach than you'll find in most marketing books, and forces you to really think about the quality of work you're putting out there.
Dean Graziosi has produced hundreds of millions of dollars in sales. This book details his exact processes for going big in life, and what it actually takes. Anyone seeking financial freedom would be hard-pressed to find a more thorough guide.
Jeff Goins dismantles the myth of the starving artist. In today's world, being an artist is actually a financial advantage, not a weakness. Goins' book breaks down exactly how to go from dreamer to doer.
Brené Brown, in her beautiful and bold way, explains how we all have "nuanced" worldviews, and that black-and-white thinking doesn't cut it anymore. Rather than taking sides out of convenience, we must be willing to "brave the wilderness" of truth alone. We must be willing to have hard conversations and stand for causes that are uncomfortable to the masses.
Although not yet published, Joe Polish's book has been long-awaited by many. Known for being one of the best marketing minds in the world, Polish breaks down his processes and principles in this accessible and fun book. If you want to upgrade how you do business and relationships, you won't find a better book.
Michael Hyatt is a systems genius. His obsession has been to create the ideal system for achieving goals. This book is his attempt at making that system accessible to the common man. Having spent the past 10 years studying similar concepts, I'm certain that those who follow Hyatt's advice will experience a great deal of success in 2018.
What are your goals for 2018?
What book is going to help you get there?
It's far better to learn from other people's experience than your own. Read from the masters, then replicate their results.