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"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."
by Cal Newport
Since great, autonomous and meaningful work is rare, you have to offer rare and valuable skills in return. You need to be so good at a craft so that employers cannot ignore you, and then you can achieve that high level of autonomy, wealth and lifestyle that everyone craves". He calls it accumulating "career capital".
by Mason Currey
A brilliantly simple yet interesting compilation of "daily schedule management" of great artists, writers, scientists and etc. You get to see how people like Beethoven, Mozart, Charles Dickens and Picasso split up their days hour by hour
by Dale Carnegie
A timeless classic for people who want to gain better social intelligence.
by Daniel Goleman
A great overview on convergent focus thinking vs. divergent (open-awareness, creative thinking), effects of meditation, definition of self-control, attention, focus, self-awareness and leadership. The author does cover a lot of ground, and the ideas do get too convoluted and mixed up without a clear direction near the end of the book, but nonetheless a great overview of the latest in psychology and neuroscience.