50 Success Classics: Winning Wisdom for Work and Life from 50 Landmark Books

  • 5h 1m
  • Tom Butler-Bowdon
  • Nicholas Brealey Publishing
  • 2004

In pursuit of a better career, more money, a new direction, or a higher purpose? Millions of readers relentlessly search for the one great book that will inspire them to chart a course to personal and professional fulfillment. Tom Butler-Bowdon, best-selling author of the 50 Classics series, is back with 50 Success Classics: Winning Wisdom for Work and Life from 50 Landmark Books, a wide-ranging collection of enduring works by pioneering thinkers, philosophers, and corporate America's most powerful leaders who have shown us how to Think and Grow Rich, develop The Habits of Highly Effective People, become The One-Minute Manager, discover The Art of Worldly Wisdom, and solve the challenging puzzle of Who Moved My Cheese? From amusing and enlightening parables to the inspirational rags-to-riches stories of industrialists, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs,50 Success Classics summarizes each industry's key ideas and clarifies how these insights and techniques promote self-growth. Learn the secrets on how to be successful by reviewing works from authors including: Horatio Alger; Warren Buffett; Andrew Carnegie; Stephen R. Covey; Spencer Johnson; Michael Dell; Henry Ford; Benjamin Franklin; John Paul Getty; Napoleon Hill & W. Clement Stone; Abraham Lincoln; Nelson Mandela; Eleanor Roosevelt; Ernest Shackleton; Sun Tzu; Sam Walton; Wallace D. Wattles; Zig Ziglar.

About the Author

Tom Butler-Bowdon is an expert in personal development literature. His 50 Classics series, having sold over 100,000 copies in the English language and translated into 17 languages, are the definitive guides to the literature of possibility. He has won many awards including the Benjamin Franklin Self-Help Award and Foreword Magazine's Book of the Year Award. A graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Sydney, he lives and works in both the UK and Australia.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Horatio Alger
  • Warren Bennis
  • Frank Bettger
  • Kenneth Blanchard & Spencer Johnson
  • Edward Bok
  • Claude M. Bristol
  • Roger Lowenstein
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Chin-Ning Chu
  • George S. Clason
  • Robert Collier
  • Jim Collins
  • Russell H. Conwell
  • Stephen R. Covey
  • Michael Dell
  • Henry Ford
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • W. Timothy Gallwey
  • John Paul Getty
  • Les Giblin
  • Baltasar Gracian
  • Earl G. Graves
  • Napoleon Hill
  • Napoleon Hill & W. Clement Stone
  • Tom Hopkins
  • Muriel James & Dorothy Jongeward
  • Spencer Johnson
  • Robert Kiyosaki
  • David S. Landes
  • Donald T. Phillips
  • Jim Loehr & Tony Schwartz
  • Nelson Mandela
  • Orison Swett Marden
  • J. W. Marriott Jr.
  • Catherine Ponder
  • Cheryl Richardson
  • Anthony Robbins
  • Robin Gerber
  • David J. Schwartz
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
  • Margot Morrell & Stephanie Capparell
  • Thomas J. Stanley
  • Brian Tracy
  • Sun Tzu
  • Sam Walton
  • Wallace D. Wattles
  • Jack Welch
  • John Whitmore
  • Richard Wiseman
  • Zig Ziglar