Successful people always inspire others to keep moving and never to give up. But there is a lot to learn from them. Here is a list of 5 things that define a successful man:

1. Not So Emotional: Successful people are less melodramatic. They value their energy and time. Being emotional can cost them both.

2. Have A Practical Approach To life: They are practical when it comes to setting goals and strategies.

3. Good Listeners: They listen more and speak less. They try to intake as much of information as they can.

4. Panctual: They value time and are punctual. They are always on time whether they have to reach at a wedding or at some conference.

5. Health Conscious: Falling ill can cost alot to someone preparing to be at the top. Therefore, a successful person will always be conscious of one's health.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

  1. Get you out of a mental rut, give you new thoughts, new visions, new ambitions.
  2. Enable you to make friends quickly and easily.
  3. Increase your popularity.
  4. Help you to win people to your way of thinking.
  5. Increase your influence, your prestige, your ability to get things done.


Think and Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich was written in 1937 by Napoleon Hill, promoted as a personal development and self-improvement book. Hill writes that he was inspired by a suggestion from business magnate and later-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
The 13 "steps" listed in the book are:
  • 1. Desire
  • 2. Faith
  • 3. Autosuggestion
  • 4. Specialized Knowledge
  • 5. Imagination
  • 6. Organized Planning
  • 7. Decision
  • 8. Persistence
  • 9. Power of the Master Mind
  • 10. The Mystery of Sex Transmutation
  • 11. The Subconscious Mind
  • 12. The Brain
  • 13. The Sixth Sense


 

Rich Dad Poor Dad

The book is largely based on Kiyosaki's childhood upbringing and education in Hawaii. It highlights the different attitudes to money, work, and life of two men (i.e. his titular "rich dad" and "poor dad"), and how they in turn influenced key decisions in Kiyosaki's life.
Among some of the book's topics are:
  • Robert Kiyosaki's personal story, upbringing, and his business and investment ventures throughout his early adult life and into the late 1990s.
  • Differentiation between assets and liabilities
  • What the rich teach their kids about money that the poor and middle class do not
  • The idea that your primary residence is not an asset, but a liability
  • The value of financial intelligence and financial literacy
  • How stronger business and financial skills, aptitude, and experience play a role in one's financial success
  • The vitality of entrepreneurial and investment skills are both necessary and useful traits to prosper in a capitalistic society
  • The importance of investing and entrepreneurship in taking control of one's financial future