I used to think a library was a place you visited on the weekend to read books or a quiet place to study at school. Jim Rohn, the American business philosopher, taught me otherwise. He used to say, “Every house over $250,000 has a library in it. Why do you think that is?”
That was the day I started my own library.
First, it was a box in my closet. Today, my success library has swelled to over 700 physical books and another 800 online. I didn’t limit my studies to just business and productivity, but added books on marketing, copywriting, psychology, linguistic programming, history, and nutrition.
I’ve got nearly every well-known book, including “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People,” “The Four-Hour Work Week,” and “Rich Dad, Poor Dad.” They each sold millions of copies and helped spawn a series that made their authors well-known keynote speakers in every corner of the globe. While these books were game-changers, I’m always on the lookout for those books that slip through the cracks.
Here are five books that didn’t really get the attention they deserved.