Reading List

Books on Beth’s Bookshelves


Job Search = Love Search: 10 Savvy Career Strategies that Help You Find Love Too

By E. Elizabeth Carter & Ronnie Ann Ryan

Did you ever think about how looking for a job is like looking for love? Whether you want a new job or romantic partner, you’ll be surprised at how the strategies to accomplish both goals are incredibly similar. That’s why E. Elizabeth “Beth” Carter, Executive Recruiter and Career Coach, and Ronnie Ann Ryan, The Dating Coach, put their heads together to create a savvy new guidebook to find work or love.



Power of FocusThe Power of Focus Tenth Anniversary Edition

By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Les Hewitt

Although this book was originally published over 15 years ago, it provides a treasure trove of ideas and examples on how to stay focused, so that you feel more accomplished and fulfilled – both personally and professionally.



Power of BrokeThe Power of Broke

By Daymond John

For anyone considering starting a business or a business owner who feels that they are stuck right now, this book gives practical advice to have the success you crave. Through compelling stories, the author gives sound advice and makes one obtain or get back that hunger feeling that drives a business forward.


How to Become a CEOHow to Become a CEO: The Rules for Rising to the Top of Any Organization

By Jeffrey J. Fox

Jeffrey Fox has written a book that will please some people immensely, but will intensely annoy others. “How to Become a CEO” is a short and easy to read book. Each chapter is a 2-page piece of advice that is “crisp, blunt, frank, generally judgemental and very, very easy to digest.”


20170425_152428_001Know What You Don’t Know: How Great Leaders Prevent Problems Before They Happen

By Michael Roberto

Throughout Roberto’s lively narrative, there is a strong recurring theme: “leaders must strive for a delicate balance of assertiveness and restraint.” In this book, he explains, “I argue that leaders must become hunters who venture out in search of the problems that might lead to disaster” for their organizations.


The Power of NowThe Power of Now

By Eckhart Tolle

Tolle’s message is simple: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. And while this message may not seem stunningly original or fresh, Tolle’s clear writing, supportive voice, and enthusiasm make this an excellent manual for anyone who has ever wondered what exactly “living in the now” means.



A New EarthA New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose

By Eckhart Tolle

Tolle’s second book. Both are also available on audio.




Seven Habits of Highly Effective PeopleThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

By Stephen Covey

A step-by-step guide that presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems.




4 Hour Work WeekThe 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

By Timothy Ferriss

This book describes a new way of solving a very old problem: just how can we work to live and prevent our lives from being all about work? 



Millionaire MindThe Millionaire Mind

By Thomas J. Stanley Ph.D.

Besides offering insights into millionaire’s penny pinching ways, pleasing quips (“big brain, no bucks”), and 46 statistical charts with catchy titles, Stanley’s book booms with human-potential pep talk and bristles with anecdotes.