At PowerUP Social Media we are committed to making real estate professionals the best they can be. We focus much of our attention on social networking, but we also provide other suggestions for you to grow personally and professionally. These are the best real estate books we’ve read and we now pass them on to you. You’ll notice some of these aren’t real estate books per se, but they’ve all helped us achieve incredible success in our real estate business.
Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion — This is a no-nonsense book by Gary Vaynerchuk teaching people how to make money by focusing on their passion. All you need to do is Crush It (using social media to lead the way)!
Extreme Success: The 7-Part Program That Shows You How to Succeed Without Struggle — In this life-changing book, personal coach and extreme athlete Rich Fettke doesn’t just lead you down the path to success, he shows you that it can be easier and, yes, more fun.
Failing Forward: Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success — The difference between achieving people and average people is their perception of and response to failure. John C. Maxwell covers the top reasons people fail and shows how to master fear instead of being mastered by it.
How To Win Friends and Influence People — This is a masterpiece by Dale Carnegie! First published in 1937, it’s sold more than 15 million copies. You will take something away from this book every time you read it. Our advice: you should read this book at least five times!
SHIFT: How Top Real Estate Agents Tackle Tough Times — Markets shift, and you can too. Sometimes you’ll shift in response to a falling market, and other times you’ll shift to take your business to the next level. Both can transform your real estate business and your life.
The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich — This is the blueprint for living life on your terms! Timothy Ferriss gets you thinking about lifestyle design and teaches you how to free up your time to focus on the things you love.
The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It — Michael Gerber dispels the myths surrounding starting your own business and shows how commonplace assumptions can get in the way of running a business. This is for any business, including a real estate business!
The Magic of Thinking Big — Millions of people throughout the world have improved their lives using this book. Dr. David J. Schwartz helps you sell better, manage better, earn more money, and — most important of all — find greater happiness and peace of mind.
The Millionaire Real Estate Agent: It’s Not About the Money…It’s About Being the Best You Can Be! — Take your real estate career to the highest level! Whether you are just getting started or a veteran in the business, this is a step-by-step handbook for seeking excellence in your profession and in your life.
The Millionaire Real Estate Investor — Anyone looking for wealth must first learn the fundamental truths and models that drive it. This book shares the collected wisdom and experience of over 100 millionaire investors from all walks of life.
The Real Book of Real Estate: Real Experts. Real Stories. Real Life. — What is a best real estate books list without Robert Kiyosaki? In this book, Kiyosaki turns to 22 real estate experts to teach readers how to properly assess property values, locate foreclosures, and even find hidden investment opportunities (and much more).
Think and Grow Rich — While the title implies that this book deals only with how to achieve monetary wealth, Napoleon Hill explains that the philosophy can be used to help individuals succeed in all lines of work and to do or be anything they want in the world.
Reading or listening to one of these books will instantly change your life, so just imagine what you can do once you’ve taken all of them in. You’ll be unstoppable!
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