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1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey
First published in 1990, this timeless book on personal and professional effectiveness has sold over 10 million copies. It's not just a business book.
Covey explores everything from family life to productivity and positive thinking. Use his four quadrant exercise to help you achieve maximum effectiveness and stop spinning your wheels with unproductive activities.
Once you've mastered these seven habits, pick up Covey's follow-up, The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness