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Best Advice Books Worth Your Attention

Here is a list of the best Advice books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. 30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice from the Wisest Americans (2012)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionMore than one thousand extraordinary Americans share their stories and the wisdom they have gained on living, loving, and finding happiness.After a chance encounter with an extraordinary ninety-year-old woman, renowned gerontologist Karl Pillemer began to wonder what older people know about life that the rest of us don’t.His quest led him to interview more than one thousand Americans over the age of sixty-five to seek their counsel on all the big issues- children, marriage, money, career, aging. Their moving stories and uncompromisingly honest answers often surprised him. And he found that he consistently heard advice that…
Author(s): Pillemer Ph.D., Karl

2. Advice Not Given: A Guide to Getting Over Yourself (2019)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionOur ego, and its accompanying sense of nagging self-doubt as we work to be bigger, better, smarter, and more in control, is one affliction we all share. But while our ego is at once our biggest obstacle, it can also be our greatest hope. We can be at its mercy or we can learn to work with it. With great insight, and in a deeply personal style, renowned psychiatrist and author Dr. Mark Epstein offers a how-to guide that refuses a quick fix.  In Advice Not Given,  he reveals how Buddhism and Western psychotherapy, two traditions that…
Author(s): Epstein M.D., Mark

3. Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them): A Practical Perspective on Death and Dying (2019)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionFormer NEA fellow and Pushcart Prize-winning writer Sallie Tisdale offers a lyrical, thought-provoking, yet practical perspective on death and dying in Advice for Future Corpses (and Those Who Love Them). Informed by her many years working as a nurse, with more than a decade in palliative care, Tisdale provides a frank, direct, and compassionate meditation on the inevitable. From the sublime (the faint sound of Mozart as you take your last breath) to the ridiculous (lessons on how to close the sagging jaw of a corpse), Tisdale leads us through the peaks and troughs of death with a calm, wise, and…
Author(s): Sallie Tisdale

4. A Starter’s Guide for Academic Library Leaders: Advice in Conversation (2019)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionThe path towards leadership starts with you. But you don t have to go it alone. For this book, the authors sat down with many of the library leaders they most admire for a series of conversations about the aspects of the job that they find the most fascinating (and challenging). Much like the chats you might have over coffee at a conference or with a mentor, these frank discussions will nourish you with nuts-and-bolts wisdom on a diverse range of academic library management issues. Among the topics and situations broached are Between these covers you ll find guidance, ideas, and inspiration as you continue your…
Author(s): Amanda Clay Powers, Martin Garnar, et al.

5. Advice for New Faculty Members (2000)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionAdvice for New Faculty Members: Nihil Nimus is a unique and essential guide to the start of a successful academic career. As its title suggests (nothing in excess), it advocates moderation in ways of working, based on the single-most reliable difference between new faculty who thrive and those who struggle. By following its practical, easy-to-use rules, novice faculty can learn to teach with the highest levels of student approval, involvement, and comprehension, with only modest preparation times and a greater reliance on spontaneity and student participation. Similarly, new faculty can use its rule-based practices to write…
Author(s): Robert Boice

6. Advice That Sticks: How to give financial advice that people will follow (2018)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionThe advice is sound; the client seems eager; and then… nothing happens! Too often, this is the experience that financial professionals encounter in their daily work. When good recommendations go unimplemented, clients’ well-being is compromised, opportunities are lost, and the professional relationship grows strained. Advice that Sticks takes aim at the problem of financial non-adherence. Written by a neuropsychologist and financial change expert, this book examines the five main factors that determine whether a client will follow through with financial advice. Individual…
Author(s): Dr Moira Somers

7. Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation: The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex (2003)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionDr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation is a unique guidebook to sex. It reveals, for example, when necrophilia is acceptable and who should commit bestiality with whom. It discloses the best time to have a sex change, how to have a virgin birth, and when to eat your lover. It also advises on more mundane matters — such as male pregnancy and the joys of a detachable penis.Entertaining, funny, and marvelously illuminating, the book comprises letters from all creatures worried about their bizarre sex lives to the wise Dr. Tatiana (a.k.a. Olivia Judson), the only sex columnist in creation with a prodigious…
Author(s): Olivia Judson

8. The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious & Change the Way You Lead Forever (2020)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionFrom the author of the runaway bestseller The Coaching Habit comes an authoritative guide to getting the most out of your workforce―and it all starts with curbing your urge to dole out advice. In The Advice Trap, bestselling author, speaker, and leadership coach Michael Bungay Stanier shares his invaluable insights into developing team members’ professional performance, using tips that even the busiest managers can put into play.Learn how to confront and quell the three advice monsters that lurk inside us all, and how to resist the seven temptations…
Author(s): Bungay Stanier, Michael

9. Advice for a Young Investigator (A Bradford Book) (2004)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionSantiago Ramón y Cajal was a mythic figure in science. Hailed as the father of modern anatomy and neurobiology, he was largely responsible for the modern conception of the brain. His groundbreaking works were New Ideas on the Structure of the Nervous System and Histology of the Nervous System in Man and Vertebrates. In addition to leaving a legacy of unparalleled scientific research, Cajal sought to educate the novice scientist about how science was done and how he thought it should be done. This recently rediscovered classic, first published in 1897, is an anecdotal guide for…
Author(s): Ramón y Cajal, Santiago , Neely Swanson, et al.

10. Damn Good Advice (For People with Talent!): How To Unleash Your Creative Potential by America’s Master Communicator, George Lois (2012)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionDamn Good Advice (For People With Talent!) is a look into the mind of one of America’s most legendary creative thinkers, George Lois. Offering indispensle lessons, practical advice, facts, anecdotes and inspiration, this book is a timeless creative bible for all those looking to succeed in life, business and creativity. These are key lessons derived from the incomparle life of ‘Master Communicator’ George Lois, the original Mad Man of Madison Avenue. Written and compiled by the man The Wall Street Journal called “prodigy, enfant terrible, founder of agencies, creator of legends,” each step is…
Author(s): George Lois

11. Against Medical Advice (2009)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionCory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist to discover the cause of his disease. Soon it became unclear what tics were symptoms of his disease and what were side effects of the countless combinations of drugs. The only certainty is that it kept getting worse. Simply put: Cory Friedman’s life was a living hell.Against Medical Advice is the true story of Cory and…
Author(s): James Patterson, Hal Friedman

12. Advice From the Top: 1001 Bits of Business Wisdom from the Great Leaders of the Recent Past (2018)

 Best Advice Books Worth Your AttentionHear the wisdom of the recent past…JACK WELCH  says “fire the bottom 10 percent of all workers. Julie Scardina says to treat them like animals.ANNIE DUKE, who has been fired by Donald Trump, says women should be thankful for men who underestimate them and “use it to their advantage.”Old-timers don’t mince words…T.J. RODGERS says to never settle a lawsuit no matter how expedient. Quarterback STEVE YOUNG says no decision maker ever has perfect information, so quit huddling and put the ball in the air. MARK CUBAN uses language that is not allowed in Amazon’s description.BUSINESS JOURNALIST DEL JONES —…
Author(s): Del Leonard Jones

Best Advice Books Worth Your Attention

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some advice books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Dad’s Expecting Too: Expectant fathers, expectant mothers, new dads and new moms share advice, tips and stories about all the surprises, questions and joys ahead...

Author(s): Harlan Cohen
ID: 2394386, Publisher: Sourcebooks, Year: 5 Nov 2013, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub

And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side

Author(s): Dana Perino
ID: 2430237, Publisher: Hachette Book Group, Year: 21 Apr 2015, Size: 6 Mb, Format: epub

Fix It with Mediterranean Food: Nutrition Advice and Healthy Ways to Strengthen Your Immune System for Fight Disease

Author(s): Goodman, Garry
ID: 2874615, Publisher: , Year: 2021, Size: 82 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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