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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!

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.…
Author(s): Pillemer Ph.D., Karl

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.
Author(s): Epstein M.D., Mark

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.
Author(s): Sallie Tisdale

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).
Author(s): Amanda Clay Powers, Martin Garnar, et al.

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.
Author(s): Robert Boice

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.
Author(s): Dr Moira Somers

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.
Author(s): Olivia Judson

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.
Author(s): Bungay Stanier, Michael

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.
Author(s): Ramón y Cajal, Santiago , Neely Swanson, et al.

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.
Author(s): George Lois

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.
Author(s): James Patterson, Hal Friedman

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 pastJACK 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 wordsT.J. RODGERS says to never settle a lawsuit no matter how expedient.
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 Library 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

A Conversation Analytic Approach to Doctoral Supervision: Feedback, Advice, and Guidance

Author(s): Binh Thanh Ta
ID: 3536214, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2023, Size: 8 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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