Book Resources

“What if everything we think we know about how the world works―are operating from a base of thinking errors and habits that cannot sustain an extraordinary life? This book is one of our advanced life coaching textbooks. By following the ten steps, we learn the power of living with intention. Excellent book must read,” – Randy Oakley

This book is a blueprint of laws to break us free from the shackles of an ordinary life. It makes a case that everything we know about the world is shaped by conditioning and habit. And thus, most people live their lives based on limiting rules and outdated beliefs about pretty much everything―love, work, money, parenting, sex, health, and more―which they inherit and pass on from generation to generation.

YOU ARE A BADASS IS THE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES BUT DON’T WANT TO GET BUSTED DOING IT.

In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bitesized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word, helping you to: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, Create a life you totally love. And create it NOW, Make some damn money already. The kind you’ve never made before.

By the end of You Are a Badass, you’ll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can’t change, how to change what you don’t love, and how to use The Force to kick some serious ass.

“Terrific read….clinically unimpeachable….unfailingly enlightening.”
—Scott Johnson, Ph.D., former president, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy 

Dr. Tim Thayne delivers the answers in his groundbreaking book Not by Chance. As an owner/therapist of wilderness and residential programs, Thayne was frustrated when young people made monumental progress, only to return home where things quickly unraveled.

“I know Dr. Tim Thayne to be an innovative change agent ahead of his time.  Tim and his wife, Roxanne, have been avid supporters of the strength of family, the power of community and can see the good in people when they can’t see it in themselves,” – Randy Oakley, Executive Life Coach.

“The brilliantly insightful Brené Brown draws upon extensive research and personal experience to explore the paradoxes of courage: we become strong by embracing vulnerability, we dare more greatly when we acknowledge our fear. I can’t stop thinking about this book.”
—Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project

Like the popular works of the late Carlos Castaneda, Ruiz’s teachings focus on dreams and visions.
From Publishers Weekly

“Section three of The Anatomy of Peace, entitled ‘From War to Peace’ is my favorite. Powerful. Gives us real life application to living with unconditional love in our lives which then radiates to all those around us.

People whose hearts are at peace do not attack others, gossip, or wage war, whether they are government leaders, business owners or members of a family. Essential principal for the business owner, to the parent to every individual. Highly recommend,” – Randy Oakley

Mark Bauerlein calls this book “a must-read guide for parents, mentors, and teachers…”

“While at Pacia Life, we see even more shifts and changes in our emerging young adults, I highly recommend all my staff read Tim Elmore’s book. Research and solution-based, Tim gives valuable insights into the ‘why’s’ of our current generation and how to communicate, work, inspire and tap into their brilliance,” – Randy Oakley, Executive Life Coach.

When a child is hurting, it can be the most painful challenge a parent will face. With compassion and perspective, Dr. Brad Reedy offers hope and wisdom for children who struggle and the parents who love them. The Journey of the Heroic Parent will take you on a journey to a happier, healthier relationship with your struggling child—and yourself. Through lessons learned, mother, father, and child will achieve greater understanding, love, and humanity—no matter what the outcome.

Written by teens for teens, Do Hard Things is packed with humorous personal anecdotes, practical examples, and stories of real-life rebelutionaries in action. This rallying cry from the heart of revolution already in progress challenges the next generation to lay claim to a brighter future, starting today.

Greg McKeown is the author of “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” (Crown Business, April 2014)and the CEO of THIS Inc., a leadership and strategy design agency headquartered in Silicon Valley. He has taught at companies that include Apple, Google, Facebook, Salesforce.com, Symantec, Twitter and VMware. He was recently named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Author and marriage counselor, Dr. Gary Chapman, with more than 40 years of counseling couples, believes that divorce results from the lack of preparation for marriage and the failure to learn to work together as intimate teammates. The practical, eye-opening book is packed with wisdom and tips to develop a loving, supportive, and mutually beneficial marriage. It’s the type of information Gary himself wished he had before he got married.

After years of spiritual study and reflection, inspirational speaker and bestselling author Wayne Dyer has emerged a highly esteemed teacher. His current message about tapping into the power of intention may sound like good old positive thinking: just stay focused on what you want, rather than focusing on the lack of having what you want.

In Codependent No More, Melody Beattie introduced the world to the term codependency. Now a modern classic, this book established Beattie as a pioneer in self-help literature and endeared her to millions of readers who longed for healthier relationships. Twenty-five years later concepts such as self-care and setting boundaries have become entrenched in mainstream culture. Now Beattie has written a followup volume, The New Codependency, which clears up misconceptions about codependency, identifies how codependent behavior has changed, and provides a new generation with a road map to wellness.

While most people operate with only three degrees of action-no action, retreat, or normal action-if you’re after big goals, you don’t want to settle for the ordinary. To reach the next level, you must understand the coveted 4th degree of action. This 4th degree, also know as the 10 X Rule, is that level of action that guarantees companies and individuals realize their goals and dreams.