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Some of Gloria’s favorite writers on personal development:

– my source for all things Law of Attraction

Brene Brown
– love Daring Greatly and her new one Rising Strong

Deepak Chopra
– love them all – takes an entire shelf on my bookcase!

Joe Dispenza
– great resource for powerful meditation and intention setting

Mike Dooley
– has a great website with daily messages from The Universe at

Wayne Dyers
– especially like – 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace and read it every day

Louise Hay
– a leader in the field of personal development – You Can Heal Your Life is a classic

Jean Houston
– a pioneer in the quantum field of possibility

Denise Linn
– taught me about internal and external clutter clearing and indigenous healing

Bruce Lipton
– lots to choose from – The Biology of Belief is a classic

Mark Nepo
– his poetic voice is just like butter – especially like The Book of Awakening

Don Miguel Ruiz
– the Four Agreements is a powerful read

Eckhart Tolle
– a great resource for learning the art of stillness

And there are many more, but these are some of my top sources for inspiration.

Some of Gloria’s faves for business, leadership and community activism:

Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think
– Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler

As a Man Thinketh
– James Allen

Belief Repatterning
– Suze Casey

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

– Malcolm Gladwell

Building Communities From Inside Out
– John P. Kretzmann & John L. McKnight

Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies
– James C. Collins

Conscious Capitalism
– John Mackey and Raj Sisodia

Doing Best By Doing Good
– Dr. Richard Steckel & Robin Simons

Everyday Greatness
– Stephen R. Covey

First Things First

– Roger A. Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill

From Me to We
– Craig and Marc Kielburger

Getting to Maybe
– Frances Westley, Brenda Zimmerman and Michael Quinn Patton

Good to Great

– Jim Collins, Harper Collins

Made to Stick
– Chip and Dan Heath

Mavericks At Work: Why The Most Original Minds in Business Win
– William C. Taylor & Polly LaBarre

– Dave Braun & Troy Amdahl

– Malcolm Gladwell

Purple Cow
– Seth Godin, Penguin Group

Start with Why
– Simon Sinek

Success Built to Last: Creating A Life That Matters

– Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, Mark Thompson

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

– Stephen R. Covey

The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness To Greatness

– Stephen R. Covey

The Cluetrain Manifesto
– Levine, Locke, Searls, Weinberger

The Cultural Creative: How 50 Million People are Changing the World
– Paul H. Ray PhD & Sherry Ruth Anderson PhD

The Power of Nice

– Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval, Doubleday

The Power of Positive Thinking
– Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

The Republic of Tea

– Mel Ziegler, Patricia Ziegler, Bill Rosenweig

The Soul of Money
– Lynne Twist, W.W. Norton

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make A Big Difference

– Malcolm Gladwell

Think and Grow Rich
– Napoleon Hill

Working for Good
– Jeff Klein

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