“Other men are lenses through which we read our own minds–“
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The first “Read” in the title of this page is a request and encouragement to Read and since We are The Business Ideas Group there is an inclination toward books or literature that sharpens businessknowledge and power/empower one to move.
If you’ve reached this page you have undoubtedly been asked, told, recommended and assigned mandatory reading by everyone from Parents , Preachers and Priest to Professors to Board Examiners and most of our children will follow this same path. This is regardless of weather we disagree with all or part of the writers philosophy (way of thinking).
If you are a Christian you might be surprised to know that your Bible contains over 2,349 verses about money and that’s about twice as many verses than about prayer and faith together.
In the 1970’s 80’s and 90s most Direct Selling companies had reading list and “book of the month” or sometimes called “Personal Development books and tapes; they were never required but if you would read or listen to them you would realize that you were receiving something that was inestimably valuable . “The Greatest Miracle in the World” by OG MANDINO was the first book to bring this to my realization. Now I’m reading
Throughout Our Site You will Find Encouragement to Read read Printed , Audiobooks or E-books

One should not read to swallow all but rather to see what one has use for. — Henrik Ibsen

I honestly think we should never be governed by anyone who has not known the influence of great books.— Opie Read

Of the deep love of reading this can with truth be said—-that if it makes young men old for their age,it keeps old men young for their age—Walter Murdock

    Books to be reading on a regular basis

Books about Faiths yours and others so when or if the Leader of your faith ask you “”who do men say that I am ? ” and who do you say that I am ? no matter what your faith you should study to give him an answer to both questions. Try to be Grounded

Bible and commentaries
GOD’S THRIFTY EXTRAVAGANCE Understanding What the Bible Says About Money by Jonathan Kopke (Lakewood Bookstore)
The Magic of Believing by Claude M Bristol (our mp3 copy was .99 online)
The Strangest Secret by Claude Bristol (our mp3 copy was .99 online)
The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D Wattles ( Find free audiobook on YouTube)https://youtu.be/VadExa-5PWc
The Science of Being Great by Wallace D Wattles ( Find free audiobook on YouTube)
Others are coming!!!

These are books that we’ve read that left enough of an impact that we feel the need to share extras are for close friends to borrow.


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