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Tropic of Cancer

Henry Miller  was an American novelist and painter. He was known for breaking with existing literary forms and developing a new sort of ‘novel’ that is a mixture of novel, autobiography, social criticism, philosophical reflection, surrealist free association, and mysticism.

The Tao of Lee

When you think of Bruce Lee, images of kung fu and peak physical condition come to mind, but behind the movie star who opened up the west to the beauty of asian martial arts, was a man divided. Bruce Lee’s pursuit of physical perfection was equally mirrored by his profound love of philosophy. He was known to have had over 2500 books in his own personal library. Let us share a few with you now.

Tony Robbins Recommended Books

Tony Robbins lacks the arrogance to belief he created anything. He is an eternal student, nothing more. He knows he is a giant standing on the shoulders of giants. His voracious intellectual appetite for knowledge is evident in his willing to share the roots of his thoughts. This is the list of books that Tony Robbins recommends to friends to read. The books that have informed him with insights which he has used to formulate success for himself and others.

Psycho-Cybernetics The Success Formula

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s raise to stardom started in a small village in Austria. when a skinny young teen created a self image of himself, in his mind’s eye, which he transformed into reality. In 1960, Psycho-Cybernetics: A New Way to Get More Living Out of Life Psycho-Cybernetics: A New Way to Get More Living Out of Life was first published and it might have been Schwarzenegger rule book to life. The book introduced Maltz’s views that a person must have an accurate and positive view of his or her self before setting goals; otherwise he or she will get stuck in a continuing pattern of limiting beliefs. His ideas focus on visualizing one’s goals and he believes that self-image is the cornerstone of all the changes that take place in a person. According to Maltz, if one’s self-image is unhealthy or faulty — all of his or her efforts will end in failure.

How To Be Rich

Having just watched the very entertaining and star studded ‘All The Money In The World‘ with that great theatre powerhouse Kevin Spacey, ahem, I mean Christopher Plummer. The story of Jean Paul Getty intrigued me enough to grab a copy of his How to be Rich. It’s essentially a series of short essays with Getty explaining his take on the world of business. And as explained in the movie. Anyone can get rich, that’s easy. How to be rich, now that’s the trick.

Tobolowsky’s God

Rogue caught up with Stephen Tobolowsky and we were greatly honored when he accepted to talk with us. Stephen is one of the leading character actors in entertainment today. He has appeared over 250 movies and television shows. He was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in 2002.  He is best known for roles in Groundhog Day, Memento, Thelma and Louise, Silicon Valley, Californication, Glee, The Goldbergs, and Norman Lear’s new One Day at a Time for Netflix. He wrote and performed Stephen Tobolowsky’s Birthday Party that premiered at the HBO Comedy Festival. He wrote True Stories with David Byrne and Beth Henley. His storytelling concert film The Primary Instinct was released in 2016 on HULU and is available on iTunes.

Robert Greene’s Mastery Keys

What is the secret to Mastery? This is the question Robert Greene has poised to answer in his most recent book. Greene’s insights into the path to expertise in any field is based on his profound insights into the lives of  Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, Michael Faraday and Charles Darwin to name but a few. Only with the author’s vast knowledge and historical research to find answers, has he enlightened us with another excellent product. These answers to personal mastery Greene welcomes us to apply in our own lives.