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These Are The 3 Books That Tony Robbins Is Reading Right Now To Stay Inspired

by Catherine Clifford: Life and business strategist Tony Robbins has been dubbed the “CEO Whisperer.”

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He’s famous for his energy and for inspiring others. Tickets to an upcoming live event with him run from $795 to $2995.

So what inspires Tony Robbins? Besides his wife, Sage, and clients, books are one source of inspiration, he tells CNBC Make It.

“My original teacher was a man named Jim Rohn and he said, ‘leaders are readers,” says Robbins of the late success strategist and personal development coach, Rohn. “He said, ‘Miss a meal but don’t miss reading at least 30 minutes a day.'”

Robbins takes that advice seriously. He has adapted it slightly to include audio books, advice and lessons because he likes to multitask. “I love ‘NET’ time — you know, ‘no extra time,'” Robbins says to CNBC Make It. That means he can be learning and driving, working out or doing something else.

“I try to make sure I don’t miss a day without 30 minutes of something that’s going to give me a new skill, a new insight, a new strategy or something to inspire me,” says Robbins.

Here are three books Robbins is reading this week, he tells CNBC Make It.

The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance,” by Tom Brady

Why Robbins is reading it: “I’m reading Tom Brady’s book right now because you know to be 40 years old and be the [Patriots] quarterback he is and also be in such great shape, he’s got tools in there that I need,” says Robbins, “because I do an ultra marathon in a weekend … so some of his tools are extraordinary.”

Principles: Life and Work,” by Ray Dalio

Why Robbins is reading it: Dalio “has returned more money as a hedge fund manager to investors than anybody in history,” says Robbins. “If you’re not familiar with hedge funds you know wealthy people give their money to hedge funds and a big hedge fund might be $20 billion — he’s $160 billion. …He’s made money 23 of last 26 years. He’s a total genius and he gives you his story of how he figured it out and he gives you his principles for life, his principles for business.”

A Mind at Home with Itself: How Asking Four Questions Can Free Your Mind, Open Your Heart, and Turn Your World Around,” by Byron Katie

Why Robbins is reading it: “There’s a woman out there named Byron Katie who works with people in their psychology and … has a brand new book out,” says Robbins. “She’s most well known for [an inquiry process] called ‘The Work,’ which is these four questions that you ask that change completely your perception, your emotion and how you approach things. And I find Byron’s work really great.

“All three of those are new books have just come out that I’m reading this week,” says Robbins.

Source: NBC

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