How to Have Confidence and Power in Dealing with People (Don't remember the authors name at the moment), How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling (Frank Bettger)... both should be part of your bible of personal development books. Also Positive Personality Profiles which I think is by Jim Rohn.
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