The countdown is on to Dreamforce 2013 and with the first announcement of a terrific lineup of speakers, we have assembled a summer reading list to get you primed and ready for November.

The list contains writings from Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, famed physician and alternative medicine practitioner Deepak Chopra, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, all of whom you can see in San Francisco at this year's event.

1. Behind the Cloud by Marc Benioff

This book gives you the untold story of how went from idea to billion-dollar company and revolutionized an industry.

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"How did grow from a start up in a rented apartment into the world's fastest growing software company in less than a decade? For the first time, Marc Benioff, the visionary founder, chairman and CEO of, tells how he and his team created and used new business, technology, and philanthropic models tailored to this time of extraordinary change." - via

2. The Life Changing Lessons of Deepak Chopra – The Spiritual Laws of Health, Happiness and Enlightenment by Steven Nash

"This book will reveal to you the very best of what Deepak Chopra teaches in allowing you to live a more incredible life. If you're a fan of Deepak Chopra, you will love this book as it will provide you with a simple and straightforward guide of Deepak Chopra's life changing lessons." - via

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 3. Super Brain: Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being by Deepak Chopra

"A manual for relating to the brain in a revolutionary new way, Super Brain shows you how to use your brain as a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth. The authors are two pioneers: bestselling author and physician Deepak Chopra and Harvard Medical School professor Rudolph E. Tanzi, one of the world's foremost experts on the causes of Alzheimer’s. They have merged their wisdom and expertise for a bold new understanding of the “three-pound universe” and its untapped potential." - via

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4. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

"Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in the United States, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government and industry. This means that women’s voices are still not heard equally in the decisions that most affect our lives. In Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg examines why women’s progress in achieving leadership roles has stalled, explains the root causes, and offers compelling, commonsense solutions that can empower women to achieve their full potential." - via

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To join Marc Benioff, along with Sheryl Sandberg, Deepak Chopra, Yahoo! President and CEO Marissa Mayer and more, be sure to register for Dreamforce 2013 at the button below:

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