Best Self by Mike Bayer Mike Bayer, known as Coach Mike is a well-known adviser mostly for famous artists and athletes. Best Self is his very first book which is recommended by Dr. Phil. In this book, you are faced with some big questions such as, "What's your real value?" or " Do you feel you are doing better than yesterday after a long day in your bed at night?". Mike was giving this advice to many people and finally he just made a book out of them so millions of people can read and use them.