For centuries, we’ve depended on self-help books to become wiser and pass on some wisdom to the next generation. But if it is hard for you to cover the vast variety of texts that many authors have penned down, let us help. Based on personal reviews and after conversations with multiple avid readers, professionals, life coaches, and entrepreneurs, we’ve come up with a recommendation of 5 self-help books you must add to your reading list now:
How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Getting on the right side of a person is something that most people struggle to learn in a lifetime. If influencing and winning people is an art, Dale Carnegie puts it down as a science..something that can be practiced and improved upon. It is surprising how these simple rules have stood the test of time since the book was published decades ago.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey
Do you see some people and just wonder how they get so much done in so less time? Among popular leaders and well-accomplished people, one of the common things is that they are good at getting more done in less time and through what seems less effort too. This bestseller book is also popular as a training program for professionals. Steven Covey gives a very simple set of rules – with the tools to use them well. Once you go over these tools, you will know how to bring more effectiveness to your efforts and achieve more through less effort.
The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson
Good managers are like great parents… no one knows how they get so much done. The secret is not just doing it yourself, but ensuring that everyone else around you is equally effective as you. Now, this is easier said than achieved. Read this book to learn the three famous techniques which will convert you into a better manager. The text is so simple that it is almost a cheat code for budding professionals.
Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter
It is no secret that everyone wants money. Many who want it, also land in money sometimes… but it does not stay forever for most people. Rich Dad, Poor Dad is a book that can change your perspective on how you see and value money. It has some basic principles of earning and creating wealth that people take a lifetime to understand and more importantly…practice. This book is so good that it should be a part of the curriculums being taught in school. Every person who earns money and wants to earn money should read this book before being handed over the very first paycheck.
Atomic Habits by James Clear
If the direction of your car, your flight, or even your walk is set off by a single degree, it will change the destination you reach. This book will change your usage of phrases like – “That is just one of my habits…” or “Big results come from radical changes.” Not only it uncovers the impact that your daily habits… or actions have, it does not stop there.. it gives you the ideas, tools and techniques that you need to not only recognize but change these patterns which impact your life more than you know. If you are trying to be more productive in life, you will finish this book as a much better person than the level at which you started.
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