Books are an incredible way of learning about new things and diversify your critical thinking. Reading is a really healthy habit, everyone who is running a big company or are highly effective people have this habit of reading.
That is why they say that “Readers Are Leaders”. Elon Musk has been reported to read two books per day. Warren Buffet reads daily about the trends of the market.
You can develop this habit at a really young age as well. This can increase your cognitive skills, make your approach to solving problems better and you can come up with ideas that could make an impact. The following are some book recommendations for you
- Rich Dad Poor Dad
This is one of the best personal finances book by Robert T. Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter. The actual theme of this book is to understand about money and how it works, how to use money as a way to develop wealth.
How your residency is not an asset but a liability. It describes the real difference between assets and liabilities as well.
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
The seven habits of highly effective people is written by Stephen Covey and is probably the most sold book in recent history. It has 7 chapters which are:
- Be Proactive
- Begin with the end in mind
- First things first
- Think win-win
- Seek first to understand, then to be understood
- Sharpen the saw, Growth
The book is really helpful to understand that how you can set priorities and work on improving yourself. This book is considered as one of the best self help books of our time.
- Law of Attraction
This is one of the most famous concepts as well as, the law of attraction is the phenomenon that you can attract anything in your life if you place your frequency of work in line with the things you want to attract.
It also states that if you think negative you will be getting negative feedback like having a bad day etc. if you think positive than you will be having a good day. The book is filled with stories of people who want to learn about this concept.
- The Power of Now
The power of now is one of the best books to read if you struggle with anxiety, this book is written by Eckhart Tolle. As the topic says, the book teaches you to deal with your problems keeping today’s time frame and dealing them considering using your time to not worry but actually work. The book is like a spiritual guide and is a must read for everyone.
- Start With Why
The book is written by Simon Sinek, an optimist who envisions in bringing meaning to people’s work. Start with why is that you need to know why you are doing, what you are doing. The purpose behind your work is what people actually admire, they want to know the thing that motivates you and how it can bring a change.
People are moved by the emotional approach to the mission of one’s business. This is yet another must read book as it will give you the idea of finding purpose in your career and work.
- Ego is the Enemy
Ego is the enemy is written by Ryan Holiday and is a wonderful book. It is basically about how ego can develop in a person, and how it can bring him down if he does not control it.
The ego is your enemy if you do not control it because then it will control you. Ryan Holiday has beautifully defined how you can control it.
- Zero to One
Zero to One is written by Peter Thiel, a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and was one of the co-founders of Paypal. The book tell us about how progress and disruption is made, how avoiding competition and becoming a progressive monopoly makes the most profit. How a startup should scale up and how you can develop an innovative mindset.
This is one of the best productivity books out there. The focus of this book is “how to have the most maximum level of attention and focus”. The book contains information on why we lose focus, why we procrastinate, how we can overcome procrastination and increase our focus span. You can learn about how to lower distractions and get things done quickly.
- Atomic Habits
James Clear has written this book. The book is around habit formation. The book tells us how our daily operating system, which means our routine, affects our results.
If we want to achieve more we have to setup an effective productive routine. The book provides formulas and examples on how to do this and examples of people who have successfully done this.
- How to Think Like a CEO: The 22 Vital Traits You Need to Be the Person at the Top
This is one of the best books. It covers two sections, one with what are the traits of the person at the top; second how you can use the traits to become the person at the top.
22 vital traits are given which CEOs possess and how they use them to their advantages. The book can be used like a mentorship guide because you have the opportunity to learn about different CEOs.
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