Find time to read some of these incredible books and your life will never be the same again. The ideas, quotes, stories and advice’s in these awesome books will encourage and challenge you to be better person every day.
There is nothing better than to continue your personal growth in 2017 with the pages of a great book.
These are ten amazing additions to your reading list.
Peak consolidates three decades of unique research to introduce an incredibly powerful approach to learning. That is totally different from the way people usually think about acquiring a skill.
Whether your goal to stand out at work, or help your kid achieve academic goals, this book will show you how to master almost anything.
“This book is a breakthrough, a powerful, science-based narrative that shows us how to get better at the things we care about.” –Seth Godin, author of LINCHPIN.
In Grit, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone who wants to succeed — that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”
“Angela Duckworth, the psychologist who has made ‘grit’ the reigning buzzword in education-policy circles.
Her ideas regarding the development of tenacity have definitely changed some lives for the better. In this book, Angela, whose TED talk has been viewed more than eight million times, brings her lessons to the reading public.” — Judith Shulevitz, The New York Times Book Review
3. Smarter Faster Better
In the focus of Smarter Faster Better are eight key productivity concepts, from inspiration and goal setting to focus and making choices. That explains why some people and companies get so much done.
“Smarter Faster Better will make you more productive if you heed its tips. It will also save you the time of reading many productivity books dedicated to the ideas inside.” — Bloomberg Businessweek.
4. Ego Is the Enemy
In this modern time that glorifies social media, reality TV, the battle against ego must be fought with many battles. Armed with the tips from Ego is the Enemy, you will be less invested in the story you tell about your own specials, and as a result, you will be liberated to accomplish the world-changing work you’ve set out to achieve.”
This is Ryan Holiday`s best book yet.
In Originals Adam describes the challenge of improving the world, from the perspective of becoming original. Choose to champion big ideas and values that go against the grain, battle conformity, and resist outdated traditions. How can we originate new ideas without risking it all?
The suggestion is fresh research, counter-intuitive insights, lively writing, practical calls to action.
6. Deep Work
In DEEP WORK, the author Cal Newport flips the narrative on impact in a connected age. Rather of arguing, distraction is bad. Instead he celebrates the power of its opposite.
“DEEP WORK makes a compelling case for cultivating intense focus, and offers immediately actionable steps for infusing more of it into our lives.”―Adam M. Grant, author of Give and Take.
7. The Power of Habit
Charles Duhigg`s book The Power of Habit, explores the science behind habit creation and reorganization. Duhigg takes us to the exciting edge of scientific discoveries that explain what habits are about and how they can be changed.
“Once you read this book, you’ll never look at yourself, your organisation, or your world quite the same way.” — Daniel H. Pink.
8. Living Forward
In Living Forward, the New York Times author Michael Hyatt and executive coach Daniel Harkavy are explaining to how to design a life with the end in mind, determining in advance the outcomes we desire and path to get there.
An intelligent and articulate manual. Applying even a portion of its simple and practical recommendations will improve anyone’s condition in life.
9. Born for This
This crossing point of joy, money, and flow is what Guillebeau will help you discover in Born for This. Through motivational stories of those who have successfully reached their dream career, as well as actionable tools, exercises, and thought experiments, he’ll direct you through today’s limitless menu of career options. This book will help you to discover the work perfectly suited to your unique interests, abilities, and experiences.
He makes getting your dream job seem easier, less of a dream and more of a reality. Through actionable tools and motivational advice’s, Born for This is a must-read for those yearning to find the desirable career path.
10. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck
For quite a long time, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to be happy and live a rich life. “F**k positivity,” Mark Manson says. “Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it.” The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented, grounded lives.
“Strength, happiness and freedom come from knowing what to care about and most importantly, what not to care about. This is an amazing, philosophical and practical book that will give readers the wisdom to be able to do just that.”