Looking for motivation and inspiration? Well, have you considered reading personal development books? Perhaps you haven’t. Personal development is a nebulous topic, and finding a personal development book is not as easy as most people think. Nonetheless, you need a book that will ignite your passion and give you ideas. Here are some of the best personal development books to read:
The Success Principles
This is a book by Jack Canfield. He uses the principles he’s taught, studied, and lived for to inspire any ambitious person to move from where they are to greatness. This book will equip you with knowledge on how to boost your confidence, live with purpose and patience, take on daily challenges, and achieve all your ambitions. This book is not just a collection of great ideas; it spells out sixty-four principles, which successful men and women have used throughout history. The fundamentals of these principles are the same for all professions and all people—it doesn’t matter whether you are employed or not. If you take these principles and practice on a daily basis, they will surely transform your life beyond your wildest imaginations!
Think and Grow Rich
This is a book by Napoleon Hill. Apparently, it was the first book to ask the question, “what makes a winner?’’ In the original version of this book published in 1937, Hill introduces the stories of millionaires of his generation such as Thomas Edison, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford, and many others. He does this intentionally so as to illustrate his principles.
In the updated version, an author, Arthur R. Pell, applied Hill’s thoughts to illustrate how contemporary millionaires such as Bill Gates acquired their wealth. Outmoded technology and examples have been faithfully refreshed to make things easier for new readers.
If you are obsessed with something to an extent that it keeps you up all night, this is the perfect time to earn a living doing what you like most. In Crush It, Gary Vaynerchuk teaches us how to use the internet to convert interests into businesses. Gary was able to build his brand using the secrets revealed in this book thus transforming his earning potential as well as his life.
This book equips any reader with skills on how to harness the power of the internet to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams. Simply put, Crush It is the final driver’s manual for any modern business.
The Power of Positive Thinking
This book has helped many women and men alike, no wonder it is an international bestseller. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale uses this book to send a powerful message of inspiration and faith to the people.
The power of positive thinking is written with a sole aim of making the reader lead a happy, worthwhile, and satisfying life. In this book, Dr. Peale demonstrates that there is power in faith. With the practical techniques clearly outlined, you can easily energize your life. Honestly, this book will give you enough motivation to keep you going.
There is this misconception among entrepreneurs that, to succeed, they have to do everything themselves. The entrepreneur becomes the boss, HR manager, sales person, online marketing guru, operations manager, copywriter, and so much more. No wonder many people give up starting their business—this is just way too much for an individual to handle!
In this book, Chris Ducker reveals the secrets on how to start a business with the little resources you have. It’s not rocket science; it’s actually possible! You have to learn to build strong teams of virtual employees who will assist you in running your business. If used together with online resources and other additional tactics, Virtual Freedom is your ultimate source of knowledge necessary to build your dream business.
The 4-Hour Workweek
Put aside the old idea of retirement and any other deferred-life plan—there is absolutely no need to wait, especially in harsh economic times. Regardless of the dream that you have about your future, The 4-Hour Workweek will ensure that you achieve it. Thanks to Timothy Ferriss, the author, for doing an outstanding job.
Sometimes, you just need someone to encourage you that you can still achieve your dreams. Regrettably, it’s hard to find someone who will always encourage you when you are feeling low. You may be having tons of problems, but all you need is something to keep you motivated. If you are just on the verge of giving up, this message if for you; read personal development books. The books discussed above will serve you right.