10 Books that changed my life 360 degree and help me lead a great successful life:
1. The Magic of Thinking Big - David Schwartz
This book gives insight to look at things not as they are, but as they can be. Visualization adds value to everything. A big thinker always visualizes what can be done in the future. He isn't stuck with the present.
Beautiful quote from Book: “The thinking that guides your intelligence is much more important than how much intelligence you have”
2. How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
Must Read Book!! It is naive to think that by implementing these techniques, we'll always get the outcome we desire. But the experience of most people shows that we are more likely to change attitudes with these approaches than by not using these principles. Even if we increase our success by a mere 10%, we have become 10% more effective as leaders than we were before.
Awesome quote from Book: “Everybody in the world is seeking happiness—and there is one sure way to find it. That is by controlling your thoughts. Happiness doesn't depend on outward conditions. It depends on inner conditions”.
3. Think and Grow Rich – Napoleon Hill
It has had a tremendous impact on my life. All time classic self-help bestseller gently adapted to be most relevant for the challenges we all face today. If you believe pursuing self-improvement is important for enjoying a full and meaningful life, you will want to make sure you have this book in your personal development library.
Awesome quote from Book: “When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal”.
4. Unleash the Giant Within – Tony Robbins
Once we design our values, we must decide what evidence we need to have before we give ourselves pleasure. We need to design rules that will move us in the direction of our values that will clearly be achievable, using criteria we can control personally so that we’re ringing the bell instead of waiting for the outside world to do it”
Awesome quote from Book: “A genuine quality of life comes from consistent, quality question”.
5. The Secret - Rhonda Byrne
Author Rhonda Byrne, like each of us, has been on her own journey of discovery. In The Secret, she explains with simplicity the law that is governing all lives, and offers the knowledge of how to create – intentionally and effortlessly – a joyful life. Awesome quote from Book: “The truth is that the universe has been answering you all of your life, but you cannot receive the answers unless you are awake”.
6. The Power of Habit - Charles Duhigg
This book takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distill vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.
Awesome quote from Book: “Champions don’t do extraordinary things. They do ordinary things, but they do them without thinking, too fast for the other team to react. They follow the habits they’ve learned”.
7. How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling - Frank Bettger
Bettger reveals his personal experiences and explains the foolproof principles that he developed and perfected. He shares instructive anecdotes and step-by-step guidelines on how to develop the style, spirit, and presence of a winning salesperson. No matter what you sell, you will be more efficient and profitable—and more valuable to your company.
Awesome quote from Book: “Failures mean nothing at all if success comes eventually. And that’s a thought that should cheer you up and help you keep on keeping on when the going seems hard. Keep going! Each week, each month, you are improving. One day soon, you will find a way to do the thing that today looks impossible”.
8. The slight edge - Jeff Olson
It’s an entirely new way of thinking; a way of processing information that enables you to make the SIMPLE daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. The Slight Edge makes you aware of the unwritten rules that we all live by and just weren’t aware of.
Awesome quote from Book: “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do”.
9. The richest man in Babylon - George Samuel Clason
The Richest Man in Babylon it is the most inspiring book on wealth ever written, based on the success secrets of ancient "Babylonian parables”. This book teaches the values of saving, overcoming poor habits such as procrastination & being able to take advantage of opportunities.
Awesome quote from Book: “Will power is but the unflinching purpose to carry the task you set for yourself to fulfillment”.
10. The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership - John C Maxwell
This phenomenal book equip you with a wide range of ideas and language to help you frame out and master key areas of your life including your attitude, relationships, leadership skills, and success. Along the way, he shares stories to bring the ideas to life and to share how he learned these lessons from the school of hard knocks and from multiple mentors. From failing forward, to going on your success journey, to building a positive attitude, to winning with people, Maxwell covers a variety of personal development and leadership skills that you can use in work and life.
Awesome quote from Book: “Success is not a destination thing, it’s a daily thing”.