Our lives are full of challenges and different stages which every one of us will need to go through. Sometimes we feel deprived of our opportunities or it may also happen that we have failed in our ventures. But that is not the end of everything.
We need to keep moving forward and improve ourselves so that we can take better chances from the next time.
To help your self-improve and increase your knowledge about different ways by which you can bring better performance in your life, we have brought you some amazing books that will motivate you to do so.
The books are written by great personalities who have made sure that the readers learn a lot from their books. So you while reading these books you can bring changes to your nature and conduct and work in a way which will be the most beneficial.
Top 6 Books for Beginners to Read
Here are the top 6 books that beginners can read and get some important knowledge about various topics related to their career & life principles.
Managing Oneself (By Peter Drucker)
Name – Managing Oneself
Author – Peter Drucker
Date of Publication – 7 January 2008
Page Count – 128 pages
As the name suggests, the book “Managing Oneself” is about how one can manage their life in the right way and become successful.
Peter tells us that every one of us leads a life which can be easily taken to new heights with the help of talent, the right set of skills and hunger to achieve your ambitions. A person who understands and implements these few elements into their life, become successful no matter where they started from.
Everyone wants to be successful in their career but to do so there are certain elements which need to be put into use.
The right set of skills, drive to work harder and potential to achieve particular ambitions will surely lead anybody to success no matter from where they started from. It is important that you make yourself productive and gather ample knowledge on the field of your expertise.
Peter has also mentioned 06 different steps which are vital for managing oneself.
The individuals who follow these principles tend to be driven by their passion firmly –
- What are my crucial strengths?
- How to perform
- What are the important values?
- How should one contribute
- The second half of your career?
So, if you are wondering how you can manage your responsibilities and contribute to a better cause, read this book and learn today!
Rich Dad Poor Dad (By Robert T. Kiyosaki)
Name – Rich Dad, Poor Dad
Author – Robert T. Kiyosaki
Date of Publication – 1 April 2000
Page Count – 207 pages
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“Rich Dad, Poor Dad” is a bestselling book written by Robert T. Kiyosaki. The book deals with the thoughts and understandings of Robert T. Kiyosaki and two men – his birth father (poor dad) and his best friend’s father (rich dad).
The books have bee considered as one of the best financial books to be ever written. Robert thoroughly discusses the ways, following which the people can generate wealth over the course of time.
Robert tells us that the rich people leave a streak of wealth for their upcoming generations as well because they want to invest in assets. The poor or middle-class people spend in liabilities which they think to be as assets. Therefore at a certain point, these liabilities will perish, but the assets will continue to prosper.
Robert remarks that the proper use of “Intelligence solves problems and produces money.”. It is important for you to fixate on your goals, learn and gain knowledge. At the same time, patience and perseverance are also important.
Only investing an amount of money will do no good. You will need to invest the right amount of time and effort behind your monetary investments as well.
A brilliant book for those aspirants who want to create wealth and become successful in their career in the right manner by following exceptional principles and strategies. If you aim to be rich, then this books will be surely valuable to you.
Start With WHY (By Simon Sinek)
Name – Start With WHY
Author – Simon Sinek
Date of Publication – 29 October 2009
Page Count – 256
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The very first thing which you will come across in this book is that Simon has brought out two important elements which influence the success of person – inspiration and the other one is manipulation.
Simon believes that inspiration has a much more significant role to play than the latter. Very often we see that their leaders or role models inspire people. They can influence people without any manipulation, and thus inspiration is a more natural sense of feeling.
But at the same time, nowadays we are very much influenced by manipulation as well. Sales, marketing strategies, advertisements etc. are circulated around us so that the consumers can be manipulated.
The main objective of these is to manipulate and increase sales. However, Simon says that only manipulating the customers will not be a long-term benefit. The companies will need to create more loyal customers who will be influenced by their brand identity.
Simon also describes the golden circle which tells you how leaders can influence your action rather than relying on manipulating your decision. “Start With Why” is perfect for anyone who is looking for their true sense of purpose in this world. Individuals who want to make it big but are confused about whether they can do it or not can surely read this book.
This book is an amazing resource to understand the different aspects of life and how to influence people in the right way for collective growth and benefit. If you are into marketing or business then this book can help you learn a lot about different strategies.
Think & Grow Rich (By Napoleon Hill)
Name – Think & Grow Rich
Author – Napoleon Hill
Year of Publication – 1937
Pages – 238
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Written in the year of 1937, Think and Grow Rich is considered as one of the best self-improvement books that have ever been written. Napoleon Hill has mentioned that he was very much inspired to write the book because of the influence of Andrew Carnegie, an American entrepreneur who is one of the richest Americans in history.
The book has sold more than 100 million copies worldwide by the year 2015 and has been the output of 20 years of research and observations by Napoleon. He observed several personalities who were successful in amassing huge personal wealth and assets. Napoleon is his book has suggested that every individual can achieve their goals and ambitions if they can suppress negative thoughts and focus on their long-term goals.
Napoleon has discussed 13 important elements which can help individuals to reach exemplary heights –
- Organised Planning
- Power of the Master Mind
- Specialised Knowledge
- The Mystery of Sex Transmutation
- The Subconscious Mind
- The Brain
- The Sixth Sense
Individuals of every age and profession can read this evergreen book that will help you bring the necessary changes for developing a better personality and how you can grow what you have over time.
How to Win Friends and Influence People (By Dale Carnegie)
Name – How to win friends and influence people
Author – Dale Carnegie
Year of Publication – 1937
Pages – 291
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How to win friends and influence people by Dale Carnegie, published by Simon and Schuster, is a self-help and self-improvement book that shows it’s readers how they can outperform themselves and reach their goals.
Dale has put ample stress on the fact that in the journey of achieving your goals, you will also need to have friends who will be able to guide you on the right path. The book has sold more than 15 million copies worldwide and has been ranked in the Time’s “100 Most Influential Books of all Time”.
Dale has presented to his book some important points which will help the readers not only to become successful in their life but also to win over people. Dale says that it is important to take care of the people around you and respect what they are saying so that you can understand their views and put them into the use of your own benefit.
Individuals who want to create a streak of positive social ties among other people can surely read this book. Apart from that, the book will also show the different aspects of life which will help you to influence the right set of people for a better tomorrow.
The Shack (By William P. Young)
Name – The Shack
Author – William P. Young
Year of Publication – 1 July 2008
Number of Pages – 251
The Shack is one of the best selling novels in recent times in the USA. William Young has beautifully woven thrilling suspense and a man’s faith in God in this book. Mackenzie Allen Phillips’s youngest daughter is kidnapped during a family vacation. A few days later evidence is found of her possible murder in an abandoned shack in the state of Oregon outback.
However, four years later Mckenzie receives a suspicious note which he believes is from God. The note asks Mckenzie to visit the same shack where his daughter was brutally murdered.
Curious and enthralled to know what all of this is about, Mckenzie visits the shack and stays there for a weekend. But, the incidents that happen at the shack will change his life forever.
The books have received a significant positive response from the readers and critics. The book has almost every element that can engage the readers into an unforgettable reading experience.
If you are thinking to start reading Book, then you can start with these 06 perfect books which will help you to spend some amazing time and gain knowledge in different aspects of your everyday life (financial, social and character) by reading them.