David J. Schwartz gives us a step by step guide on how to achieve what you want by changing your thought pattern and thought habits. Schwartz argues that the main thing holding people back is the relative smallness of their thoughts, and explains the importance of ‘Thinking positively toward oneself’. He begins the book by relating […]
Think and Grow Rich is a 1937 motivational personal development and self-help book by Napoleon Hill and inspired by a suggestion from Scottish-American businessman Andrew Carnegie. While the title implies that this book deals with how to get rich, the author explains that the philosophy taught in the book can be used to help people succeed […]
Our most commonly held formula for success is broken. Conventional wisdom holds that if we work hard we will be more successful, and if we are more successful, then we’ll be happy. If we can just find that great job, win that next promotion, lose those five pounds, happiness will follow. But recent discoveries in […]
This 2001 management book by James C. Collins that aims to describe how companies transition from being average companies to great companies and how companies can fail to make the transition. “Greatness” is defined as financial performance several multiples better than the market average over a sustained period. Collins finds the main factor for achieving […]
This grandfather of all people-skills books was first published in 1937. It was an overnight hit, eventually selling 15 million copies. How to Win Friends and Influence People is just as useful today as it was when it was first published, because Dale Carnegie had an understanding of human nature that will never be outdated. […]
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, first published in 1989, is a business and self-help book written by Stephen R. Covey. It has sold more than 25 million copies in 38 languages worldwide, and the audio version has sold 1.5 million copies, and remains one of the best selling nonfiction business books. Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls “true north” principles of a character ethic that he presents as universal and timeless.
Paul McGee has written an interesting book “How Not To Worry: The Remarkable Truth of How a Small Change Can Help You Stress Less and Enjoy Life More”. He introduces his methods and theories in a very personal, conversational style. This makes the reader feel like moving through a personal process. Worry, stress, anxiety can […]