Reading in your pastime makes you not only knowledgeable but virtually transfers you to a different world where you may not be able to go physically. Reading acts as a break from the monotony and a refreshment which makes your life worthwhile. A good book stays with the reader forever.
No matter how many times you may have read that book, but each time it acts as a special experience, a new learning. Such are these books which cater to each and every individual and the phases of their life. These books should be cherished forever and passed on from generations to generations. Check these out…
1. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
A self help book by Stephen Covey is one of the best sellers of all time. Published in 1989, this one has led people to path of success for ages now. According to Covey, it is possible to achieve any dream or goal with the right set of principles and values. Struggling with your goal? Worry not, follow these 7 principles and see it for yourself. Because no dream is too big 😉
2. Steve Jobs
Wanting to get unprecedented access to Jobs life then this is the book for you. Written on the request of Steve Jobs by Walter Issacson, this one is a masterpiece in itself. Check out what inspired Jobs to become what he was and his persisted efforts with which he faced all the ups and downs of his life. Trust us, you will not be disappointed with this one.
3. The Last Lecture
Written by professor Randy Pausch, this book talks about the last lecture professor gave on “Really achieving your childhood dreams”. Often we get so lost in acting matured and grown up that we lose our innocence and dreams while following the path of society. While in this journey, we forget how much time we have and what if today would be our last day or this would be our last chance to rectify things in life. As professor states in the end, “It’s not about how to achieve your dreams, it’s about how to lead your life. If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself, the dreams will come to you.”
4. The Theory of Everything
Even the most complex things in life can be explained in the simplest way. Talking about genius Stephen Hawkings here, this book looks at his life and his journey to excellence. According to him, Universe is finite and self contained. While dwelling into the depths you realize that life is all about hope and courage and there is no boundary to achieving what you really want to.
5. How to Win Friends and Influence People
In this world, we all want to have good friends and be someone who can influence. Often pressurized by the society norms, we fail to realize what we truly are and recognise that you too can be a human magnet. It’s a great feeling to be loved and accepted by everyone around us. It feels beautiful when people ask your opinion and show that you matter. But is it really difficult to achieve this? Definitely not. This book is a lifetime treasure with basic guidelines which will help you be the person who you always wanted to be.
6. Who Moved My Cheese
This one is a bestselling motivational business fable. It showcases that in life, one must face certain situations and keep fighting for it. However, when time comes, one must also move on. Knowing that change is part of life, its best to accept the fate rather than crib about the same. A simple but inspiring book that will definitely make you reflect back on your choices and your life.
7. Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus
In the complexity of life, we forget that men and women are two different breeds. They think differently, they act and behave differently. While we try to find our purpose of life, relationships play a major role in shaping our dreams and goals. A little disbalance there can make one go into the depths of grief and sadness thus losing track of the purpose. This book will help you understand and see opposite gender’s perspective and if you follow the steps, you will see the positive change in your relationship. Give it a try, you won’t regret.
8. Stay Hungry Stay Foolish
An inspirational book by author Rashmi Bansal. This book showcases journey of 25 IIM A graduates through the difficult journey of being entrepreneurs. If you believe you can, and have power in your dreams, anything is possible. It takes you to a life journey beyond the conventional belief of salaries and placements. Bringing in the new vision, this one has helped in inspiring millions across the country. Do you have it in you to take the road less travelled? Read on!
9. The Secret
Sometimes we know what it is but we are too lazy or ignorant to give it a try. This one is a gem if you believe in creating your own destiny. Taking us through the basic principles in life and how universe operates, you will be surprised to know that life is so simple and everything in this world is achievable only with the power of your thinking. Written by Rhonda Byrne, the list of people who vouch for this one to be true is endless. Yet you will find many who know about the law but refuse to give it a try. Don’t be one of them. Your destiny in your hands and you can create it the way you want to.
Add these books to your collections and get ready to embark on the journey of excellence and success. Trust us, it’s tried and tested 😉 Plus its never too late to start something a fresh!
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