5 inspiring books to change your perspective towards life
Loving What Is: The Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie
Byron Katie created a process called The Work that helps you see your problems in a different light. The Work is a process that involves writing down troubling thoughts and then asking four questions: (1) Is it true? (2) Can I absolutely know it is true? (3) How do I react when I think that thought? (4) Who would I be without the thought?
Mindset by Carol Dweck
In this brilliant book, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. People with a fixed mindset—those who believe that abilities are fixed—are less likely to flourish than those with a growth mindset—those who believe that abilities can be developed. This book will open the whole new world for your growth potential.
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki
The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you. It also explores the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. This book can completely change the way one thinks about money and creating wealth.
How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
More influential people live a better life and build more meaningful businesses. Dale Carnegie’s principles endure, and will help you achieve your maximum potential in the complex and competitive modern age. This book teaches the six ways to make people like you, the twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking, and the nine ways to change people without arousing resentment.
Start With Why by Simon Sinek
Start With Why shows that the leaders who’ve had the greatest influence in the world all think, act, and communicate the same way — and it’s the opposite of what everyone else does. Sinek talks about a powerful idea called The Golden Circle, and it provides a framework upon which organizations can be built, movements can be led, and people can be inspired. And it all starts with WHY. Its a great book to help you design a purpose-driven life and business.
Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. Only humans who have a purpose survive the longest. This book will make you stop complaining about the things that don’t matter.