We are presenting you top 10 self-help books. This list is based on hours of reading, searching and comparing one book with another. Every book from list below will have a positive impact on your life, it will move your thinking on new level and helps with basic problems that affect almost all of us.
I. How to Win Friends and Influence People
Author: Dale Carnegie
This book is very popular because of its simplicity. Every advice contained in this guide seems to us obvious. But without external help we are often unable to figure out something. The trick is to extract the wisdom and use it into action. This book will help you with this.
Techniques included in this book includes will show you how to:
- make people like you (six ways)
- convince people to your way of thinking
- change people without arousing resentment (nine ways)
- deal with people (three fundamental techniques)
II. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Author: Stephen R. Covey
This book is the contemporary bible for people who want to make changes in their life and move after dreams. One of the most popular author of self-help books presents the best ways to belief in our own abilities and be more effective in action without breaking any inner or social principles.
III. Awaken the Giant Within
Author: Tony Robbins
Wake up and start controlling your own life including emotions, thoughts, body and your external conditions. This book is totally must-have for people who want to make positive and aware influence on own life. Tony Robbins is very popular and respectable life coach who teach us how to make your life better.
IV. The 48 Laws of Power
Author: Robert Greene
Three thousands of history, one book, 48 laws. Synthesis of philosophy the most popular and powerful people in our history.: Machiavelli, Sun-Tsu, Carl von Clausewitz and other. Do not show that you are better than your boss, hide your intentions, be a step ahead of your opponent, do not get catch up.
You can like it or not, but those laws are based on real events and each of them will be useful in life. Tactics of Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, and other influential figures or victims of power.
These laws will fascinate any reader interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.
V. The Tipping Point
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. This book will help you to look at the world from a different perspective. Author, “The New Yorker” journalist explains how to make impact on people. The title “tipping point“ is in fact a magical tipping point, deciding that the idea of some people become fashion trend or the next kitsch.
VI. Life is What You Make It
Author: Peter Buffett
Peter Buffett is a son of one of the best investors in the world. You may think that he is a shadow of father’s success, but it’s not. He was encouraged by parents to find his own patch and follow it.
This book is a story of hard-working child who become successful in music and philanthropy. You don’t need to be the child of someone important to draw inspiration from this book.
VII. Where Good Ideas Come From
Author: Steven Johnson
Being successful requires a certain amount of innovation. This buzzword does not spark a strong visual for many people. Where Good Ideas Come From defines what makes fertile ground for successful innovation.
What the publisher says about the book: “The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery–these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment breeds them? What sparks the flash of brilliance? How do we generate the breakthrough technologies that push forward our lives, our society, our culture? Steven Johnson’s answers are revelatory as he identifies the seven key patterns behind genuine innovation, and traces them across time and disciplines.”
VIII. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
Author: Dale Carnegie
Worrying is a habit like a smoking cigarettes which can be overcome. Is not easy but it’s possible. Millions of people convinced about it. This book contains practical advises about how to get rid of fear and anxiety, how to endure criticism and learn from it, how to avoid exhaustion to look young and how to find the meaning of life.
Over six million copies sold.
IX. As a Man Thinketh
Author: James Allen
Short and old book about power of our thoughts and awareness. Everything we do or not has a begging in our mind. This book can be named as a base of personal development. You are what you think.
X.The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom
Author: Don Miquel Ruiz
Four agreements is a unique guide about the way to true freedom and harmony. The author discovers the source of beliefs and behaviors that limits our life and deprives us of true joy of life. This book is based on the wisdom of the ancient toltec and it presents us effective ways which you can use in everyday life to feel more happy and change our life.