Five books on personal development to help you in your work

March 17 2023

Five books on personal development to help you in your work

Personal development is a very important matter, also in a professional context. Teamwork and communication skills, self-confidence or taking care to relax and keep calm every day – all of these affect how well you perform your duties. See what books are worth a read.

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How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie

“How to Win Friends and Influence People” is a must-read book for all those who value relationships in life. It teaches how to communicate, what to do to earn other people’s trust and how to become a leader. It is written in plain language and it provides key information on both personal and professional relationships in an accessible way.

Joy at Work – Marie Kondo, Scott Soneshein

Marie Kondo is famous for her best-selling book “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” Together with Scott Soneshein, an organization psychologist and a business lecturer, she provides us with an insightful book on organizing data, networks and time. Additionally, you will find many useful tips regarding motivation, achieving success or organizing your professional life. These tips will make your work more efficient.

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Kiss That Frog – Brian Tracy

Most of us deal with procrastination. We often postpone doing the hardest and most demanding tasks because even thinking about doing them is hard. “Kiss That Frog” will be the perfect guide on how to plan effectively, be productive and attain goals. In this book, Brian Tracy also listed 21 ways to achieve success – they are useful for both personal and professional life.

Think Like a Monk – Jay Shetty

Productivity and efficiency at work are great qualities, but to find professional fulfilment, you’ll need something extra. “Think Like a Monk” tells about the journey towards happiness and fulfillment. It is based on the personal experience of the autor who spent some years as a monk. You will learn how to discard your old, bad habits, how to use your strengths and you will learn the term “gratitude.” Shetty also prepared a Vedic personality test.

Read also: Five Symptoms of Occupational Burnout and How to Prevent it

Your Erroneous Zones – Wayne W. Dyer

This is a modern humanistic psychology classic – it will help those who want to take the reins of their own lives. Mental health is very important, and we can usually take care of it on our own by changing habits and thought patterns. Education towards this goal allows you to stop limiting yourself, free yourself from the influence of others and reach happiness and fulfillment. You can’t go wrong with it.

All of the books listed above can inspire you and be the first step towards changing your life. Becoming aware of a problem is an important aspect of taking care of your wellbeing. If you need motivation, want to learn to communicate or feel like something is missing in your life, you can find many tips there to help you live your everyday life even better.

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