Books – In a year filled with bad politics, natural disasters, and an ongoing pandemic, keeping a positive attitude can seem like a crazy task. While the world may not be all sunshine and roses right now, that doesn’t mean you should get carried away with it. Even in the most difficult of times, it is still possible to maximize your satisfaction in life.
Reading is one of the best ways to get out of a negativity routine. By being inspired by the perspective of others, you can start developing a philosophy that will help you get to where you want to be. Here are some of the best-recommended books to help you do that.
1. Breakout Blueprint: How to Find Your Passion, Take Action, and Build a Lifestyle Business by Doug Foley
The workweek may only last 40 hours for the most part, but everyone knows your career defines your life a lot more than that. Doug Foley interviewed over 150 of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs and found that they seemed to have only one thing in common: they built the careers they wanted to have. Breakout Blueprint is a guide to doing the same thing; Reading it will give you the tools you need to do the job you want.
2. An Extraordinarily Ordinary Life: Lessons Learned From Tim Carlin
Living a satisfying life does not necessarily mean turning the world upside down. Sometimes the most excellent satisfaction is found in the simplest things. An Extraordinarily Ordinary Life is a stimulating look at how we can make sense of some of the most seemingly mundane aspects of life. Tim Carlin uses this book to convey the wisdom of small change, proving that not every step towards happiness doesn’t have to be a leap.
3. Build What Matters: Delivering Key Outcomes with Vision-Led Product Management by Ben Foster and Rajesh Nerlikar
In life, it doesn’t matter if you are the best how good you are at what you do. If you don’t do something that improves the lives of others, you won’t be satisfied. Build What Matters aim to put customer needs back at the heart of product management, but all readers must follow the title of the title. Use your expertise for the benefit of others, and the result will be greater happiness for yourself, your colleagues, your clients, and society in general.
4. Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art by James Nestor
Breathing is perhaps the most fundamental part of human life, and yet it is also one of the most underestimated. Living a fulfilling life isn’t just about getting the job you want, but also about honing your daily habits to make you happier and healthier. Breathing is James Nestor’s deep dive into what breathing does for us and how we can do it best. It may sound simple, but the results of a more intentional breathing pattern can be drastic.
5. Becoming a Leader of Impact: How Your Influence Can Change the World by Braden Douglas
While it is entirely possible to find satisfaction in everyday life, many entrepreneurs crave something bigger. Becoming a Leader of Impact is a look at how leaders can transform their positions of power into drivers of positive change, simultaneously making the world a better place. Braden Douglas has gathered the knowledge of a career into one little book, making it a must-read for anyone looking to become the best kind of leader.
6. Loving Your Business: Rethink Your Relationship with Your Company and Make It Work for You by Debbie King
Making progress as an entrepreneur is never easy, and sometimes the journey can make you lose sight of what prompted you to start. If you don’t love your business, no one else will. With guidance from Debbie King, entrepreneurs can transform their relationship with their companies as they expand. Loving Your Business describes the mindset shift many entrepreneurs need to build healthier relationships with their customers, employees, and most importantly, their businesses.
7. An Introvert’s Guide to World Domination: Become a High-Level Networker and Upgrade Your Life by Nick Shelton
For the timider of us, networking can seem like an impossible task. An Introvert’s Guide to World Domination may not live up to the title’s exaggeration, but it’s still an excellent framework for understanding how to make real, face-to-face business connections without Hollywood charm.
More than ever, finding fulfilment in everyday life is vital. While doing so is easier said than done, the process can become much easier if you learn how others did it before you did it. Why don’t you do that with a book?