We as humans lookout for guidance, advice, and support from people we look up to, and yet it is hard to relate and with their ideas and thought processes. We all want to focus, be determined and successful in life. Here is a list of top 5 books that can inspire you to be determined in life, break your concept and your way of thinking, and will tell you where exactly you are wrong. These are books that will teach you and inspire you to never give up.
Never Give Up: 5 Books that Can Inspire You to be Determined
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen R. Covey
This influential book by Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, incorporated, disciplined approach for resolving professional and private issues. With detailed insights, the writer discloses a step-by-step process for existing with authenticity, honesty, dignity, and integrity. The 7 Habits are influential because they work. This book has helped several business leaders and is the reason behind their success.
How to Win Friends and Influence People – Dale Carnegie
This book is one of the best-selling of all time, having sold over 30 million copies. There are 12 things that this book can offer you – 1. Provide you new vision, thinking, and goals. 2. Allow you to make acquaintances easily. 3. Amplify your fame. 4. Guide you to gain people by your thoughts process. 5. Boost your power, reputation, and capability to get things done. 6. Permit you to gain new customers.7. Increase your power of income. 8. Make you a better salesperson. 9. Guide you to control complaints, ignore arguments and keep your connections pleasing. 10. Make you entertaining. 11. Make principles of psychology simple for you to grasp and affect in your everyday contacts. 12. Assist you to stimulate interest among your acquaintances.
According to this book the significant ways of handling people – 1. Do not condemn, complain or criticize. 2. Provide sincere admiration. 3. Combine personal desire with their wants. This book provides more guidance on how to be likable by others, how to succeed people to your process of thinking, how to make your life happier, and more.
The Greatest Salesman in the World – Og Mandino
This book covers the guide of success and the philosophy of salesmanship. It focuses on Hafid, a deprived camel boy who has a life of profusion. The author composed 10 scrolls in this book such as – be the slave of good habits; greet every day with love; continue till success; live every day as if it’s the end; ace your emotions; keep on multiplying your values; everything is insignificant without act; pray to the almighty for guidance. His primary notion was to ‘do it now.
The Power of Positive Thinking – Norman Vincent Peale
This is a self-help book written by American minister Norman Vincent Peale in the year 1952. This provides case histories related to positive thinking using a religious approach and practical directions consisting of visualizations and affirmations to help the readers gain the optimistic approach. Although this book was negatively reviewed by health specialists and intellectuals, it was celebrated among the general population.
At the very beginning of the book, Peale states ten rules – 1. Imagine yourself succeeding. 2. Think about something positive to drop the negative thought. 3. Reduce obstacles. 4. Do not try to copy others. 5. Repeat ten times every day – If God is for us, who can be against us? 6. Practice with a counselor. 7. Repeat ten times every day – I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. 8. Create firm self-respect. 9. Affirm yourself that you are in God’s hands. 10. Trust that you gain power from God.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff and It’s All Small Stuff – Richard Carlson
This book is slightly contradictory from the way we have been guided by our seniors – in this book Carlson advises the readers to drop the thought that tranquil and stress-free people cannot achieve anything in life. He shares his ideas on how to live a relaxed life.
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