Who needs motivation? humm, everyone?! It is in fact a key aspect of anyone’s work experience, and life in general. Without motivation, one would sit idle, do nothing, feel depressed. And even though we had previously written many articles regarding this topic (you can check out these articles here), today we have picked for you 5 great motivational books that one must have.
On to these books!
1. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
¬†Drive is a great book by Daniel Pink in which he suggests a different approach to work motivation, relying on autonomy, mastery, and purpose. In Dan’s own words: “Carrots & Sticks are so last Century. Drive says for 21st century work, we need to upgrade to autonomy, mastery and purpose.” The book has achieved bestseller status across¬†New York Times,¬†Wall Street Journal,¬†Washington Post and many others…
You can purchase this book on amazon¬†by clicking here Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
2. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
If you still haven’t gotten a copy of this book then I have three words for you: shame shame shame! This book by Stephen Covey has sold more than 25 million copies in 38 languages worldwide, and remains one of the best selling nonfiction business books. It ¬†discusses the 7 habits of being effective in reaching goals.
You can purchase this book on amazon¬†by clicking here The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
3. Think and Grow Rich
Originally written in 1937 by Napoleon Hill, this book is considered one of the greatest ever written to motivate people into success. The author seeks to¬†¬†help people succeed in all lines of work, and to become almost anything they want. Think and Grow Rich had sold more than 20 million copies by 1970, the time of Hill’s death, and by 2011, more than 70 million copies were sold. It was ranked in¬†BusinessWeek Magazine’s Best-Seller List¬†as sixth best-selling paperback business book.
You can purchase this book on amazon¬†by clicking here Think and Grow Rich
4. Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
This is a new book by Bren√© Brown who offers her expertise and research in embracing vulnerability and imperfection, and courageously engaging in our lives. Bren√©’s TED talk, The Power of Vulnerability, is one of the top 10 most viewed TED talks, with approximately 6 million viewers.
You can purchase this book on amazon by clicking here Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
5. Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable
This is a new book released just on April 16, 2013 by Tim Grover, in which he shows, based upon his 2 decades + experience in helping great achievers (Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant,…) become greater, what it takes to get there and achieve what you desire.
You can purchase this book on amazon by clicking here Relentless: From Good to Great to Unstoppable
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6. Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work that Matters
A great book by Jon Acuff, a Wall Street Journal best-selling author, in which he discusses how to achieve what you’re looking for without submitting to your inner fear. The book was released on April 22, 2013, and is already on the top selling books on amazon.
You can purchase this book on amazon by clicking here Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work that Matters
Hope you find these books useful, let us know what you think