‘Books wash away from the soul the dust of everyday life.’
A power of book is beyond imagination. It can motivate you, inspire you, and can even shake up your stale everyday work routine. Here are 5 of such books (beyond fiction) that’ll help you take your career to the next level. Check these titles and know how these can bring a turning point for your career.
This book from the 99U series is an authentic and powerful guide to make the most of the innate talent. In this detailed how to book, you will learn, how to:
- Cultivate a “growth mindset” & build new skills to stay competitive.
- Build healthier work and creative habits by moving outside of the comfort zone.
- Recognize your work’s sweet spot and accordingly create new career opportunities.
- Mine your “failures” for identifying what works for you and what doesn’t.
- Embrace your power to bring success out of any risk.
In all, if you want to take your career to the next level, Maximize Your Potential is all you need to read this weekend.
In case you feel even your dream job sucks, a book can also make you fall in love with your current job. Everyone knows that when we enjoy our jobs, work is more fun; but there are hardly few who know how to love their jobs. No matter what stage of your career you are in, this guide to happiness by Kerry Hannon can make you learn to adopt the attitude to stay happy and lead to bigger and better things.
- Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder
The Greek American author, Arianna Huffington reminds us what work life balance is with her work in Thrive. With Thrive, she beautifully explains how focusing upon on the little things can make a big difference in how we feel about work. There is a lot more in life than just adding zeros to bank balance, and this book suggests how incorporating self-care can change daily lives.
Failures are a part of life and to handle them is an art that every person must love in order to succeed. Megan McArdle covers the rise and fall of certain companies in the book. The Upside of Down and challenges the readers to think differently about how he lives, learn or even work. So, if you want to learn the trick to recover from failure and move ahead in life, this has to be your next pick.
Inspiration can be the biggest reason behind success, and if you want to be inspired to work at your career, “Lean in” by Sheryl Sandberg is all you need to read. It is about the women and ambition. It is about the right to equality at work. It’s about encouragement to work towards career goals and strive to reach full potential.