Personal and Career Development Books

Reading can be a powerful tool for your personal and career development. Utilise the knowledge, wisdom from successful authors to break a bad habit, learn you are capable, or even recognise that everyone makes the same mistakes, it's how you develop from them that matters. 


The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich - Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss discusses how you can reduce your workload whilst improving results, taking more time to do what matters to you by using the 80/20 principle. If you're wanting to cut your hours, find more time for vacation this is a great book for you. 


Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got Out of Getting It Wrong - Jessica Bacal

Ideal for millenials just starting their careers, for women seeking to advance at work, or for anyone grappling with issues of perfectionism, Mistakes I Made at Work features fascinating and surprising anecdotes, as well as tips for readers.


The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change - Stephen Covey

This book was written over 35 years ago, however, it is still used by CEO's and successful people everywhere. Covering habits at work and home, it is a powerful tool to understand what it takes to be successful. 


How to Win Friends & Influence People - Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time. Develop your people skills, unlock doors you never thought you could and smash fundraising goals. 


The Power of Your Subconscious Mind Deluxe Edition - Joseph Murphy

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind, one of the most brilliant and beloved spiritual self-help works of all time, teaches how to dramatically alter your life by changing your thoughts. Nonprofit work can be difficult, getting into a negative spiral is easy, learn how to change that. 


The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business - Charles Duhigg

In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, and achieving success is understanding how habits work.


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