When I meet successful people, I ask them what they’re reading. These recommended books on personal development and business led to massive momentum toward my goals.
In 2018, I read voraciously and saw big results. Below are some of my favorite books from the year in the categories of personal development, business development, and pure joy! Check them out.
Books for Personal Development
Awaken the Giant Within
Why read it? It’s time to stop making excuses and start creating the life you want.
Think and Grow Rich!: The Original Version, Restored and Revised™
Why read it? You’re serious about shifting your money mindset.
The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women: Why Capable People Suffer from the Impostor Syndrome and How to Thrive in Spite of It
Why read it? You struggle with imposter syndrome.
Codependent No More: How to Stop Controlling Others and Start Caring for Yourself
Why read it? You feel like you are heavily influenced by others emotions, behaviors, and needs.
Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One
Why read it? You want to shift from one career to another.
Getting Real: Ten Truth Skills You Need to Live an Authentic Life
Why read it? You’re interested in open, honest, authentic communication
Books for Business
Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine
Why read it? You want a simple accounting system for your business that makes sure you have sustainable growth, get paid for the hard work you do, and have fun.
The Mom Test: How to talk to customers & learn if your business is a good idea when everyone is lying to you
Why read it? You’re launching new products or programs and you need to know how to interview your ideal clients
By Michael E. Gerber – The E-Myth Revisited: Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It (1st Edition) (2.7.1995)
Why read it? You want a business model that’s replicable and can help you make good money without working around the clock
Books for Pleasure
The Name of the Wind
Why read it? You love a good fantasy novel
Lion Hearted: The Life and Death of Cecil & the Future of Africa’s Iconic Cats
Why read it? You’re interested in animal conservation and wildlife in Africa
What about Your Saucepans?
Why read it? You want to know more about Dominican culture.