- January 7, 2014
- by Jakub Szyszka
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People use to say that there is no better way of learning than experience something on our own. But why not benefit from other people’s knowledge? Especially when they want to share it?
There are plenty of books that can change our way of thinking and play a role of a guide which will lead us to our goals. Their authors give away their experience, tips and recommendations. Probably not all of them will meet your needs and solve all of your problems. However, surely you will find inspirations and motivation to start.
Have a look at five books can affect your effectiveness and productivity.
1. Getting Things Done. The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
Getting Things Done is a time management method which allows to stay focused on the current activities by removing from your mind planned tasks and projects. It is the right book for everyone who wants to reveal themselves from tiny, not important things that cross our minds in not appropriate moments. It shows how to save more private time and do not loose brilliant ideas.
2. The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss
The world is changing, the technology goes further with the solutions, but there are still some things that stay still. One of them is an approach to a work system. Tim Ferriss’ book gives you tips & tricks for better living. It teaches how to notice some key correlations that can improve your effectiveness, shorten your work week, bring you more money and lead you to your dream lifestyle.
3. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People treats about the approach to solving personal and professional problems. It teaches how to believe in your own abilities and increase your effectiveness with fairness and human dignity. The book introduces seven habits which teach you how to adapt to changes and take advantage of the opportunities it creates. All examples are packed with insights and anecdotes from the author’s own experiences.
4. Screw It, Let’s Do It by Richard Branson
The book is a set of lessons which helped Richard Branson to succeed in his business and personal life. It shows that belief in what you do and a willpower are the factors that lead people to achieve their goals. No matter what others may say you should be consistent in your actions. The book contains lots of examples. They give the reader a better image of the process and makes the tips more credible. This surely will inspire you to change the perspective.
5. Awaken the Giant Within by Anthony Robbins
Awaken the Giant Within provides effective strategies and techniques for personal development. They are based on self-help type approach and are about to influence your emotions, relationships, body, finances and your life generally. This book is a teaching program that will help you take control of your life and create your own destiny.