The importance of reading can not be overemphasised but it is important to build a reading culture especially to build yourself mentally and socially.
Don’t ask me who’s influenced me. A lion is made up of the lambs he’s digested, and I’ve been reading all my life. Charles de Gaulle
Here are five books below that you should consider reading before the end of 2017;
In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called “Lean In for misfits,” Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world.Sophia Amoruso spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and scrounging in dumpsters for leftover bagels. By age twenty-two she had dropped out of school, and was broke, directionless, and checking IDs in the lobby of an art school–a job she’d taken for the health insurance. It was in that lobby that Sophia decided to start selling vintage clothes on eBay.
How to Win Friends and Influence People,” by Dale Carnegie
Dale Carnegie’s advice is now iconic. He’s helped people around the world make friends more easily, get new clients as well as opportunities, persuade other people, become a better speaker, and much more. In other words, it’s the best book for those who want to increase their popularity both in their personal and work circles, as well as advance their careers.
Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway,” by Susan Jeffers
Fear and anxiety can stop the best of us in our tracks from doing something. Susan Jeffers shows us how to overcome those feelings, and live our lives the way we want.
The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your Career
A blueprint for thriving in your job and building a career by applying the lessons of Silicon Valley’s most innovative entrepreneurs.
The career escalator is jammed at every level. Unemployment rates are sky-high. Creative disruption is shaking every industry. Global competition for jobs is fierce. The employer-employee pact is over and traditional job security is a thing of the past.
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” by Angela Duckworth
Psychologist Angela Duckworth shares the secrets of why some naturally gifted people fail, while some less talented individuals succeed. Based on her cutting-edge research, she explains that the key to success isn’t necessarily talent but grit. “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” is a book which will help you understand exactly how you can succeed.