• Motivational Books for Millenials

    Posted by : classmate Date : 18th January 2016

    Here's a list of a few books which have proved their effectiveness over generations. Successful people over the past few decades have admitted to have been influenced and inspired by these books and owe their success to the same. These books will not only guide the teenagers through the difficult times of adolescence but also infuse in them a positive attitude towards life and show them the right path towards achieving success and a really fulfilling life. They will further inspire the reader to have a high self- esteem through the highs and lows of life and in turn bring out the very best in them.

1. Think and Grow Rich - Napolean Hill

This is a personal development and self-improvement book authored by Napolean Hill and was published for the first time during The Great Depression in the year 1937. The author and the ideas penned down in this book has been inspired by a suggestion from Scottish-American business magnate and philanthropist, Andrew Carnegie. The philosophy of this book encompasses of 13 steps and if followed properly, they not only serve as a guide for accumulating wealth but also a guide for achieving success in any and every field of life.

Published in 1937

Quote: "If you give up before your goal is reached, you are a quitter. A quitter never wins, and a winner never quits."

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2. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Stephen Covey

Ever since it was first published in 1989, it has inspired not just individuals to rise to heights of greatness but has also helped business houses to thrive and prosper. Covey coined the terms of 'abundance mentality' or 'abundance mindset' and linked it to arising out of a high self-esteem. Read the book to know what he is referring to and to imbibe and inculcate the 7 habits.

Published in 1989

Quote: "You can learn great things from your mistakes when you aren't busy denying them."

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3. The Power of Positive Thinking - Norman Vincent Peale

The basic philosophy of this book has now been verified by science. Being optimistic towards life truly makes one healthier and happier. Thus, one can lead a truly fulfilling life and achieve success in their chosen field of work.

Published in 1952

Quote: "The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism"

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4. How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie

Authored by one of the most celebrated leadership trainers of all times, Dale Carnegie, this book blurs that line between business relationships and personal relationships. After all, your relationship with people who you spend so much time at work with, is bound to become personal at some level. A must read for having a healthy outlook towards work life and helps in achieving that much coveted work-life balance.

Published in 1936

Quote: "Success in dealing with people depends on a sympathetic grasp of the other persons viewpoint"

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5. As a man thinketh - James Allen

The title is influenced by a verse in the Bible from the Book of Proverbs, chapter 23, verse 7: "As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he". This book highlights the fact that you are only as good as you are and hence motivates you to look at yourself in a new and more positive light.

Published in 1903

Quote: "Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power. "

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Enough said. Now do go and start by grabbing a copy of any of these aforementioned books. You can always thank us later.

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