To be successful is not as easy as it may sound. Although many people dream of it, only a few manage to become very successful in the course of their lifetime. The reason for it is that the majority of people don’t know how to become successful, while others can’t define their purpose and structure their efforts on the path to achieving their goals.
Therefore, here we are highlighting three of the most popular books about the secret to success. The three books are available in different reading formats and you can even get them for free either by downloading them with a 30-day free trial of Audible.com or by signing up for Kindle Unlimited 30-Day Free Trial.
Our recommendations of most popular books about the secret to success are not guides on how to become rich or build stellar career. The three books are more about how to achieve self contentment and happiness that will enable you to realize your dreams.
In her book “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” psychologist Angela Duckworth ponder the seemingly paradoxical fact that naturally talented people often fail to reach their potential, while others less gifted individuals may achieve impressive goals. The book reveals the secret of a mindsets that helps and leads to the so wanted success. Persistence and habit, one may say!
The book teaches how to follow a dream by training the brain, so you become more self confident and become a stronger versions of yourself. You need to believe in your strength and train each day into becoming better. There is no scientific research yet to reveal how to become successful, but this book reveals some of the secrets to success.
You will love this book because it simply reassures that your life is in your hands and it is upto you to make it. “Designing Your Life” is a book co-written by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans. It demonstrates that the best lesson you can learn is the one that encourages you to learn – to be able to find what you need to learn. Information is the most expensive thing in the world! As in all good books, this one doesn’t offer direct response to the main question. The authors provide models and tools, so you can find a response to almost every question.
Although, why “Designing life”? Because designing is essentially a problem-solving process. And every person’s life needs to be designed on multiple axes. However, only you can answer what these axes are. According to the authors, failure is a part of the design process. To search and find the best solutions they recommend to apply the principles of prototyping. As, for example, on weekends you can try the a kind of job you think you like the most.
In their book “The Daily Stoic” Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman have curated works by the great stoic philosophers – Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius, Seneca. Daily meditation or daily dose of medicine for the soul!
You will find answers to the questions dealt with ancient stoic philosophy, as: Where can you find joy? What’s the true measure of success? How should we manage anger? Find meaning? Conquer grief? This timeless knowledge is tested in the laboratory of human experience over the past two thousand years.
You must remember, life may throw you lemons. It does most of the time. So, be sure to make lemonade out of it, rather than becoming a victim, overcome it with your own strength.