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(Surprise) 97+ Excellent Personal Development Books to Read Before You Die

Best personal development books of all time.
Best Personal Development Books of all time.

Best Personal Development and Self-Help Books of All Time

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No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance. – Confucius

Books are the best investment you can do ever to secure your future and life, because Personal development books are an unhidden but priceless treasure house of Wisdom, Knowledge, and Experience.Little books can help you achieve tremendous success and when you succeed you set examples for others, so ultimately books can transform your whole life.

Here are 5 powerful questions for you.

  • Do you doubt your abilities?
  • Do you afraid to take action?
  • Have you developed a negatvie mindset?

  • Are you going through adverse situations?

  • Do you want to be a Leader?

Here is the single answer- Start Reading Motivational , and Personal Growth Books.Your life won't change immediately but eventually Your Mindset will change. Bravo ! You have won the Half battle. To kill the invisible enemy and to win the battle, you need to take a life-changing decision.

What decision you should take?

You must buy at least one book for taking action towards improving your life. You should also start presenting this magic to your loved ones.

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1. Surprise- At the end of the post

Do you want to know the BEST BOOK that you must read?

I know that book, and the best thing is you also know that book, but I will tell you about that magical book at the end of this post. It’s a surprise for you.

However, you should keep reading this mega list of top personal development books or best personal growth books.

2.Think and Grow Rich- The Original, an Official Publication of The Napoleon Hill Foundation by Napoleon Hill

This masterpiece book was first published in 1937, from then more than 100 Million copies have been sold.Many edited versions are also available of this book.

Napoleon Hill, interviewed some very famous, wealthy, and great personalities at that time including Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, John D. Rockefeller, Woodrow Wilson to write this extraordinary book.

To learn the art of changing your failure mindset to success mindset, you must read this profound research work of the father of the self-improvement books.

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3.The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Dr. Joseph Murphy

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind is one of the most powerful and transformational books ever written. What can we learn from this book?

  • What is a conscious and subconscious mind?
  • How can we program our subconscious mind?
  • How can we use the unlimited power of subconscious mind to achieve great success and abundance?

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4.The Law of Success by Napoleon Hill

This remarkable book is one of the greatest self-help books ever written on the topic of success and personal achievement. This book has sixteen lessons. Here are some foundational lessons from the book.

  • Self-Confidence
  • The Habit of Saving
  • Self-Control
  • Concentration
  • Enthusiasm

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5.The Monk who sold his Ferrari- A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams Reaching Your Destiny by Robin Sharma

Robin Sharma has written a very interesting, and inspirational story in the form of a conversation between the two friends.After reading this book your mentality towards materialism will definitely change. You should definitely read this book.

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6.The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

An excellent storytelling that narrates, how the protagonist, a young shepherd boy from south Spain leave everything behind to find the hidden treasure. The core message- Follow your dreams. When you follow your intuition, you will definitely get what you are searching.

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7.The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

One of the best-selling books based on the Law of Attraction. Personally, I am not a believer in this theory, however, if you think visualization has the power to transform your goals into reality, and the Universe will deliver what you want then you can pick this controversial book.

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8.The Little Book of Talent-52 Tips for Improving your Skills by Daniel Coyle

A must read self-improvement book for students, and lifelong learners, as they always believe in sharpening their skills.It’s a very short book and can be completed in a single sitting. Here are the three smart tips from this self-development book on how to brush up your skills.

  • Spend fifteen minutes a day engraving the skill on your brain.
  • Buy a notebook- Buy a notebook to write down your ideas, and thoughts for taking action.
  • Think in images

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9.The Power of Now- A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment By Eckhart Tolle

A very inspiring and simple message Tolle wants to convey through this fantastic book is-Live in the present moment. This moment is more powerful than past and future. You must choose this book if you are a person who always worries about past and future happenings.

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10.Outliers-The story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

In this well-researched book, Malcolm argues that intensive 10, 000-hour practice is the magic number of greatness and without completing the 10, 000-hour practice it’s not possible to obtain the expertise in any field.

It’s not a typical personal development book. You will go through various case studies and statistics that are worth reading to understand the Power of Practice.

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11.How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

One of the best-selling personal development books of all time, which was originally published in 1936. What can we learn from this incredible and timeless classic?

  • How can we increase our popularity among the people?
  • How can we handle complaints, and avoid unnecessary arguments?
  • How can we make a good first impression when meeting people?

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12.The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People-Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey

The seven habits of highly successful people on which Stephen Covey has written this extremely helpful personal development book.

  • Be Proactive.
  • Begin with the End in Mind.
  • Put first things first.
  • Think Win-Win.
  • Seek first to understand, then to be understood.
  • Synergize.
  • Sharpen the Saw.

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13.Eat that Frog-21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracy

Are you a procrastinator?

If the answer is yes, then you must read this excellent book on productivity. It’s a little book, filled with actionable practical tips and techniques which are applicable to all of us. This book shows us how to stop procrastination and how to start living a productive life.

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14. Awaken the Giant Within-How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial by Anthony Robbins

Awaken the Giant Within is a very good uplifting book that deals with several topics and provide great insights on how to shape your destiny as per your wish.

Powerful Message from the book- The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life, if don’t, life controls you.

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15.The Power of Positive Thinking by Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

1 sentence review- Your thoughts are so powerful. Believe in yourself and take control of your thoughts then you can yield the desired results. You should buy this book to understand how positive or negative thoughts can influence your reality.

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16. Rich Dad, Poor Dad- What the Reach Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not ! by Robert T. Kiyosaki

This is a very good read on money management and financial literacy.

Key Concepts:

  • The Rich Don’t work for money.
  • Importance of financial literacy.
  • Work to Learn- Don’t Work for Money.

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17. Start With Why- How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek

This powerful quote that tells you everything about this book- People don't buy what you do; they buy why you do it.

One of the best books on business management. A knowledgeable read for people from marketing domain, however, anyone will enjoy reading the book, as this book also offers valuable insights on leadership.

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18. Who Moved My Cheese? An Amazing Way to Deal With Change in Your Work and In Your Life by Spencer Johnson

A simple, quick read and interesting self-development book which everyone will love to read.Who Moved My Cheese, is a beautiful reminder that life is simple but always in motion, but to succeed we must accept the change. We must be adaptable.

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19.Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen

This book has a nice collection of short stories. Some stories are very heart touching and surprising. You should grab this book if you love to read inspirational and motivational stories.

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20.The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

Short Summary: The Magic of Thinking Big unveils why you should set big goals to skyrocket your success.

If you always doubt your abilities, and skills then this book can change your thinking, as this great book will also encourage you to believe in yourself.

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21. The Power of Habit-Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change by Charles Duhigg

If you are looking to take control of your bad and destructive habits, then this wonderful book can certainly help you. It’s a well-researched book and gives you valuable information on habit formation, and human nature through various case studies and scientific search.

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22. You Can Heal Your Life by Louise L. Hay

It’s a very enjoyable self-help book to read. The most salient message from the book is- love yourself, and change your thoughts patterns; you can definitely change and heal your life.

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23. How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie

Priceless life lesson to learn from the book- Let’s not allow ourselves to be upset by small things we should despise and forget. Remember, “Life is too short to be little.”

This book has some effective and practical tips to overcome anxiety and stress.

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24. The Success Principles- How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to be by Jack Canfield, Janet Switzer

This outstanding motivational book can be your ultimate guide to success.This book outlines timeless and universal principles to help you achieve tremendous success. Some rules to follow-

  • Take 100% responsibility for your life.
  • Practice Persistence.
  • Decide what you want and work for it.

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25. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success- A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams by Deepak Chopra

This book is like a manual for those interested in making a transformation in life. A short, easy to read, and beautifully written book that will teach you how to maintain emotional, physical, and spiritual balance in life.

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26. Unlimited Power-The New Science of Personal Achievement by Anthony Robbins

Unlimited Power consists of three sections:

  • The modeling of human excellence.
  • The ultimate success formula.
  • Leadership- The challenge of excellence.

It’s a great book to learn more about Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

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27. Big Magic- Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

Who should read this book?

  • Anyone who doubts their creativity.
  • Everyone who wants to explore their creative side.
To develop a creative mindset and to unlock the creativity you must consider this entertaining and engaging work of writing by Elizabeth Gilbert.

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28. Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002.

This brilliant book delves into the study of mind. Obviously, it involves work of research, and that’s why the book is lengthy but it is a worthwhile read. It's a very good read for anyone who is interested to know more about human psychology.

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29. The Art of Happiness- A Handbook for Living by Dalai Lama XIV, Howard C. Cutler

This book has a collection of interviews with Tenzin Gyatso aka Dalai Lama.

In this engaging, and wonderfully written book the Dalai Lama explains how the concept of Buddhism can be applied to find happiness. And how principles of Buddhism can enrich the typical life.

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30. The 80/20 Principle- The Secret to Achieving More with Less by Richard Koch

A book based on the Pareto principle also known as the 80/20 rule. It’s an inspiring book on the time management, productivity, and business management.

The central theme of the book- 80% of the results come from doing the 20% of the work that truly matters. Do the only 20% that matters the most, and you will achieve 80% of the results.

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31. Success Through A Positive Mental Attitude by Napoleon Hill, W. Clement Stone

The powerful and life-changing message from one of the greatest self-help books ever written - Whatever the human mind can conceive and believe, the human mind can achieve with a Positive Mental Attitude (PMA).

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32. The Four Hour Workweek-Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Reach by Timothy Ferriss

The Four Hour Workweek is a great personal growth book for business owners, and entrepreneurs but anyone who wants to join the new rich will love to read this lifestyle designing book.(A new generation self-help book)

This book is all about how to rearrange your life in such a way to give more time, energy to what is important, and less time to what isn’t.

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33. Money Master the Game- 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom by Tony Robbins

In this enormous book Tony Robbins shares insights on effective financial planning. If you want to know how to invest money wisely, how to save more money and how to become financially independent then this book can assist you for the same, though you need to understand basic financial structure first to grasp everything from this great work.

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34. Tools of Titans- The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss

Tools of Titans is a collection of interviews from highly successful and wealthy people including celebrities, and athletes. If you want to know how successful people attain massive success, what daily routines they follow, and what are some common good habits of peak performers then you must need to grab this book.

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35. Getting Things Done-The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen

You will learn about the unique 2-minute rule. If you think any task can be done in 2-minutes, you should not avoid it. It’s a very useful and practical book on productivity, and time management.

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36. Why We Do What We Do-Understanding Self-Motivation by Edward L. Deci, Richard Flaste

In this effective book, the author clearly explains the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. The author also shades the light on why we do certain things, and why internal motivation is necessary to achieve big goals. It's definitely a good book to read for everyone.

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37. The One Thing-The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan

The bottom line of the book- You can become successful with less discipline than you think, for one simple reason: Success is about doing the right thing (the one thing), not about doing everything right because achievers always work from a clear sense of priority.

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38. The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck- A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life by Mark Manson

In this funny, and entertaining book author establishes his point on over obsessing, over thinking and other psychological issues that we have. He also teaches us how to live a less-anxious life.

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39. You Can Win- A Step by Step Tool for Top Achievers by Shiv Khera

A good inspirational book filled with motivational stories and positiveness quotes. The core of the book is: Attitude is everything. By developing a positive attitude, you can succeed in personal and professional life.

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40. You are a Badass-How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

Best quote from the book- What other people think about you has nothing to do with you and everything to do with them.

Anyone who is looking for a light-hearted, witty style self-help literature should pick this awesome book. After reading this book, you will definitely enjoy your greatness.

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41. The Gifts of Imperfection- Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are by Brene Brown

The Central Message from the book- Perfectionism is self-destructive simply because there are no such things as perfect. Perfection is an unattainable goal.A must read self-development book for those who always afraid to take actions because they think they are not perfect.

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42. The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene, Joost Elffers

Some effective pieces of advice from the author-

  • Be bold in all of your actions.
  • Master timing
  • Use every source you have to defeat an enemy.

Who should choose this book?

If you are an entrepreneur or marketer looking to gain the maximum exposure for your brand and if you are ready to do anything for it.

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43. Mindset-The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck

This book will teach you how to change your fixed mindset and how to develop a growth mindset.According to the author, you should develop a growth mindset, because, the growth mindset allows you to value what you're doing regardless of the outcome. It is definitely a good read for parents, and teachers.

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44. Life Without Limits-Inspiration for a Ridiculously Good Life by Nick Vujicic

Very Short Review: An inspirational story about a man who was born without legs and arms, however, he overcomes physical disabilities through the strong self-belief and faith in almighty.

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45. See You At The Top by Zig Ziglar

One of best motivational books, you will read ever.This book teaches you how to improve self-image, how to set meaningful goals with a positive mindset and how to achieve top position in business and life.

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46. Seven Strategies for Wealth and Happiness- Power Ideas from America’s Foremost Business Philosopher by Jim Rohn

Here are some core concepts or strategies from the highly effective self-help book.

  • Unleash the power of goals.
  • Surround yourself with winners.
  • Control your finances.

It is definitely a good book to read because of its practical ideas on wealth creation.

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47. The Four Agreements-A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book) by Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements on which this book is all about-

  • Be impeccable with your word.
  • Don’t take anything personally.
  • Don’t make assumptions.
  • Always do your best.

You must take initiative to read this unique book to understand more about ancient toltec wisdom.

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48.Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff …and It’s All Small Stuff- Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things from Overtaking Your Life by Richard Carlson

In this well-written book, psychotherapist Richard Carlson suggests some simple, effective, and practical tips on how to improve your relationships, how to find more peace of mind, and how to appreciate what you have rather than chasing the things that you don’t have.

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49. Failing Forward-Turning Mistakes into Stepping Stones for Success by John C. Maxwell

A must read for everyone because to succeed we need to change our perspective towards the failure and this book explains how can we transform failure into success.

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50. The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Jeffrey Zaslow

An emotional, heart touching, and motivational story that everyone should read. Randy Pausch, a computer professor, who is dying from cancer shares his life’s journey.

A simple but true message for everyone- Everything is uncertain, there is only one thing that is certain to happen and we cannot control that thing.

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51. The Attention Revolution-Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind by B. Alan Wallace

This book teaches Samatha and Vipassana meditation skills. It also teaches how to concentrate on your goals and earn better results. The subject is boring but presented beautifully by the author.

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52. Goals: How to Get Everything You Want-Faster Than You Ever Thought Possible by Brian Tracy

This book can be a very effective and practical goal-setting guide for you. It has easy to follow pieces of advice on time management and productivity.

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53.Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It by Kamal Ravikant

A 68 pages short, sweet, and life-changing, must-read book packed with the beautiful message- As you love yourself, life loves you back.

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54. The Road Less Traveled-A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth by M Scott Peck

It is one of the best selling non-fiction books of all time written by a Harvard-educated psychiatrist. Anyone who wants to develop a better understanding of love, religion, psychology and spiritual growth should consider reading this book.

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55. As a Man Thinketh by James Allen

In this well-written book author clearly explains the relationship between thoughts and actions. The Core of the book: It’s a fundamental truth, we all are the product of our thoughts. To achieve the goals we must master our minds, and direct our thoughts. What we think about ourselves, eventually we will become the same person.

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56.Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers

1 sentence review- It is an effective, easy and interesting read for those who are afraid to take powerful actions in their life, only because of hidden fear of failure.

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57. Mastery by Robert Greene

A fantastic read for anyone who wants to achieve mastery of any skill. Robert Greene has presented studies and interviews of some of the best masters in their respective fields. The author also provides tips and strategies on how to become a master of any field.

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58. Your Erroneous Zones- Step-by-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life by Dr. Wayne Dyer

Over 35 million copies have been sold so far of this great self-help book. Beautiful message from the book: “Acceptance means no complaining, and happiness means no complaining about the things over which you can do nothing. ”

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59. A Better Way to Live by Og Mandino

A great writing work packed with wisdom and insight about beautiful life. The author shares his personal life story about his struggle and success. A short read but there are some great life lessons to learn from this book.

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60. Jonathan Livingston Seagull-A Story by Richard Bach

In this book, Richard Bach narrates a very inspirational story about a Seagull who never dares to follow his own dreams, and become a seagull that others admire for his courage. It has a very inspiring message for everybody- anything is possible if you have the courage to believe in yourself. It is a great read for everybody, irrespective of age.

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61. Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor Frankl

This is not a traditional self-help book, but the horrifying story from this great classic memoir can change the way you see the challenges of life. The author wrote this book after surviving the Nazi concentration camps. It’s an extraordinary work of writing, that can help you find the meaning of your life in the dreadful time.

Victor Frankl was of the world known psychiatrist who developed the new psychotherapeutic technique called logotherapy. Refer this wiki page about Logotherapy Technique.

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62.The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

A great classic originally published in 1923, and divided into twenty-eight chapters. This book has a great collection of spiritual, philosophical, and inspirational poetic essays.

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63.Loving Ordinary Life- The Self-Help Book for People Who Are Tired of Self-Help Books by Anastasia Petrenko, Rina Kapustina

We all want to live a happier and better life, but life is not a bed of roses, and ups and downs are the part of life. It’s an interesting, helpful, positive, and inspirational book to read for learning the secrets of happier life.

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64. Transitions Making Sense of Life’s Changes by William Bridges

In this book author tells us the difference between change and transition. According to author change is situational, on the other hand, transition is psychological.

Anyone who is going through transition process in life, should consider this beautifully written work.

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65. The Dynamic Laws of Prosperity-Forces That Bring Riches to You by Catherine Ponder

Another book in this list, explains Law of Attraction with various stories and biblical examples. As per the author positive affirmation is the key to prosperity. And by developing positive thoughts about money, we can attract more wealth and prosperity

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66. Blink-The Power of Thinking without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm tells many interesting stories in this great self-development book to illustrate concepts of our mind’s thinking process. It is a fascinating study of how our conscious and subconscious mind makes decisions in a fraction of a second.

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67. Talent is Overrated- What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoffrey Colvin

Powerful inspirational quote from the book- The best performers set goals that are not about the outcome but about the process of reaching the outcome.

An outstanding book that explains, talent is not the only thing requires for achieving great success in life but continuous practice is the key to gain the expertise.

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68. Maximum Achievement- Strategies and Skills that Will Unlock Your Hidden Powers to Succeed by Brian Tracy

It is one of the most comprehensive and powerful books on topics like personal development, goal- setting, and psychology. The short power quote from the awesome book- “It is impossible to succeed without failing.”

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69. Relentless- From Good to Great to Unstoppable by Tim S. Grover

Tim S. Grover is the man who had personally trained the greatest Basketball players including Michael Jordan, and Kobe Bryant.

The Key Point of the Book- Being relentless means demanding more of yourself than anyone else could demand of you, knowing that every time you stop, you can still do more. You must do more.

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70.The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino

A short, but a very inspirational book that narrates the story of Hafid, a camel boy and his burning desires to improve quality of his life. It has many practical success principles to apply for achieving greatness, not only in business but also in life.

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71. The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason

The Richest Man in Babylon is a timeless classic on financial wisdom. In this book, you will learn the secrets of financial planning from the Ancients. If you are looking to get advice on how to invest your money more wisely, you can consider this book. Definitely, secrets of financial freedom are from the ages, still, it may be relevant to modern day’s financial structure.

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72. Quiet- The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

If you are an introvert like me, who wants to know the benefits of introvert behavior or personality and who aspires to become a leader, but some personality traits are holding you back to achieve the goal, then it's the best book for you.

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73. The Untethered Soul- The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer

Words of wisdom from the book- If you decide that you’re going to be happy from now on for the rest of your life, you will not only be happy, you will become enlightened. If you want to learn the art of letting go through various spiritual practices then this book will help you for the same.

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74. The Compound Effect- Jumpstart Your Income, Your Life, Your Success by Darren Hardy

The life-changing message from the book- It’s not the big things that add up in the end; it’s hundreds, thousands, or millions of little things that separate the ordinary from the extraordinary. This great personal growth book shows us how to yield the massive results by transforming small decisions into daily habits.

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75.The Obstacles Is the Way- The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday

Author wants to change our perspective on obstacles in this book, as our perceptions are the thing that we're in complete control of.

Motivational quote from the book- The obstacle in the path becomes the path. Never forget, within every obstacle is an opportunity to improve your condition.

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76. What to Say When You Talk to Yourself by Shad Helmstetter

This great self-improvement book demonstrates the importance of positive self-talk in life. Very important message author wants to convey through this book is- “The brain simply believes what you tell it most. And what you tell it, about you, it will create. It has no choice. ”

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77. First Things First by Stephen R. Covey, A. Roger Merrill, Rebecca R. Merrill

First Things First is a great self-help book that will teach you, how to set your priorities in life, how to make the best decisions according to situations, how to manage your time effectively, and how to improve quality of life by putting most important things first.

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78. The Biology of Belief- Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, and Miracles by Bruce H. Lipton

The highly readable and interesting science book defines how our belief system can change our behavior. Written by a cellular biologist, Dr. Lipton presents a scientific study of positive subconscious programming.

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79. Switch-How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath, Dan Heath

1 sentence review- Filled with scientific studies and anecdotes, this book clearly provides clearer insights on changing patterns of human behavior.

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80. Tough Times Never Last, but Tough People Do! by Robert H. Schuller

In this great motivational book, the author teaches you how to see opportunities in problems, and how to solve bigger problems with right mental attitude. Though you have to encounter with some religious beliefs, still it's a good book to read.

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81. Managing Oneself – The Key to Success by Peter F. Drucker

The key message from the book- Understand yourself and take action based upon your values, and your strengths, then you will thrive better because in the knowledge economy success comes to those who know themselves.

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82.The 10x Rule- The Only Difference Between Success and Failure by Grant Cardone

The Powerful message from the book- One of the major differences between successful and unsuccessful people is that the former look for problems to resolve, whereas the latter make every attempt to avoid them. Set bigger goals and take massive action then only you can attain tremendous success.

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83. Secrets of the Millionaire Mind-Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth by T. Harv Eker

It’s a great insightful book on money management with practical ideas. Certainly, not a get rich quick type book, but explains, how to use, manage, and save money to join the millionaire group.

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84. Habit Stacking- 97 Small Life Changes That Takes Five Minutes or Less by Steve Scott

A simple, and short book that tells you some basic habits to improve your life. Here is a simple yet powerful suggestion by the author- Make a list of the tasks you want to complete by the end of the day. Try to be realistic, rather than planning too much.

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85. The Motivation Manifesto- 9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power by Brendon Burchard

A very inspiring self-development book to read filled with so much wisdom. The central idea of the book- We must remember we are not the sum of our intentions but of our actions.

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86. How to Have Confidence and Power in Dealing with People by Les Giblin

Better communication is the stepping-stone to success in personal and professional life, no doubt on it. This book explains some timeless and foundational principles on how should we interact with people more effectively and confidently. It’s an awesome self-improvement book to read for people from all walks of life.

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87. The Art of War- History, and Warfare by Sun Tzu (Writer), Thomas Cleary (Translator)

Twenty-Five Hundred years ago, Sun Tzu, a Chinese general, military strategist, and philosopher wrote this classic book, based on Chinese warfare and military thought. Many authors translated this book; however, they couldn’t retain the originality of this ultimate and ancient classic.

This book describes the strategies that can be applied to business for winning the battle of competition. These strategies are also useful in day-to-day life to lead a happier life. One of the greatest books on leadership management, you will ever read .

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88. Six Pillars of Self-Esteem- The Definitive Work on Self-Esteem by Nathaniel Branden

The author has described how to build and maintain self-esteem through these six pillars-

  • The practice of living consciously
  • The practice of self-acceptance
  • The practice of self-responsibility
  • The practice of self-assertiveness
  • The practice of living purposefully
  • The practice of personal integrity

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89. The Art of Learning- An Inner Journey to Optimal Performance by Josh Waitzkin

Very Short Summary - An excellent philosophical book that talks about the author’s journey from an eight-time national chess champion to tai chi martial arts champion.

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90. 177 Mental Toughness Secrets of the World Class- The Thought Processes, Habits and Philosophies of the Great Ones by Steve Siebold

You're going to read a very insightful book, packed with full of examples, suggestions, and tips on how to achieve goals, and improve life.

Some secrets of peak performers from the book-

  • The great ones are products of their own imagination.
  • The great ones are aware of their limitless potential.

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91.Doing The Impossible- The 25 Laws for Doing The Impossible by Patrick Bet-David

A very inspiring, authentic, and well-organized self-help book, that comes with amazing, and relevant quotes. Author has divided this book into 25 concise chapters. Each chapter has a list of helpful YouTube videos for better clarity.

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92. The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson

Power Quote from the book- Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.

The author suggests making small, slight edge changes in day-to-day life to achieve massive success, as small changes blossom and earn compound interest in the form of bigger outcome.

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93.Drive- The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

Daniel Pink gives an articulate explanation of his scientific research work on human motivation from a historical perspective. It is easy to read, and informative book despite the complicated subject.

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94.The Power of Intention- Learning to Co-create Your World Your Way by Wayne W. Dyer

Central theme of the book- Thoughts are so powerful; control your thoughts because thoughts become actions.(The Law of Attraction)

Inspirational quote from the book- “You get what you intend to create by being in harmony with the power of intention, which is responsible for all of creation. ”

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95.Grit-The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. A wonderful, well-researched, thoughtful, and beautifully written book, packed with lots of real-life stories on how grit is often the factor behind the success. Everyone will love to read this great self-improvement book.

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96. The Talent Code- Greatness Isn’t Born, It’s Grown. Here’s How by Daniel Coyle

The very inspiring message from this self-help book is- Talent is something you create, not something you born with. The author presents a compelling and scientifically based model on how it is possible to develop an excellent talent with intense practice. If you are interested to enhance your learning and performance, you should definitely read this influential book.

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97.Spark- The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John J. Ratey

Do you want to know the importance of exercise? Do you want to know, how exercise can enhance your mind and body’s capacity? If the answer is yes, then you must grab this great book on fitness and brain development.

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I hope you have enjoyed reading the long list of “great personal development books of all time”.

Now come to the point, As I wrote earlier in this post, I will reveal the name of the Best Book that you must read, actually it's not a book, it's an Encylopedia of your life.

Before reading any personal growth, personal development, or self-help book, you Must Read,and Understand-

  • Your Character
  • Your Behaviour
  • Your Habits
  • Your Attitude
  • Your Goals
  • Your Strengths
  • Your Weaknesses
  • Your Failures
  • Your Successes
  • And, most importantly-
  • Purpose of Your LIFE.

Always remember, only you can make a difference. No great book can ever change your life until and unless you decide to change yourself.

An Appeal to you: It took me more than 10 days to research, write, and edit this post. If you think it’s valuable, and share-worthy piece then do share this list on Facebook, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Twitter, and every social media platform you are present.

Final Words- This is not a final list. I will update this list after every 3 or 6 months.

Am I missing any great personal development book to add this list?

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