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Stay Productive During the Holiday Season with These Top 5 Books

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

by Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit tells the story of how habits greatly influence human life; The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, raising exceptional children, becoming more productive, building revolutionary companies and social movements. This book also explains how to achieve success by understanding how habits work.

Habits are not destiny, we can change or replace them with other habits.

Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong

by Eric Barker

In Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker reveals the extraordinary science behind what actually determines success and most importantly, how anyone can achieve it.

"Why is the smartest student in school rarely a billionaire and how weakness can be your greatest strength?"

"Are good people always the last to reach the finish line and why are the best lessons about cooperation come from gang members, pirates, and serial killers?"

Many unique stories are discussed in this book, which let us know what the real world is like.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

by Stephen Covey

Covey’s 7 habits of highly effective people aim to adjust your character so you see the world in a positive paradigm. The 7 habits are:

  1. Be proactive

  2. Begin with the end in mind

  3. Put first things first

  4. Think “win-win”

  5. Seek first to understand, then to be understood

  6. Synergise

  7. Sharpen the saw if you want to keep sawing

Outliers: The Story of Success

by Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of “outliers” - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?

His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing.

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

by Eckhart Tolle

Through The Power of Now, Eckhart Tolle argues that we are different from what we think. Thoughts are powerful when used wisely, but they can be destructive if we cannot control them. So, balance is the key.

Balance also reminds us that life rotates, sometimes above and sometimes below.

In this book, Tolle states that basically, every day we live with problems. That is the first to be understood. In this way, we will learn to understand that "talking about a problem" is different from "complaining."

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