Personal Development

Books to help with the lifelong journey of self-improvement and personal development.

  1. The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman

    18 October 2016

    The Daily Stoic is a distillation of practical, Stoic wisdom to help you focus on what you can control and be more effective in your work and personal lives.

    The ideas draw on the likes of Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, Zeno and many others for wisdow that has lasted through the …

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  2. The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

    11 January 2012

    The War of Art is a book aimed at people working in creative fields, entrepreneurs, atheletes and many others. The focus of the book is around how to get past different kinds of resistance and blocks that are inevitable in these fields. The book attempts to help you get through …

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  3. Think and Grow Rich

    24 November 2008

    Think and Grow Rich was written in 1937 by Napoleon Hill, promoted as a personal development and self-improvement book. Hill writes that he was inspired by a suggestion from business magnate and (later) philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. While the book's title and much of the text concerns increased income, the author …

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  4. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

    09 November 2004

    In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People -- first published in 1989 -- Steven R. Covey promotes 7 principles or habits we should develop to be most effective in life.

    These principles are:

    1. Be proactive. Reactive people focus too much on things that cannot control, whereas proactive people focus on what …

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