Ten Books to Read That Will Inspire Greatness

Ten Books to Read That Will Inspire Greatness

Whether it is more money, improved health, freedom to travel, entrepreneurial opportunities, or inspiration; everyone is looking to improve their life one way or another. If you are looking for a more balanced work and personal life, how to think more creatively, or find courage to face change, we recommend reading these ten books to find guidance and inspiration to help you step into greatness.

  • TinkerToys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd edition): by Michael Michalko
    This book reveals life-changing tools that help you think from linear to intuitive. If you want to learn how to approach problems in unconventional ways, create original ideas that will improve your personal and business life, reading this book will teach and inspire creative thinking techniques through fun exercises as well as hints, tricks, tales, and puzzles. Train your mind while having fun.
  • The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwarts.
    This book provides useful methods through a carefully designed program to get the most out of your job, family life, and community. If you are looking for an inspirational read to earn more, manage your life better, as well as finding peace of mind, this book gives you that plus much more.
  • 4-Hour Work Week; A Step by Step Guide to Luxury Lifestyle Design by Timothy Ferris.
    There is no longer need to wait for retirement—especially in these economic times. If you have dreams of escaping the traditional 9-5 work life, or perhaps you wish to earn more with a no hands-on management approach, this book provides a blueprint to guide you every step of the way. This book is a truly inspirational must-read for all.
  • Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.
    The author explains the tow systems that drive the way we think. This book offers practical information and insights into how we make choices in both our business and personal lives. Be inspired by learning how to use different techniques to guard against mental glitches that often get us into trouble.
  • The Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason
    This particular read offers information on thrift, financial planning and building personal wealth. If you want an inspired understanding of solutions to your financial problems, this book holds the secrets to gratifying financial progress.
  • Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant
    This book opens a window for insight on how to help others and develop compassion during times of duress, grief, and loss. It offers inspiration in creating resiliency in family, community and workplace.
  • I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by The Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christine Lamb
    An inspiring memoir about a 15-year-old girl living in Pakistan that refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. This book will inspire courage and how the power of just one person's voice can quite literally change the world.
  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    A riveting story of a well-known creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six different industries. Filled with lessons of innovation, character, leadership and values, you can’t help but finish this book feeling anything other than empowered.
  • The Fire Starter Sessions: A Soulful and Practical Guide to Creating Success on Your Own Terms by Danielle LaPorte
    This author reframes popular self-help and success concepts as she inspires you to get clear on how you want to feel in your life and work as opposed to setting goals. This book is filled with keen insight and energy that pushes you in invaluable ways.
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*CK: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living A Good Life by Mark Manson
    Mark is a superstar blogger who cuts to the chase about how to stop trying to be positive all the time so you can be a better, happier person. He makes the argument backed by academic research that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to develop an appetite for the lemons we are provided.

Regardless as to what you are looking for or what trials you may currently be experiencing, one of these books will surely hold the answer to the questions that you seek.