10 Books Your Personal Growth Library Should Contain

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If you don't own some of these books, you're missing on some powerful weapons to be successful.

A lot of books out there talk about things that are meant to improve your actual company, but the backbone of companies are people, and here we're offering you a list of the best-selling books of all time when it comes to transforming your future. Let's now count down from 10 until we reach the very best ones!

It's true that the author, Steven Covey, can make you feel like you're sitting in a room with a harsh teacher sometimes, but the advice is good and true, and as you read and implement you can feel things changing for the better.

The very best quote on there might just be: "Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny." However, there's still a whole bunch to choose from.

This book pretty much changed the way other books have taken on the subject of professional success. This classic proves and teaches how personal relationships directly affect your success in the professional field, and how the correlation between the two is simply astonishing.

This quote alone makes you want to read the whole thing: "The unvarnished truth is that almost all the people you meet feel themselves superior to you in some way, and a sure way to their hearts is to let them realize in some subtle way that you recognize their importance, and recognize it sincerely."

The author of this one, Napeleon Hill, takes a different approach on the subject of personal success and instead look towards others to then make his own conclusions. 40 of the most successful people of the time were interviewed to understand what made them achieve incredible success and wealth. Subjects like luck are also included and make for very interesting observations.

This quote is a good example: "All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination. Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth."

When it comes to pure objectivity and efficiency, no one comes close to Anthony Robbins. The tools contained within the book put aside moral questions and go straight to the point. If you don't mind Robbins's slightly annoying side, you will get a tremendous amount of value out of it.

This quote sums it up nice and simple: "If you can't, you must. If you must, you can."

If you don't implement, you will get no results. However, it's also useful at times to understand what forms our personality and who we are. James Allen wrote this classic in 1902 and it's still relevant today when it comes to understanding the nature of our actions and what drives us as human beings.

Read this carefully for food for thought: "The dreamers are the saviors of the world. As the visible world is sustained by the invisible, so men, through all their trials and sins and sordid vocations, are nourished by the beautiful visions of their solitary dreamers."

A lot of self-help gurus in recent years have mentioned sales as a particularly interesting field to discover and understand business and how you relate to your clients. This book by Og Mandino inspires you to reach new heights and understand one of the most important skills out there when it comes to business.

Here's a very motivating quote: "I will live this day as if it is my last. This day is all I have and these hours are now my eternity. I greet this sunrise with cries of joy as a prisoner who is reprieved from death. I lift mine arms with thanks for this priceless gift of a new day."

An essential book in a category of its own. A regular day at the office is often about understanding what the priorities are and this Richard Carlson book will allow you to differentiate what really affects your success from the fluff we all get caught into.

This quote can't leave you indifferent: "Stress is nothing more than a socially acceptable form of mental illness."

You can't be motivated without rewards, and Daniel Pink takes the time to use that concept to motivate you to better your best self. Your drive can only be unleashed if you reach deep down and realize what you want for you and others, and this book will allow you to do so.

Here's a great quote about drive: "For artists, scientists, inventors, schoolchildren, and the rest of us, intrinsic motivation--the drive to do something because it is interesting, challenging, and absorbing --is essential for high levels of creativity."

This book by Norman Vincent Peale has certainly aged well. Nowadays, it’s pretty much taken for granted that thinking positively can lead you to a better life. The concept wasn't as much popular amongst psychologists and other specialists back in the day, and it's recommended that you check out the book that started some important thoughts in self-help.

Here's one of many motivating quotes: "Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all."

Did we skip or miss a book that you think should’ve been a part of this list? Tell us which one and how it made your personal or professional life better!

We hope you enjoyed these nine must-haves and that you will become more successful as they become part of your journey.

Often times, one of the best book on success is one of faith that you may have grown up with. The previous 9 books on success can help you see practically and put into practice what may have been in your life this whole time!

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