There’s nothing that can replace sitting down and reading a good book. It will increase your writing and communication skills and your critical thinking as well. But of course the quality of the books you are reading matters most. Here are 10 incredible books that you should read before you’re twenty-five.
1. The Power Of Habit: Why we do, What we do, and How to Change By Charles Duhigg
The book introduces the reader to several scientific discoveries, explaining neuroscience behind certain habits and how they can be changed.
However, it’s difficult for some people to change their habits according to new situations, while it is easy for some to change their habits according to new situations.
The power of habit teaches you how to be deliberate about building better habits that serve you both in life and in business.
2. Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
This book takes the readers on a fascinating journey by dissecting the mind and goes onto explain two distinct systems that affect our way of thinking and making choices.
Kahneman exposes certain extraordinary capabilities of fast thinking along with its flaws and biases and also explains how it shapes a person’s behaviour and thoughts.
3. How To Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
This is the original book on emotional intelligence. It was on the Time magazine’s 100 most influential books list in 2011.
It is about changing how the world views and treats you by changing your own behaviour.
This book tries to get you out of a mental hell and provides you with ambition and goals.
4. Outliners by Malcolm Gladwell
Maybe you have heard of Gladwell’s famous 10,000-hour rule and how it relates to success- but even then- there’s still so much more to learn about how successful people become successful in the first place.
This book is honest, audacious and direct. This book was debuted at number one in New York Time’s bestsellers list.
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5. Cosmos by Carl Sagan
This is one of those books that you read, and then just sit there and think. A story told with Carl Sagan’s remarkable ability to make scientific ideas both comprehensible and exciting.
It implores you to think about our place in the universe, we’ve still got so much more to learn about ourselves and our future.
6. Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
How do you feel when you’re doing what you love? As if everything you were doing just felt right?
As if you are doing what you’re meant to do?
That’s called a “flow” state. Simply, if you are looking to get more of it in your life, then you should get this book right about now.
7. The 7 seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey
It is rightly said that habits make or break a man. Sometimes it’s not about what you do, but more about how you do it! And that’s where your habits play an important role.
The book aims at providing its readers with the importance of character ethics and personal ethics.
The book is a discussion about the seven most important habits that every individual must adopt in order to live a life which is more fulfilling.
8. Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi
Never eat alone is a classic book on connecting with others. It’s a must read for every individual living in the current connection economy.
Keith Ferrazzi says the secret is in reaching out to others- in using the power of relationships so that everyone wins.
Keith takes you through timeless strategies used by the world’s most connected people from Bill Clinton to the Dalai Lama.
9. The 48 Laws Of Power (The Robert Greene Collection)
Law 1: Never outshine the master
Law 2: Never put too much trust in friends; learn how to
Law 3: Conceal your intentions Law
Law 4: Always say less than necessary.
Following some of these laws help you master people
10. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln
Do you know when Barack Obama was asked which book he could not live without in the White House, his answer was instant: Team of Rivals. It’s an inspiring study of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever seen.