Posted June 10, 2013 by MotiveHub in Article

5 Motivational Books That can Change Your Life

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When you buy books you are not spending money but investing it.

According to Napoleon Hill you should invest about 10 percent of your total income every month on self improvement which includes buying motivational books.

Napoleon found that successful people never stopped learning new skills and improving their abilities while the average people did not bother mastering any new skills.

Most people invest nothing or very little in education. Such people rarely get anywhere in life and they always wonder why they never get to the top.

If you do not want to among the people who never get anywhere in life you have to keep searching for knowledge

Reading motivational books is considered as one of the best methods of gaining new insights and mastering new skills to help you succeed.

The following are some of the top motivational books you should read:

Psychocybernetics by Maxwell Maltz

This self-help book is also considered among the bestsellers of all time. The book is written by Maxwell Maltz who was a plastic surgeon.

Maltz discovered that in spite of performing reconstructive surgery on certain people they never felt good about themselves. Such people felt ugly even after surgery to make them look better.

Soon Maltz discovered that these people not only needed external reconstruction to remake their bodies but also required internal reconstruction to repair their self-image.

The book seeks to help the reader to understand how to use the link between the body and the mind to achieve his or her goals. It also aims to assist you to accept yourself while also seeking to reach out for higher goals in life.

Think& Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

This book written by Napoleon Hill is a timeless masterpiece which should be read by every person who seeks to be successful.

He spent more than 2 decades studying and analyzing about 500 successful men ranging from Thomas Edison to Henry Ford. Napoleon was motivated to understand how such people made it against so many odds.

Hill’s research culminated into 13 steps that are stipulated in this book that will help you to attain your goals no matter what they are. If you are looking for practical motivation, it does not get better than this book.

Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin

This self improvement book seeks to nudge people towards achieving the best in their lives without making excuses about bad genes or lack of talent.

Geoff Colvin simply points out that success is a deliberate move that is achieved through consistent practice. He draws time-tested lessons from people who have achieved high goals such as Jack Welch, Tiger Woods, Mozart and Warren Buffet in order to prove that success does not come easy or cheap.

Colvin demonstrates that all these successful people achieved their goals through consistent practice; he sets this out as the10, 000 hours rule. This book seeks to urge you to reexamine your convictions in order to understand what it takes to succeed.

What is Stopping You by Robert Kelsey

Your motivation is sure to get supercharged after reading Robert Kelsey’s book about what is likely to be standing between you and success. In this book Kelsey points out that the only thing that is likely to stop you from achieving your highest goals is fear.

He argues that each person is gifted in some way, however only a few people ever make a mark with their gifts as most people stay dormant and hardly ever achieves much. Robert Kelsey claims that successful people have one thing in common; High Fear of Failure ( HFF).

He suggests that in order to attain your dreams you need to define your goals. Once you understand that anger, worry and depression are all just a part of failure tactics then you can get on with the show without being intimidated by such issues.

The Magic of Thinking Big by David J. Schwartz

This self improvement book puts a dash of magic in daily life. David Schwartz seeks to assist people to learn basic skills such as real listening rather than trying to dominate a conversation.

He also assists the readers to get into a habit of making goals in order to grow. The writer aims at helping you to stop worrying about things that are not within your control but to take charge of what you can influence.