By Ezindu Onunka
There are many reasons one ought to pursue personal development. Besides becoming more conscious of yourself, there are promises of growth, fulfillment and long term happiness. These selected books written by experts are great resource materials, covering range of topics from habits, communication, finances and productivity.
Rewire: Change Your Brain to Break Bad Habits, Overcome Addictions, Conquer Self Destructive Behaviour by Richard O´Connor:
Rewire is a self help book that teaches how to break free from bad habits and form new ones, first by understanding the relationship between the brains and habits. Connor is a renowned psychotherapist. He combines scientific research in psychology with experience to give practical tips on ways to tackle procrastination, disorganisation, addictions, and aggressiveness, among others.
The Speaker by Niyi Adesanya:
After studying this book, you will be better equipped to handle every speaking opportunity that comes your way, whether it’s giving presentations at work, pitching a deal or addressing an informal group. Niyi Adesanya exposes you to everything you need to know about public speaking, right from the basics. A very engaging book, the 130 pages are divided into eight sections with practical exercises and illustrations.
Linchpin: Are you Indispensable? By Seth Godin
Linchpin refers to a vital element that holds other complicated parts of a structure together. Seth Godin uses the term to describe someone who is valuable. How do you reach your highest potential so that as a result of what you offer you are indispensable in the work place? How does one become a top performer? What attitudes must you develop to add value wherever you find yourself? These are some of the questions Seth Godin attempts to answer. What’s striking about this book is that it is not written as an instruction manual like other books in its category, it’s instead a thought provoking book that challenges us to do better.
Retire Rich Strategy: How to Plan Towards Retiring Rich, Healthy,Young and Wise in Retirement by Bibi Bunmi Apampa
In her book, Bibi Apampa dishes practical advice on how to plan towards your retirement to be among the one per cent of retirees who are financial independent and wealthy after their work life has ended. She also shares tips on money management, healthy living and further reveals secrets to attaining and sustaining peace of mind. Bibi Apampa is a seasoned Business Consultant, Wealth Strategist, Mentor and Life Coach. She has over seven books to her credit all aimed at inspiring people to live their best lives.
Arming oneself with the right information goes a long way in our self development pursuits. The authors offer refreshing perspectives on the topics they have explored; hence your reading experience will be worth your time and money.