Book Recommendations: Books to Read on your Journey to Success

Success. According to Merriam-Webster, success can be defined as a favorable or desired outcome. Depending on who you ask, success can mean different things and we can be successful in different things. For example, wealthiness can determine one’s success or being generally healthy and happy can be successful to someone.

Regardless of the type of success you wish to achieve, I have compiled a list of books to help you on your journey to success.

  1. Your Twenties by Jessica Smith

Often, our twenties are when we finish school and are on our own and it feels like we are thrown into the real world. It feels like we are expected to know what to do and get everything right in the first go around. This book helps to navigate the five sectors of life that are evolving in your twenties: self-love, a healthy mind, body acceptance, your relationships, and your career.


  1. The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You: Command an Audience and Sell Your Way to Success by Lydia Fenet

Most women seek to be successful in their professions and personal lives, in this book, Lydia Fenet utilizes her personal journey to success within her career to provide advice on how to be “the most powerful woman in the room.” Fenet gives great insight on the importance of networking, being authentic, never apologizing, perfecting your poker face, and always telling the truth.


  1. You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero

In life, we are dealt with certain circumstances that we may not like and cannot change or some that we may not like but can change. This book helps us to develop mindsets that allow us to think positively about things we cannot change and how to change things that we do not like. This book is very relatable and helps breakdown mental barriers that we may face.


  1. Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear

From biting your fingernails to being disorganized, bad habits are something that everyone struggles with. What is worse than the habits themselves are breaking them. This book provides practical strategies that help to form good habits and break bad ones.


  1. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Networking is one of the most important things that we can do for our professional careers. Something as simple as a five-minute conversation in a line for coffee could lead to connections that will carry us through life. This book emphasizes the importance of networking and gives advice on networking by listing six ways to make people like you, twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking, and nine ways to change people without arousing resentment.

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