As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to alter our day to day life, it is important to take advantage of this extra time spent at home. It is imperative that we remain as productive as possible because how you utilize your time is what separates you from the rest of the world! While you have some additional time to yourself outside of your normal routine, our team suggests you pick up some books that may challenge you to think bigger, reflect, and look at the world from a new perspective. See below for our quarantine reading list! Stay safe and happy reading!
LH Strategies Top Reading List:
Alibaba – The House that Jack Ma Built by Duncan Clark
A story of how a regular English teacher built the second largest internet company in the world. Amazon’s Chinese competition if you will. A great book for anyone that loves to learn about the early stages of building a company, its culture, and the team around them. You won’t find this book on Amazon though! Find it at Barnes & Noble or any major book retailer.
Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended On It by Chris Voss
A dramatic version of how one of the world’s best hostage negotiators teaches you how to navigate the complicated world of human emotion, through his intense experience as an FBI hostage negotiator. It’s as thrilling as it is practical for daily living. All of us have to negotiate, your results depend on how good you are! This is a great book for those who want to learn how to take control of emotionally charged situations and turn them to your favor by learning the art of strategic empathy.
Atomic Habits by James Clear
Working towards new goals during these challenging times? This book is for you! James Clear artfully puts together the building blocks of the tiniest habits that have the greatest impact on your life. Similar to the atom, though small and seemingly insignificant, the habits you form are elements that create the atomic results in your life! Clear teaches you how to set up a habit from beginning to end so it sticks with you for the long term. This book is great for anyone who has ever set a goal and didn’t achieve it. You will learn how to set yourself up for success with the habits that will build the results you are looking for.
Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins
A classic and LIFE-CHANGING book that has been one of the most recognized self-help books in the world from the one and only, Anthony Robbins. Tony has learned so many keys to human behavior to help you learn about yourself, why you do certain things, and how to harness the POWER of pain and pleasure to direct your thoughts, feelings and emotions into one that steer you toward your own personal greatness! A must read!
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck
A foundation book to look at two very different perspectives on learning, growth and fixed mindset. After decades of research, world-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., discovered a simple but groundbreaking idea: the power of mindset. In this brilliant book, she shows how success in school, work, sports, the arts, and almost every area of human endeavor can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents and abilities. People with a fixed mindset—those who believe that abilities are fixed—are less likely to flourish than those with a growth mindset—those who believe that abilities can be developed. Mindset reveals how you can understand the potential change your own mindset that will serve you best in the years to come!