Need a little bookshelf inspiration?
I’ve pulled together my top 25 favorite non-fiction and professional development books for you.
Here’s a brain dump of some of my favorites across a few different categories of interest, including some confidence-building classics, habit-forming powerhouses, mental fortitude masterpieces, love for the entrepreneur, and just a few goodies for your general reading pleasure.
Classics for Confidence
Think and Grow Rich by Napolean Hill
Dare to Lead by Brene Brown
Strengthsfinder 2.0 by Gallup, Tom Rath ( a book + assessment, win-win)
Start with Why by Simon Sinek
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
Eat That Frog by Brian Tracy
Atomic Habits by James Clear
7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven R. Covey
Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
5 am Club by Robin Sharma
Mindset by Carol Dweck
Grit by Angela Duckworth
Power of Now by Eckart Tolle
Rejection Proof By Jia Jiang
Daring Greatly by Brene Brown
For Entrepreneurial Endeavors
Traction by Gino Wickman
The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stainer
Good to Great by Jim Collins
Profit First by Mike Michalowicz
E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber
Just Good Inspiration
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Educated by Tara Westover
Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey
Do More Great Work by Michael Bungay Stainer
The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
Happy Professional Development reading!