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Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate Collection

Here is a list of the best Personal Development books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. You Are a Badass®: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life (2013)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionYOU ARE A BADASS IS THE SELF-HELP BOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY WANT TO IMPROVE THEIR LIVES BUT DON’T WANT TO GET BUSTED DOING IT. In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, bestselling author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bitesized chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word, helping you to: Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors that stop you from getting what you want, Create a life you totally love. And create it NOW, Make some damn money already. The kind…
Author(s): Jen Sincero

2. Good Days Start With Gratitude: A 52 Week Guide To Cultivate An Attitude Of Gratitude: Gratitude Journal (2017)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionGood Days Start With Gratitude is a 52 week guide to cultivate an attitude of gratitude! It is a self exploration journal designed to focus on being thankful for what we have, the big things in life, as well as the simple joys. Each well designed weekly spread contains an inspirational quote, space to write 3 things you are thankful for each day of the week, and a weekly checkpoint. If you start each day by writing down three things you are thankful for – a good cup of coffee, the smell of rain, starting a good book – you begin each day on the right note. Do it daily and make it a habit to focus on the blessings you have been given! Grab a…
Author(s): Pretty Simple Press

3. The Compound Effect (2012)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionNo gimmicks. No Hyperbole. No Magic Bullet. The Compound Effect is a distillation of the fundamental principles that have guided the most phenomenal achievements in business, relationships, and beyond. This easy-to-use, step-by-step operating system allows you to multiply your success, chart your progress, and achieve any desire. If you’re serious about living an extraordinary life, use the power of The Compound Effect to create the success you want. You will find strategies including: #1,176 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #3 in Business Mentoring & Coaching (Books) #40 in Business Management (Books) #57…
Author(s): Darren Hardy

4. I Am That Girl: How to Speak Your Truth, Discover Your Purpose, and #bethatgirl (2014)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionIn a crazy, media distracted world the important questions often get lost like: What’s your passion? What’s your purpose? Who do you want to be? Alexis Jones has built a career listening to and helping girls around the world figure out those questions in order to inspire them to think for themselves, to speak their truth, to discover their purpose, and to dream HUGE! Alexis believes that you’re not broken nor do you need to be fixed. You already are that girl who creates magic wherever she goes, who lives fearlessly, who inspires those around her to dream bigger, and who will leave the world better,…
Author(s): Alexis Jones, Sophia Bush

5. Outwitting the Devil: The Secret to Freedom and Success (2012)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionUsing his legendary ability to get to the root of human potential, Napoleon Hill digs deep to reveal how fear, procrastination, anger, and jealousy prevent us from realizing our personal goals. This long-suppressed parable, once considered too controversial to publish, was written by Hill in 1938 following the publication of his classic bestseller, Think and Grow Rich. Annotated and edited for a contemporary audience by Rich Dad, Poor Dad and Three Feet from Gold coauthor Sharon Lechter, this book–now available in paper–is profound, powerful, resonant, and rich with…
Author(s): Napoleon Hill , Lechter CPA, Sharon L., et al.

6. Personal Development Simplified: An easy to follow guide to personal development for beginners. Identify and break negative patterns. Become a better version of yourself. Guaranteed. (2017)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe first section of this book will help you gain insight into what personal development is. In the second section, we dive straight into identifying negative patterns such as (Limiting Beliefs, Illusions of Action, Scarcity Mindset, Negative Mindset, SDHD and more) that we may have inherited due to years of negative mental conditioning. The third section contains simple tools ( Healing your Inner child, Loving Yourself and Receiving Love, Cultivating an abundance mentality, Harnessing the power of Positive thinking and more) that you can start leveraging right away to reverse these mental patterns and gain more…
Author(s): Prasai (Coach KP), Kshitij

7. Personal Development for Smart People: The Conscious Pursuit of Personal Growth (2009)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionDespite promises of “fast and easy” results from slick marketers, real personal growth is neither fast nor easy. The truth is that hard work, courage, and self-discipline are required to achieve meaningful results—results that are not attained by those who cling to the fantasy of achievement without effort. Personal Development for Smart People reveals the unvarnished truth about what it takes to consciously grow as a human being. As you read, you’ll learn the seven universal principles behind all successful growth efforts (truth, love, power, oneness, authority,…
Author(s): Steve Pavlina

8. You Are a Badass & You Are a Badass at Making Money 2 Books Collection Set (2018)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionYou Are a Badass & You Are a Badass at Making Money 2 Books Collection Set. Description:- You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth YOU ARE A BADASS AT MAKING MONEY is the book you need if you’ve spent too much time watching money land in your bank account and then roll through your fingers. Jen Sincero went from living in a converted garage to traveling the world in 5-star luxury in a matter of years, and knows all too well the layers of BS one can get wrapped up in around money, as well as what it takes to dig your way out. You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an…
Author(s): Jen Sincero

9. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change (2013)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionOne of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and parents—in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations across the world. This twenty-fifth anniversary edition of Stephen Covey’s cherished classic commemorates his timeless wisdom, and encourages us to live a life of great and enduring purpose. #262 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #20 in Business Leadership (Books) #14 in Business & Investing Skills #7 in Business Processes &…
Author(s): Stephen R. Covey

10. Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive (2016)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionAnd You’re About to Learn How to Use His Memory Strategies to Learn Faster, Be More Productive and Achieve More Success Most people never tap into 10% of their potential for memory. In this book, you’re about to learn: How the World’s Top Memory Experts Concentrate and Remember Any Information at Will, and How You Can TooDo you ever feel like you’re too busy, too stressed or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done? In Unlimited Memory, you’ll learn how the world’s best memory masters get themselves to concentrate at will, anytime they want. When you can easily focus and concentrate on the task at hand, and store and recall…
Author(s): Kevin Horsley

11. The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are (1) (2010)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionWhen our embarrassments and fears lie, we often listen to them anyway. They thwart our gratitude, acceptance, and compassion—our goodness. They insist, “I am not worthy.” But we are worthy—of self-discovery, personal growth, and boundless love. With Brené Brown’s game-changing New York Times bestseller The Gifts of Imperfection—which has sold in more than and Forbes recently named  —we find courage to overcome paralyzing fear and self-consciousness, strengthening our connection to the…
Author(s): Brené Brown

12. Colour Meditations: With Guide to Colour Healing (1949)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionThe main section of this book is a series of 31 Colour Meditations which, if followed for just 15 minutes each day, will help develop the meaning of colour, and assist the student in applying the power of self healing, to overcome negative conditions. Also included is a guide to the various methods of colour healing….
Author(s): S. G. J. Ouseley

13. Summary & Analysis of Girl, Wash Your Face: A Guide to the Book by Rachel Hollis (2018)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionThis is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. If you’d like to purchase the original book, please paste this link in your browser: http://amzn.to/2BrrARdLifestyle blogger Rachel Hollis has built a career out of being honest about how she’s trying to live her best life. In Girl, Wash Your Face, Hollis serves up all the lies she’s told herself over the years, to encourage us all to start seeing the most basic truth: it is totally up to you to live the life you want to live. Don’t miss out on this ZIP Reads summary of Rachael Hollis’ funny,…
Author(s): ZIP Reads

14. Personal Development for Life and Work (2010)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionPersonal Development for Life and Work is designed to help students recognize the importance of soft skills, critical thinking skills, and a strong work ethic in today’s workplace. The text is divided into four parts: 1) It’s all About You; 2) It’s All About Communicating; 3) It’s All About Working with Others; 4) It’s All About Workplace Success. Chapters are arranged in short sections that include self-assessments, case studies, and activities that are appropriate for both business and personal situations. Topics keep the reader’s attention; coverage is thorough without being overwhelming….
Author(s): Ann Masters, Harold R. Wallace

15. The Side Hustle: How to Turn Your Spare Time into $1000 a Month or More (2019)

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate CollectionMake Money and Live BetterThe Side Hustle is for people who want or need to earn some extra money outside of their day jobs. Maybe you need a few extra dollars to make ends meet. Maybe you want to pay off debt.Maybe you want to save for a rainy day or for your children’s education. Maybe you just want to treat yourself to a nice vacation or a new car without feeling guilty about it. Maybe you’re looking for a way out of the corporate world, an escape plan. That’s the ultimate financial freedom, right?That’s how I got started down this entrepreneurial…
Author(s): Nick Loper

Best Personal Development Books: The Ultimate Collection

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some personal development books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Poverty Reduction Through Non-Timber Forest Products: Personal Stories

Author(s): Deepa Pullanikkatil, Charlie M. Shackleton
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 11 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2310525

Cultural-Historical Approaches to Studying Learning and Development: Societal, Institutional and Personal Perspectives

Author(s): Anne Edwards, Marilyn Fleer, Louise Bøttcher
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411319

Practical App Development with Aurelia Leverage the Power of Aurelia to Build Personal and Business Applications

Author(s): Matthew Duffield
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2018, Size: 6 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2232016

Time and Methods in Environmental Interfaces Modelling Personal Insights

Author(s): Dragutin T. Mihailović, Igor Balaž and Darko Kapor (Eds.)
Publisher: Elsevier, Year: 2017, Size: 25 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1577842

Mentoring in nursing and healthcare : supporting career and personal development

Author(s): Fielden, Sandra L.; Woolnough, Helen M
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1607294

Innovative Practices in Language Teacher Education: Spanning the Spectrum from Intra- to Inter-personal Professional Development

Author(s): Tammy S. Gregersen, Peter D. MacIntyre (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1676639

Promoting Career Development after Personal Injury

Author(s): James A. Athanasou
Publisher: SensePublishers, Year: 2017, Size: 23 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1678204

Persuasive Technology: Development and Implementation of Personalized Technologies to Change Attitudes and Behaviors: 12th International Conference, PERSUASIVE 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 4–6, 2017, Proceedings

Author(s): Peter W. de Vries, Harri Oinas-Kukkonen, Liseth Siemons, Nienke Beerlage-de Jong, Lisette van Gemert-Pijnen (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1699265

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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