Books for Success You Should Read

There are a lot of books on the market that say that they can help you with success in your professional and personal life.  Some of these books are going to be better than others and you should look at a few of the best. By only reading the best success books you will be able to achieve the goals that you want to.

How to Win Friends and Influence People

The first book that you need to look at is How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie.  While this book was written in 1937 it still has some of the best lessons for dealing with people.  There are some people who feel that the book sounds like a manual on manipulation with chapter titles such as Six Ways to Make People Like You.  However, the teachings that you find in the book are not about manipulation at all.  They are able how to present yourself to people in a genuine and honest manner.  This book is the foundation of many other success books that you will find on the market today.

The Richest Man in Babylon

Another success book that you should consider using is the Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason.  This book actually started out as a series of pamphlets in 1926 to educate people about the importance of certain financial principles.  The best of these pamphlets were later combine to create the book the Richest Man in Babylon.  This book is still one of the best money guides on the market.  The tested principles that you learn about and the engaging format of the book make it easy for everyone to use.

Think and Grow Rich

A book that has been inspired by Andrew Carnegie is Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.  This book is a condensed version of the 13 principled for successful living that the author found in his research of the most successful people in history.  While this book was published in the 1930’s it is still applicable today.  The name of the book comes from the principle that the author has of the power of the mind.  This book has a long line of success and was re-released in 2004 where it was on the Business Week best sellers list for more than 20 months.

The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom

The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom was written by financial expert Suze Orman and offers you the basics of money management.  There are a lot of people who do not know how to manage their money correctly and this leads to problems in a number of areas of life. This book helps you face your financial fears and acknowledge the importance of planning for the future in terms of your finances.  There is an easy to understand three prong systems described in the book that anyone will be able to use.  This total approach to money management is what sets this book apart from many of the other money management books on the market.