Key takeaways from these international bestsellers is the perfect way to start your reading journey in 2021. You can now read multiple books in the time it would take you to read one! Here’s a list of 6 life-changing books that you can read in one go. 

  1. Insights from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg in 15 mins


The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg explores the neurology of forming and changing habits. He gives examples from academic studies, interviews and data from numerous companies. The book is divided into three parts focusing on how habits inform individuals, organizations and societies respectively; understanding these processes can help you change habits and transform lives.

2. Insights from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R Covey in 15 mins

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This business self-help book (published in 1989) by American educator Stephen R Covey teaches ways to fight our social conditioning and develop certain habits that result in success and happiness from within. The book includes stories to explain how to live a life of integrity as well as efficiency.

3. Insights from The 5 AM Club by Robin Sharma in 15 mins


In The 5 AM Club, Robin Sharma explains the benefits of waking up at 5 am to gradually turn around your lives. He explains this concept that leads to maximising productivity and achieving serenity through a story of two struggling individuals (an artist and an entrepreneur) who meet an eccentric millionaire who then becomes their mentor.

4. Insights from Corporate Chanakya by Radhakrishnan Pillai in 15 minutes


In Corporate Chanakya, Radhakrishnan Pillai decodes the ancient wisdom contained in Chanakya’s Arthashastra to provide management mantras for success in modern corporate culture. Divided into three sections on Leadership, Management and Training, the book covers a variety of topics such as time management, qualities of a good leader, how to conduct effective meetings and common workplace dilemmas, and draws lessons from the classical text to help one navigate through the contemporary business environment.

5. Insights from Attitude is Everything: Change Your Attitude…Change your Life! by Jeff Keller in 15 mins

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In Attitude Is Everything, motivational speaker and author Jeff Keller highlights the raw power of attitude and explains how a change in attitude from negative to positive can lead to maximizing one’s potential, realizing goals and becoming successful. He identifies ‘success principles’ that can be followed as a step-by-step programme, along with a positive attitude to achieve extraordinary results.

6. Insights from Grow Younger, Live Longer by Deepak Chopra in 15 minutes


Deepak Chopra’s motivational book Grow Younger, Live Longer: Ten Steps to Reverse Ageing lists out ten steps to ‘reverse’ one’s biological age. It counters the assumption that the human body inevitably moves towards mental and physical deterioration with age. Based on his experiences, the doctor-author assures us that the body is capable of renewing itself and the later part of life can be an opportunity for greater wisdom, love, creativity, and joy. The 10 steps of the wellness program, when practised over ten weeks, can make you feel better, both mentally and physically.

One Comment

  1. Mandeep Arora / February 3, 2021 at 3:02 pm /Reply

    Let me know about it!

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