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Books have a special place, and this year I’ve had enjoyed reading compilations by Tim Ferris, all-time favorite John C. Maxell and some others. There is nothing like settling in for a good book, to take the mind away on a short retreat. Better still, if they inspire greatly in achieving ambitions. Here are some not-to-be-missed releases this year.


The 4-hour Work Week, by Tim Ferriss

How to make impossible possible by bending the rules is the Tim Ferriss way. The 4-hour work week by Timothy Ferriss, is a step-by-step guide for professionals to become more efficient in their work. How to fight the clutter and break-in the psychology that binds professionals in a 9 to 5 schedule?

The concept of lifestyle design, experimenting with new options and, asking yourself – what’s the worst that could happen? pulls you out of your comfort zone to push boundaries and seek something more satisfying.

What better way, than hearing it from Tim himself, this book is for anyone who is sick of the deferred-life plan and wants to live life large instead of postponing it



The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, by John C. Maxwell

Leadership doesn’t come easy but it can be developed. Laws to leadership discusses in length, concepts around leadership that are worth exploring to enhance self-leadership traits. This book is more about self-exploration as it talks to you about your abilities, and lends you a better way.

The book reinforces upon the proverbial notion “He who thinks he leads but has no followers, is only taking a walk.” in the second law, the law of influence.

Getting to know what these 21 laws are and how they will change your life is quite a remarkable journey to reach the destination you might have set out for yourself. Learn what it takes to become a better leader by reading this best seller.


Idea to Execution: How to Optimize, Automate, and Outsource Everything in Your Business, by Ari Meisel and Nick Sonnenberg

Virtual assistants are no longer an imaginative future. They have stepped into the operations of various tech and non-tech enterprises. They are actively contributing to building businesses from ground zero especially for bootstrapped potential ideas to take shape for a better world. Optimize, Automate, and Outsource. The idea to Executive traces the author’s journey to creating a profitable Virtual Assistant company.


Grit to Great: How Perseverance, Passion, and Pluck Take You from Ordinary to Extraordinary, by Linda Kaplan Thaler and Robin Koval

It takes GRIT  (Guts, Resilience, Initiative, and Tenacity) to success, and anyone can possess GRIT. Learn how people can make their destinies through hard work, investment of time and patience?

If GRIT is a predictor of success, nothing propels success faster than failure. So why are we afraid to fail? If this means something to you, then grab your copy and read on.


Tools of Titans, by Tim Ferriss

A rare and exciting collection of wisdom from successful people from across all walks of life. Some 200 odd genius and creative minds from all around the world to help you do better by sharing simple life examples, like What does the first hour of their day look like?

Tim has done an excellent job as an aggregator and curator on this particular edition.

Use this book to learn the Tactics; Get to know the Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers to make your life larger than what it is.

Hope you enjoy reading them all, as 2018 brings some new ones on the shelf.


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