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6 Book Recommendations From YourStory Founder That’ll Give Your 2019 A Positive Start

| Published on January 1, 2019

There are a lot of books out there. Every book has its own message. You may like some while hating the other, that is completely up to you. But a book that stands out is the one that can touch each and everyone reading it some way or the other.

To learn something, one should try to gain knowledge from the best in that specific thing and who better can give us business and startup lessons then YourStory founder Shradha Sharma.

So here are the books she recommended everyone so that we all can improve in every aspect of life.

1) Atomic Habits,

– An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones by James Clear (Price: Rs 699)

There are how-to books that may help you start a new good habit or help you quit one. But that’s just the start. The hard bit is to sustain this new step towards positivity. And this is the book that teaches you how to sustain it. It preaches you about that believe that led you into taking the step and not the other outcomes that led you to bring about a change.

2) Thinking in Bets

– Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts by Annie Duke (Price: Rs 699)

Our life is defined by two things, one, the decision we make, be it personal, professional or internal, and two, luck. This book was written by Annie Duke, a professional poker player is all about how to make good decisions when the outcomes are uncertain.

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3) Man’s Search For Meaning

– The Classic Tribute to Hope From the Holocaust by Viktor E Frankl (Price: Rs 299)

This book is the one which will teach you that life is not about a quest for happiness, or money or even power. Written by a Holocaust survivor will take you on a journey that’ll definitely make you ask questions about your perspective on life.

4) The Wisdom of Sundays

– Life-changing Insights and Inspirational Conversations by Oprah Winfrey (Price: Rs 899)

A book that definitely takes your mind on a thought journey. It is a compilation of Oprah’s conversations with thinkers and scientist.

5) How To Walk

– by Thich Nhat Hanh (Price: Rs 250)

Written by a Zen master and the father of mindfulness, this book is on how sitting is the biggest curse in this modern world of ours.

6) Letters to a Young Poet

– by Rainer Maria Rilke (Price: Rs 299)

A compilation of letters between a mentor and a young poet in the battlefield. This the kind of book you’d reach for whenever you feel lonely or need some guidance.

If you want to check what she said about these books, you can watch the complete video below:

Books for all seasons and for all the reasons

Posted by YourStory on Wednesday, 26 December 2018

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