The 5 Best Self-Help Books To Skyrocket Your Productivity

I’ve always been fond of reading non-fiction books. In fact, I’ve read many books again and over again to strengthen my life.

Although I go to the library once a week to borrow books, I spend 2000-3000 rs. purchasing books in the beginning of every month. It is only because I read the books carefully and deeply if I put money on them.

Often, a man does not take care if he gets something for free. He values the things when he pays for it. Paying money is not at all bad as long as you are constantly striving for a better life.

Non-fiction books have worked like a magic in my life. Although spiritual books drew me more towards them, I cannot avoid the role of books written on leadership and productivity in improving my life.

Now there are many books that promise a happier, productive and more successful life. We cannot read all of them. To make your choice easier I’ve listed down the top 5 best titles of all the time to skyrocket your productivity.

You can pick one and start modeling it in your daily routine to see the change in your lifestyle.


The Four Hour Work Week, by Tim Ferris

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The Four Hour Work Week is long yet interesting. Tim Ferris just changed my whole perspective towards time-management. The book challenged me to rethink the status quo and evaluate what I was doing with my time.

In this book, Tim gives a lot of good tips for time management which are not only unique but also a life transforming one.

As Tim Ferris writes, “being busy is not being productive,” he utilizes the principles of an Italian Economist to teach the art of eliminating 50% of your workload in mere 48 hours.

The author was nominated as one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People of 2007”. And the book has been published in 35 countries.

The New York Times called him as “a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk.”

A must read book to leave your 9-5 job and attract more wealth in less time.

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One Minute Manage: Increase Productivity, Profits and Your Own Prosperity

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The best thing about the book is that it has around 112 pages and the language is simple enough to read it thoroughly in just an hour.

I read this book over 3 times. Every time I read the book, I find something new to boost my productivity.

You can not doubt the quality of the book because it has been known as the blockbuster international bestselling book that has transformed the business worldwide.

An easily-read story which quickly demonstrates three very practical management techniques.

It also includes information on several studies in medicine and in the behavioral sciences, which will help you understand why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people.

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Eat That Frog, by Brian Tracy

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This book was the first I read on productivity. Brian Tracy’s words inspired me in such a way that I become enthusiastic about the books on productivity and leadership.

This book also enlightened me about the value of written-down-goals. I can say that this book has encouraged me to make to-do-list just after waking up from the bed.

The title of the book “Eat That Frog” comes from a quote by Mark Twain in which he said: “Eat a live frog the first thing in the morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.”

The book will inform you how to do the most undesirable things in the morning first so that the rest of the day seems better by all means.

Over 1 million copies have been sold in 25 different languages. The book has 21 chapters with 21 techniques of time management that can help you boost your productivity.

Brian Tracy is also the author of 45 best-selling books that motivate the reader to do best in life.

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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity, by David Allen

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Undoubtedly, David Allen books are awakening. I’ve always recommended his books to one who is eager to challenge his life and want to go beyond his abilities.

And I could only say that the book is best for those who have a hectic schedule that they never find out whether they are living their life or not.

One of the best lessons I’ve learned from this book is “If you don’t pay attention to what currently has your attention, you will end up paying more attention to it than it deserves.” Simply impressive.

Another productivity hack that I learned from the book is to never write down the little tasks that can be completed in “Two Minutes”. Complete the small jobs immediately to reduce stress and confusion.

The hacks are not limited to two or three but you get a ton of valuable information while reading this book.

Also, the book is highly recommended if you are in need to declutter your mind.

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The 80/20 Principle and 92 Other Powerful Laws of Nature

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The book focuses on making the readers understand that is less is always more. The author teaches how you can work smartly and generate a brilliant fortune for yourself.

The book is based on Pareto principle, also know as 80/20 rule. The Pareto principle states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes.

The author explains the laws in detail that could be practically used. Some of the laws are primarily scientific theories and hypothesis which can help you to have a more successful life or business.

Time Management is not about organizing your daily tasks, it is about organizing your essential daily tasks, and dumping the rest.

Koch has made millions from this – a bestseller based on just one idea – proving that it works.

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