It’s nearly back to class for many students at GSM London, so we’ve put together a list of books to keep students motivated and enhance their personal growth while studying for a degree.
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People- Stephen Covey
In this bestseller, Stephen Covey hands over a map of living life to the fullest. Covey presents a perspective on life and business to help readers understand their true values, and how to align their lives accordingly to live a fulfilled life. In this book, students can learn how to turn small changes into effective habits each day helping them grow.
Think and Grow Rich- Napoleon Hill
This book will give any student the drive for success. It’s one of the biggest bestsellers by Napoleon Hill, who has spent years exploring the methods of the world’s most successful and wealthiest people. The book contains chapters, including “The power of thought,” “Imagination: the workshop of the mind” and “Decision: the mastery of procrastination” that will give students a can-do attitude. The book is a collection of theories and steps that Napoleon Hill has developed after interviewing more the 500 of the world’s richest and wisest group. It’s a vital book to pick for students who want to improve their self-development and reach their career goals.
Arnold: The Education of a Bodybuilder- Arnold Schwarzenegger
This book is an inspirational autobiography and a step by step training plan written by Arnold Schwarzenegger. He tells his story on becoming one of the worlds greatest bodybuilders, and how he came to hold the title of Mr Universe, Mr Olympia and Mr World. It’s full of lessons from Schwarzenegger as he teaches his readers lessons on shaping their own path to success and his personal journey to being championed worldwide. The second half of the book contains exercises and training programmes for anyone looking to get fit and healthy. Flicking through the book, readers can also view Arnold Schwarzenegger’s story through images. This book is a great read for students who need guidance on leading a healthy lifestyle, and how to discipline their body and mind through training.
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff- Richard Carlson
This book by Richard Carlson will teach you how to live a calm life with less stress. This is a handy book for students who want to be more productive and learn how to solve problems with a strategic thought process. Dr Richard writes about how to put things into perspective, and how making small changes in everyday life will help to see the bigger picture. It will make readers question if what they are worried about right now “Will this matter a year from now?”
We hope that these books will get students working hard to achieve all their aspirations in their academic and career paths.