By Kibet Tobias
After a long and stressful week, it is finally a weekend. It feels better to create your perfect time and do amazing stuff that can re-energize you before Monday (the most boring day) comes. There are several things you can do, but reading can be the easiest and most inspiring thing to consider today.
Reading can change your life. I mean books have the power to literally transform your career and the world around you. No matter your age, you need some advice.
In order to prove that power, I have compiled here the best career books you can read this weekend.
1. ‘Build Your Dream Network’ Kelly Hoey
Maybe the thought of networking is a becoming a big challenge to you. If that is you, then the author of this book, Kelly Hoey wants you to think of networking simply as making yourself visible.
This businesswoman writes “When you know people, and those people know what you do, success knows how to find you.” She also discuss reasons why she thinks introverts like you, are actually better at networking than extroverts. Go find this book.
2. ‘7 Secrets of Persuasio’ James Crimmins
At career point Kenya, we have written for you the best advice you can follow on how to write your CV and cover letter. You have probably been invited for an interview. Remember you need to persuade the interviewer to hire you.
Persuasion is very important in most areas of your life. I have read this book by James Crimmins and recommend that you find and read it. He has detailed techniques to use when talking to someone in order to convince them to offer you a job.
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3. The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success by Nicholas Lore
You have been looking for a job for sometimes now or you intend to reignite your passion for your current role.
Whatever it is, The Pathfinder is the book for you. The book was originally published in 1998.
And the author aims to help you find a career path that feels good and fulfilling to you. Trust me, after reading this book you will not forget about it. It is a personal career coach in itself.
4. Unlimited Power: The New Science of Personal Achievement by Tony Robbins
In this book, Robbins takes you, step-by-step, on how you can perform at your best, become a leader, gain self-confidence at work. You will also find the other five keys happiness and how to be rich, and more. Despite being published in 1987, many professionals still find it useful.
When you read this book, yow will be inspired to achieve your goals and find success in life.
5. ‘Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear’ by Elizabeth Gilbert
Every one of us has unique gifts and talents beside your profession. The only difference is that there are those who pursue their passions without fear while others get stuck at the same point due to fears.
If you are struggling or feeling uninspired with your dreams, this book has just what you need to snap out of it. The author uses her own creative experience to show you how you can face your fears, chase your dreams, and create a fulfilling and passionate life while you are still here on earth.
In the end, it’s good to be updated with the latest career trends and thinking. These are just but a few best books you can read over the weekend. If you are busy to read all, ensure you check out at least two of them one of these classic reads. They’re all available on the internet.