As Buddha once said, “we are what we think” —and positive thinking is an important step in any achievement, whether in your career or your personal life. So why not follow what inspires some of the most successful people on the planet?

Maybe you are looking to make changes in the way you approach your relationships, or perhaps you are striving to alter the way in which you handle work related stress. Self-help books can be the best tool, and what better gauge of their quality, than to select the very books that have helped these successful people to live a more positive life.

Sage UK have conducted an in-depth survey to determine the books that have inspired the personal and professional successes of some of the planet’s most accomplished business people, and in doing so, have unearthed the ten very best books for shifting your mindset.

From Malcolm Gladwell’s “Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking” which builds your confidence by teaching you to trust your intuition, to the more career-minded ‘Zero To One’ by billionaire philanthropist Peter Thiel, which is aimed at generating a positive approach to starting your own business, this list covers all bases when it comes to inspiring you in all aspects of life – so whether you’re looking for the love of your life, starting out on the path to making your first million or simply looking to lead a happier and more positive existence, you’re sure to find something to suit your needs – take a look at the following:

1) Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion and Purpose Tony Hsieh Zappos CEO

Tony Hsieh offers an insight into the numerous life lessons he learnt while pursuing a variety of business ventures over the years. Delivering Happiness highlights the importance of creating a corporate culture which focuses on the happiness of those around you, and how their joy can grow you as an individual.

Recommended by: Padmasree Warrior (CEO of NextEv, dubbed Queen of the Electric Car by Fortune)
Simos Kitris (Founder of People per Hour)
Tim Ferriss (Author of self-help books on the ‘4-hour’ theme, entrepreneur, public speaker)

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