“A man is known by the company his mind keeps.”
These words by Thomas Bailey Aldrich, a longtime editor of The Atlantic Monthly, are so simple but unbelievably important. The most successful people in life never stop learning and never stop reading.
If you’re truly committed to growth, here are four books I recommend to help you on the climb.
This might be a work of fiction, but important life lessons are imparted through time-traveling encounters with historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln and Anne Frank. This is such an uplifting book with great messages about approaching life with kindness, confidence and wisdom. I come back to this book time and again to remind myself about what’s truly important when making decisions.
Martin Luther King. Steve Jobs. The Wright Brothers. What do they all have in common? They all started with finding their why. Determining your why is vital, and will always be your guide – especially when times are tough. You might think that it’s a waste of time when you’re asked to sit down and seriously consider your why, but now you know that you’re in good company!
You don’t have to make big changes in your life. You just have to make little behavioral changes and big things will happen. This book teaches you how to effectively put every other self-help tool into action so you see powerful results in every area of your life. Nerium has the great benefit of having a true visionary leading our company. Luckily, he’s willing to share his secret to success. And it’s so simple! Jeff shows us all in this book that anything is attainable if you stick with it.
Dr. David Schwartz
This is a great book to end with. Because after the others, you’ll have already started thinking beyond where you ever have before. And now you’ll have the tools to make big things happen! So go for it! See farther than you have traditionally in the past. Who you were and who you are is nothing compared to who you are becoming!