Taking some time off. Need some book recommendations. Some light interesting non-fiction. No self help or management books. Just interesting topics that won’t make me think about work.
What's with the saturation of self help/ productivity books on social media (reddit, Instagram etc.) ? Not saying I don't mind reading them, but I see this quite a bit. Know a few people who consciously only read non fiction instead. Just thinking aloud over here. Would like to hear what you guys think ?
What “self help” books are you guys reading? I just read Untamed by Glennon Doyle and wow, I want to start from the beginning again, but feel like I should read something else. Would love any suggestions.
Best books to read when starting your own business, but also embody imposter syndrome & validation issues. Anything from self-help, psychology & business is welcome. TY x
What's your end of the year goal? Personally or professionally? My personal goal is to finish 2 more self help/professional advancement books by January 1st. Currently reading "It didn't start with you" by Mark Wolynn. Taking rec's too if you've read any good ones!
Wife and kid are going to be out of town for the next 2 weeks. Instead of wasting time, I’d like to do something productive. What would you do if you have say 3+ hours a day. Maybe self help, wealth creation type books, work out daily, take care of some things around the house.
I’m dealing with severe anxiety about my future. Woke up at 4 this morning and found it difficult to get back to sleep. I’ve talked to a therapist and family, taken medication, and read self-help books, nothing seems to work. I feel as though it’s never going to get better.
Ladies, any suggestions or self help books that helped you when your besties were all getting engaged or married and you were single? I want to be genuinely happy but I get sad and jealous
Are there any good movies or novels that show skill development - like follow through? Self-management? Money management? I read a lot of self help books so I know a lot of the theory, and books peppered with examples help, but I feel like most 1 paragraph examples don’t five justice to how hard it may be to change a behavior.
Interviewing at Mckinsey. Need help with case interview prep. Any suggestions beside self-help books?
Feels like books in that niche *business self-help* genre are aimed at insecure overachievers like us. There are 500 and no one got time for that shit. What is a key takeaway from 1 you found helpful?
There's a ton of self help and leadership books out there to help people in their careers. If there was one that was written front the lense of a public accounting, would you read it?
Best business-oriented, but novel-style books with good writing, style, & interesting characters? Not really self-help/advise focused, more of actual literature with business themes/plots. Any recs?
Anyone have good NON-FICTION recommendations? Enjoy self-help and psychology books (as long as they’re not overly pedantic). Already read grit, outliers, atomic habits, running (haruki murakami)
What do you call it when you buy a bunch of self-help books and are slow to read them (feel like I don’t have time, don’t know where to start because I have so much to fix), have a thousand self-help to-dos like meditating, exercising, stretching, pursuing various hobbies and struggle to stay consistent, and then shame yourself for not doing all of the above…what do you call that. Asking for me.
Audiobook recommendations? Currently listening to The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck and I'm enjoying it, but I'd also be open to listening to novels aside from self help books.
I’m depressed. Nothing unique about my depression - I’m in big law, my career defines me, when I’m not working I can’t find the will to get off the couch, I’m sad or I’m numb…I know I’m the only one that can make a change to my life…I’m on antidepressants. Just extremely unmotivated and paralyzed. Self-help books are not for me, but I am curious - has anyone tried a guided depression/anxiety journal? Any recommendations if so? Or, if you have experienced the same, what steps did you take?
I'm a very logical guy who tends to respond better to semi-academic self help books than to therapy (although I do both). Anyone have any recommended reads on anxiety disorders including PTSD?
I’m so depressed, have been for years, and don’t see it getting better. I’ve tried everything from therapy, exercise, psychiatry, journaling, self help books, healthy diet, etc. what else is there?
Does anyone know of any business oriented, but novel/fictional books with interesting characters? Not looking for self-help, more of actual literature with business themes/plots.
My joining date at EY GDS is on 26th of September,2022. By now, I have received a link to upload required documents and also I had a BGV process done by FADV. However, even after completion of address verification, I received a mail stating that my address verification was not successful and I was asked to share my permanent address. I did so and also uploaded my Aadhar as a proof of my residence . I have completed this more than two weeks ago but still didn't hear back. Is it ok?
How long do you have to do interventions before moving to an spec Ed evaluation (on an initial)? And, who collects that data?
Hello fellow designers. I am a self taught designer who would love to transition to UX design full time. I have completed certifications and constantly update my portfolio, with what I have learnt through passion projects.
Please do let me know if any opportunities/referrals are available.
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R friends, please help me fix our reputation. Let's show everyone we do know about OO programming, reusable code, and TDD!
I have to reduce the number of hours I spend directly engaging in the community. How do you get a community to the point where they somewhat manage themselves?
I got offer letter from Natwest and then background verification started by end of july.However i have not received any mail for joining till now. What could be the reason??Natwest group
If “my” LinkedIn rep passes me to a different LinkedIn rep and avoids my requests for in person meetings one more time.....
Hi Fishes, can someone explain the levels in natwest? I have been given B8 as lead engineer with around 8 years experience.
Is B8 in Natwest equivalent to AVP in other bank captives? Natwest group
When is it too late to apply to a job posting? How many days past the original posting date is too long?
Got an offer from HTC Global Services for L2 Engineer Data Analyst Role.....can anybody help me with Job Security and organization culture?
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Feeling overwhelmed but grateful.
Am I the only one who feels all these people claiming to stand with Simone Biles is questionable?
Mental health matters but if your team lead peaced out on you in the middle of a deadline, new business pitch, campaign launch, etc. you’d be singing a different tune.
If Brady peaced out in the Super Bowl, would we sympathize?
If Bron peaced out during the NBA finals, would we sympathize? The answer is likely no.
There are a few interesting choices here (Notably Denny's over In-N-Out in CA, and Bojangles over Cookout in NC).
What's the favorite fast food chain from your state?
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“Devil in the White City” by Erik Larson is an incredible true crime story that will give you a lot to talk about.
Loved this book!
If he’s not someone who is used to reading, the crappy airport thriller series recommendation is a good one to start with. Those books are like reading an action movie.
Brad Thor (the Scot Harvath series), Vince Flynn and then later Kyle Mills after Vince died (Mitch Rapp series), Brad Taylor (Pike Logan series), Lee Child (Jack Reacher series)
No judgment btw, I’ve read them all, they just are what they are — the book equivalent of junk food
I always call James Patterson books junk food haha
Absolutely love Jack Reacher series.
What are his other interests? Does he like history, cooking, travel, etc? Maybe books that feature his other interests would keep him engaged longer.
Jack reacher series undoubtedly. If he doesn’t love them, tell him we think he’s not fit to be a man anymore. Also, the Fight Club book is still one of the best things I’ve ever read. The movie made it even more awesome, but still, that story and that language jumping off the page is about as tight as it gets.
Self help books are a good way to bore somebody who needs to get motivated for reading IMO - useful but they’re not a good start. I think action is a good idea. I’m a 29 year old man and would recommend The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. Very good and will keep you hooked! Look up online for the plot, and please let me know what you think.
Highly recommend The Devil in the White City!
Look up authors Vince Flynn and Brad Thor
John Grisham, John Sanford
If he likes thrillers- Dan Brown and John Grisham are good
Ken Follet is great and highly readable. He has a couple of books set in the spy world
Second ken follett. He has multiple spy solo books and then 2 “trilogies” which are both really good.
Start with the Da Vinci Code, and he’ll be hooked on all reading after that 👍
So we’ve gotten into these illustrated books in the Harry Potter series and they are awesome. The last three books I think we got the illustrated one where practically every other page has some cool drawing or graphic, the kids really got into the book even more because of the awesome artwork in it. Thinking the Da Vinci Code (or any of the series) would be incredible with that! Detailed maps of churches and relics and archives? Thanks for the tip!
I hate reading, but Ive started getting into it recently.
I like non-fiction like If Then, Bad Blood, etc. - great, true stories that I can learn from.
I also like fiction (Dan Brown, Game of Thrones, etc.)
John Grisham books are interesting
His older books are a lot better I feel.
All the light we cannot see
Absolutely loved this book. I was on a WWII reading phase in 2018 and this was my favorite read
The Witcher is very good
American god was also good
The three body problem
Any of Jo nesbø’s Harry hole series ( good pacing especially if he likes bourne)
Ender’s Game is an easy entry point and the subsequent books in the series get more grown-up quickly
What about The Godfather series? Or some thrillers like The Silent Patient, which has been trending this year.
I second Bad Blood if he’s into business/non-fiction. Flash Crash by Michael Lewis was also fantastic.
I read Bad Blood recently, and man it read like a thriller.
King Killer Chronicles - twont disappoint 🤩
Except when he learns the third one won’t be out in a long time, if ever
Michael Connolly - Harry Bosch series.
Everyone seems to love pillars of the earth
I don’t read much, but I love reading Stephen King.
Fiction set in the old west by Louis L'Amour if you don't want action-thrillers.
lol my grandpa used to read these! And he never read, so they must be good.
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch. It's a thriller, sci-fi that is hard to put down