On the journey of personal development, the information you decide to consume is vital to your growth. Books directed at personal development and improvement are some of the best forms of knowledge for overcoming your set backs and limiting beliefs. We have listed the 15 best personal development books to help you create a new mindset with a new way of thinking.

The Best Personal Development Books You Need to Read!

Here is our list of the best personal development books. The order of these books are irrelevant and can be read in any order you please. We do not prioritize any book over the other as each book brings immense value to the reader.

think and grow rich

Think & Grow Rich

Think & Grow Rich is a classic, written back in 1937 by Napoleon Hill. Napoleon interviewed some of the wealthiest people at the time to gain an understanding of how they were able to achieve so much success. The lessons you learn in Think & Grow Rich are invaluable. An absolute must-read.
Think & Grow Rich

 

 

Awaken the giant within

Awaken the Giant Within

Tony Robbins teaches you how you can change the way you think, how to get rid of bad habits and make significant changes in your life for the better. Awaken the Giant Within is a fantastic book on how the mind works, how we relate to things, and what we can do to implement big changes. If you are looking to make drastic changes with a step-by-step program, this may be the best book to get started!
Awaken the Giant Within

 

 

7 habits of highly effective people

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is highly recommended and considered one of the best personal development books by many. Not only does it teach you about the seven habits used by many successful people but also how to apply them to both your personal and professional life.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People

 

 

The 10X rule

The 10X Rule

In Grant Cardone’s The 10X Rule, he talks about why we need to set 10X goals. The mindset we need, the actions we need to take, and the reasons why we need to take them. This book is a game changer, and it makes you re-think your goals. An excellent addition to the best personal development books!
The 10X Rule

 

 

the secret

The Secret

The Secret can inspire just about anyone to aim for a better life. Whether you believe in the Law of Attraction or not, The Secret can help you change the way you think about life and inspire you to change. If you are just starting out in personal development, this is an excellent book to start with!
The Secret

 

 

the power

The Power

Written by the same author as The Secret, Rhonda Byrne. The Power goes more in-depth with the Law of Attraction and explains things you can do to start attracting the things you want into your life. A must read to further explain the Law of Attraction.
The Power

 

 

mindset: the new psychology of success

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Here you will learn about the growth mindset and the fixed mindset. Each mindset determines how an individual lives his or her life, from child hood to adult hood. This is an excellent book for understanding how your mindset can determine the kind of success you will have in life. Filled with studies and cases where each mindset is put to the test! Must read if you are looking to shift your mentality.
Mindset: The New Psycology of Success

 

 

be obsessed or be average

Be Obsessed or Be Average

This book takes things to the next level by demonstrating how obsession is a must for success. Written by Grant Cardone, he talks about his life and how he used an obsession to achieve his success, even when things weren’t going so well. An exceptional read for those looking to take a big leap. Goes well with The 10X Rule.
Be Obsessed or Be Average

 

 

the millionaire fastlane

The Millionaire Fastlane

If there is one book that will completely change the way you look at being financially successful in a short period, there is no book that does it better than The Millionaire Fastlane. Not only will it change your mind about potential opportunities but you will learn a ton about business and how you should operate in today’s world! You need to pick this one up!
The Millionaire Fastlane

 

 

rich dad poor dad

Rich Dad Poor Dad

A story about a boy who has two fathers, one of them rich and one poor. Goes into detail about the differences in what a rich father teaches their children about money versus one who isn’t financially wealthy. A lot of hidden gems in this book. It’s a quick read that brings a ton of insight on what you should be focusing on.
Rich Dad Poor Dad

 

 

The 4-hour workweek

The 4-Hour Workweek

Want to work less and make more money? This is the perfect book to get you started. Tim Ferris discusses his journey to financial freedom. He teaches you how to be more productive and spend less time working and more time doing the things you love. Tips and tricks to automate your work and live in freedom. Not only does he teach you but he also directs you to all the resources you need to start automating your work life. Everyone needs this book on their shelves.
The 4-Hour Workweek

 

 

tools of titans

Tools of Titans

Another Time Ferris book that is littered with gold. From health to wealth to wisdom, you will find interviews with today’s greatest. So many lessons to be learned from each interview and so much information that you can keep coming back to the text, time after time, and find something new.
Tools of Titans

 

 

secrets of the millionaire mind

Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

A book about the importance of your financial mindset. Regardless of how skilled, knowledgeable, intelligent, and resourceful you may be, if your “money blueprint” is not set for success, you won’t achieve a high level of financial success. A must-read to set your mind up for the financial success you seek.
Secrets of the Millionaire Mind

 

 

the miracle morning

The Miracle Morning

A life transforming book to help you wake up each morning with more energy, focus, and drive! Are you looking to transform your days and get up ready to tackle it? The Miracle Morning is a must read!
The Miracle Morning

 

 

getting things done

Getting Things Done

Transform your productivity level by using the strategies in Getting Things Done. If you’re having a hard time with procrastinating, getting work done, or motivation to get started then pick up this book!
Getting Things Done

 

This is our list of the 15 best personal development books of 2017. Each book provides tremendous value to you as the reader. There is a lot of great information that has helped millions of people transform their lives!

Let us know what you think about our picks for the best personal development books. If there are any other recommendations, please let us know below!

15 Best Personal Development Books – 2017
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