Seven books that high performing people read

7 Books That High Performers Swear By


7 Books That High Performers Swear By

We like to think of reading as fitness for the mind. As more research emerges about the mind-body connection, the importance of wellness from the inside out becomes less of a spiritual belief and more of a proven method of enhancing overall wellbeing. 

So, shall we drop our social media for a bit and pick up a few good books? We’ve rounded up 7 books that high performers swear by to accomplish goals, motivate themselves, and learn valuable life lessons.

1. Finding Ultra by Rich Roll

In Finding Ultra, Rich Roll rejects middle age with an extreme physical transformation making him one of the world’s fittest men. Finding Ultra shares the practices, tools, and techniques that Roll uses for optimal performance and longevity, including diet and nutrition protocols

2. Creating Money, Attracting Abundance by Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer

For the high performer who’s looking to tap into his or her spiritual side and dive deeper into manifestations and visualization exercises, this book is one you’ll keep going back to when you’re needing an extra push from the universe.

3. Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty

Jay Shetty has become a breakthrough talent in the personal development space. As a former trained monk, Shetty’s book comes highly recommended for those looking to tap into their purpose, quit the comparison trap, overcome negative thinking and find peace.

4. Extreme Ownership by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin

Get ready for tough love in Extreme Ownership written by former Navy SEAL Officers, Jocko Willink and Leif Babib. In this book, you’ll find the tools on how to apply transformative leadership principles to any team, organization or leadership environment. 

5. Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins

David Goggins is the only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller. In Can’t Hurt Me, Goggins shares that most of us tap into only 40% of our capabilities, naming this the 40% Rule; Can’t Hurt Me uncovers tactics to push past pain, crush fear, and reach full potential.

6. Change Your Thinking Change Your Life by Brian Tracy

An oldie but a goodie! This is one of the most well-known and highly regarded books in the self-improvement space. Tracy’s step by step system is incredibly powerful for reaching personal achievements through all stages of life.

7. Start With Why by Simon Sinek

The greatest leaders inspire everyone to take action by tapping into the ‘WHY’ instead of the ‘What’ or ‘How’. Sinek uncovers real stories from some of the world’s most celebrated leaders and visionaries like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, The Wright Brothers and more to help his readers become better leaders in life.

It is important to improve not only your body, but also your mind. Reading is exercise for the brain, and these books will be sure to give it a good workout!

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