I have been reading and rereading more of non-fiction books this year. They always motivate me, inspire me to do more. Sharing the list of Top 5 non-fiction books that you must read. The books that changed me, changed my perspective.
These books have a strong impact on me, and I never give a second thought when it comes to re-reading these books.
Here we go. Here are the top 5 books that you must read.
1: The Big Billion startup by Mihir Dalal.
The Big Billion Startup by Mihir Dalal published by PanMacmillan India is a story of Flipkart.
IIT graduates Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal founded out of a Bangalore apartment what would become India’s biggest e-commerce startup. Established in October 2007, Flipkart began as an online bookstore and soon came to be known for its ‘customer obsession’. As the startup’s reputation grew, so did its value, with venture capitalists in India and abroad lining up to invest heavily in the company that stood for bold ambition, unabashed consumerism and the virtues of technology.
2: That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix by the first CEO and co-founder Marc Randolph.
Another favourite book of mine. A book that will make you curious.
That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix by the first CEO and co-founder Marc Randolph , published by (Endeavour) Hachette India.
What emerges, however, isn’t just the inside story of one of the world’s most iconic companies. Full of counter-intuitive concepts and written in binge-worthy prose, it answers some of our most fundamental questions about taking that leap of faith in business or in life: How do you begin? How do you weather disappointment and failure? How do you deal with success? What even is success?
From idea generation to team building to knowing when it’s time to let go, That Will Never Work is not only the ultimate follow-your-dreams parable, but also one of the most dramatic and insightful entrepreneurial stories of our time.
3: Becoming by Michelle Obama.
This book has created a great impact in my life. whenever I feel low, I read this book. It encourages me, give me that confidence. A book that each one of us must read.
Becoming by Michelle Obama Published by Penguin Random House
Do not forget to check the becoming journal.
In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era.
As First Lady of the United States of America – the first African-American to serve in that role – she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world. She dramatically changed the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and stood with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.
In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her – from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address. With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it – in her own words and on her own terms.
4: Let That Sh*t Go by
Another book that motivates me is this book. I love how this book is curated. It’s an inspiring book, beautifully explaining the art of letting go.
Find peace of mind and happiness in your everyday life tired of all the bullsh*t swirling through your mind? Life is stressful as f*ck. But it doesn’t have to be. ■ get rid of past and future worries ■ love yourself unconditionally ■ accept what you can’t control ■ live authentically ■ Use the “foreword (forgiveness) in let that sh*t go, the authors share the wisdom they’ve gained though decades of practising and teaching others to find peace of mind. Learn to put your life in Perspective, take each day one step at a time and steal moments of calm amid the chaos. And remember: it’s not worth holding onto that sh*t.
5: Chanakya Neeti –by
Chanakya! My dad always insisted me to read books on him and I found this one. I really loved this book. It has alot of things to teach, to understand.
“An action contemplated shouldn’t ever be advertised;
But kept a secret like a mantra, and revealed in time.”
We all feel stuck at times. There could be many reasons for this—issues at work, unhappy family life, financial troubles or embarrassing social situations. Most of us could use a little advice in these circumstances. Chanakya Neeti provides precisely that guidance to face life’s many daunting challenges.
Chanakya, the great thinker and teacher, is well-known for his insights into the needs of both the privileged and the masses.
The original Chanakya Neeti was written over two thousand years ago, but its brilliant verses are still applicable today because the basic quests of man remain the same—peace, prosperity and happiness.
In this volume, Radhakrishnan Pillai offers a modern interpretation of Chanakya’s crisp and practical maxims in his characteristic easy-to-follow and elegant prose.
Imbibe Chanakya’s wisdom to break loose from the web of troubles and create the life you desire on your terms.
These are some books that inspire me always. Which is your favourite Non-Fiction Book? How it changed your life? Tell me in comments?