7 Books You Must Read For Career Growth 

Jul 4, 2023, 12:41 AM IST

7 Books You Must Read For Career Growth 

Mukul Sharma

1. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, By David Allen 

Productivity consultant David Allen has a simple mantra in this landmark book: Document all your thoughts, process them and organise them into doable pockets. You become better at prioritising tasks and efficient at work. 

2. When I Stop Talking, You’ll Know I’m Dead: Useful Stories from a Persuasive Man 

Jerry Weintraub, with his rags to riches story, captivates readers with valuable lessons in deal-making, networking and achieving success. 

3. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success 

Carol Dweck makes readers understand the difference between fixed and growth mindsets. 

4. David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants 

People often hold themselves back from doing things that matter to them. Malcolm Gladwell exemplifies from history how small beat big in a bigger world. 

5. The Slight Edge: Turning Simple Disciplines Into Massive Success and Happiness 

Jeff Olsen speaks about how simple activities and decisions made over time propel a person towards success. 

6. Power Play: Elon Musk, Tesla And The Bet Of The Century 

Tom Higgins takes his readers through an incredible story of Elon Musk' power, recklessness, struggle, and triumph. A look on how a team of eccentrics and innovators beats the odds. 

7. Middlemarch, by George Eliot 

A book about adulthood, Middlemarch sheds light on the human psyche, and that what we are as human beings defines what we become as professionals.