We are in a new year now and in a new decade too. With every New Year, we decide a few goals make a better version of us. Every new year brings its challenges, and when a decade changes, then the problems become more prominent. Books play an essential role when you are to face new challenges at work and personal front. So to make you a better and more intelligent person here we have a list of best books to read in 2020.
Here is the list of the best books to read in 2020. The books mentioned in the list will guide you to perform better, think differently and work effectively.
Must Read Books For 2020
At the end of 2010, we had a fear of being lost in the growing world of social media, and at the end of 2020, we learned how to set limits for others. As time passes, we all grow, become more mature and try to improve for the future. In your journey of improvement, nothing can help you better than the books. When you are making new year resolutions for you, then you must prepare a reading list of 2020 too.
1. The Empathy Edge: Harnessing the Value of Compassion as an Engine for Success
Finding it difficult in meeting the deadline, facing issues at work front or finding it difficult to cope with people at personal front? Well, these are the common issues that a human can face and sometimes the situations can become too complicated that it can snatch your mental peace. Written by Maria Ross this book helps you to understand the base of any issues. Moreover, after reading this book, you will understand the importance of empathy in business. And its effects on you and your work.
2. The Power of Bad: How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It
Written by John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister this book addresses the issue of handling criticism in a better way. As the name of the book shows, this book talks about the effects of negative words and feedback on us. If you have ever observed, you will be agreed with this fact that the wrong words affect us more than good ones. If you get appreciation from someone but it has one line on improvement then instead of being happy you will become worried about that one. This is the power of bad on which social scientists John Tierney and Roy F. Baumeister argue. The book teaches you the best way to handle the wrong words and negativity in all aspects of life.
3. F*ck No!: How to Stop Saying Yes When You Can’t, You Shouldn’t, or You Just Don’t Want To
Author Sarah Knight written this book as a follow-up of her first book The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck (inspired by her TED talk on the same theme). This book addresses the most common issue of not saying ‘NO’. Most of us must have burnt with the overload of work because of our disability of saying ‘No’. On personal and work both fronts we need to learn to say no and this book can teach you this art. Saying no or setting limits for others is considered as a brave step and this book tells you that it is normal.
4. Good Habits Bad Habits
Do we really need a book about the good and bad habits when since the childhood we learn about them? Well, after reading this book, your mindset will get changed for sure. Already a lot has been written on this topic, but still, this book got a place in our list of must read books for 2020 because it is well researched, and you establish a connection with it instantly. Here you will not get some segregation on good and bad habits but you will understand the reasons behind good and bad habits. Here you will get some beautiful logics behind your habits. Overall a great book to start your year with.
5. Creative Calling
Chase Jarvis, the author of this book, says we all are born creative, but a few of us don’t use the creative muscles effectively. The book enhances your creative skills which are [resent in you but lost somewhere. Sometimes we become too casual in our lives that we don’t bother to think differently. This attitude blunts creative skills; hence we ask us why this idea didn’t click in our minds. Creative Calling teaches you to activate your creative side.
6. Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol
No book can be better than this one to end our reading list of 2020. Written by Holley Glenn Whitaker this meticulously researched will grab all your attention and you will not leave it before completing it. When alcohol has become an integral part of our lives, and we cannot think of any party without it, this book tells how everything changes about a woman who drinks. Its an honest book and you will fall in love with this one.