5 Best Books To Level Up Your Career

By Connor Barry on May 9, 2022

There’s never a better time than the present to set new goals and have a new mindset. Whether you’ve decided to negotiate your pay, hone your skills, or even change your career, seeking insight in books from a specialist can help you find your way. Since the average person spends most of their time at work, there are many career development books to choose from. So, SPECTRAFORCE compiled various self-help books you can add to your reading list brimming with expert guidance, inspiration, and motivation.

5 Recommended Books For Career Development

All recommended books are from SPECTRAFORCE employees. These books will give you the passion-fueled work to aim for this year and beyond.

  • Made To Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive, and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
    • A New York Time bestseller gives insight into why some ideas thrive, why others die, and how to improve your idea’s chances. This book will help you improve your communication skillsets and has success stories to back up their methods.
    • Alison Webster recommends this book.
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Sean Covey and Stephen R. Covey
    • With over 40 million copies sold, this book presents insight into living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity so that you can take on opportunities that you create. Even though this book was published over 30 years, it continues to be updated with current insights.
    • Sumit Narula recommends this book.
  • Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
    • This book came to be when Gretchen was riding a city bus and, after much thought, decided that what she truly wanted from life was happiness. So, she spent the next year dedicated to The Happiness Project. Gretchen writes over 12 months of her adventures and the wisdom she finds from experience and scientific research. If you’re looking to make even the most minor changes in your life to accommodate more happiness, this is a beautiful read!
    • Alison Webster recommends this book.
  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
    • If you’re looking to improve your framework for any habit, Atomic Habits is a beautiful read as it reveals strategies to form good habits and break bad ones. This book motivates progress and creates the mind shift needed to catapult one’s success.
    • Alison Webster recommends this book.
  • Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life by Bill Burnett, Dave Evans
    • A #1 New York Time Bestseller shows you how you can design a life you love at any stage. This design approach is innovative and provides concrete examples. In addition, this book gives a brand new perspective and creative approach to readers.
    • Various employees recommend this book.

SPECTRAFORCE doesn’t have any affiliation with these books. However, if you want to purchase these books, we’ve included links to buy these books in the book’s title. If you’re searching for more helpful information like this, check out our other blog posts here.

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