Self Development

7 CURATED EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS TARGETED AT HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST OF THE YEAR

Happy new year to you. I hope this year brings you nothing but joy, peace of mind and success.

In the spirit of new year, I curated some of my favorite quotes and excerpts from self help books. Excerpts I believe will have a positive impact on your year and life as a whole. Enjoy.




  1. ON PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
7 CURATED EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS TARGETED AT HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST  OF THE YEAR
The world you find yourself inhabiting is one you built for yourself. Based on decisions and choices and not as a result of conditions. If it doesn’t suit you. You have the power to change it.

2. ON LOVE

7 CURATED EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS TARGETED AT HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST  OF THE YEAR
Make love a verb not just a mere feeling. Love is something you do, the sacrifices you make, the giving of self. When love is a verb you can decide to sacrifice easily, forgive even when you haven’t received an apology and you don’t expect a lot in return.

3. ON YOUR CRAFT

7 CURATED EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS TARGETED AT HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST  OF THE YEAR
Nobody is born knowing who they are. We learn by copying. But at some point, you’ll have to move from imitating your heroes to emulating them. Imitation is simply copying but emulation goes one step further. Remember, You don’t want to look like your heroes, you want to SEE LIKE YOUR HEROES. 

4. ON ACHIEVING

7 CURATED EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS TARGETED AT HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST  OF THE YEAR
The distance between where you want to be and where you currently are can be bridged by daily decisions and right actions. It may take a month or two or maybe 2 years. But those little actions compounded over time will yield positive results. Show up everyday and do the work! There are no quick fixes. 
You plant, then you cultivate and finally harvest in that order. Plant, cultivate, harvest.  

5. ON INVESTING

7 CURATED EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS TARGETED AT HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST  OF THE YEAR
The difference the rich and the poor is that, the poor work for money and the rich make money work for them.

7. ON INTERACTING WITH PEOPLE

7 CURATED EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS TARGETED AT HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST  OF THE YEAR
No matter what you do try as much as possible not to criticize anyone. Criticizing only makes people defensive. Rather pause and view the situation from different perspectives. And in everything give honest, uplifting and sincere appreciation always




7. NOW FROM ME TO YOU

7 CURATED EXCERPTS FROM BOOKS TARGETED AT HELPING YOU MAKE THE MOST  OF THE YEAR

I hope these are helpful. Do share with your friends and family if you feel they’ll be of help to anyone else.

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Until next time. x

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