To help you become a student of Mindset & Success:

  • Optimize – Get your daily and monthly dosage of mindset so that you can be the “Optimal You” at all times. With Optimize, you’ll learn more in less time with a tonne of book summaries and video training of some of the most popular books on Success, Productivity and Entrepreneurship.

Must-read Success books:

  • “Start with Why” by Simon Sinek (2009): Simon Sinek talks about the power of starting with “why” and why organizations who start with “why” succeed more often than those who don’t. Why is all about your purpose and it is what will determine your ultimate success.
  • “Think & Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill (1937): Napoleon Hill spent 20 years of his life studying over 500 self-made millionaires. If you also want to learn the 13 principles of “thinking and growing rich” which over 500 self-made millionaires had all in common, then this book is for you.
  • “Psycho-Cybernetics” by Maxwell Maltz (1960): Maltz became the first researcher and author to explain how the self-image has complete control over your ability to achieve any goal. If you’re only going to read one self-development book, then this is the book you must read.
  • “The Compound Effect” by Darren Hardy (2010): Darren Hardy was actually the former publisher of SUCCESS magazine for 10 years before he moved on to teach productivity. This book is for you if you want to learn how to start small, build a habit and wait for the Compound Effect to kick in.
  • “The One Thing” by Gary W. Keller and Jay Papasan (2013): This book emphasizes that the most extraordinary people in the world could only get there by focussing on the one thing and mastering it. This book is all about winning back time by focussing on the one thing that matters.
  • “Deep Work” by Cal Newport (2010): This book, argues that focus is the new IQ. In fact, in order to produce work at our peak level, you have to work for extended periods with no distractions. So if you want the ability to “deep work”, one of the most valued traits today, this book is for you.
  • “How To Win Friends And Influence People” by Dale Carnegie (1936): Carnegie was a top salesman that taught public speaking. Even Warren Buffet took Carnegie’s course when he was 20. In his book, Carnegie teaches us techniques and strategies to handle people, how to win people over to your way of thinking and how to be a great leader who others actually want to follow.
  • “Developing The Leader Within You” by John C. Maxwell (1993): John C. Maxwell believes that leadership is not management. Leadership is influence. This book will teach you everything about leadership from the true definition to the many must-have traits so that you can rise above being just a manager, to becoming a true leader.