Grow inward this Summer with Top of the Coast’s recommendations on the best self development books on the shelves!

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Atomic Habits is a fantastic book that breaks down the simplicity of making small changes and stacking tiny habits to have a compound effect in every aspect of your life. If your goal is to create good habits or just develop smaller achievable day to day goals this is the book for you!

The Go Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann

The book is a short read, but it contains a powerful message. One that aligns with Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Law of Compensation: you will always be compensated for your contributions, one way or another. Therefore, it’s better to focus on giving more if you wish to receive more. That’s the secret of the book in a nutshell.

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

“Leadership is communicating others’ worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves.” Stephen Covey’s timeless book on how to live a life rooted in principles will challenge you to think and act in service of others. More than just a guide on how to be effective, this book will become an instant companion for personal reflection in any stage of life.

The 12 Week Year by Brian P. Moran and Michael Lennington

We set annual goals, but after a year, we’re no closer to our goals than before. There’s too much time in a year to focus properly on the necessary tasks, and there are other responsibilities and distractions that hinder our productivity. When you work toward goals 12 weeks at a time, you’re better able to see the steps required to achieve them and feel a greater sense of urgency to accomplish them. The 12-week year will help you succeed at achieving your dreams and grow your business to great heights.

The Greatest Salesman In The World by Og Mandino

This book teaches you the art of persuasion in all realms of life. It truly focuses on moments that you’re emotional due to the unexpected curveballs life throws and turning them into teachable moments. Og Mandino expresses to never give up while reminding you that the most productive marketing tool you can use to self promote is to love people unapologetically. It does not matter what you seek to be in a professional atmosphere The Greatest Salesman in the World will teach you how easy it is to master vulnerably. Learn about the 10 tenets of being the best you can be in business and in life!

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

Chris Voss was a former hostage negotiator for the FBI and this book seeks to teach everybody how body language, manner of speaking, and even how the surrounding environment can be used to your advantage to get the best deals YOU want in a sticky situation.

This year Top of the Coast is focusing on self improvement and success for the second half of the year and we want to recommend our readers to do the same!

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