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Books for lifelong learners


Hiten Shah recommends these 7 books:

A More Beautiful Question: The Power of Inquiry to Spark Breakthrough Ideas: Warren Berger: 9781632861054

  • Rated 4.4 by 234 users
  • Asking the right questions is one of the most powerful ways to learn, not only about things but also about other people. The book mentions other published books and studies. It then ties them together to help you come up with better questions to improve your life. (Posted on Blog)

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The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles: Steven Pressfield, Shawn Coyne: 8601420220232

  • Rated 4.5 by 3372 users
  • I was first introduced to this book by Patrick Vlaskovits and have since recommended it to many other people. It’s a book about creativity and getting through your worst barriers which hold you back. It’s motivational and it’ll give you a quick and swift kick in the behind right when you need it. (Posted on Blog)

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Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking: Shane Snow: 9780062560759

  • Rated 4.4 by 272 users
  • I used to love shortcuts and I’m happy to be among the students who cheated in school. This book is about what I consider the adult version of cheating, not short-term tricks, but what the author calls smartcuts. (Posted on Blog)

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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success: Carol S. Dweck: 9780345472328

  • Rated 4.4 by 2440 users
  • Do you know the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset? I didn’t until I read this book. The basic premise is that we are all lifelong learners and there are ways for us to create a love of learning within ourselves and our kids. (Posted on Blog)

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!  : Dr. Seuss: 8580001038957

  • Rated 4.8 by 7664 users
  • Dr. Seuss never fails. This book is for anyone, not just young kids, even us old ones! It’s a quick read that I often read to my children for myself as well as their benefit. When I’m struggling with change its my goto book to help me feel better. (Posted on Blog)

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The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking: Edward B. Burger, Michael Starbird: 8601400974674

  • Rated 4.6 by 205 users
  • I used to hear the term “critical thinking” tossed around a lot while I was growing up. Didn’t pay much attention to it at the time and now I can’t help but always try to improve my thinking. This book is the one that I plan on rereading more often than any other. It’s the framework on thinking. (Posted on Blog)

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Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion, Revised Edition: Robert B. Cialdini: 8580001041766

  • Rated 4.5 by 1688 users
  • This book is about marketing. It’s also about what makes humans do things. It explains the why and how great marketing makes people say yes through persuasion. You’ll learn what works and what doesn’t so you can use ethical persuasion to your advantage. (Posted on Blog)

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Hiten Shah says,

Co-founder - FYI, Product Habits, Crazy Egg

7 books that every lifelong learner should read (and reread). These books are ones that I find myself reading and rereading from time to time. They make me smarter, urge me to think deeper and help me understand how I feel.

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