The best books about self-development

David Lynch “Catch Big Fish”
(Eng. Catching the Big Fish) – book director David Lynch, published in December 2006.

About his experience of transcendental meditation in the context of creativity, David Lynch says: “Ideas are like fish. If you want to catch a small fish, stay in shallow water. But if you need big fish, you’ll have to go deep. ”

Walter Isaacson “Steve Jobs”
This book was suggested to journalist Walter Isaacson by Steve Jobs himself to find out about his illness and then he suggested to journalist Walter Isaacson to write a book about him. Jobs participated in writing a biography, but did not control the content. The book itself was honest and not hypocritical. In 2011, Sony Pictures acquired the rights to screen the best-selling Isaacson.

Conversations with Steve Jobs, his relatives, friends, enemies, rivals and colleagues became the main thing in Walter Isaacson’s book “Steve Jobs”. Jobs openly answered all questions and waited for the same honesty from others. This story is about the way of life, where there are successes there are failures, about a great man and a gifted businessman who was one of the first to understand: in order to succeed in the 21st century, you need to combine creativity and technology. The book was published in the United States in October 2011.

Philip Zimbardo “How to overcome shyness”
Shyness can create many problems: it interferes with work, rest and love, defend their interests and enjoy life. So that it does not complicate life, you need to know what it is, and how to find freedom – in speeches and actions. Popular psychologist F. Zimbardo argues that constraint can be overcome with the help of certain exercises.

Austin Cleon Steal as an artist. 10 lessons of creative expression ”
Be yourself! This is the main idea of ​​the young writer and artist Austin Cleon. He believes that creativity is present in everything and is accessible to everyone.

One situation inspired Austin to write this book. He gave a lecture at a university in New York, giving advice to students that he would like to receive when he was a budding artist.

Cleon says that there is nothing new in the world, so you should not avoid someone else’s influence, but on the contrary, it is important to collect ideas, implement them in other ways, look for yourself.

This book is a bright, coolly designed guide, full of illustrations, exercises and examples that will help you find yourself in the works.

 

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