It is widely believed that the two things that influenced your life the most are the books you read and the people you meet. The five eBooks below are gems from the treasure box of masters who have one thing in common: excellence. They will help your freelancing career shine brighter than ever before. Containing tested and trusted tactics from renowned writers, each read is sure to take your freelancing career to the next level.
The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz is an evergreen bestseller. Published in 1959, it has always been a relevant guide and a clarion call for everyone and freelancers alike, to look beyond the drudgery of the moment and believe you can excel. The writer advocates the power of visualization and strategies for utilizing it in motivating yourself to achievements, with the writer asserting that “the thinking that guides your intelligence is much more important than how much intelligence you have.”
This book may appear fantastical and unconventional to mainstream psychology, but its effectiveness is evident in the fact that it has sold more than six million copies worldwide. As a freelancer, this timeless guide will provide insights and disburden your mind of the walls you have put up to defend your limitations and set you on the path to greatness.
The Wealthy Freelancer: 12 Secrets To a Great Income and an Enviable Lifestyle: This insightful book by Pete Savage et al. is a bestselling masterpiece for freelancers who are tired of living a life of drudgery and wanting to launch into a prosperous freelancing career where dreams of wealth come true. It does this by articulating twelve strategies that are practicable and adaptable for virtually all fields in the world of freelancing. The Wealthy Freelanceranswers the age long question: “How can I make my business a thriving one?”
These twelve strategies are unclenched and gotten from real-life stories of freelancers who have scraped through the jungle of mediocrity to establish a worthy career path.
The Power of Habit: Why Do We Do What We Do, and How to Changecritically examines the make-up in our psyche that creates our habits and consequently our destiny. What is more, Power of Habitsheds light on how our daily habits pass into our subconscious and become inseparable from our personalities. This book contain psychological insights that freelancers can customize into a personal guide for transforming their lives and habits – a process that can go a long way in molding their career into a lucrative one they’ve always wanted it to be.
Predictably Irrational is an intense book that has been described by Daniel MacFadden, the 2000 Nobel Laureate in Economics, as “so full of dazzling insights_ and so engaging”. This tome helps you rethink what makes you respond and react the way you do. It delves into the mechanisms that influence our decision making with a scientific scalpel. It also illustrates the social psychology behind consumers’ desire for quality products and willingness to buy. Predictably Irrationalis an indispensable tool in the panoply of great freelancers as it enlightens on how to make your products more mesmerizing to customers and potential customers alike.
Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.In a world of mediocre works and unsatisfying products, this book aptly offers a guide on how to break through the jungle of ordinary works into creating true masterpieces in whatever freelancing field you choose. It offers examples of human giants such as Carl Jung, Mark Twain, Woody Allen, Bill Gate, Mark Zuckerberg and others we all regard as geniuses and also sheds light on their deep work ethics that brought about so much extraordinary and outstanding results.
There you have it. The five gems in form of books that can make you reach your aspirations in freelancing career. They are eye-opening, breathtaking and highly informative. Happy Reading!