Inspirational books for success in life

Neil Forrester
January 1, 2024
Inspirational books for success - Think and grow rich by Napoleon Hill

Inspirational Books For Success – Embarking on a journey of inspiration through reading

Working for myself has been an incredibly fulfilling journey, fuelled by my passion for providing exceptional services and creating visually stunning websites. I find immense joy in not just designing websites but also assisting my clients in promoting their products and services through avenues like Google Ads, SEO, and Social Media Management. Witnessing their businesses flourish and thrive is the ultimate reward.

Beyond the realm of a mere job, my work is a manifestation of my love for web design and marketing. To sustain and nourish this passion, I turn to the power of inspirational books. Over the years, I’ve delved into a diverse collection, ranging from specialised knowledge in my field to business insights and spiritual inspiration.

The catalyst for my journey into personal growth and spiritualism was my cousin Mel. It was through her guidance that I discovered the profound impact of meditation, a practice that has become indispensable in calming my mind and enhancing my focus on the tasks at hand.

Certain books have become constants in my life, each read offering a fresh perspective and a new nugget of wisdom. These favourites of mine are not just books; they are an education. Their messages have left an indelible mark on my journey, inspiring me to reach for greatness.

Here’s a curated list of my absolute favourites. Regardless of where you find yourself in life, these books hold the potential to inspire and guide you. If, like me, you aspire to excel, continue learning, and share that knowledge with others, these books are a wellspring of motivation that has proven effective in my own life.

A Unifying Theme

A common thread runs through the books I cherish, centring on the power of thought. These books emphasise the profound impact thoughts can have on our feelings and actions. Controlling our thoughts becomes paramount, especially in the entrepreneurial landscape where challenges are inevitable. I’ve learned to be the observer of my thoughts, carefully selecting which ones to allow into my subconscious.

Mastering this skill is crucial for maintaining balance amid the highs and lows of self-employment. Instead of letting worries consume me, I now focus on being discerning about the thoughts I allow to shape my reactions and actions. The subconscious, I’ve come to understand, is the driving force behind our behaviour, making it essential to filter the thoughts we let in.

Meditation: The Gateway to Self-Observation

Meditation has proven to be the most effective tool for cultivating self-observation. Initially unsure if I was doing it right, meditation has evolved into a daily practice that brings calm to any anxieties about the day ahead. It provides a unique vantage point from which to gain perspective and maintain clarity.

Themes That Transcend Pages

The books I recommend consistently advocate certain themes, including the power of desire and visualisation, meticulous planning, and taking decisive action. Knowing what you want, visualising it as if it’s already yours, planning the necessary steps, and, crucially, taking action – these are the pillars of success often overlooked. The journey begins not when conditions are perfect but when you take that first step, right now.

A Legacy of Shared Knowledge

My transition from graphic design to web design was a self-taught odyssey. Books and online resources, generously shared by individuals unafraid of competition, have been my guides. Countless valuable lessons are here for you if you dare to explore these inspirational books. Knowledge, after all, is a resource meant to be shared, and these books hold the potential to enrich your journey.

Neil Forrester - Web Designer Ethos Website Design Geelong

Wishing you the very best on your path of inspiration and self-discovery.


Business Inspiration

Inspirational Books For Success - Think And Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill.

Think And Grow Rich

Author: Napoleon Hill.

Want to achieve your dreams? This book providea the essential rules for success in life helping you to idetify goals and obtain whatever you want in life with a 13 step formula. Simply follow Napoleon Hill’s immortal rules.

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The Science Of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles

The Science Of Getting Rich

Author: Wallace D. Wattles

Over 100 years agon Wallace D. Wattles wrote this influential book on teh subject of success and prosperity. The chapters are short, easy to read and written in plain language to ensure everyone who reads it understands the message.

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The Kybalion by Three Initiates

The Kybalion

Author: Three Initiates

This book provides the teachings of the 7 Hermetic principles of Hermes Trismegistus covering the laws of the mental universe and how they are applied to every aspects of life through The All.

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Be Useful: Seven Tools For Life by Arnold Schwarzenegger

Be Useful: Seven Tools For Life

Author: Arnold Schwarzenegger.

I love Arnold Schwarzenegger and his advocacy for hard work! There is no substitute for putting in the hard work. There are no short cuts or margic growth hacks. Know what you want, plan for it and take action! Just like the action man himself.

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Millionaire Success Habits by Dean Graziosi

Millionaire Success Habits: The Gateway to Wealth & Prosperity

Author: Dean Graziosi.

Dean Graziosi is a success entrepeneur who had little education. In this book he sets down in simple terms the principles he applied to make his millions. This book will get you there faster, easier and with less stress.

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The 4 Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferris

The 4-Hour Work Week

Author: Timothy Ferriss

For me this book is complete inspiration. It details the ways you can create a life and utilise others services and products to make you money online. The goal is to have lots of mini-retirements throughout life instead of waiting for one at the end when you’re too old.

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With Winning In Mind by Lanny Bassham

With Winning In Mind

Author: Lanny Bassham.

Once of the first books I read relating to personal growth. It’s easy to read, understand and explains the mental management system that has been used to help athletes, business people and individuals see their true value. If you want to be a winner, this book is for you!

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The Little Book Of Success by Napoleon Hill

The Little book Of Success

Author: Napoleon Hill.

Another inspirational book by Napoleon Hill. The Little Book Of Success is a curated collection of his most significant teachings in one volume. Anybody can wish for riches but only a few make a definite plan and take action towards their desire.

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How To Build An Online Business by Bernadette Schwerdt

How To Build An Online Business

Author: Bernadette Schwerdt.

If you have an idea and want to take it online (as most people do) this book is for you. Bernadette is a digital marketing specialist revealing tips and tricks used by top Australian entrepeneurs. A complete how-to guide for success online.

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Spiritual Inspiration

The Power Of Intention by Dr Wayne W. Dyer

The Power Of Intention

Author: Dr Wayne W. Dyer

An absolutely wonderful book about learning to co-create your world your way. Dr Dyer covers connecting to the Source (aka The Infinite Intelligence) where healing, miracles, manifesting and making a connection to the infinite intelligence are genuine possibilites.

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Becoming Supernatural by Dr. Joe Dispenza

Becoming Supernatural

Author: Dr. Joe Dispenza.

This is excellent book that educates readers how to change the frequency of their mind / thinking to resonate with higher frequencies to ultimately attract what you want in life. You’ll learn to shirt your awareness from limiting thoughts into. thequantum field of infinite possibilities.

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The Of Living Vipassana Meditation by William Hart

The Art Of Living: Vipassana Meditation

Author: William Hart.

My friends Chris and Dily first lent me this book. It embodies the essence of the teachings of Buddha without any dogma. The Vipassan meditation technique can be applied by anyone and I have found it to be one of the best forms of meditation for concentrating the mind.

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