One of the best ways I’ve found to be inspired and informed is through books. Here is my round-up of the most thoughtful, helpful, motivational and inspiring books I’ve read and just recently reread.  If you are or want to be a high achiever, these books can help set you on a positive path forward.

Playing Big: Find your voice, your vision and make things happen

This book is a great guide for women, who often hide their brilliance behind self-doubt, perfectionism, fear, and other habits that hold them back. Mohr empowers women to use their inner wisdom and be confident in their knowledge and experience. Playing Big fills a major gap among women’s career books; it isn’t just for corporate women. The book offers tools to help every woman play bigger—whether she’s an executive, community volunteer, artist, or stay-at-home mom. If you want to live a larger, more confident life and move forward with your aspirations, this book will be your mentor.  She will encourage you to own your brilliance and let your life shine.

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

If you are caught in the trap of working harder and harder, trying to get everything done and craving balance in your world, this book will speak to you. McKeown makes a case for getting off the hamster wheel and filtering life’s options to select only the best.  Once you give yourself permission to stop trying to do it all, and choose only the best and most important things, you can make your highest contribution towards things that really matter. McKeon reminds us that if we don’t prioritize our lives someone else will. Changing our frame of reference towards only the essential will guide us to a life of impact and fulfilment.

Kenapa Perempuan Harus Cerdas Ngatur Keuangan? 

Women are excellent at multitasking. On the one hand while they can handle all the household tasks with ease, they are also able to achieve efficiency at work. However, when it comes to handling money, not all women are comfortable with the idea and majority of them prefer the male members in the family to take the lead.  On her books, Yosephine Tyas helps women to step forward in the area of managing finances with simple and actionable tips by providing case studies of typical financial issues among married women and single women. Like the old saying says “hope for the best and prepare for the worst. This book has helped me to make a better plan of my financial goals for family and personal life.