As you progress into your forties, you will need to develop yourself and stay motivated and committed to your growth. Reading should be done with intentionality and it is great to read from different areas of life like business, career, finance, relationships and related.

In this blog post, we have selected 10 books you should read from different categories as listed above. It can be a great place to start.

We hope you like them.

  • As a man thinketh by James Allen

As a Man Thinketh is a self-help book by James Allen, published in 1903. It was described by Allen as “… [dealing] with the power of thought, and particularly with the use and application of thought to happy and beautiful issues.

  • The power and purpose of vision by Myles Munroe

Munroe said in the book that “A lack of purpose and unfulfilled potential is epidemic in our world. … The book “The Principles and Power of Vision” will help you get insight on how to use your vision to fulfill your life purpose, you will also be taught in the book how to overcome obstacles to your vision.

  • Soar

The Eagle is the only bird that loves the storm. When clouds gather, the eagles get excited. The eagle uses the wings of the storm to rise and is pushed up higher. Once it finds the wing of the storm, the eagle stops flapping and uses the pressure of the raging storm to soar the clouds and glide.

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  • Love and respect

Dr Myles Munroe On; What Men Really Want and Desires In a Woman. … Love is nothing to a man compared to respect. More so, a man interprets respect as love. When a woman tells a man she loves him, it means nothing but when she respects him, he knows she loves him.

  • Think and grow rich by Napoleon Hill

Think and Grow Rich was written by Napoleon Hill in 1937 and promoted as a personal development and self-improvement book. He claimed to be inspired by a suggestion from business magnate and later-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

  • The purpose driven life

The Purpose Driven Life is a bible study book written by Christian pastor Rick Warren and published by Zondervan in 2002. The book offers readers a 40-day personal spiritual journey and presents what Warren says are God’s five purposes for human life on Earth.

  • The richest man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon is a 1926 book by George S. Clason that dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set 8,000 years ago in ancient Babylon. The book remains in print almost a century after the parables was originally published, and is regarded as a classic of personal financial advice.

  • The outliers

The Story of Success is the third non-fiction book written by Malcolm Gladwell and published by Little, Brown and Company on November 18, 2008. In Outliers, Gladwell examines the factors that contribute to high levels of success.

  • Becoming

Becoming is the memoir of former United States first lady Michelle Obama published in 2018. Described by the author as a deeply personal experience, the book talks about her roots and how she found her voice, as well as her time in the White House, her public health campaign, and her role as a mother.


  • How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie, published in 1936. Over 15 million copies have been sold worldwide, making it one of the best-selling books of all time. In 2011, it was number 19 on Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential books.

Which of the books have you read? And which do you need to get as soon as possible?

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