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The learning that students gain in college shouldn’t be confined to the four walls of the classroom. That is why BML Munjal University focusses incessantly on broadening and diversifying students’ learning palette with guest lectures, industry visits, internships, and international immersion programmes. You can check several BML Munjal University reviews to learn how our past students have benefitted from our experiential learning curriculum.
Apart from the curriculum, the students need to supplement their studies by reading books that help them in their journey of becoming industry-ready professionals ready to take on real-world challenges. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of inspiring books to read, but which ones should students start with? To help the students, BML Munjal University reviews 15 books that will help students find relevant and useful knowledge.
1) Eat That Frog , by Brian Tracy If there’s one thing that you need to avoid in order to make the most out of your time in college, it’s procrastination. Read this book for conquering procrastination in 21 different ways.
2) Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity, by David Allen If you plan on getting things done, there are two key aspects you must focus on, outcome (defining the end result), and action (defining the plan of action). Read the steps for yourself in this book.
3) The Effective Executive:The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done, by Peter F Drucker This book is one of the best reads to prepare yourself to be effective once you step into the real work world after college.
4) Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman Emotional intelligence determines your success in work, relationships, and overall well-being. Learn the 5 crucial emotional intelligence skills in this book.
5) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey As the title suggests, this highly-revered self-improvement book lists 7 habits that make highly effective people.
6) Brain Rules: : 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, by John Medina Have you ever wondered how your brain works? John Medina, in this book, highlights how the brain does things. The 12 rules listed can help you use your brain more effectively.
7) Confessions of a Public Speaker, by Scott Berkun Communication skills is one of the top traits recruiters look for. This book can be your go-to tool to improve your public speaking skills.
8) The Productivity Project: Accomplishing More by Managing Your Time, Attention, and Energy , by Chris Bailey The best way of learning to improve your productivity is through practical tips. And this good read by Chris Bailey is just about that.
9) The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business, by Josh Kaufman Understanding all the important aspects of business is a must for every MBA student. From strategy, business development, to selling and accounting, this book covers everything.
10) This is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn To See, by Seth Godin This book is a treasure trove of marketing wisdom. If you are learning marketing in your MBA course, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t read this book.
11) How to Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie This title of this book says it all. Read this book for 6 ways to make people like you, 9 ways to change people without offence, and 12 ways to win people to your thinking.
12) The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind, by Alan Wallace Often, students face difficulties concentrating, especially with distractions such as smartphones and social media becoming more ubiquitous. This book can help you take control of our attention with unique tips.
13) The Obstacle Is the Way: The Ancient Art of Turning Trials into Triumph, by Ryan Holiday Everybody has adverse moments when on the journey to achieving their goals. But according to author Ryan Holiday, you can use such moments to your advantage just like the way successful leaders have.
14) Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones, by James Clear In the process of improving yourself, you need to let go of your bad habits and form good ones. And in order to do that, read the evidence-based strategies listed in this book.
15) The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea at the Right Time, by Allen Gannett Everybody can be creative. As Allen Gannett puts it, you can master the art of creativity by following the law of the creative curve.