Books can help a person in making his or her personality. Books are full of treasures of knowledge. Books can also help you in improving your skills. You can improve your critical thinking skills through books. By this, you can give logical arguments about a subject.
By this, you can get the right answer, the right choice, and the right decision about yourself. By critical thinking, you can improve your argument and decision quality and value your belief. The second thing is that you can become an independent thinker through critical thinking. You can take responsibility for your own decisions and choices.
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Green:
It was banned in the prisons of America. The author of this book is not a professor who has experience of years of scientific research, which can defenses his claims. He is obsessed with concepts of power, strategy, and the darker side of human nature. He is a very cautious researcher when we talk about interfering with books and figuring out the pattern in historical figures.
There are many fans of this book, which is why this book has become best-sellers multiple times. You will surely enjoy this book if you love the TV series Games of Thrones. This book is all about power and politics.
The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli:
He is a Swedish entrepreneur who searches for our psychological biases. By this, he can test that whether our thinking is an object or not. There is an example in this book is survivorship. He states that we are surrounded by many people who got success after facing uncounted hurdles. After this example, you can realize how powerful this book is, and it helps you develop critical thinking skills.
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol S. Dweck:
Carol S. Dweck is a Stanford psychologist she dedicates her whole life to understanding why some people succeed in their life while others do not. After studying multiple people and observing many skills, she comes up with the result that is a mindset. People who have a growth mindset can easily focus on their self-development.
She wrote this book by which you can explore your psychology about success, and this book also teaches you how you can develop your mindset.
So Good They Can't Ignore You by Cal Newport:
Cal Newport is a Georgetown Cs professor. He is so focused on workplace motivation. He is inspired by Steven Martin's quote, "Be so good that they cannot ignore you". He also observes many real-life examples and comes up with an answer that the real ingredients for fulfilling your work are a combination of being excellent at work you have already done, having skills, and have control of hours of work. By this book, you can provoke the thoughts that help you in your success.
Deep Work by Cal Newport:
It is another book which Cal Newport writes. He describes in this book that in these digital days, how many of us can do deep work. Deep work is an ability by which we can concentrate on 'cognitively demanding' work for a long period. Newport tells that it is a rare skill nowadays.
Newport also tells in his book that how to master a deep work ethic. Not all people agree with my opinion, but it is also the book by which you can develop your critical thinking skills.
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl:
Viktor Frankl is a psychologist who was taken as a holocaust prisoner. But he survived all the horrors when faced during prison. He writes all the philosophies in this book that help him survive during the holocaust prison.
Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday:
He gives some examples of successful people from different fields who ruined their lives because of ego. Ryan Holiday also warns people in this book that ego can cloud your sense of judgment.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey:
Before managing your work and other people, first, you have to manage yourself. In this book, Stephen R. Covey forces about this trick and named this is the habit of highly effective people. In this book, you will learn how to make habits that strengthen your character and help you to keep focusing on your goals.
Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Dr. Robert Cialdini:
He spent years as a psychologist and researcher finding out what makes people say the magic word "yes". In this book, he writes about all his research about this word and psychology. This book was published in 1984, and it is a very important book and highly recommended for a salesperson, budding marketers, and influencers.
How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens by Benedict Carey:
In this book author wants readers to know about the ways by which your brain can retain information. This book helps you in exams, and you can retain things in your brain easily.