The Element, How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything by Dr Ken Robinson
A breakthrough book about talent, passion, and achievement from one of the world's leading thinkers on creativity and self-fulfillment. The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion and is an inspirational read for anyone thinking of a career change.
Understand your own psychology:
Navigating Midlife, Women becoming themselves by Robyn Vickers- Willis
Based on a psychological framework and using personal reflection, interviews and metaphor, the techniques aim at an enriched second half of life. This guide is aimed at all women, but particularly those aged from 35 to their 50s, who feel the need for change but don't know how to make it happen.
The Happiness Advantage, The seven principles that fuel success and performance at work by Shawn Achor
Most people want to be successful and happy. Success does not beget happiness. Based on the study conducted on happiness and human potential, this title presents seven core principles of positive psychology that each one of us can use to improve our performance and gain a competitive edge at work.
Be your own boss:
Be A Free Range Human: Escape the 9-5 ,create the life you love and still pay the bills by Marianne Cantwell
Packed with inspiring case studies from people who've done it, this title shares unconventional ideas and practical steps to: discover what you really want to do with your life; create a 'free range' career tailor-made for your unique personality and interests; and ditch the job and still make as much (or more) as you do now.
The $100 Start Up, Fire your boss, do what you love and work better to live more by Chris Guillebeau
Change your job to change your life. You no longer need to work nine-to-five in a big company to pay the mortgage, send your kids to school and afford that yearly holiday. You can quit the rat race and start up on your own. The $100 Startup is your manual to a new way of living.