100 Free eBooks for Your Personal & Professional Development
November 15th, 2009 by Staff Writers
While libraries and bookstores can be great places to find books that will assist you in improving your health, mental well-being, success and professional status, you don’t have to leave the house to find great reads on those topics. There are a number of free ebooks out there that offer just as much great information and won’t take any of your time or money to acquire. Here are a list of 100 you can download and read to work on yourself and your career.
Fitness and Health
If you want to learn to treat your body better and get healthy, these books will be right up your alley.
- 365 Tips for Healthy Living: In this book you’ll find a healthy tip for every day of the year.
- Winning the Weight Loss Battle: If you’re trying to lose weight, download this book for some helpful advice.
- How to Stop Smoking Forever: Smoking is terrible for your health, so stop struggling with quitting by getting guidance from this book.
- Fitness: The Guide to Staying Healthy: Learn how to get yourself in shape and stay that way with this free book.
- Flab to Fab in Only 15 Minutes a Day: Getting in shape doesn’t have to take up all your time as this short workout book advises.
- Health and Fitness Nutrition: This ebook offers some useful advice on eating right and getting in shape.
- How to Boost Your Metabolism: Learn how to make your body burn more calories with the information in this ebook.
- The Busy Woman’s Fitness Solutions: Even if you have little time to work out, this book will show you how to make fitness a part of your life.
- The Best Exercises You’ve Never Heard Of: Check out this book to learn the exercises you should be doing but might not know about.
- Big Fat Lies: This book explores many of the myths and lies spread about weight loss programs and products.
Learn to improve your leadership and management skills through these ebooks.
- Leadership Series: Go through this series of books to learn more about improving your leadership skills.
- Inspiration: This ebook offers some thoughts on inspiration and how it can make you a better leader.
- A Force for Change: How Leadership Differs from Management: Learn the difference between just managing people and truly leading them from this book.
- A Passion for Excellence: The Leadership Difference: Find out some of the qualities that make a great leader in this book.
- Strategic Leadership And Decision Making: Read through this book to get some insights into how to be a great leader at work.
- Prescription Leadership: The 9 Practical Skills Needed For Health Professionals To Thrive In The 21st Century: If you’re in the health care field, this book can offer you some great tips on getting ahead–many of which translate into other fields as well.
- The Leadership Lexicon: Find out the areas where you need to establish competency to be a leader as well as get tips on how to get yourself there with this book.
- Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager: Increasing Effectiveness Through Situational Self Leadership: You can’t lead others until you get a handle on yourself, and this book will show you how.
- The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Speaking in Public With Confidence: If you get the chills just thinking about public speaking, this book can help you learn some tricks to make you a more self-assured speaker.
- Power Speaking: The Art of the Exceptional Public Speaker: Learn how your public speaking can inspire and lead with the pointers from this ebook.
- Remarkable Leadership: Unleashing Your Leadership Potential One Skill at a Time: If you want to learn to be a leade,r this book will help you expand on the qualities you already have.
Organization and Simplicity
These free reads will help you get your life in order.
- Clutter 101: The Definitive Guide To De-Cluttering Your Life: Finally clear out all that old junk and get your home or office in order with tips from this book.
- Living Naked: Personal Transformation Through Bare Simplicity: This ebook will help you learn to live a much more simple kind of life.
- Conquer Clutter and Organize Your Life: Get a handle on all the stuff you have with the advice you’ll find here.
- Neat & Simple Feng Shui Tips for Creating a Space You Love!: This guide will help you reorganize, clean and decorate your space according to the Feng Shui way.
- 89 Ways to Simplify Your Life: Check out this ebook to get some ideas on how to live a life of simplicity.
- Live Simple: Radical Tactics to Reduce the Clutter, Complexity, and Costs of Your Life: Learn what benefits simplifying your life can have emotionally, physically and even financially.
- Focal Point: A Proven System to Simplify Your Life, Double Your Productivity, and Achieve All Your Goals: This ebook will teach you how to focus and get rid of all the extraneous distractions in your life that could be holding you back.
From managing your money to making a small fortune, these books will help you make sound financial decisions.
- Thriving On Less: Simplifying In A Tough Economy: This ebook will teach you how to be happy spending less–essential in tough times.
- How to Become a Billionaire: Get some sage advice on building your personal fortune from this free book.
- Think and Grow Rich: Check out this text to understand the mindset needed to manage money wisely.
- Money and Abundance: Unlocking Your Abundance: Use the knowledge gleaned from this book to better deal with the money you have.
- Acres of Diamonds: This book will explain some of the principles of how to be successful with money.
- Science of Getting Rich: Here you can learn some basic principles that could have you building a personal fortune.
- The Get Rich Slowly Guide to Roth IRAs: Learn how to invest in your future wisely with this free book from the well-known blog.
- Plan Z: How to Survive the Financial Crisis: If you’re struggling in this economy, this book can give you some tips that can help you make it through.
- Tips for Change: Try out this ebook to learn some essential money-management skills.
- No Credit Needed Debt Reduction Guide: Those with a seemingly endless mountain of debt can learn how to fight it with this ebook.
- Investing Made Simple: Investing doesn’t have to be complicated and only for the professionals, as this book proves.
Try out these books to learn to get more done in less time.
- Single-Minded Focus: Learn how to hone in your attention to one task at a time and be more productive in the process.
- 84 Tips on Overcoming Procrastination: Procrastination is the enemy of productivity, and you can learn to fight it with tips from this ebook.
- Slow Down Fast: A Revolutionary How-To Guide For Being Productive, Efficient, and Effective: This book explains how slow and steady may help you win the productivity race.
- Maximum Productivity: Get some tips on maximizing your productivity potential from this free book.
- Time Management Top Tips: Here you’ll find some great tips to help you more effectively manage your time.
- Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity: This ebook will teach you the principles of the Getting Things Done method.
- Six Sigma For Quality And Productivity Promotion: If you’re interested in Six Sigma, you should read this book for more information on what it stands for and what it has to offer.
- Total Productivity Maintenance: A Route To World-Class Performance: Learn how to improve your performance at work through increasing your productivity.
Build better relationships at work and at home with guidance from these reads.
- Change How You Communicate: Do you struggle to communicate with your loved ones and coworkers? This book offers advice that can help you change your communication methods and improve your relationships in the process.
- The Woman’s Relationship Bible: Women of all ages can find sage advice on relationships in this book.
- How to Get a Girlfriend: If you’re a single man who doesn’t want to be alone any longer, try reading this dating book for some advice.
- How to Make Friends: Whether you’re lonely or you just want more friends, this book offers some helpful advice on seeking out and keeping new pals.
- Love is All About You!: Learn why a great relationship begins with yourself in this free ebook.
- 97 Steps to a Happy Relationship: This ebook offers some advice on building a better relationship one step at a time.
- How to Make People Like You in 90 Seconds or Less: Some people flounder in social situations while others excel. Learn the tricks that make some people so likeable in this book.
- Better Love Next Time: How the Relationship that Didn’t Last Can Lead You to the One that Will: Breakups are hard, but this book will teach you how they can serve as great lessons for finding a partner who’s truly right for you.
- Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time: Build up your success in business with some tips from this book on networking and relationship building.
- How to Instantly Connect with Anyone: 96 All-New Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships: Whether you’re on a date or are trying to make a sale, this book offers you some advice on building strong relationships from the start.
- The Lost Art of Listening: How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships: If you’re more of a talker than a listener, learn from this ebook why you should take a step back and listen more often.
- What Smart Couples Know: The Secret to a Happy Relationship: Those having trouble in their relationships can find some advice and guidance in building trust, and coming together as a couple from this ebook.
Attitude and Stress
These ebooks will show you how to destress and change the way you think about yourself and your life.
- Developing the Success Mindset: Learn how to change how you think, and achieve success in the process, from this ebook.
- Train Your Brain: Check out this book to learn how to improve your memory and think differently.
- 50 Ways to a Positive Consciousness: A negative attitude may be hurting your happiness, so this ebook promise to teach you how to think positively.
- Stress Is For Suckers: This ebook will help you learn how to cut stress out of your life.
- The Beautiful Calm Meditation Ebook: Improve your meditation skills with a little help from this ebook.
- How to Practice the Art of Life Balance: With work, friends, family, school and other commitments, life can get pretty busy. This book offer some advice on achieving a balance between the different aspects of your life.
- Being Humble: Confidence is great, but when it develops into arrogance trouble can be afoot. This ebook will help you learn the art of being humble.
- The Confidence Booster: If you need a surge of self-esteem and assurance, try reading this book for some ideas.
- 50 Simple Stress Relief Strategies: Learn some easy ways that you can battle the stress in your life from this text.
- Don’t Stress…Your Life is Calling!: Many events in life can seem overwhelming and incredibly stressful, but this book asks you to relax and embrace the process of life instead.
- Think Positive: Try out this book to learn to battle your negative thoughts and take on a positive mindset.
Motivation and Affirmation
If you need some help getting motivated or feeling confident that you can accomplish your goals, give these books a try.
- Motivation 101 Tips: If you’re in short supply of motivation, tap into the tips offered in this ebook.
- Pushing Your Limits: Learn how to stop settling and achieve your personal goals from this book.
- When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat: This ebook will help you get motivated and feel good about what your abilities are.
- Road Blocks to Happiness and How To Overcome Them: For many people, finding true happiness isn’t an easy task. This book will help you learn how to overcome obstacles and find your true place in life.
- 101 Motivational Quotes: The quotes in this book are chosen to help you get motivated and feel productive.
- The Daily Drucker: 366 Days of Insight and Motivation for Getting the Right Things Done: If you’re struggling to get started on a big project or something important in your life, this book offers a tip a day to get you moving.
- The Power of Self-Esteem: An Inspiring Look At Our Most Important Psychological Resource: Build up your reserve of self-esteem with a little help from this free book.
- Motivation for the Demotivated: If you’re just not feeling it, this book offers some ways that you can get inspired, pull yourself together and start acting.
- The Art of Self Encouragement: Learn how to support your own efforts at change and progress with advice from this book.
- Top 10 Tips for Self Improvement: The basic tips in this book will have you getting started on the road to being a better you.
Everyone has dreams, and these books will give you the push you need to finally achieve them.
- 4 Steps to Create the Life You Desire: This ebook will teach you to stop wishing for a different life and starting making your life better.
- 5 Simple Steps to an Awesome Life: Learn how to make your life a little more awesome with the basic advice from this ebook.
- Opening Doors: A Mini Guide to Blissful Guide to Blissful Living: When one door closes another opens, and this book teaches you to embrace change and live more blissfully.
- Passion: Read this ebook to learn how to define and harness your passion.
- Confidence & Courage Tips…To Help You Realize Your Dreams: If you can’t seem to muster the confidence to follow your dreams, this book offers some tips that will have you feeling assured and ready to take on the world.
- The Essentials of Personal Growth: Read this ebook to better understand how to grow and change as a person.
- No More Shyness: Those who have struggled to come out of their shells can read this ebook to learn how to put the shyness aside and become confident.
- 16 Weeks to Your Dream Business: Entrepreneurs can get some insights into building a business that lasts from this ebook.
- Coach Yourself to Success : 101 Tips from a Personal Coach for Reaching Your Goals at Work and in Life: No matter what your goals are, this ebook offers you a hundred plus tips on how to be your own biggest fan and finally achieve your dreams.
- Sun Tzu For Success: How to Use the Art of War to Master Challenges and Accomplish the Important Goals in Your Life: This ebook takes a look at the ancient text by Sun Tzu and shows you how the lessons can be learned to fight your way to success.
Work towards getting that promotion, finding a job you love, or even changing careers altogether with helpful advice from these books.
- Career Satisfaction From Within: This ebook will help you find out how to be more satisfied with where you are in your career simply by changing your mindset.
- Work Happy The Google Way: Learn why employees at Google are so happy and what you can do to make your workplace happier as well.
- Quit Your Day Job: Have a dream? This ebook encourages you to pursue it.
- Goal Setting: Learn how to set and pursue your goals for work, or anything else, in this ebook.
- The New Boss: How to Survive the First 100 Days: If you’ve finally gotten that promotion, learn how to deal with all the problems that often affect new managers and execs with help from this ebook.
- Negotiate to WIN – The 21 rules for successful negotiating: Whether you’re negotiating for a raise or a business deal, get some pointers on how to be a stronger player in negotiations from this ebook.
- The Successful Introvert: How to Enhance Your Job Search and Advance Your Career: This ebook is catered towards those who are simply shyer or less assertive, but who still want to get ahead in the working world.
- Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies For Reinventing Your Career: Learn how to make a successful career change from this ebook, with some less than usual tips on how to get it done.
- The 15 Second Principle Short Simple Steps To Achieving Long Term Goals: This ebook will give you some guidance on how to start working towards your goals, little by little.
- The Seasons of Your Career : How to Master the Cycles of Career Change: Nothing ever stays the same, and you can learn how to manage changes in your career and your industry with advice from this ebook.