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Successful People Read Differently: They Don’t Look For Best Sellers

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Among the 100 all-time best sellers in UK,over 90% of them are fiction. [1]

Ironically, the book list Bill Gates shared is a totally different story. All the 17 books he recommended are non-fiction and highly related to his career, such as leadership, business or technology [2].

The conclusion is, successful people read differently from the majority.

Best-sellers are not necessarily the best

You may have the habit of buying books according to the bestseller list. However, it should be highlighted that books on the bestselling list only means they are favored by the general public. But they might not be the best ones and might not really suit you.

To make use of books to improve our lives, we should look for more other than entertainment. For example, if you think your reading pace is not fast enough, there are books teaching readers speed reading. Or if you want to improve the relationship with your partner, there are books teaching people how to communicate more effectively.

In fact, apart from fiction, there are many other non-fiction books that are under-appreciated and worth your attention.

In this article, we will offer you some helpful tools to find the right books that are like tailor-made for you.

The helpful tool: YourNextRead

There are times when we do not know what the next book we should read after finishing the book at hand. On these occasions, we are inclined to follow what the general public are reading.

However, that does not have to be the case.

YourNextRead is an effective tool for you to find the next book that is suitable for your need.

In YourNextRead, what you need to do is just o insert the name of a book you like and find useful. Then, the website will analyze your preference, and pinpoint the books that suit you the most. Explore and see how it differs from the best-seller lists!

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