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Article  •  15 August 2023


9 books to read after Atomic Habits

Love Atomic Habits but don’t know what to read next? Never fear, we’ve got the perfect guide for you.

Here are a few of the best books to read after Atomic Habits to keep you on your toes. Learn more about building positive habits and the life you’ve always dreamed of with these inspiring – and informative – reads.


Ikigai book cover.

Ikigai by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles

This international bestseller explores the Japanese concept of ikigai. Focused on helping readers find their ‘reason to jump out of bed in the morning’, the book outlines simple steps to discover your purpose in life. By finding your ikigai, you’ll make every single day of your life more joyful and meaningful. Who could resist that?


Atlas of the Heart book cover.

Atlas of the Heart by Brené Brown

From bestselling author Brené Brown comes Atlas of the Heart, a meaningful guide to connection and the language of human experience. Guiding readers on a journey through the emotions and experiences that define us, she outlines the skills and framework for understanding, meaning, and choice.


Designing your life book cover.

Designing Your Life by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

In Designing Your Life, Stanford innovators Bill Burnett and Dave Evan show how design thinking can create a meaningful and fulfilling life. Based on the duo’s popular class at Standford University, the book breaks down the simple, scientifically proven method for using design thinking to impact the shape of your life.


Getting Things Done book cover.

Getting Things Done by David Allen

Would you believe it if someone told you that the trick to productivity was to relax more? Well, that’s what David Allen’s book, Getting Things Done, is all about. The book explains how a relaxed, organised mind sets the groundwork for astonishing results and creativity.


How to Change book cover.

How to Change by Katy Milkman

In How to Change, Professor Katy Milkman helps you build a blueprint to help you achieve your goals. An engineer by training, she breaks down daunting challenges into digestible – and solvable – problems. By identifying seven impulses that commonly sabotage our best intentions, this book will help you instead instil positive behaviours.


Start With Why book cover.

Start With Why by Simon Sinek

What’s the secret to success? According to Start With Why, it’s all about knowing the WHY behind your actions. In the book, Simon Sinek analyses some of the world’s best leaders to understand how starting with why leads to success.


The Culture Code book cover.

The Culture Code by Daniel Coyle

The Culture Code is a groundbreaking exploration of how successful groups operate. By looking in at some of the best teams in the world – from Pixar to Google to the US Navy SEALs – the book explores what it takes to foster a collaborative, productive team. With science-backed ideas for action, the book is a guide for creating an environment where expectations are exceeded.


The Power of Habit book cover.

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Want to understand habits even better? The Power of Habit examines how habits work and the brain processes behind them. In the book, author Charles Duhigg uncovers how habits bread success for some of the most inspiring people, from Michael Phelps to Howard Schultz and beyond.


What the Most Successful People do Before Breakfast

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast by Laura Vanderkam

We’re all busy. But we all waste time. In What the Most Successful People do Before Breakfast, author Laura Vanderkam examines how you can rethink your morning routine to create a happier, more productive life. By blending real-life stories with cutting-edge research, the book will help you make the most of your working hours and enjoy the fruits of your labour with satisfying weekends.

Featured Titles

Atlas of the Heart
This major new work from the international bestselling author of Gifts of Imperfection and Dare to Lead examines the 87 emotions and experiences that define us, and provides a compelling framework to help us all become more emotionally fluent and connected.
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Designing Your Life
This really works! In book form for the first time, the simple, scientifically proven method that has already changed thousands of lives
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Getting Things Done

Discover David Allen's powerful methods for stress-free performance at work and in life – now completely revised and updated.

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How to Change
The groundbreaking blueprint to help you and those around you to achieve super-human personal and professional goals, from the master of behaviour change
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Start With Why
What businesses do doesn't matter. It's all about WHY you do it.
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The Culture Code
A ground-breaking exploration of how successful groups operate - whether in sport, business or society as a whole - and what we can learn from them
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The Power of Habit
An award-winning journalist reveals the secrets of why you do what you do - and how to change
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2014 offered The life-changing magic of tidying 2016 surrounded us with hygge In 2017, we’ll discover our ikigai Ikigai – the Japanese secret to a long and happy life from the world’s longest living people.
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