10 Motivating Reads Books with a kick – that is, kicking you into action. Having trouble getting going? These books will help kick you into action 1. The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World Chris Guillebeau 2. The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin 3. Outliers Malcolm Gladwell 4. Invented in Scotland: Scottish Ingenuity and Invention Throughout the Ages Allan Burnett 5. The Last Lecture Randy Pausch 6. Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative Austin Kleon 7. How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie 8. My Story Tom Daley 9. Born to Run Christopher McDougall 10. What I Talk about When I Talk about Running Haruki Murakami Tags: motivation, biography View the discussion thread.