Every year, dozens of professional “self-help” and career books hit the bestseller shelves at your local bookstore. But what can we learn from the classics that will forever change our perspectives and help with our careers? This list of books contains classics that everyone should read to change their perspectives.
(1) A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens
During the holidays, or any other time of year for that matter, A Christmas Carol is a time-honored classic that treats the reader to a lesson of gratitude. Ebenezer Scrooge, the protagonist of the plot, must place his greed aside to appreciate the little things in life. Taken on a Christmas Eve tour of the past, present, and future, Scrooge learns the importance of gratitude, a lesson that helps anyone appreciate their current position and appreciate the many opportunities that the future holds.