Along with meditation ( I use Headspace) and exercise (see below) reading has a huge correlation with personal success.
Since getting my phone and kindle I’ve been reading so many books and in the spirit of the “What shall I read next?” question that I always find myself in, I’m sharing some of the my top recommendations here:
Ninja Tip: I tend to read business books in the miracle morning and novels to switch off at night.
What I’m reading right now:
Books on Teaching
To be honest I get most of my inspiration from non-teaching books and most books on teaching can be sooooo boring. But here are some really great ones.
Billed as a parenting book but packed full of teaching ideas. I wrote a longer review of it here.
Inspirational Education Books
As you know my main passion is helping kids in developing countries and there are numerous stories that inspire me.
In order to improve the world we first need to improve ourselves. I read tons of books on this topic, but these two are the classics and where you have to start.
If you want to start your own school you’re going to need everything by Seth Godin.
If you’re hiring teachers you need this.
My Current Novels
85% read! In Russian the “мир” can also mean “the world” or “people” and that sums it up more. Full of stories about people.
Children’s Picture Books
Here’s my favourite “picture book” of the moment!
What should I read next? Do let me know your recommendations in the comments!
P.S. Exercise programs
If you’re looking for some exercise programs (not that you’d really need it with Genki English!) here are my top two: