In a world where there are so many distractions, it is helpful to have books that guide us to be productive while living a harmonious life. These four books will help you tremendously decrease distractions at bay and focus on productivity.

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•Dark Horse by  Ogi Ogas & Todd Rose:

This book helps you realize your true self and become a better version of you.  According to Ogas & Rose, success and productivity are personal and not one-size-fits-all. The authors stress that when you love what you do, you naturally become productive. This book provides strategies for discovering that path and being most productive while expressing your true personality and talent.

•Atomic Habits by James Clear: 

Clear does a fantastic job explaining the dynamics of the systems surrounding our habits. He emphasizes changing our systems first, and only then will our habits change to yield productivity.

•The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg:

This book helps bring awareness to our unconscious habits and teaches us to be consciously aware of habits that are triggered. Charles Duhigg expertly discusses the social science and psychology at length to explain the dual connection between habits and productivity. 

•The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande:

This is a riveting book with multiple examples of how checklists have improved and redefined industries such as aviation, medical, financial and more to increase productivity. Gawande writes with brevity and eloquence and articulates the gravity of checklists in the effort to become more productive.