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20 Best Books For INTJ Self Improvement

By on November 24, 2016

1. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

Why it always seems that you never fit in and have trouble with social interactions? This book tries to challenge stereotypes that being an extravert is normal and being an introvert is not. It tries to help introverts understand how they could take advantage of their special traits and succeed in extraverted world.

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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

2. The 48 Laws of Power

The truth is that you don’t always have a chance to decide if you want to play the game of power or not. Many people in higher positions use these methods to bring you down, so the smartest choice is to learn how to counter them. Some people say that these 48 laws of power are impractical, but INTJs will be able to understand them on a deeper level.

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The 48 Laws of Power

3. How To Win Friends And Influence People

I guess that you already figured out most of these methods by yourself. However, if you really struggle with making any friends at all – this book might be just for you.

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How to Win Friends & Influence People

4. You are a badass

This one might be helpful for turbulent INTJs to deal with self doubt. It explains which behaviors hold you back from achieving your life goals and makes suggestions on how to change them. However, don’t read this book if you have been diagnosed with depression – some parts might lack understanding of this clinical condition.

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You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life

5. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

Why some people can do more than others in same amount of time? What are the qualities of highly effective people? Since INTJs love effectiveness, this might be an interesting read.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

6. The Power Of Now

INTJs always live in the future and usually don’t even know how to relax and enjoy the present. However, the mind can be trained and this book teaches techniques how to release certain thoughts and clear your mind.

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The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

7. Small Talk: An Introvert’s Guide to Small Talk – Talk to Anyone & Be Instantly Likeable

INTJs hate small talk, but sometimes social situations are unavoidable. Mastering small talk could highly reduce social awkward situations and make your already difficult INTJ life much easier.

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Small Talk: An Introvert’s Guide to Small Talk – Talk to Anyone & Be Instantly Likeable (How to small talk, Talk to anyone, Lasting relationship, People skills)

8. The Gifts Of Imperfection

INTJs are probably the biggest perfectionists out of all MBTI types. However, the world is far away from being a perfect place to live in. This book might teach you how to deal with your perfectionism.

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The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

9. The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking

Can’t stand positive thinking? Who said you can’t be a happy pessimist?

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The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking

10. Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive

INTJs have no trouble remembering things they find interesting. However, sometimes you need to learn not very interesting things and these techniques can help you remember them.

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Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive

11. Speed Reading: The Comprehensive Guide To Speed Reading

If your ‘books to read list’ is few pages long, you might be interested in some speed reading techniques.

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Speed Reading: The Comprehensive Guide To Speed Reading – Increase Your Reading Speed By 300% In Less Than 24 Hours

12. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-free Productivity

This book is people who are overwhelmed with too many things to do and have too little time to do them.

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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

13. The Compound Effect

The Compound Effect is based on the principle that decisions shape your destiny, so make your little decisions count.

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The Compound Effect

14. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

Another great book to help you change your habits and become more productive.

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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

15. Mind Control Mastery: Successful Guide to Human Psychology and Manipulation, Persuasion and Deception

The info in this book is little bit too abstract and lacks practical techniques, but is still helpful if you want to add one more arrow into your puppeter’s quiver.

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Mind Control Mastery: Successful Guide to Human Psychology and Manipulation, Persuasion and Deception

16. What Everybody Is Saying

People can only lie with words, but their actions usually show the real truth. Learn everything about non-verbal communication from ex-FBI agent.

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What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

17. Emotional Intelligence: 100+ Skills, Tips, Tricks & Techniques to Improve Interpersonal Connection

INTJs usually have trouble understanding emotions and feelings of other people. However, you can learn it just like anything else.

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Emotional Intelligence: 100+ Skills, Tips, Tricks & Techniques to Improve Interpersonal Connection, Control Your Emotions, Build Self Confidence & … Awareness, Emotions, Positive Psychology)

18. Thriving with Social Anxiety: Daily Strategies for Overcoming Anxiety and Building Self-Confidence

Many INTJs suffer from social anxiety and think that it’s just a part of their personality. This is cool book for better understanding of this problem and practical ways to fight it by yourself.

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Thriving With Social Anxiety: Daily Strategies for Overcoming Anxiety and Building Self-Confidence

19. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

INTJs don’t worship money, but no matter what – it’s an excellent shortcut to many of your goals. Financial freedom means that you can keep all your time for yourself and don’t waste it on 9-5 job you hate.

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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

20. Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Do you suffer from lack of motivation and feel like the world is not fair for you? You need to change your mindset and get back to work.

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Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

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  • Courtney

    This is great. Thank you for publishing! It’s very difficult finding resources like this and to be honest, I hate scouring Amazon looking for books specifically geared towards someone of an INTJ nature.

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