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Tell Us About A Piece Of Advice From A Self-Help Book That Really Stuck With You

Help us pick out the best of the best!

Despite their popularity, self-help books are often hit or miss. Nine times out of 10, you wind up wasting time reading information you already knew.

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But every once in a while, you stumble upon that one book that you fill with annotations and sticky notes because β€” holy hell β€” it's just jam-packed with a ton of tips you can actually use IRL.

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Maybe Lois P. Frankel's advice on using 5% of your day to build relationships motivated you to step away from your desk and mingle more with coworkers.

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"If you're not spending five percent of your day building relationships, you're doing something wrong." β€”Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers

Or perhaps you reaaally re-evaluated your friendships after Timothy Ferriss explained why you shouldn't underestimate the bad qualities of your best friends.

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"But you are the average of the five people you associate with most, so do not underestimate the effects of your pessimistic, unambitious, or disorganized friends. If someone isn't making you stronger, they're making you weaker.” β€”The 4-Hour Workweek

Or maybe Aliza Licht's note on climbing the metaphorical ladder of life really drove home why it's important to always be nice to others.

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β€œIf you get to the top of the ladder by pushing people off, you'll find that there won't be a ladder left or people to help you get back down.” β€”Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It In Your Career. Rock Social Media

So tell us what self-help book quote was most useful to you. The book can be about love, work, wellness, family β€” literally anything! Be sure to include the title of the book and the author. You may be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post or video.