Top Rules for Success

The moment we are born, we are bound to follow rules. From young, there are rules for hygiene such as wash your hands before meals, brush your teeth in the morning and before sleep etc. Once you start to attend school, there are school rules to abide strictly such as never be late for school in the morning, submit your school home works promptly, fulfill the promotion criteria on examinations results before you can be promoted to the next grade.Rules to start

But life is not that straight forward, there many other rules that are categorized not base on your stages in life. Today, I would like to recommend to you the books by Richard Templar who had written many books on rules. I’ve put them all in one post so that you can have a good summary of all of them. Purchase a copy based on the topics that meet your current needs, and I am sure you will be blessed.


About Richard Templar

RichardTemplarRichard Templar is an astute observer of human behavior and understands what makes the difference between those of us who effortlessly glide towards success and those of us who struggle against the tide.

He has distilled these observations into his Rules titles. More than 1 million people around the world have enjoyed and now play by Richard Templar’s Rules and in this post, I will give you a summary of each book.

The Rules of Life

This was the first book I bought on the Rules Series. I was greatly blessed and got interested with the rest of the books written by Richard Templar.

The first edition of The Rules of Life: A Personal Code for Living a Better, Happier, More Successful Life became a global phenomenon, topping bestseller charts around the world. This revised edition includes nine new rules to take you further, faster. Author Richard Templar brings together 106 practical rules that happy, successful people follow, even if they’ve never thought about it.

These are realistic, common sense things you can do differently, starting today… small things that make a powerful difference. The topics that are covered are listed below:

  • Deciding what’s important and what isn’t
  • Focusing on changes you really can make
  • Using your intuition
  • Learning positive lessons from your regrets
  • Having great dreams and making practical plans
  • Staying young
  • Forgiving without becoming a pushover

Follow The Rules of Life. You’ll feel better. You’ll be a better friend, partner, and parent. And you’ll leave the world a better place.


The Rules of Love

Love matters. Whether it’s the romantic kind or the emotional bond between you and family or friends. Indeed, latest research suggests that those who love and are loved are significantly more likely to be alive in 10 year’s time than those without love in their lives.

Love makes us happy, and the happier we are, the longer it seems we tend to live. So, why is it that some people find relationships so easy? We all know the kind of person, married forever, connected with their family, and strong friendships that have stood the test of time from all stages of life. The people who make friends easily, who have someone utterly devoted to them and for whom many would do anything. What do they know and do that the rest of us could learn from?

That’s what you’ll find in this book. If you study people who are so good at relationships you discover it’s not about their personality or gender or how self-sacrificing they are. Those who are great in all relationships usually do have to work at it. The secret is that they know exactly where to put their efforts.

They know the Rules of Love. Now updated and expanded with 10 brand-new rules, The Rules of Love helps you benefit from the simple principles of forming and sustaining strong, enduring and ultimately, life enhancing relationships.


The Rules of People

A personal code for getting the best from everyone

We all wish we could be a natural ‘people person’. They seem to have a sixth sense about what people really want, what they really think and what they really mean. They effortlessly get people onside, and keep them happy and motivated.

Is there something they know that the rest of us don’t? Is it something we can all learn? The answer is a resounding yes. They know The Rules of People.

These Rules are the guiding principles that show you how to connect with anyone, build strong relationships with friends and colleagues, and even get the best out of difficult people. They will help you say the right thing, do the right thing, and know instinctively how to handle every situation.

You can be that natural ‘people person’ that everyone else aspires to be.


The Rules of Work

A definitive code for personal success

This book is highly recommended by me, because it is relevant to our everyday life when working in the world today.

Sir Antony Jay, author of Yes Minister and Yes, Prime Minster, and founder of Video Arts said this : ‘The Rules of Work is an eye-opener for all those who would like to rise to the top, but don’t seem to be able to find the map.’

For some people, work is a breeze. They glide effortlessly onwards and upwards, always saying and doing the right thing, getting paid more, getting promotions, getting results. Is there something successful people know that we don’t? You bet there is. They know the Rules of work.

These Rules are the guiding principles that will improve what you do and how you do it. They will give you the unmistakable air of confidence that will win you admiration, respect, and help you towards your next promotion. In this new edition of the international bestseller, Richard Templar has added 10 new Rules to help you get heard, noticed, acknowledged and followed.

 To get ahead and stay on top, you need The Rules of Work.


The Rules of Wealth

A personal code for prosperity and plenty

Some people seem to find money so easy. Easy to make, easy to hold on to, and easy to grow. The rest of us just find it easy to spend. Is it all luck, or is there something rich people know or do that we don’t? Is it something we could all learn? The answer is a resounding yes. They know the Rules of wealth.

The Rules of wealth are the guiding principles that will help you generate more money, handle it more wisely, grow it more effectively, and use it to live a happier, more fulfilling and comfortable life. In this new edition of the worldwide bestseller, Richard Templar has added 10 brand new Rules to make your life even more rewarding.

If you dream of having enough money never to worry about it ever again, you need The Rules of Wealth


The Rules of Parenting

There are lots of wrong ways to bring up your kids, but there are lots of right ones, too. There’s no list of instructions you have to follow to the letter if you don’t want your child to end up a loser.

Richard Templar’s The Rules of Parenting, Expanded Edition presents the principles to follow which you can adapt to suit you and your children. Templar — author of The Rules of Life and many other best-sellers — has brought together 100+ parenting tips you can start using instantly. Now updated and expanded with 10 brand-new rules, Templar’s rules address everything you need to know from start to finish.

Beginning with the first rule “Relax” and continuing through 100+ rules, this book presents a guide to everything a parent needs to know from toddling, school, boyfriends or girlfriends, through driving lessons and college. The book begins with a section that covers the most important rules, The Rules for Staying Sane. The rest of the sections cover some of the big questions of parenting, including the Attitude Rules, the Discipline Rules, the Sibling Rules, the School Rules, the Teenage Rules, the Crisis Rules, all the way up to the Grown-up Rules.


The Rules of Management

A definitive code for managerial success

Some people find management so easy. They appear to be natural leaders, painlessly negotiating the system, the politics, the people, and the targets. Is there something they know that the rest of us don’t? Is it something we can all learn? The answer is a resounding yes. They know the Rules of management.

These Rules are the guiding principles that show you how to inspire your team in a way that gets results. They will help you say the right thing, do the right thing, and know instinctively how to handle every situation.

In this new edition of the international bestseller, Richard Templar has added 10 new Rules to help you make management even easier and your success greater. And when you are headhunted or promoted (again), nobody will be surprised. Least of all you.



All the books on rules by Richard Templar are good words of wisdom that you would like to read up on. I highly recommend that you start with the category that is most relevant to your life now. I am sure you will not stop at the first book just like me. After reading the first one, you would want to buy the other category to take advantage on the sound advice from Richard’s years of research in these areas.

I have books recommendations written by other authors such as Joseph Prince, Joel Osteen, Bryant McGill and Caroline Leaf. Click here to access that page and hope you are blessed with books by these authors.


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4 thoughts on “Top Rules for Success”

  1. Thanks for a very informative post and links to the relating books. I would be careful about using prices from Amazon on your blog, they have rules against it.

    Thanks for the book reviews!

    • Thank you for your comments. The price you saw in the links are provided by Amazon iframe, so no worries on that. Thanks for your concern.

  2. Just about all of whatever you say happens to be supprisingly precise and that makes me ponder the reason why I had not looked at this with this light before. Your article really did switch the light on for me personally as far as this particular subject matter goes. But there is one particular position I am not too comfortable with and whilst I make an effort to reconcile that with the actual core theme of the issue, allow me see what the rest of the readers have to point out.Very well done.


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