The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** by Mark Manson Most self-help advice is B.S. Traditional self-help advice is is idealized and focuses on what you don’t have. The continuous reminder of what we are not ignores what we do have and instead encourages false confidence or imagined success. Society wants us to […]Read more "Book Summary: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*** by Mark Manson"
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene Maxims – Be like water—stay flexible and don’t get stuck in your ways. – Be wary of old ideas and advice from others–always put it in the context of changing circumstances. Book Notes In a nutshell: Power is everything in life–without it we are helpless. Having […]Read more "Book Summary: The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene"
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams In a Nutshell In this book, Scott lays out his personal system for success. In short, your main goal in life should be to obtain happiness. To become happier, you should get healthy, acquire resources, and have a flexible schedule (in that […]Read more "Book Summary: How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams"
Book Summary: The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin “The theme is depth over breadth… to plunge into the detailed mystery of the micro in order to understand what makes the macro tick.” In a nutshell I didn’t realize how many nuances existed in learning something new and complex. I found Josh’s description of the […]Read more "Book Summary: The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin"
Book summary: Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday Maxims – think big, but act small (be humble) – never stop learning – do great work, and let other people take credit for it In a nutshell Ego Is the Enemy is a potent reflection on how ego dismantles us in all phases of […]Read more "Book Summary: Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday"
Book Summary: Deep Work by Cal Newport In a Nutshell Deep Work is increasingly rare and increasingly important in today’s age. If we can improve our ability to work deeply, we can accomplish way more in our lives. We improve our deep work ability by structuring and scheduling our day more carefully, embracing boredom, unplugging […]Read more "Book Summary: Deep Work by Cal Newport"
Book Summary: Rework by Jason Fried & David Heinemeier Hansson In a Nutshell Rework is a refreshing set of reminders and principles on how to run a business. It is simple, direct, into the point. You may already be familiar with many of the ideas and rework, but nevertheless, it is great to find […]Read more "Book Summary: Rework by Jason Fried & DHH"