Book Notes: Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb Maxims Embrace novelty, unpredictability, and randomness in your life Know what you don’t know, and don’t be afraid to admit it Notes Rare events shape more and more of the world around us, but our minds cannot grasp them. It’s almost like there are two […]Read more "Book Notes: Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb"
Book Summary: Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins MAXIMS FROM THIS BOOK To make a change in your life, associate bad behaviors with pain and good behaviors with pleasure. This works in any situation. Set goals every year in these categories: personal, career, financial, adventure, and contribution. Brainstorm for 5 minutes for each category, […]Read more "Book Summary: Awaken the Giant Within by Tony Robbins"
Book Summary: How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success by Leil Lowndes Maxims – Hold solid eye contact with everyone as much as possible. – Speak with sincerity and passion Notes The way you move is your autobiography. Part 1: How to intrigue everyone without saying a word You only […]Read more "Book Summary: How to Talk to Anyone by Leil Lowndes"
Book Summary: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport Maxims – Focus on acquiring rare & valuable skills to build career capital and find passion in your work. – Prioritize deliberate practice in your job. Start by seeking constant feedback and by keeping a […]Read more "Book Summary: So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport"
The first installment of some my favorite stuff…and things. This post focuses of some of my favorite office stuff. Clockwise, from left: Pentel Sharp Automatic Pencil, 0.5mm Heath Ceramics Large Mug, Slate Indigo Bose SoundSport Earbuds Moleskine Classic Notebook, Extra LargeRead more "Stuff & Things: Part 1"
Book Summary: Bold: How To Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact the World by Peter Diamandis & Steven Kotler This is a first-pass at summarizing some the key things I took away from the book. I’m sure I’ll fail to do it justice, so please recognize that there is a lot of valuable material in […]Read more "Book Summary: Bold by Peter Diamandis & Steven Cotler"
A no-nonsense rundown of the books I’ve read over the years. I’ve placed an asterisk next to some of my all-time favorites. If you have any good suggestions for future reads, let me know. No. 2018 Score 107 The 50th Law – 50 Cent & Robert Greene* 96 106 Bringing Up Bebe – Pamela Druckerman […]Read more "Books of Jansen"