Book Summaries

Approximate time to read: 3 min
Willpower

In this book Roy Baumeister and John Tierney talk about Willpower, why it is important, how successful people have implemented the power of willpower in their own lives, and how...

Approximate time to read: 11 min
The Hard Thing about Hard Things

This book is one of the first books to read as an entrepreneur. Ben Horowitz candidly talks about the struggles, and hard things about starting, running and growing companies. Here...

Approximate time to read: 17 min
How to Win Friends and Influence People

This book is a timeless classic by Dale Carnegie. In this book Carnegie goes into great depth about how to win hearts of everyone around you - employees, employers, students,...

Approximate time to read: 10 min
Start with Why

This book is by Simon Sinek. In this book Sinek talks about finding the elusive - “why” - which is the primordial reason for developing brand loyalty, making friends, selling,...

Approximate time to read: 13 min
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big

This book is by Scott Adams - the Author of Dilbert comics. Adams does a phenomenal job of break down the psychology behind failing and winning, and simple techniques to...

Approximate time to read: 5 min
So Good They Can't Ignore You

Author’s profile and book description: So Good that they can’t ignore you, by Cal Newport

Approximate time to read: 7 min
A Universe from Nothing

Lawrence Krauss answers questions about the universe - where it came from, what was there before, what will the future bring, and if it all really came from nothing.

Approximate time to read: 7 min
Rising Strong

In Rising Strong, Brené Brown talks about how we often fall when we try, and goes into great detail about how we can change the narratives in our mind, and...

Approximate time to read: 11 min
Braving the Wilderness

This book is about our struggle to try to “belong” to something, what the belonging means. This book inspires the reader to belong to themselves, and giving yourselves that place...

Approximate time to read: 7 min
Influence - The Psychology of Persuasion

This book is about how our brain loves shortcuts, and other people can make us follow them by pushing our emotional buttons. These manipulators are everywhere in the industry, they’re...

Approximate time to read: 7 min
Quiet - The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Quiet - The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, by Susan Cain

Approximate time to read: 10 min
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

This book is about how we need to be careful about what we give importance to in our lives. How do we pick and chose the right things to give...