Book Summaries

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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...

11 min read
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...

17 min read
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,...

10 min read
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,...

13 min read
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...

5 min read
So Good They Can't Ignore You

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

7 min read
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.

7 min read
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...

11 min read
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...

7 min read
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...

6 min read
Quiet - The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

The book is a study of quiet intensity - and a study of introvertism and extrovertism and how each of these play a part in moving mankind forward. The book...

10 min read
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...