Free Time By Jenny Blake

Happy Labor Day everyone! Hope you’re enjoying your free time😉 Free Time is filled with tips and tricks for small business owners on how to create a healthy work life balance. It’s about creating strategies to automate your work so that you have more free time in your personal life. RATING: 3.3/5 CHECK IT OUT: … Continue reading Free Time By Jenny Blake

How Minds Change By David McRaney

How Minds Change is a scientific exploration into belief, opinions and persuasion. RATING: 3.9/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Riches are irrelevant. Just find happiness with someone, and you’ve got it made. All the materialistic things are just loaned to you. Happiness like that isn’t loaned. It’s yours. • There is … Continue reading How Minds Change By David McRaney

The Five People You Meet In Heaven By Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom books are often short, heartwarming and perspective changing. This one is no different. The Five People You Meet In Heaven is about a character named Eddie that dies and encounters 5 people who didn’t impact his life while he was alive, but upon the reflection of his life in Heaven, give him perspective. … Continue reading The Five People You Meet In Heaven By Mitch Albom

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory By David Graeber

The main point of Bullshit Jobs is that we have created a society where some people work just for the sake of working. The book itself rambles from idea to idea like a textbook with way too many testimonials. Borderline painful to read. What would you like to see more of from this book blog? … Continue reading Bullshit Jobs: A Theory By David Graeber

The Lost Art Of Good Conversation By Sakyong Mipham

Told from a mostly spiritual standpoint, The Lost Art of Conversation demonstrates how mindful communication can impact areas of your life while elevating others around you. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The Latin root conversatio means “living with; to keep company with, or having dealings with others.” Thus we could regard … Continue reading The Lost Art Of Good Conversation By Sakyong Mipham

The Book Of Ichigo Ichie By Hector Garcia

A short and simple read; Ichigo ichie is the Japanese art of making the most of every moment. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON Related: IKAGI By Hector Garcia KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Ichigo Ichie = What we are experiencing right now will never happen again. And therefore, we must value each moment like a beautiful … Continue reading The Book Of Ichigo Ichie By Hector Garcia

Contagious By Jonah Berger

Certain stories are more contagious, and certain rumors are more infectious. Some products get a good deal of word of mouth, while others go unmentioned. What causes certain products, ideas, and behaviors to be talked about more? This book provides cutting-edge science about how word of mouth and social transmission work. And how you can … Continue reading Contagious By Jonah Berger

Four Thousand Weeks By Oliver Burkeman

Four Thousand Weeks is yet another book about making the best use of time. But it is written in the belief that time management as we know it has failed miserably, and that we need to stop pretending otherwise. The rest of the book is an exploration of a saner way of relating to time … Continue reading Four Thousand Weeks By Oliver Burkeman

Doesn’t Hurt To Ask By Trey Gowdy

Former congressman and prosecutor, Trey Gowdy, teaches the art of persuasion and effective communication. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • In persuasion there is no clock; there is an acquired sense of when there is an opening and an even more acquired sense of when to step into that opening. • “Chance … Continue reading Doesn’t Hurt To Ask By Trey Gowdy

The Book Of Mac By Donna-Claire Chesman

Mac Miller is my favorite musician of all time. Unfortunately, the book is disappointing, mostly because the author primarily talks about her experience, instead about his music and life. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • “You gotta pretend that no one listens. You gotta pretend that you’re just making music for yourself, … Continue reading The Book Of Mac By Donna-Claire Chesman

Sentence By Daniel Genis

If you’re curious how prison is, this is an honest representation from an articulate inmate on his 10 year sentence through the correctional system. In that time, books were his anchor, entertainment and guide. Highly recommend. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • One can purchase so much in a prison yard. Packs … Continue reading Sentence By Daniel Genis

Think Again By Adam Grant

Think Again is about the mental flexibility to rethink and question people and opinions you don’t agree with. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Intelligence is traditionally viewed as the ability to think and learn. Yet in a turbulent world, there’s another set of cognitive skills that might matter more: the ability … Continue reading Think Again By Adam Grant