Moneyland By Oliver Bullough

Moneyland is a term coined by author Oliver Bullough to describe the hidden, offshore network that oligarchs, diplomats, and the financially powerful use to transfer and protect wealth. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS |AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Estimates for the total amount stolen each year from the developing world range from a massive 20 billion to … Continue reading Moneyland By Oliver Bullough

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

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

Switch By Chip Heath

Switch is a dated, broader version of Atomic Habits By James Clear, presenting essentially the same main point—change begins with small incremental steps. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Failing is often the best way to learn, and because of that, early failure is a kind of necessary investment. • Even in … Continue reading Switch By Chip Heath

Improvise! By Max Dickins

Improvisational techniques that are applicable offstage in the business world and everyday interactions. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Improvisation is all about the creation of something out of everything. • You become adventurous by taking the leap. We are never ready for change. We become ready through the process of changing. … Continue reading Improvise! By Max Dickins

Dedicated By Pete Davis

Todays countless options make the act of commitment harder than ever. Pete Davis argues that committing deeply to a particular thing is a more fulfilling path. We want to keep our options open, and yet we yearn for the purpose, community, and depth that can only come from making deep commitments. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS … Continue reading Dedicated By Pete Davis

An Ugly Truth By Sheera Frenkel

Your assumptions about Facebooks shady practices, data harvesting and user privacy are true and worse than you think. An Ugly Truth looks at the tech giants’ rise to domination at any means necessary. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Mark Zuckerberg’s three greatest fears, according to a former senior Facebook executive, were … Continue reading An Ugly Truth By Sheera Frenkel

Quiet By Susan Cain

Are you introverted or extroverted? Quiet breaks down the difference between the two: showing the pros and cons and the evolutionary benefits of both characteristics. RATING: 3.8/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • One third to one half of Americans are introverts—in other words, one out of every two or three people … Continue reading Quiet By Susan Cain

The Most Important Thing By Howard Marks

Chairman and cofounder of Oaktree Capital, Howard Marks, reveals his investment philosophy. RATING: 4.1/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON Also check out: The Warren Buffet Way KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Investment success doesn’t come from “buying good things,” but rather from “buying things well.” Thus, it’s not what you buy; it’s what you pay for … Continue reading The Most Important Thing By Howard Marks

Stop Checking Your Likes By Susie Moore

This book is NOT about social media. Rather, it is about gaining freedom from the opinions of others and constant need for social validation. It’s your life, do what makes you happy. RATING: 4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • “As within, so without: If humans clear inner pollution, then they will … Continue reading Stop Checking Your Likes By Susie Moore

The Four Agreements By Miguel Ruiz

First glance... seems like a children’s book—the length, word spacing and illustrations. Upon further reading, an abundance of straightforward wisdom. Now, I understand why this book is so popular and universally loved. Simple and impactful. RATING: 4.4/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • 1st Agreement: Be Impeccable With Your Word. • Speak … Continue reading The Four Agreements By Miguel Ruiz