Rocket Men By Robert Kurson

Robert Kurson does it again! From the author of Shadow Divers comes another riveting true story about the Apollo 8 mission—mankind’s 1st journey to the moon on just 4 months planning. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Apollo 8 was the first human mission, in which the spacecraft left the Earth’s orbit. … Continue reading Rocket Men By Robert Kurson

Integrity By Henry Cloud

A well-rounded book about integrity, character development, growth and goals. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Character = the ability to meet the demands of reality. • People who become leaders, or really successful, tend to have three qualities. Number one, they have some set of competencies, meaning they know their field … Continue reading Integrity By Henry Cloud

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

Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance By Robert Pirsig

Conversations, stories & touch of philosophy from a father and son motorcycle trip. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • To travel is better than to arrive. • The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands, and then work outward from there. • You look … Continue reading Zen And The Art Of Motorcycle Maintenance By Robert Pirsig

Things No One Else Can Teach Us By Humble The Poet

A monotonous self-help book with negligible personal stories that don’t entirely relate to the main ideas. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” -African Proverb • With everything you do, think about how it shapes who you … Continue reading Things No One Else Can Teach Us By Humble The Poet

Sex At Dawn By Christopher Ryan

Sex At Dawn is an evolutionary explanation about how and why we mate. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • “The function of the imagination is not to make strange things settled, so much as to make settled things strange.” -G. K. Chesterton • The Food and Drug Administration tells it’s inspectors to … Continue reading Sex At Dawn By Christopher Ryan

BIGGEST TAKEAWAYS OF 2021!

Every year, the goal of Bullet Point Reading is to read 52 books, one a week, and share the noteworthy findings. What are the overlapping ideas that span multiple books, across a variety of genres? That’s what we are looking at today. All books are further linked to Goodreads, Amazon and the full takeaways. Top … Continue reading BIGGEST TAKEAWAYS OF 2021!

What I Know For Sure By Oprah Winfrey

Broken down into quick snippets, What I Know For Sure is the work of Oprah revising and condensing over 14 years of her magazine column. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • If you’re holding anyone else accountable for your happiness, you’re wasting your time. You must be fearless enough to give yourself … Continue reading What I Know For Sure By Oprah Winfrey

All The Money In The World By Laura Vanderkam

All The Money In The World touches on many different ways to procure happiness. Ultimately, the book can be summarized by this: save and budget more than you think, try to live minimally and cut excess spending where you can. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • “I’d like to live as a … Continue reading All The Money In The World By Laura Vanderkam

The Storyteller By Dave Grohl

Tales from the legendary musician, Dave Grohl, talking about his idols, life lessons and musical career. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON RELATED: Kurt Cobains Biography KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Life is too damn short to let someone else’s opinion steer the wheel. • That’s one of the great things about music. You can sing a … Continue reading The Storyteller By Dave Grohl

The Psychology Of Money By Morgan Housel

A simple and effective book about the psychology behind how humans invest and make financial decisions. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Some lessons have to be experienced before they can be understood. • King Alyattes of Lydia, now part of Turkey, is thought to have created the first official currency in … Continue reading The Psychology Of Money By Morgan Housel