I’d Like To Play Alone, Please By Tom Segura

Short post this week. Tom Segura is a comedian and podcaster. This book is mostly entertainment and stories so not many takeaways, hilarious nonetheless. RATING: 3.8/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • What happens when someone dies. “The world goes on.” • If you’re a comedian, writer, actor, painter, director, dancer, or … Continue reading I’d Like To Play Alone, Please By Tom Segura

No One Succeeds Alone By Robert Reffkin

Actually really enjoyed this one. Some fresh new perspectives on how to achieve your dreams. Definitely worth checking out. RATING: 4.2/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS |AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • In a crowded and competitive world, “good enough” is generally not good enough. • Be like water. No matter what you set in its way, water … Continue reading No One Succeeds Alone By Robert Reffkin

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

Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson, M.D

Be open and ready to change, because you may be forced into it. That is the main idea of this basic 92 page book. The cheese is a metaphor for what we want to have in life, whether it is a job, a relationship, money, freedom or health. RATING: 2.5/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | … Continue reading Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson, M.D

Running Is A Kind Of Dreaming By J.M Thompson

For a book with running in the title, it’s barely about running. Instead, it’s a weirdly arranged memoir that flip flops between an ultra marathon, the authors time in a psychiatric hospital and strange, borderline delusional life stories. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Sometimes I think the point of all my … Continue reading Running Is A Kind Of Dreaming By J.M Thompson

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

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