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

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

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

On Consolation By Michael Ignatieff

Primarily stories about historical figures and how they handled dark times. RATING: 2.9/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Not everything happens for a reason; we claim that it does for a reason: to console ourselves. • Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that … Continue reading On Consolation By Michael Ignatieff

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

How To Talk To Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere, By Larry King

No groundbreaking communication tools in this book. If you like Larry King, it’s a decent read. RATING: 3.1/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Two ingredients to be a good conversationalist: a sincere interest in the other person and an openness to them about yourself. • Talk to people about themselves and … Continue reading How To Talk To Anyone, Anytime, Anywhere, By Larry King

How To Win Friends and Influence People By Dale Carnegie

Even though it was published in 1936, the main principles of this book hold true today. On top of that, many newer self help books seem to stem from this book. How to win friends and influence people is a straight forward, universe approach on how to carry yourself in business and life. RATING: 4.3/5 … Continue reading How To Win Friends and Influence People By Dale Carnegie

Perception By Dennis Proffitt

Perception: How our bodies shape our mind is a fantastic psychology book about the relation between our psychical body and our perception of reality. It can be summarized by this example; A hill will seem steeper to someone who is out of shape, compared to a fit individual. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY … Continue reading Perception By Dennis Proffitt

Inner Engineering: A Yogis Guide To Joy By Sadhguru

Sadhguru is a wise mystic and yogi born in India. Sadhguru talks about three important things which control our thoughts and emotions in life; Body, mind and energy. Using the realistic, proven scientific tools presented in Inner Engineering, you can transform your approach to thinking and achieve a life of joy. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS … Continue reading Inner Engineering: A Yogis Guide To Joy By Sadhguru

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

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