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

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

The Power Of Less By Leo Babauta

Power of Less offers extremely generic tools to streamline your life by identifying the essential and eliminating the unnecessary. The basic principles of this book include: simplifying your goals and commitments, cutting down on anything that’s not top priority and focusing on the task at hand. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS |AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • “With … Continue reading The Power Of Less By Leo Babauta

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

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

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

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

No Cure For Being Human By Kate Bowler

No Cure For Being Human follows author Kate Bowlers personal journey dealing with the finiteness of life after being diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • No matter how carefully we schedule our days, master our emotions, and try to bring our best life now from our … Continue reading No Cure For Being Human By Kate Bowler

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