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

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

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

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

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!

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

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

Atomic Habits By James Clear

Atomic Habits presents the idea that small changes are key to building new habits and making progress with goals. Gradual 1% improvements each day add up over time and will help build a system that supports consistent growth. RATING: 3.9/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The purpose of setting goals is … Continue reading Atomic Habits By James Clear

Psycho-Cybernetics By Maxwell Maltz

Psycho-Cybernetics is an eye-opening self-help book about developing a positive mind-body connection. Dr. Maxwell Maltz was a cosmetic surgeon, and through seeing the insecurities in his patients, created a system to improve self-image and achieve a more successful and fulfilling life. RATING: 4.5/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • All your actions, … Continue reading Psycho-Cybernetics By Maxwell Maltz

Meditations By Marcus Aurelius

Meditations is the work of Roman Philosopher, Marcus Aurelius, which was written in his later years and never meant for publication. RATING: 4.1/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. • When you arise in the morning think of what a … Continue reading Meditations By Marcus Aurelius

Fooled By Randomness By Nassim Taleb

Fooled By Randomness is a book about luck- more precisely how we perceive and deal with luck in business and life. Nassim Taleb is the founder of Empirica Capital, a crisis trading firm and a professor of mathematical sciences at New York University. The book mainly focuses on investing. RATING: 3.6/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS … Continue reading Fooled By Randomness By Nassim Taleb