So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport is a book on why skills trump passion in the quest for work you love. It’s about loving what you do.
Trust Me I’m Lying by Ryan Holiday is a book on the confessions of a media manipulator and how the monster he fed for years got out of control.
Bad Blood by John Carreyrou is a book on the secrets and lies in a Silicion Valley Startup called Theranos. It’s the story of Enron of our age
Faking It: How To Seem Like A Better Person Without Actually Improving by College Humor guys is a book on faking your way out in art, sports, dating & life.
Atomic Habits by James Clear is a book on how tiny changes can create remarkable results. Try this easy & proven way to build good habits & break bad ones.
The Third Door by Alex Banayan is a book covering the wild quest to uncover how the world’s most successful people launched their careers.
12 Rules For Life by Jordan Peterson is a book which is an antidote to chaos. The line between order and chaos is thin and here is how you should walk it.
Tribe by Sebastian Junger is a book on homecoming and belonging. It explains the problem of automatic group belonging (or lack off) and how to fix it.
Unscripted by MJ DeMarco is a book on unlocking your truth, unleashing your dream and living a life of liberty through entreprenurship.
How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big by Scott Adams is the autobiographical work of the creator of Dilbert – kind of a story of his life.
The Motivation Myth by Jeff Haden is a book on how high achievers really set themselves and their lives up to win. And here is what we can do about it.
The Happiness Equation by Neil Pasricha is is a book with the following formula: Want Nothing + Do Anything = Have Everything. A simple happiness formula.
The 48 Laws Of Power by Robert Greene is a book on the laws of power we need to know and understand. Ignoring them is tragic, understanding them is crucial.
Mastery by Robert Greene is a book on how the Great people became Great and how we, too, can become like that. Hint: It has a lot to do with mastery.
True Believer by Eric Hoffer is a book which explains the laws, rules, and principles of the nature of mass movements. Crowd has its own rules so read this.
Hooked: How To Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal is a book on the habit circle- trigger, action, variable reward, and investment.
Endurance: Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage by Alfred Lansing is a book about the Trans-Antarctic Expedition which happened between 1914-1916.
On Writing Well by William Zinsser is a classic guide on writing nonfiction. If you are a writer of any kind, you need this guide to improve your craft.
How To Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie is a classic which promises to be the onlyy book you’ll need to lead you to success.
Evolutionary Psychology by David Buss is the fifth edition of the new science of the mind – the history of evolutionary psychology.
The Way Of A Superior Man by David Deida is a spiritual guide to mastering the challenges of women, work, and sexual desire. Must read for men.
The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande is a book on how to get things right by using a checklist. We have the knowledge, it’s just about proper application
How To Read A Book by Mortimer Adler is a classical guide to intelligent reading. There are four types of read and the book shows us how to use each of them
Meditations by Marcus Aurelius is more than just a book. It’s a Roman Stoic way of life which is massively relevant in today’s world.
The Lessons of History by Will & Ariel Durant is a classic book on the 10 areas of human growth and development throghout the history, ranging from war to..
The Hero With A Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell is a book which is considered a classic. The first Hero’s Journey is to be found within the book…
The Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday is a book on the art of making and marketing your work that lasts (forever). And he walks the talk with examples.
The Art Of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau is a book about setting your own rules, living the life you want and changing the world.
Get it on Amazon Rating: 7/10 Date of reading: 13th – 21st of February, 2018 Description: If there is one thing that creatives hate is when someone who is not creative tells us how we should be creative. Luckily, Todd Henry walks the talk (for over 20 years) and he knows what he’s talking about because of the […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 10/10 Date of reading: 7th – 12th of February, 2018 Description: Drop the theory. Drop the 50%-50% deal. Chris Voss was an FBI negotiator dealing with kidnappings and ransoms. And you can’t do a 50%-50% deal when a human being is at stake. It needs to be 100%-0 and Chris shows us how […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 8/10 Date of reading: 23rd of January – 2nd of February, 2018 Description: Six principles which make an idea “stick” in people’s minds. The principles are simple, unexpected, concrete, credible, emotional, and stories My notes: INTRODUCTIONWHAT STICKS? “You’ve just read one of the most successful urban legends of the past […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 8/10 Date of reading: 6th – 18th of January, 2018 Description: Storytelling principles. How to use them not only when writing a screenplay, but during everyday occurrences from talking to people to writing a blog post to mesmerizing a girl to give you her phone number. It works My notes: PART […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 9/10 Date of reading: 31st of December 2017 – 5th of January 2018 Description: How to make compound effect (the 8th wonder of the world according to Einstein) work for you. It’s about small, daily actions repeated over the course of years which create success. And this is not just applicable to business. […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 8/10 Date of reading: 20th – 30th of December, 2017 Description: The book describes the Golden Circle – the Why (Why you do what you do), the How (How you do what you do), and What (What you actually do). All companies know what they do, some companies know how they do […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 9/10 Date of reading: 7th – 18th of December, 2017 Description: Your purpose for life is always bigger than you and it involves you doing something for the sake of others. But you only find what you want to do in others when you look deep within you. And that is almost impossible […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 10/10 Date of reading: 3rd – 6th of December, 2017 Description: When life becomes unbearable and things seem grim, remember that the only way around is through the problem. This needs to be a must-read for people at the age of 14-18 to prepare them for real life. My notes: PREFACE […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 9/10 Date of reading: 25th of November – 2nd of December, 2017 Description: I’m not really into woo-woo kind of books but this is definitely not one of those. There is a reason The Power of Now is called the most spiritual book of the 20th century. If you hear about mindfulness and […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 7/10 Date of reading: 16th – 24th of November, 2017 Description: The School of Greatness is the name of a popular podcast started by Lewis Howes and the book “steals” the same name. It’s about finding your life’s vision when your primary purpose has been shut down (Howes needed to stop playing American […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 7/10 Date of reading: 7th of November – 15th of November, 2017 Description: High Performance Habits is a book for people who think, believe, and act successfully but still think that something is missing. Brendon Burchard goes into details on how to have it all and gives examples of people who do have […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 7/10 Date of reading: 30th of October – 6th of November, 2017 Description: How to create a side hustle (defined in the book by the monthly income of $400-3000). My notes: THE WAY OF THE HUSTLE “When a British man who managed a construction company wrote a series of fish […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 7/10 Date of reading: 22nd – 29th of October, 2017 Description: How to sell in today’s world from the worlds most famous salesman. The Wolf of Wall Street teaches his Straight Line Selling system in the book and gives you everything you need to become a great (and ethical) salesperson. My notes: […]
Get it on Amazon Rating: 8/10 Date of reading: 15th – 21st of October, 2017 Description: How to pack up your knowledge, skills, and expertise in a format people will gladly buy from you. And this is coming from a guy who used to sell potato guns, only to build a 9+figure business. My notes: FOREWORD […]