Are you going to be successful in life? Why? Derek Stark, Abso-fucking-lutely. Macro patience – micro focus – there comes a […]
Repeat someone’s name after introducing themselves. Me: Hi, I’m Andrew. You: Andrew? Me: Yup You: Good to meet you Andrew, […]
They tell you that what you hold dear you have thanks to them and their voice sounds so much like […]
The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking by Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird Read: 2018-01-29, Rating: 9/10. This book offers […]
The Kaizen Way by Robert Maurer Read: 2018-01-07, Rating: 7/10. using very small steps to improve a habit, a process, […]
So Good They Can’t Ignore You:
Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love by Cal Newport. Passion Is Rare. Most any work can become the foundation for a compelling career. Enthusiasm alone is not rare and valuable and is therefore not worth much in terms of career capital. A good career mission is similar to a scientific breakthrough—it’s an innovation waiting to be discovered in the adjacent possible of your field.
Find Your Success Code by Zig Ziglar. You are born to win, but to be the winner you were born to be, you have to plan to win and prepare to win; then and only then can you expect to win. You can change who you are, and what you are, by changing what goes into your mind. You can have everything in life you want, if you just help enough other people get what they want.
Plenty of stories demonstrating growth mindset and fixed mindsets, with main points summarised at the end of the chapter. Many suggestions on how to recognize and show interest in efforts and choices.
Finding Flow: The Psychology Of Engagement With Everyday Life
by Csikszentmihalyi Mihaly. The first step in improving the quality of life, consists of engineering daily activities so that one gets the most rewarding experiences from them. (This sounds simple but…)
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up offers much more than tips for organizing and purging items. I recommend this enjoyable light read for anyone interested in lifestyle design.