Book notes

The Courage to Be Disliked

Ichiro Kishimi

Rating: 9 / 10
How to live for yourself without hiding yourself in the mountain? How can we have relationships - work or family - without losing freedom? The Adlerian principles explained in this book have helped me to think through some relationship conflicts I'm facing.
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May 22 2020 | Book Summary

Win Bigly - persuasion in a world where facts don't matter

Scott Adams

Rating: 8 / 10
31 persuasion tips and study on Trump's choice of word, actions and persuasion that led him to be elected.
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Mar 05 2020 | Book Summary

You are a badass every day

Jen Sincero

Rating: 7 / 10
Please do not waste your one and only chance to be the you that is you on planet Earth screwing around with excuses when you have the power to create whatever you desire.
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Jan 19 2020 | Book Summary

Awareness

Anthony de Mello

Rating: 8 / 10
Wisdoms on many Stoic theme: Love, selfishness, awakening, being present, and controlling what you can.
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Jan 03 2020 | Book Summary

Rework

Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson

Rating: 10 / 10
No nonsense book on how to create and manage a business.
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Dec 21 2019 | Book Summary

Anything you want - 40 lessons for a new kind of entrepreneur

Derek Sivers

Rating: 9 / 10
Do what makes you happy. Even if it's just for one happy customer.
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Nov 22 2019 | Book Summary

Swiss Watching: Inside the land of milk and honey

Diccon Bewes

Rating: 10 / 10
All travel book should be written this way. Hilarios observations you can only get from people watching. No amount of Youtube can show you these. The book notes here are scrambles of facts. Read this if you've always wondered about penknife, cheese, chocolate and Rolex.
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Nov 09 2019 | Book Summary

Unstoppable: 4 Steps to Transform Your Life

David Hauser

Rating: 7 / 10
See what he does and experiment to see if it suits you. Skip the backstory because it centers on testing to see if it suits you.
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Oct 02 2019 | Book Summary

Trust Me I'm Lying

Ryan Holiday

Rating: 5 / 10
Part actionable, part rant on how the media is manipulate. The tactics aren't new - shady but effective.
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May 22 2019 | Book Summary

It Was The Best Of Sentences, It Was The Worst Of Sentences: A Writer's Guide To Crafting Killer Sentences

June Casagrande

Rating: 5 / 10
I always start the year with a refresher on this book. Here are notes and examples that I like to remind myself.
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Feb 11 2019 | Book Summary