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Excellent Advice for Living Wisdom I Wish I'd Known Earlier
7 mins
book summary life

Learn from those you disagree with or even offend you.

While listening to someone you love keep asking them “Is there more?” until there is no more.

Try stuff instead of making grand plans.

Buy Back Your Time - Get Unstuck, Reclaim Your Freedom, and Build Your Empire
11 mins
book summary focus time management
Chapter 1: How I Buy Back My Life # The Buyback Principle means you should continually use every resource you can to buy back your time. The Buyback Principle: Don’t hire to grow your business. Hire to buy back your time. a decision to not grow is a decision to slowly die.
The Minimalist Entrepreneur
6 mins
book summary startup
Minimalist entrepreneur makes a difference while making a living. Don’t ask “How can I help?” Instead be observant and cultivate authentic relationships. Don’t spend time convincing people. Spend time educating people. Selling is a discovery process, and minimalist entrepreneurs use sales as an opportunity to talk to potential customers one by one about their products while simultaneously educating themselves about the problem they are trying to solve for them.
How to live - 27 conflicting answers and one weird conclusion
7 mins
book summary derek sivers
This is my bible.
New Way to Age
32 mins
book summary health
The seven best doctors in the world are: God, sunlight, diet, rest, exercise, self-confidence, and friends. Antiaging medicine builds up immune system. As a general rule people who practice antiaging medicine don’t get sick. The foods we decide to consume and the choices we make each day can turn on certain genes or turn off certain genes.
The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness
16 mins
book summary naval how to live
On Love # If you have nothing in your life, but you have at least one person that loves you unconditionally, it’ll do wonders for your self-esteem. On Reading # Books make for great friends, because the best thinkers of the last few thousand years tell you their nuggets of wisdom.
Skip the line
16 mins
book summary james-altucher how to live
The key to skipping the line is to constantly live in the world of “not knowing. To constantly be curious but not threatened by what’s next. The 1 Percent Rule # 1 percent up or 1 percent down each day will define you long term. 10,000 Experiments # What makes a good experiment?
7 mins
book summary willpower
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts. The Radish Experiment # To avoid smirking at the next meeting, refrain from any strenuous mental exercises beforehand. And feel free to think about all the white bears you want. Because controlling not to think about the about white bears deplete your willpower.
What Every Body Is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People
13 mins
book summary communication
I’m not trying to be a better lie detector. I picked this book to develop a sixth-sense empathy in other people. If one is showing signs of being uncomfortable when I propose a solution, I could address the feeling without asking directly - because people tend to be polite and say everything is okay.
The Courage to Be Disliked
5 mins
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Adlerian psychology can be summarised into these points: Self-acceptance have confidence in others separate tasks build horizontal relationships by accepting other’s differences and use encouragement instead of praises or rebuke. contribute to the community be present Trauma doesn’t exist. Trauma isn’t created by the experiences but by us giving meaning to them.