You know that Johnny Cash song If Been Everywhere where he lists all the places he’s been? Or at least a good number of them. Well this is my list of all the books I’ve read. Or at least a good number of them. Worth mentioning, mostly over the course of 15+ years. Knowledge doesn’t […]
You know that saying that you are the average of the five people you spend most time with. Well what happens if you want to level up your life and all the people around you are 9-5ers or even worse? Your so called average won’t go very far. So what can you do? I have
I love biographies. They are some of my favorite books to read. I feel that you get so much actionable knowledge out of them. The Real Deal from Brick Lane to Dragon’s Den is the biography of James Caan who was a cast member of the TV show Dragon’s Den which is the UK version
Future Shock is a book first published in 1970 by Alvin Toffler. It was followed by two more similar books that refined the ideas first exposed in this book. Those books are The Third Wave which was published in 1980 and Power Shift in 1990. There is also a documentary based on the book, narrated
The dip is a small book, similar to Who Moved My Cheese, where Seth Godin presents the simple but often overlooked concept of quitting. Being the Best in the World Is Seriously Underrated p. 1 Winners quit all the time. They just quit the right stuff at the right time. p. 3 Quit the wrong
The 80/20 Principle is a business book first published in 1997 that quickly became a best-seller. It’s written by the self-confessed ‘lazy entrepreneur’ Richard Koch who was also one of the key early investors in Betfair. The basic principle is that 80 per cent of our results come from 20 per cent of our actions.
The Millionaire Mind by Thomas H. Stanley, Ph.D. is a book written in 2000 about millionaires. It’s mostly based on research. That means that this book is not one of those motivational books but a very insightful and practical one. Mr. Stanley is also the author of other related books such as The Millionaire Next
This book is written as a really short biography for the billionaire Mark Cuban. It’s not the best book you’ll ever read but it’s a very easy and fun one. It contains some very practical advise and when broken down, you see just how easy it is to become a billionaire in the long run.
Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald’s is a 1977 biography of Ray Kroc the self-proclaimed founder of what is now the internationally known fast food chain. Before getting around to reading this book I had known very little about Ray Kroc, only that he was the owner of McDonald’s and the first time I
First published in 1989 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Cover rapidly became a bestseller. Plenty of things to learn from this book in order to become more effective in all aspects of your life. The 7 habits are as follow: Be Proactive Begin with the End in Mind Put First