Review: Essentialism by Greg Mckeown

“The wisdom of life lies in the elimination of non-essentials”- Lin Yutang.Saying yes to everything and trying to please everyone won’t only result in you being stressed out but it will also diminish the quality of your work You don’t want to “major in minor” things as the saying goes..If I would distill this booksContinue reading “Review: Essentialism by Greg Mckeown”

Thoughts on: The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone

Despite being a oversimplified and irrational book at times— full of contradictions— it makes one point very clear: you are probably not doing enough to get you where you want to go! Especially if you have ambitions goals for your finances & professional success. 💊 It’s a tough pill to swallow. 👆🏻 📝 10x RuleContinue reading “Thoughts on: The 10x Rule by Grant Cardone”

Thoughts on: Behave by Robert Sapolsky

What is long and hard, and filled with baboon references? Robert Sapolskys book Behave. Here are some key takeaways and lesson from this fantastic book on human behavior. 📝 “The frontal cortex makes you do the harder thing, when it’s the right thing to do.” The frontal cortex consumes a lot of energy which makesContinue reading “Thoughts on: Behave by Robert Sapolsky”

Thoughts on: The 5 AM Club By Robin Sharma

At first couldn’t stand this book. It’s tells a fictitious story about an artist and an entrepreneur who meet at a Tony Robbins style self-help event. They both bond with what they believe to be a homeless man, BUT — surprise! — he is actually a billionaire business magnate going incognito. The billionaire invites themContinue reading “Thoughts on: The 5 AM Club By Robin Sharma”

Thoughts on: The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber

Have you gotten the entrepreneurial seizure yet? That’s when a person with technical skills decide to go out on his/her own and start a business. The Technician turning business owner! The Boss is dead! hurrah! What could possibly go wrong?! Most small business don’t even have a plan. It runs on gut feeling and intuitionContinue reading “Thoughts on: The E-Myth Revisited by Michael E. Gerber”

The Penguin Latte Podcast #19 – The Mad Scientist of Reading: Poor Bjorn on Self-Experimenting with Non-Fiction

Listen on Spotify | Listen on Apple | Watch on YouTube Warning: what follows is a conversation for book nerds Books transform us. When we really dig into a book, nestle beneath the words, peek under the author’s skin, we transcend our current self. We become someone greater. The best books maintain that transformation long…

Thoughts on: The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm

Social psychologist Erich Fromm explores the topic of love in all it’s aspects: not only the craziness and lofty expectations of romantic love, but also love of god, brotherly love, erotic love, the love of parents and self-love..Fromm sees love an art and suggest that mastery in the art of loving need the same knowledgeContinue reading “Thoughts on: The Art of Loving by Erich Fromm”

Reflection retreats, The King’s Curriculum and leaning in to Universal Intelligence.

Earlier this year I had my first Reflection Week—imagine Bill Gates Think Week but without the books. This was probably one of the more fruitful and powerful practices I’ve implemented into my life to date and it’s now something I do every 6 month.Reflection Week, for me, is about re-alignment, reflection, strategy and planning.But it’sContinue reading “Reflection retreats, The King’s Curriculum and leaning in to Universal Intelligence.”

Bhagavad Gita, Video Game Development, and Outcome Independence.

“You have the right to work, but not to the fruit of work. Never engage in action for the sake of reward.” –Bhagavad Gita I have always been a huge video game fan and when I finally landed a job in the games industry after years of schooling and honing my skill I was extremelyContinue reading “Bhagavad Gita, Video Game Development, and Outcome Independence.”