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

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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…

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.”

5 Key Lessons from The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols (VIDEO)

Takeaways from The Death of Expertise This book is about the attack on established knowledge. With a quick trip to Wikipedia the average citizen believe themselves to be as informed than their doctors and diplomats. Does this book reek of elitism? Somewhat. But this is an important discussion that needs to be had. Here areContinue reading “5 Key Lessons from The Death of Expertise by Tom Nichols (VIDEO)”

4 Key Lessons from Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés (VIDEO)

Women Who Run With The Wolves explores folk tales and myths through a Jungian lens with the intent to help women reconnect to the instinctual self, the Wild Woman archetype. 📝 Classic tale beginning:““Once there was, and ones there was not…” This paradoxical phrase is meant to alert the soul of the listener that thisContinue reading “4 Key Lessons from Women Who Run With The Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés (VIDEO)”

Thoughts on: The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Identity and Race by Douglas Murray

There are a few events that got me to finally look into the topic of intersectionalility, gender and identity politics:.🔸 A trans person I knew committed suicide..🔹I saw a poster on a notice board on a playground inviting children from the age of 11 (or was it 9?!) to a municipally held HBTQ+ get-together..🔸When IContinue reading “Thoughts on: The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Identity and Race by Douglas Murray”