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 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”

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”

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)”

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”

Thoughts on: The Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki

The aim of this book is to explain why some people earn more, work less, pay less taxes and are more financially secure. It all depends on what side of The Cashflow Quadrant you are operating from. This book teaches you how to move from one side to the other, the pros and cons ofContinue reading “Thoughts on: The Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki”

Thoughts on: The Story of Civilization, Vol 3: Caesar and Christ by Will Durant

Just like Rome wasn’t built in a day, this book is not read one either. It’s thousand pages covers almost all aspects of Roman civilization..The broad scope is both it’s biggest strength and it’s weakness. While philosophy and statemanship holds my attention, Rome’s pottery and poetic traditions does not. This leads many highs and lows,Continue reading “Thoughts on: The Story of Civilization, Vol 3: Caesar and Christ by Will Durant”