A quick review (+video review) of Matthew Walkers phenomenal book Why We Sleep. In this review I share the main takeaways and lessons learned from this non fiction book.
The book is written by one of the most prominent western writers and thinkers, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. A work that he spent almost all his life iterating on and he wasn’t done until he was in his 80:s. It’s a blueprint for how to life, one could say, but also the original “making aContinue reading “Review: Faust by Goethe”
“Man is a rope stretched between animal and the Übermensch—a rope over an abyss.” The death of God concerns Nietzsche because he has the foresight to see the chaos that might follow—a value system collapsing and a confused age where people no long can tell up from down. The solution he propose is the überman,Continue reading “Thoughts on Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche”
“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”
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”
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”
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)”
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.
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”
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”