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    Blitzscaling Summary

    Blitzscaling Summary

    15 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “Blitzscaling” by LinkedIn and PayPal co-founder Reid Hoffman introduces readers to the revolutionary scaling process from the title, which turns business strategies on their head by prioritizing speed over efficiency even at the cost of uncertainty. The long-term goal is to blow competitors out of the water by creating a […]

    The Inner Game of Tennis Summary

    The Inner Game of Tennis Summary

    9 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “The Inner Game of Tennis” by Timothy Gallwey is the book which shifted the focus from the necessity of further mastering your outer game (winning against your opponent) to getting the upper hand in the inner game first (winning against your self). Gallwey explains the psychology behind this shift and […]

    The Culture Code Summary

    The Culture Code Summary

    12 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “The Culture Code” by Daniel Coyle is the result of a four-year-long study by the author during which he visited and researched eight of the world’s most successful groups to discover that it is a specific set of skills which sets them apart from the rest: building safety, sharing vulnerability, […]

    Everything is Obvious Summary

    Everything is Obvious Summary

    17 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “Everything is Obvious” by Duncan Watts is a thorough investigation into the nature of practical judgments and the shared mechanisms which usually help us make them, i.e., common sense. Drawing on the latest scientific research and numerous examples, the book reveals that we know far less about the world than […]

    Crushing It Summary

    Crushing It Summary

    13 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “Crushing It!” by Gary Vaynerchuk, a follow-up to his decade younger classic “Crush It!” is an evidence-based exploration of the world of influencers, and a pretty useful practical manual—coupled with chapter-length reviews of all major social platform—on how to use this knowledge to build a successful personal-brand-based business. Who Should […]

    The Fortune Cookie Principle Summary

    The Fortune Cookie Principle Summary

    15 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “The Fortune Cookie Principle” demonstrates, through a plethora of examples, that, in the business world of today, much more important than how good you are is how well you tell your story—and then offers a framework consisting of twenty keys to help you begin telling your brand’s story from the […]

    Make Time Summary

    Make Time Summary

    15 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “Make Time” is “a book about slowing down the crazy rush.” However, it isn’t a book about productivity, but a simple four-part framework (highlight → laser → energize → reflect) encompassing no less than 87 different tactics which should help you create more time in your day for the things […]

    The Watergate Scandal: The Affair That Brought President Nixon’s Administration to Its Knees Watergate Scandal Summary

    The Watergate Scandal: The Affair That Brought President Nixon’s Administration to Its Knees

    12 min read ⌚ In a letter sent to Bishop Mandell Creighton on April 5, 1887, Lord Acton famously quipped the following: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” Populated with more Hitlers and Stalins than you can imagine, the twentieth century proved Lord Acton’s concerns more […]

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