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Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be Summary

Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be Summary

11 min read ⌚ An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania  Want your kid to be admitted to Yale or Stanford? Well, let’s face it: chances are he or she probably won’t be.  Frank Bruni explains why – and why this is not at all a big deal. The title is the message: Where You Go […]

Surrounded by Idiots Summary

Surrounded by Idiots Summary

13 min read ⌚ The Four Types of Human Behavior and How to Effectively Communicate with Each in Business (and in Life) People are either Red, Yellow, Blue or Green.  And we’re not quoting a newly found CCR song or talking about political parties—these are the four behavior types according to Swedish communication expert Thomas Erikson. […]

The Science of Self-Learning Summary

The Science of Self-Learning Summary

11 min read ⌚ How to Teach Yourself Anything, Learn More in Less Time, and Direct Your Own Education Not a fan of traditional education? Then you’ll be interested in what Peter Hollins has to say in his 2018 book: The Science of Self-Learning. Who Should Read “The Science of Self-Learning”? And Why? Whether you are […]

The Only Negotiating Guide You’ll Ever Need Summary

The Only Negotiating Guide You’ll Ever Need Summary

11 min read ⌚ 101 Ways to Win Every Time in Any Situation Negotiating is an art—and some know it better than the others. Tired of being unable to ask for a pay raise because you belong in the latter group? Peter B. Stark and Jane Flaherty are here to help: The Only Negotiating Guide You’ll […]

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 […]

Problem Solving 101 Summary

Problem Solving 101 Summary

11 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “Problem Solving 101,” in essence, is a decision-making book; however, it is not (like other books on the subject) a theoretical examination of our decision-making biases, but a simple and highly practical step-by-step guide to use when you need to make a decision or tackle an everyday challenge: the problem-solving […]

Reading Like a Writer PDF Summary

Reading Like a Writer PDF Summary

14 min read ⌚ A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them Want to write better? Well, it all starts with reading better. And Francine Prose is here to teach you how you can start: Reading Like a Writer Who Should Read “Reading Like a Writer”? And Why? Reading […]

Girl, Stop Apologizing PDF Summary

Girl, Stop Apologizing PDF Summary

8 min read ⌚ A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals Due to social pressure, bad habits, or simply self-esteem issues, we tend to walk away from challenges. Although Rachel puts the emphasis on women, this is accurate for both sexes. Achieving your goals, or following your dreams meets its greatest nemesis – doubt […]

The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking PDF Summary

The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking PDF Summary

16 min read ⌚ Modern Techniques for Dynamic Communication Want to become a better public speaker? The only thing you need is Dale Carnegie’s 1962 book: The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking. Who Should Read “The Quick and Easy Way to Effective Speaking”? And Why? As suggested by the title, The Quick and Easy […]

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