Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
Thought you knew how to motivate yourself and those around you? Think again. As Daniel Pink explains in Drive, the old-school notion of motivation – offering rewards – is no longer relevant in today’s world. The secret to high performance lies in our innate desire to be autonomous, to discover and create, and to do better. Continue Reading…
Mastermind Dinners is a no-nonsense, no BS, tried-and-tested, experience-based book. And I loved it. Jayson Gaignard wrote it in an honest, friendly tone and gave away the blueprint for how he used this exact method to go from a quarter-million US dollar debt to a successful business. Continue Reading…
Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges by Amy Cuddy
Challenge. You can define this concept right only if you put the words in their proper order. This means not putting fear ahead of courage, or “others” in front of “self”. Amy Cuddy’s Presence teaches you how to do exactly that.
MicroSummary: A 12-book long series of intimate notes written by the last Good Roman Emperor, “Meditations” by Marcus Aurelius is considered one of the greatest philosophical works in history. It’s an introduction to the philosophy of Stoicism, teaching the virtues of self-analysis, self-discipline, focusing, and being a good man.
Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
This book summary represents the gate in a big tower; you are the brave prince trying to rescue the princess. Undoubtedly this book will answer many of your questions and keep you wondering “Why, How and What.” If you don’t know how to begin – Start With Why!!
People Over Profit: Break the System, Live with Purpose, Be More Successful by Dale Partridge
Do you remember the chicken and the egg dilemma?
I will rephrase it. I’ll put it in this book’s context:
“Which came first, the leader or the company?”
As simple as this question may seem, as complicated the answer is. You have to take a complete journey through 3 chapters and 5 eras to find out which are the key concepts in order to define the solution.
Take a deep breath! Keep calm! I won’t leave you with an empty pocket. I’ve already filled them with great nuggets (visual quotes from books) and a book summary of Dale Partridge‘ s book: People over profit. Break the system. Live with purpose. Be more successful.