Drive Summary

Drive Summary

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…

30 meditation quotes from Marcus Aurelius

Meditations

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.

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius

Life. Nature. Anger. Future. Eternity. Those are just a few of the topics that stand at the core of golden nuggets. Check below and read some more about it.
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Start with Why Summary

Start with Why Summary

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!!

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People Over Profit Summary

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.

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Go Big, to Get Big! Summary

Think like a leader. Act like a team player. Dream like a child. This is the Real Life MBA

Few months ago I heard Jack Welch in an interview saying that winning is just a result of the mission. This shouldn’t be our goal. Mission come first and leads us to success.

I felt in love instantly by this idea. So, when I found out about this book, I looked foreword to know more about his approach. So, take a look on some interesting ideas I’ve discovered in this book.

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The Art of the Start Summary

Guy Kawasaki, The Art of the Start 2.0: the best guide for a startup business from Guy Kawasaki

Book Summary

Keep in touch with reality. Stay focused on science, but put your ideas into practice as you are an artist.

These should be the prerequisite for any start-up business. Any step you make in implementing your business ideas should be done with wisdom, but also with talent and creativity.

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