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101 Best Leadership Books You Should Read in 2019 and Beyond

101 Best Leadership Books You Should Read in 2019 and Beyond

44 min read ⌚ There are two kinds of people: those who are led and those who lead them. We’re guessing you’re here because you want to be one of the latter. News flash: It’s both a thorny path and a hell of responsibility once you get to the end! So, just like Frodo, you better […]

Benjamin Franklin Summary Benjamin Franklin Summary

Benjamin Franklin Summary

6 min read ⌚ An American Life If, as Carlyle says, “the history of the world is but the biography of great men,” Walter Isaacson is surely one of the greatest modern historians. And the second man he chose to write about – possibly the greatest figure in American history. A match made in heaven. And […]

Einstein Summary Einstein Summary

Einstein Summary

4 min read ⌚  MicroSummary: Albert Einstein is rightfully considered one of the most influential people in history. Walter Isaacson’s biography delves deep inside his life and universe, trying to unravel the origins of his genius and his unconventionality, and painting a portrait of one extraordinary person with a life-long sense of childlike wonder. His […]

The Innovators Summary The Innovators Summary

The Innovators Summary

2 min read ⌚ Many are unaware that the digital revolution started well before the first computer was created. The journey began in 1843 with the collaboration of Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace. With each new decade, different innovations emerged and were developing until culminating in the creation of the computer and the internet. In Innovators, […]

Top History Books Histories Summary

Top History Books

12 min read ⌚ “Those who cannot learn from history,” wrote Madrid-born American philosopher George Santayana, “are doomed to repeat it”. Unfortunately, the fact that history does repeat itself – as Marx wrote, “the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce” – shows that we haven’t really heeded to Santayana’s words. Or, to quote […]

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