The 5 AM Club (2018) shows how embracing a revolutionary morning routine can deliver epic results. Through the enchanting story of an entrepreneur, an artist, and their eccentric billionaire mentor, it explains how you can use the first hour of your day to drive personal growth and get the most out of life.
Book Summary: Thinking, Fast and Slow – Intuition or deliberation? Where you can (and can’t) trust your brain
Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011) – a recapitulation of the decades of research that led to Kahneman’s winning the Nobel Prize – explains his contributions to our current understanding of psychology and behavioral economics. Over the years, the research of Kahneman and his colleagues has helped us better understand how decisions are made, why certain …
Rogues (2022) is a compilation of veteran journalist Patrick Radden Keefe’s most famous profiles for the New Yorker Magazine. Keefe delves into the lives of notorious criminals and con artists, exploring their complex motivations. He examines the societies that made them and the systems we have for bringing people to justice.
Simple Habits for Complex Times (2015) is a guide for leaders looking to navigate today’s ever-shifting and always uncertain world. Rather than presenting one-size-fits-all solutions only suitable for static problems, this management manual teaches the art of nimble thinking.
Leadership (2022) is a detailed analysis of six monumental twentieth-century leaders. By examining both the circumstances that formed these leaders and the strategies they used to shepherd their respective nations through periods of turmoil, it presents invaluable lessons for anyone working to shape the world’s future. From Charles de Gaulle’s strategy of will to Anwar …
Most organizations view collaboration as essential. Yet research suggests that more isn’t necessarily better. Successful collaborations require planning, a well-defined structure and clear objectives. This week’s reading recommendation offers practical advice on organizing collaborative teams to achieve results that outperform those of individuals working on their own.
Drive (2009) points out that many organizations still follow a “carrot and stick” approach, using external incentives to motivate people. It explains why this is a bad idea and introduces a more effective solution: sparking engagement by catering to the psychology of intrinsic motivation.
[Book Summary] Charismatic Leadership: The Skills You Can Learn to Motivate High Performance in Others
Charismatic Leadership (2020) is a practical guide to becoming a more effective leader through the power of charisma. We’ve all had a favorite boss or mentor – someone who inspires and motivates with their words, energy, and conviction. Charismatic Leadership teaches you how to be that person.
In this book summary, you’ll learn how to stop yourself from wasting time and money on fruitless endeavors. “The best way to shield yourself from nasty surprises is to anticipate them.” – Rolf Dobelli Here is a condensed cognitive bias checklist you can consult before making a personal, professional, or financial commitment, and avoid wasting …
Zero to One (2014) offers advice to start-up founders. It shows how to establish a monopoly by creating proprietary technology, a strong brand, scalable products, and by using network effects.