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Book Summary: Ultralearning – Accelerate Your Career, Master Hard Tasks and Outsmart the Competition

Ultralearners are ordinary people who can master difficult skills with extraordinary speed. As a result, they achieve tremendous personal success and cultivate a serious professional advantage. But how exactly do they pull it off? In Ultralearning (2019), Scott H. Young analyzes the aggressive, self-directed learning strategies of some of the world’s most successful ultralearners and …

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Book Summary: The Prepared Leader – Emerge from Any Crisis More Resilient Than Before

The Prepared Leader (2022) is a guidebook for those seeking insights on how to manage and persevere through a crisis. One thing is certain: it won’t be long before another crisis hits. The Prepared Leader shows how you can be ready and successful in weathering the next storm.

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Book Summary: Mastering Communication at Work – How to Lead, Manage, and Influence

Mastering Communication at Work (revised edition, 2021) is a classic guide on leading in the workplace through strong communication skills. It teaches you how to communicate effectively by understanding your listener’s tendencies and motivations.

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Book Summary: Rich Dad, Poor Dad – What the Rich Teach Their Kids about Money – That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!

Combining autobiography and personal advice, Rich Dad, Poor Dad (1997) outlines how you can become financially independent and wealthy. The author argues that what he teaches in this New York Times best seller are things we’re never taught in society, and that what the upper-class passes on to its children is the necessary knowledge for …

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Book Review: Rich Dad, Poor Dad – What the Rich Teach Their Kids about Money – That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!

Gain the financial literacy required for wealth and independence. People spend their lives believing that hard work and a good education are the keys to success, but most of these people end up struggling all of their lives, only to reach retirement with nothing to show for it. This book review tells the story of …

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Book Summary: Cloudmoney – Cash, Cards, Crypto, and the War for Our Wallets

Cloudmoney (2022) provides an overview of our present payment landscape. As it turns out, the age-old question of “cash or card” is not as simple as it seems. Underneath the push toward cashless is a murky world of powerful interests trying to extract profit and data from people’s purchases. And the disappearance of cash has …

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Book Summary: The Self-Made Billionaire Effect – How Extreme Producers Create Massive Value

Has The Self-Made Billionaire Effect by John Sviokla and Mitch Cohen been sitting on your reading list? Pick up the key ideas in the book with this quick summary. The prevailing wisdom is that self-made billionaires are geniuses who never sleep, got extremely lucky, and made it big at a young age. In reality, they …

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Book Summary: Grit to Great – How Perseverance, Passion, and Pluck Take You from Ordinary to Extraordinary

If you think that your path is only determined by your intelligence or natural ability to learn quickly, think again. Grit is the new way to define how likely you are to succeed and identify what you need to work on to achieve your goals. Evolving views on this previously unsung character trait are changing …

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