📚 Book Summaries
Die With Zero – Summary With Notes and Highlights
A practical guide to getting the most out of your money – and your life. Including highlights, recommendations, and a full summary of the book.
Atomic Habits (James Clear) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights
This book helped me understand how habits are formed and what we can do to build long-lasting chains of cues, cravings, responses, and rewards to create systems that will help us achieve our goals.
Your Money or Your Life (Vicki Robin) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights
This book completely changed my relationship with money. I think everyone should give it a read. Even though it’s portrayed as a personal finance book, it gives answers to much deeper questions than just “How do I save more?”
How will you measure your life? – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights
This book challenged me to think about my own life choices and how I'm prioritising my work, relationships, and other goals.
The Motivation Myth (Jeff Haden) – Book Summary
In this episode of the book club, we're talking about The Motivation Myth by Jeff Haden.
Think Like A Monk (Jay Shetty) – Book Summary
Written by Jay Shetty, a former monk turned author and podcaster.
The Happiness Advantage (Shawn Achor) – Book Summary
Happiness isn't the result of success - it's the cause of it.
Grit (Angela Duckworth) – Book Summary
Insights into how to raise gritty kids and how adults too can develop it.
The Elephant in the Brain (Kevin Simler and Robin Hanson) – Book Summary
Written by software engineer Kevin Simler and professor Robin Hanson.
Make Time (Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky) – Book Summary
Make Time, written by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky
Show Your Work! (Austin Kleon) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights
It completely changed the way I thought about sharing stuff online, and encouraged me to start my blog in January 2016.
The Making of a Manager (Julie Zhuo) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights
I learned so much about being a manager, and my management skills immediately improved after I started to do some of the things that Julie recommends.
Storyworthy (Matthew Dicks) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights
This is one of the most engaging books I’ve ever read and has already changed my outlook on the stories that happen every single day in our lives that usually just pass us by.
How to Take Smart Notes (Sönke Ahrens) – Book Summary and Notes
This book transformed my relationship with note-taking. It's the best (English) introduction to the Zettelkasten (slip-box) method.
The Magic of Thinking Big (David Swartz) – Book Discussion
Be an activationist. Be someone who does things. Be a doer, not a don’t-er.
The Unfair Advantage (Ash Ali & Hassan Kubba) – Book Summary
Utilising your own unfair advantage is something I talk about a lot. This book is where the inspiration came from.
Happy (Derren Brown) – Book Summary, Notes & Highlights
It's my most highlighted book on Kindle (by a very long way) and while I was reading it, I found myself nodding my head like a lunatic on almost every page.
The Courage to be Disliked (Fumitake Koga and Ichiro Kishimi) – Book Discussion
In this episode, we summarise "The Courage to be Disliked" by Fumitake Koga and Ichiro Kishimi.
The Wright Brothers (David McCullough) – Book Discussion
In this episode, we talk about "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough.