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Hustle: The Power to Charge your Life with Money, Meaning and Momentum

Hustle by Neil Patel
Genres: Nonfiction
four-stars

Published: September, 2016 by Rodale Books

Pages: 272

Think for a moment. When you read the word, ‘Hustle’, what does it mean to you? How does your brain process it? Have you ever thought that a word such as Hustle posses power over your heart, mind and habits? These are the questions I’d want you to think about before going in-depth into this book. To answer the questions, this book describes

Hustling is about shaking things up, letting go of old patterns that suck the life out of us and beginning anew.

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four-stars

Book Review: The Happiness of Pursuit of Chris Guillebeau

The Happiness of Pursuit by Chris Guillebeau
Genres: Nonfiction
three-stars

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The Happiness of Pursuit of Chris Guillebeau is memoir that tries to guide and inspire any reader holding it between in his hands. For those unfamiliar, Guillebeau rose to fame after proclaiming and pursuing his life quest of visiting almost every country on Earth before the age of 30. He has authored some books on his journey and quests are positioned to help anyone who want to fulfil a quest of there, whether starting something, travelling, travelling and working along.

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three-stars

Book Review: The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss

The 4 Hour Work Week Genres: Nonfiction, Business, Entrepreneurship
four-stars

Pages: 416, Kindle edition

Published: August, 2011 (current edition)

Cover Rating: 3/5

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Last month was all about work and productivity. The older me (self two years ago) would be scared of the term of productivity. Since the start of this year, I am reading and learning about how in this new economy one can manage work-life balance and a lot depends on being productive since productivity is directly proportional to your well-being which comes from you being a happy person.

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four-stars

How to come up with Ideas? Tips to Help You Think Creatively

Any Ideas by Rob Eastaway
Published by Entrada Publishing Genres: Nonfiction
three-stars

Published: March 16th 2017 by Watkins

Pages: 160

It’s important to regard a new idea with encouragement rather than discouraging it. After all, every great creation starts with an idea, but where does that special spark comes from? This is question that Rob Eastaway, author of  Any Ideas: Tips and Techniques to Help You Think Creatively tries to address in the book by providing an miscellaneous collection of tips to develop your ideas  for better outcomes in day to day.

How do we come up with ideas?

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three-stars

BOOK REVIEW: Worthy-Boost Your Self-Worth to Grow Your Net Worth by Nancy Levin

Worthy-Boost Your Self-Worth to Grow Your Net Worth by Nancy Levin
Genres: Nonfiction
four-stars

Published in August, 2016 by Hay House Inc.

Pages 259, Kindle Edition

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What if I told you that your net worth is determined by your self-worth, and by self-worth I mean how you treat yourself. A more convincing way would be reading Nancy Levin’s Worthy-Boost Your Self-Worth to Grow Your Net Worth. According to her, the real key to financial freedom isn’t changing what we do, it’s changing how we feel.

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four-stars

BOOK REVIEW: Aha to All in- Life Lessons From an Unexpected Entrepreneur by Jonathan Hagmaier

Aha to All in- Life Lessons From an Unexpected Entrepreneur by Jonathan Hagmaier
Genres: Nonfiction, Business, Entrepreneurship
four-stars

Pages: 212, Kindle Edition

Published: June 2017

Cover Rating: 2/5

Aha to All in by Jonathan Hagmaier and his co-authors William Long and Jeffrey Smith is not only a memoir of Jonathan’s entrepreneurial phase of life but also contains many lessons that have he struggled and conquered during his journey.

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four-stars

How a Mindset can affect your life?

Mindest by Carol Dweck
Genres: Nonfiction
four-stars

A book about the growth mindset and how it relates to success by looking everything in life as a learning opportunity.

For twenty years, my research has shown that the view you adopt of yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life. – Carol Dweck

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four-stars

BOOK REVIEW: The Tao of Charlie Munger by David Clark

The Tao of Charlie Munger by David Clark
Genres: Nonfiction, Business, Entrepreneurship
three-stars

“It’s been my experience in life, if you just keep thinking and reading, you don’t have to work.”

The Tao of Charlie Munger by David Clark is a collection of quotes from Berkshire Hathway’s Vice Chairman on Life, Business and the Pursuit of Wealth. Born in Omaha, Nebraska in 1924 Charlie Munger studied mathematics at the University of Michigan, trained as a meteorologist at Cal Tech Pasadena while in the Army, and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School without ever earning an undergraduate degree. Today, Munger is one of America’s most successful investors and Warren Buffett’s business partner for almost forty years. Buffett says “Berkshire has been built to Charlie’s blueprint. My role has been that of general contractor.” Munger is an intelligent, opinionated business man whose ideas can teach professional and amateur investors how to be successful in finance and life.

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three-stars

Why Ego is the Enemy and You can Make a Start to Defeat it

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan holiday
Genres: Philosophy, Nonfiction, Business, Entrepreneurship
five-stars

My Rating: 5/5

Words mean things, and when certain words are repeated in certain type of situations they change behaviour and can change the course of how we live. In the book Ego is the Enemy, when Ryan holiday speaks about ‘Ego’, he does not mean the Freudian definition. He is talking about ego in an informal way, the way we used it in our casual conversations. The ego he refers are the unhealthy belief in our own importance, our arrogance, and our self-centred ambition. That desire for recognition, and those excuses we make to ourselves. This is a crucial concept to understand if you are planning to read this book.

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five-stars

BOOK NOTES: Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss

My Rating: 5/5

These notes include Books Recommended to Tim over his interviews with various people. Do take a look in those books, you might find something useful and that you haven’t read before.

  • Questions are your pickaxes and competitive advantage.
  • Borrow liberally, combine uniquely, and create your own bespoke blueprint.
  • Very often, “our” beliefs are not our own.
  • The superheroes you have in your mind (idols, icons, titans, billionaires, etc.) are nearly all walking flaws who’ve maximized 1 or 2 strengths.
  • Everyone is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
  • Everyone struggles. Take solace in that.
  • “When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” —Lao Tzu
  • “The rule is: The basics are the basics, and you can’t beat the basics.”
  • take phosphatidylserine and N-acetyl cysteine (NAC). For me, this also has a noticeable impact on lowering anxiety the following day.
  • 59 Seconds: Change Your Life in Under a Minute by Richard Wiseman (for stress reduction)
  • The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller
  • when you’re a leader, people are going to mimic your behavior, at a minimum. . . . It’s a guarantee. So here’s the key piece of advice, this is all he said:
  • ‘Calm is contagious.’”

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