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Book Summaries

The two things I hated in high-school were reading books and writing. That constitutes the bulk of what I do today. 

I started reading books back on December 20th, 2016 by reading at least 20 pages of a book a day. I created a simple habit reading tracker and slowly, but surely, started my journey.

A year later, I was 47 books richer. Three years passed and I read 126 books. I did all of that by using my simple habit reading tracker. It was so effective that my friends started using the tracker and it had the same effect on them. That’s when I realized I created something useful not just for me, but for everyone else.

All book summaries that you’re about to read are the fruit of a simple, 20-page-a-day, reading system.

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From Strength To Strength Book Summary, Review, Notes

From Strength To Strength, by Dr. Arthur C. Brooks, is an inspiring book about embracing change without suffering and finding your calling in life and happiness even if your abilities fade and your career declines. Book Title: From strength to strength: finding success, happiness, and deep purpose in the second half of lifeAuthors: Arthur C.

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The Worth of Water Book Summary, Review, Notes

The Worth of Water by Gary White and Matt Damon emphasizes the role of clean water and sanitation in ending poverty, creating economic opportunities, maintaining physical and mental vitality, and fighting inequality. It invites the readers to take an active part in recognizing people’s capabilities and encouraging initiatives that would elevate people in poverty and

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Million Dollar Micro Business - Book Cover

Million Dollar Micro Business Book Summary, Review, Notes

Million Dollar Micro Business by Tina Tower is a practical handbook that explains how to establish and run a digital course business step by step. In this insightful handbook, you will find practical information about coming up with your idea, officially starting a business, launching and growing it, and surviving the world of business. In

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Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman book cover

Thinking, Fast and Slow Book Summary, Review, Notes

Daniel Kahneman’s book “Thinking, Fast and Slow” was written with the intention of assisting readers in identifying cognitive faults. In it, the author hopes to assist readers in comprehending and recognizing these processes inside themselves, as well as gaining an understanding of how it might be remedied. This book is a follow-up to prior research

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The Body Keeps the Score Bessel book cover

The Body Keeps the Score Book Summary, Review, Notes

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk’s book, The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, makes use of the most recent discoveries in the field of science to demonstrate how trauma can literally reshape both the body and the brain, impairing the sufferer’s capacity for pleasure, engagement, self-control, and trust. Dr.

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The Bomber Mafia Book Summary, Review, Notes

The Bomber Mafia by Malcolm Gladwell is a modern warfare book, which tackles one of today’s most pressing questions: how can we achieve the least number of casualties and the highest level of precision in warfare. Book Title: The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World WarAuthors: Malcolm

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Converted by Neil Hoyne - Book Cover

Converted Book Summary, Review, Notes

Converted by Neil Hoyne is a book about the conversation that engages others, relationships that will help us identify the people that matter, and self-improvement that will help us build a culture of exploration and risk-taking. Book Title: Converted: The Data-Driven Way to Win Customers’ HeartsAuthor: Neil HoyneDate of Reading: March 2022Rating: 8/10 Table of

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Trust Me, I'm Lying Book Cover

Trust Me, I’m Lying Book Summary, Review, Notes

Trust Me, I’m Lying is Ryan Holiday’s first book and it’s about the media monster. The book explains what happens when you create and feed the monsters known as the blogs and what happens when the monster gets out of control— innocent and not so innocent people get hurt. Book Title: Trust Me, I’m Lying:

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The Perennial Seller Book Summary, Review, Notes

The Perennial Seller by Ryan Holiday is a book on how to create movies, books, and songs that will stand the test of time and keep on selling through time. Book Title: Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work that LastsAuthor: Ryan HolidayDate of Reading: March 2018Rating: 8/10 Table of Contents What Is

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Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese Book Summary, Review, Notes

“Who moved my cheese?” is a story about a transformation that takes place in a Maze where four characters hunt for “Cheese,” with cheese functioning as a metaphor for what we desire out of life. The two mice described in the narrative are given the names “Sniff” and “Scurry,” while the two Little people are

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Book Summary, Review, Notes

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey is a book that gives a principle-centered approach to resolving issues that arise in one’s personal life as well as one’s professional life. As its title suggests, this is a motivating read that encourages readers to make positive, long-lasting changes to their character in

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Put Your Ass Where Your Heart Wants to Be

Put Your Ass Where Your Heart Wants to Be Book Summary, Review, Notes

The author, Steven Pressfield, instructs us in the fine art of “putting your rear end where your heart wants to be” during the course of this book. Your routines or methods, often known as your own unique approaches to “putting your ass where your heart is,” are what will ultimately lead you to achieve the

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