Book Summaries and Reviews

Every week I try and review a book. I usually read multiple books at a time and as I complete one (or get close to completing one) I challenge myself to write a summary. Writing helps me summarise the key lessons and it’s then easier to share. I usually share on Mondays on LinkedIn. Here is a list from the last few months. Hoping you like. Links to LinkedIn are in book titles. Happy reading.

  1. Storyworthy by Matthew Dicks

  1. Story of Language (Audible) by John McWorther
  2. 6 Habits of Growth by Brendon Burchard
  3. First Things First by Stephen Covey
  4. Do Epic Shit by Ankur Warikoo
  5. Rework by Jason Fried and others
  6. Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt and others
  7. Built to Last by Jim Collins and Jerry Porass
  8. The Lost Art of Doing Nothing. Niksen by Maartje Willems.
  9. How to Train a Wild Elephant & Other Adventures in Mindfulness by Jan Chozen Bays, M.D.
  10. 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson
  11. Bittersweet by Susan Cain
  12. What Got You Here Won’t Get You There by Marshall Goldsmith
  13. Grit by Angela Duckworth
  14. The Courage to be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga
  15. An Economic History of the World after 1400 (Audible only) by Donald Harreld
  16. Factfulness by Hans Rosling
  17. Being the Boss by Linda Hill and Kent Lineback
  18. Ramayana Stories by Anand N (Audible only)
  19. Tech Whisperer by Jaspreet Bindra
  20. Can’t Hurt Me by David Goggins
  21. Measure What Matters by John Doerr
  22. Range by David Epstein
  23. The Prophet by Khalil Gibran
  24. Surely You Must be Joking Mr Feynman by Richard Feynman
  25. Catch me if you Can by Frank Abagnale
  26. Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty
  27. Multipliers by Liz Wiseman
  28. So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport
  29. The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy
  30. Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
  31. Start With Why by Simon Sinek
  32. Drive by Daniel Pink
  33. Think Again by Adam Grant
  34. The Subtle art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
  35. Indistractible by Nir Eyal
  36. Execution by Ram Charan (YouTube)

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