Book Club Summaries

Ideas That Have Changed My Life

This Habit Will Maximize Your Focus

Do you have trouble finding time to accomplish your most important tasks? If you’re like most people, then you probably feel like there’s just not enough time in the day to accomplish everything you need to get done. However, there’s... Read More

Are You Making Smart Decisions?

Albert Camus once said, “Life is the sum of all your decisions.” I find this to be true because if you actually think about it, everything in your life is the result of a decision you made. “Who should I... Read More

Why You Should Remind Yourself of Your Own Mortality

If the thought of pursuing your passion terrifies you, remember this: One day, you’ll be dead. It may seem strange that I have to be remind you of something like this, but it’s because I have to. Why? Because deep... Read More

A Simple Method To Help You Achieve Any of Your Goals

Every now and then, we set goals for ourselves, whether it’s “to run every day” or “to read a book a week.” Unfortunately, we typically fail to reach our goals despite having the intention to fully do so otherwise. Why... Read More

Don’t Ask For Someone’s Opinion. Ask For Their Advice

If you ever wanted to receive input about an idea you have, would you ask someone for their “advice”, “opinion” or “expectations” about the idea? Would you think it mattered how you framed the question? The differential phrasing might seem... Read More

Take Long Breaks Away From Your Work

If you ever feel like you’re experiencing creative roadblocks or that you’re about to burn out, it’s probably time to take a sabbatical. What’s a sabbatical? Sabbaticals are mini-vacations from your work, which are meant to act as a detox... Read More

How To Find Your Ideal Spouse

Consider some of the qualities of an ideal spouse: Ambitious, intelligent, respectful, disciplined, physically attractive, etc. If you were intentional about finding someone with these qualities, where would you go to find them? In the book “The Millionaire Mind,” Thomas... Read More

How To Stay Motivated Like Haruki Murakami

Writing and running are two of my biggest passions. So, when someone recommended I read the book “What I Talk About When I Talk About Running,” which is a book that talks about both writing and running, I was excited... Read More

Make Your Bed

If you want to find success, and maybe change the world in the process, start off by making your bed. In his book “Make Your Bed,” legendary Naval Admiral William H. McRaven says, “If you make your bed every morning,... Read More

Why You Should Have A Morning Routine

Most people will check their phone, email and social media immediately upon waking up. Do you do this? If so, you’re putting yourself in a reactive state of mind because you’re letting outside circumstances dictate what decisions you make. Instead... Read More