Book Club Summaries

Ideas That Have Changed My Life

This Post Wasn’t Written For You

If I say something in this post that you don’t agree with, does that mean you’re just going to ignore what I said and leave a hateful comment? Are you going to call me ignorant, stupid, or a lousy writer... Read More

Why Your Ideas Will Remain Ideas

As a collective group, you, me, and the people who read this post, we could easily come up with what will be the next 100 greatest startup ideas for the next decade. Unfortunately, that’s all ideas really are… Just ideas. A... Read More

The Most Persistent Man Who Ever Lived

Jerry Weintraub, who was a talent agent, a producer, and one of the most influential people in Hollywood, once said, “If there’s one piece of advice I can give to people, it’s this: persist, push, hang on, keep going, and never... Read More

Workaholics Aren’t Heroes

Our culture celebrates the idea of being a workaholic. Workaholics are people who pull all nighters, they sleep at the office, and they kill themselves over projects. And they do this because, typically, managers and employers praise individuals who sacrifice... Read More

Why Plans Don’t Work

All throughout your life, parents and teachers tell you that if you study hard, you’ll get good grades. And if you get good grades, you’ll get into a good college. And if you get into a good college, you’ll get... Read More

There Is Just Too Much Science Out There For You Not To Be Getting 8 Hours of Sleep A Night

In the past, a typical hunter gatherer would wake up every morning around 6:30 am, enjoy a 1-2 hour nap midday, and then go to bed around 9 am. Today however, the average person spends only an average of 7.5... Read More

Learn To Have Micro Goals

If you make zero dollars and you have the goal to make a million dollars, then your goal shouldn’t be to just go straight for the million. I shouldn’t have to say this but unfortunately today, common sense tends to not be... Read More

Be A Seeker

(I’m sorry, I’m currently editing this post. It won’t make sense as it currently is.) I read a lot of books and every once in awhile, I’ll find a book that completely changes my life, whether it was because it changed the... Read More

Don’t Bury The Lead

In school, most writers have been taught to write articles and essays in linear order, meaning you start with the beginning of an idea, then the middle, and then you conclude it with the end. This, however, doesn’t usually work well... Read More

How To Say No To Billions Of Dollars

This happened a month ago, and the description isn’t in my own words, but what happened is still very interesting to me. In 1998, Yahoo refused to buy Google for $1 million. If you don’t know, Google is now worth... Read More