Book Club Summaries

Ideas That Have Changed My Life

The Cult Of The Average

Why is it, as individuals and as a society, do we study the average individual so much? In every scientific paper you read, for example, it will always be something about “the average person.” “The average person wakes up at this... Read More

What’s Harder? Making A $1,000,000 Or Finding The Love Of Your Life?

Felix Dennis, founder of Maxim Magazine and author of the book “How To Get Rich,” was worth a total of $300 million. Financially, he was very successful, but Dennis didn’t have a love life. He felt lonely, and towards the... Read More

Not Having Enough Time

I don’t watch television. I don’t wake up late. And I don’t check email more often than I have to. This means that I have 7 more hours in the day than everyone else has. And in those 7 hours,... Read More

How To Learn 10X Faster

Think about every big new idea that you have learned in just the last 5 years of your life. And then ask yourself, did you really have to wait all that time to learn all of those new insightful ideas and... Read More

Most People Are Too Lazy To Be Wealthy

Most people want to live a certain life and accomplish certain things, but the problem is they aren’t willing to work for it. In the book “The Rules Of Wealth,” Richard Templar says, “Most people are just too lazy to... Read More

The Month Of September

September is the month where most people start to take it easy. Summer vacation starts to end, which means people are going back to work and students are going back to school. This is where times start to get a... Read More

Content Is Not Enough, It Takes Context

Everyone thinks that if they just start a blog, then by simply putting out blog posts alone is all it will take to become a success. The problem with that though is that there is a supply and demand issue... Read More

Why Do We Do What We Do?

In the book “Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, and Praying to Going to War and Becoming a Billionaire,” two evolutionary psychologists Alan Miller and Satoshi Kanazawa explain why we do what we do. And the first... Read More

Caring Too Much About Others vs Only Caring About Yourself

In the book “The Art of War,” Sun Tzu gives a list of weaknesses that lead to failure. One weakness that leads to failure, he says, is putting others before oneself: “Over-solicitude for his men exposes him to worry and... Read More

Asking The Wrong Question

When Sam Ovens was 21 years old, he was broke and living out of his parents’ garage. Over the next four years, however, Sam Ovens had made over $10,000,000 and eventually moved out of his parents’ garage and into a... Read More