Book Club Summaries

Ideas That Have Changed My Life

The Simple Method Jerry Seinfeld Used To Become A Successful Comedian

In his book “Deep Work,” author and professor Cal Newport shares the productivity advice that software developer Brad Isaac had received from comedian Jerry Seinfeld. This happened in the early days of the Seinfeld show when Seinfeld still regularly toured.... Read More

Why You Should Get Rid Of Your To-Do List

Success is never achieved by the person who does the most things. Instead, success is achieved by the person who does what is most important. This is why to-do lists can oftentimes do more harm than good. Why? Because a... Read More

10 Books Every Person Should Read

Reading is, and always has been, the habit of the highly successful. Whether you look at someone like Bill Gates, Charlie Munger or Warren Buffett, you’ll find that it is extremely common for the world’s most successful people to read... Read More

The Road To Success Is Often Boring. Can You Tolerate It?

Multitasking is a natural part of being human. It’s not a flaw – it’s a property. This is because our evolutionary history required human beings to do two things at one time. If our ancestors weren’t able to scavenge for... Read More

I Hope You Stop Reading My Posts

This isn’t really true. I love the idea that so many of you have been inspired by the ideas I’ve talked about, and continuously choose to come back and read my posts on a daily basis. But in terms of... Read More

Find Your 50 Books

When I first started this online book club, my goal was never to get more people to read more books. Quantity was never the goal here. What has been the goal, however, is quality. If you’ve been a part of this book... Read More

Focus On Building Only One Major Platform

We live in a special time in history where every one of us now owns a media channel and a brand. Learning how to create a personal brand and building it gradually over time, is one of the wisest investments... Read More

If You Want To Be Successful, Marry Your Best Friend

“For all the productivity and success advice I’ve read, shaped and marketed for dozens of authors in the last decade, I’ve never really seen someone come out and say: find yourself a spouse who complements and supports you and makes... Read More

You Were Built To Run Marathons

In the book “Born To Run,” Christopher McDougall provides a lot of scientific evidence that supports the idea that humans may have evolved to be fantastic runners. In a scientific paper in the journal of Sports Medicine, Daniel Lieberman, a... Read More

10 Tips To Help You Read A Book A Week

The average CEO in America reads one book a week. That’s 50+ books a year! Ever since I read this stat, I’ve made it a goal to read at least one new book a week as well. After seeing all... Read More