Book Club Summaries

Ideas That Have Changed My Life

Talent vs Skill

If everyone has the assumption that people who are not innately talented at something, such as sports, academics or music, are never going to be good at those things, then those who don’t excel at something right away will be encouraged to... Read More

How Beethoven Retained Information

Humans are inherently bad at retaining information. We forget almost all of the things we read and hear about. However, when we write things down, we’re far more likely to retain it. This is exactly what Beethoven used to do... Read More

This Is My 200th Blog Post

This is my 200th blog post… About 6 months ago, I wrote my 100th blog post, which was a big deal for me, and for any aspiring writer who is just starting out. When I had written my 100th blog... Read More

Learn To Toughen Up

I was rereading the book “Devil At My Heels” recently, which is about the life of a man named Louis Zamperini. This was a man who went through a lot of hardships in his life. More than any person needs... Read More

Who You Know Is What You Know

Most people are terrible at understanding what it is they’re good at and what it is they’re bad at. And if you ask a lot of people what they think they should do with their life, most people will rarely... Read More

Launch 365 Experiments

As you pursue your goals, you will never know what’s going to succeed and what will fail. Because of this, you constantly have to be experimenting with new things in order to find out what works. Earlier this year, for example,... Read More

It’s All About Having The Right Mindset

Imagine you took 5 regular working class people, and gave each one of them a million dollars to spend or invest however they like. What do you think they would do with it? If we checked up on those same... Read More

Don’t Choose A Niche, Choose A Worldview

Imagine you’ve built an audience of 1,000 people who are interested in reading what you have to say. If you accomplish that, that’s great. But what if in a year from now, you get tired of talking about whatever it... Read More

Want To Succeed in 2017? Then You Have To Pick Yourself

Never before in history has there been a better time for individuals to market themselves and their ideas than today. Thanks to social media platforms like LinkedIn, Medium, and WordPress, communication has now been democratized. Everyone now has a voice.... Read More

Being Genuinely Interested In Other People

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” This quote comes from one of the greatest books ever written,... Read More