Category: Personal Development

How Will You Measure Your Life?

Clayton M. Christensen
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:6 hours

Applying lessons and learnings from the theory of the human endeavor to help you prioritize and cultivate purpose based on personal metrics that actually matter. The author leaves you with deep questions that seem, like homework, [...]

Anything You Want

Derek Sivers
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:2 hours

A great example of customer-focused business building. Derek's selflessness was very Zen-Like and his ability to focus and execute is admirable.

His passion for music, led him to work to build the craft across multiple [...]

Ego Is the Enemy

Ryan Holiday
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:6 hours

If Ego is the Enemy, then we're in for an endless war. At any point in our life, we are between the three cycles of Aspire, Success, & Failure. This book was born out of the need for a guide in facing the many obstacles [...]

Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard

Chip Heath, Dan Heath
Rating: 6.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:7 hours

In a similar fashion to the Heath brother’s other two books Made to Stick and Decisive, using a core analogy, they write a simple, story-driven narrative, backed with years of research in psychology, sociology and other [...]

The Power of Full Engagement

Jim Loehr, Tony Schwartz
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:7 hours

The Power of Full Engagement emphasizes the importance of energy management over time management to be truly effective. There are four key sources of energy you can mobilize: Physical, Emotional, Mental, and Spiritual. Loehr [...]

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Greg McKeown
Rating: 8/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:7 hours

Essentialism at its core is simplifying and focusing on the things that matter. Being essential, is prioritizing and taking back control of your life, if you don't set the boundaries, someone else will and sometimes that [...]

Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength

Roy F. Baumeister
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:9 hours

Willpower gave a well structured look behind how you can develop your willpower and reduce the things that drain your willpower. I found it much more direct and practical than the power of habit and more focused than the [...]