Category: Self Help

Poke the Box

Seth Godin
Rating: 6/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:2 hours

A short manifesto on overcoming the fear of starting and doing work that's worthwhile. Simple principles with big personal impact. The terminology of a box is symobilic of a child poking a buzzer box out of pure curiosity [...]

Meditations

Marcus Aurelius
Rating: 8/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:8 hours

A goldmine of wisdom that has stood the test of time. Marcus Auerlius writes a series of personal notes to himself as reminders on how to live a good line. A man of great values and character, it was necessary to use logic [...]

On the Shortness of Life

Seneca
Rating: 8.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:3 hours

Timeliness wisdom. Life is long, if you know how to use it. That is the statement which underlines the essence of these series of letters written by Seneca to his friends and mother. It felt like a was listening to a mentor [...]

The War of Art

Steven Pressfield
Rating: 6.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:5 hours

The War of Art is a war against resistance. Resistance comes from within, it's you sabotaging yourself from getting the work done. It's you holding your creativity hostage from the world. There are a number of activities [...]

Managing Oneself

Peter F. Drucker
Rating: 6/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:2 hours

Managing Oneself identifies the essential questions you need to ask yourself to take charge of your career: What are my strengths? How do I perform? How do I learn? What are my values? Where do I belong? What should I contribute? [...]

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Carol S. Dweck
Rating: 6.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:7 hours

The growth mindset is a simple yet powerful idea, understanding your capacity and opportunity to grow through consistent effort and learning. A critical concept to understand, yet I don't think it was deep enough to require [...]

Choose Yourself

James Altucher
Rating: 7.5/10
Reading Ease: Reading Time:6 hours

Choose Yourself is about personal liberation and empowerment. James Altchecur describes the state of the workforce; The world is changing. Markets have crashed. Jobs have disappeared. Industries have been disrupted and are [...]