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    Author: Tara Westover

    Published in:3/31/2020

    This summary of Tara Westover’s book, Educated, tells the story of how Tara grew up in the mountains of Idaho, to a family that was isolated from mainstream society. Tara never went to school. She didn’t have a birth certificate until she was 9. But one day, she decided to pursue ...More...

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    Author: Michelle Obama

    Published in:3/23/2020

    Summary of Becoming by Michelle Obama. Through this summary, you’ll explore the different aspects of Michelle Obama’s life, starting her childhood. You’ll learn what challenges she faced and what choices she had to make. Most importantly, you’ll learn what shaped up the beliefs and the perception she brought along to the ...More...

  3. New Briefing

    Everybody, Always

    Author: Bob Goff

    Published in:3/16/2020

    In this Summary of Bob Goff's new book Everybody, Always, he explains that we loved people before and we are going to love more people as the days go by. We also have been loved and cherished by those surrounding us and we tend to try as hard as we can ...More...

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    Big Mind

    Author: Geoff Mulgan

    Published in:3/9/2020

    Collective intelligence is the capacity of groups to make good decisions—to choose what to do, and who to do it with—through both human and machine capabilities. The ways intelligence is organized are fractal in nature with similar patterns occurring on multiple scales, from groups of friends to organizations and whole societies. Understanding ...More...

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    Bullshit Jobs

    Author: David Graeber

    Published in:3/2/2020

    Does your job make a meaningful contribution to the world? In the spring of 2013, David Graeber asked this question in a playful, provocative essay titled “On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs.” It went viral. After a million online views in seventeen different languages, people all over the world are still ...More...

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    Agile Leadership

    Author: Tony Adams

    Published in:2/24/2020

    The Summary of Agile Leadership: A Leader’s Guide to Orchestrating Agile Strategy, Product Quality and IT Governance by Tony Adams presents the philosophy behind Agile Framework for software development. The author, Tony Adams, consciously and clearly illustrates how to use the framework. He discusses how to assure product quality while aiming ...More...

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    The Ant and the Elephant

    Author: Vince Poscente

    Published in:2/17/2020

    Before anyone can reach their full potential as a leader, they must first be a leader to themselves. Imagine a tiny ant on the back of a massive African elephant. No matter how diligently that ant marches east, if the elephant it sets upon travels in the opposite direction, the ant ...More...

  8. New Briefing

    Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids

    Author: Laura Markham

    Published in:2/10/2020

    While most parenting books focus on changing the child’s behavior, and yes this book will help you support your child to become his/her very best self, this book dedicates more focuses on for parents’ behaviors. Because you’ll have to manage your own triggers and emotions to effectively coach and connect with ...More...

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    Author: Tal Ben-Shahar

    Published in:2/3/2020

    Attaining lasting happiness requires that we enjoy the journey on our way toward a destination we deem valuable. Happiness is not about making it to the peak of the mountain nor is it about climbing aimless around the mountain; happiness is the experience of climbing toward the peak. ...More...

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