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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
Educated

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

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
Becoming

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

The more you believe that you know people very well, the more you'll find out that you don't know them at all. There are still hidden mysteries about strangers that we shall take care of. We can easily misread strangers’ intentions. And, at the same time, it isn’t easy to make
Talking to Strangers

The more you believe that you know people very well, the more you'll find out that you don't know them at all. There are still hidden mysteries about strangers that we shall take care of. We can easily misread strangers’ intentions. And, at the same time, it isn’t easy to make

While vulnerability is the birthplace of many of the fulfilling experiences we long for—love, belonging, joy, creativity, and trust, to name a few—the process of regaining our emotional footing in the midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged. Rising strong after a fall is
Rising Strong

While vulnerability is the birthplace of many of the fulfilling experiences we long for—love, belonging, joy, creativity, and trust, to name a few—the process of regaining our emotional footing in the midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged. Rising strong after a fall is

How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in 5 seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life
The 5 Second Rule

How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in 5 seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your life

The root of success in everything, from academics and business to personal relationships, is thinking—whether it’s disguised as intuition, good values, decision making, problem solving, or creativity. Therefore, thinking more effectively is the key to success. Doing anything better requires effective thinking—that is, coming up with more imaginative ideas,facing complicated problems,
The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

The root of success in everything, from academics and business to personal relationships, is thinking—whether it’s disguised as intuition, good values, decision making, problem solving, or creativity. Therefore, thinking more effectively is the key to success. Doing anything better requires effective thinking—that is, coming up with more imaginative ideas,facing complicated problems,

Summary of Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. Are you brave enough to show the world the treasure that rests within you? This is the main question that Elizabeth Gilbert asks in Big Magic. If your answer is yes, then that’s awesome for you. But if your answer is no, then this
Big Magic

Summary of Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. Are you brave enough to show the world the treasure that rests within you? This is the main question that Elizabeth Gilbert asks in Big Magic. If your answer is yes, then that’s awesome for you. But if your answer is no, then this

Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with New York Times science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, Willpower shares lessons on how to focus our strength, resist temptation, and redirect our lives.
Willpower

Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with New York Times science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, Willpower shares lessons on how to focus our strength, resist temptation, and redirect our lives.

A long life could be one of the great gifts that those of us alive today enjoy. On average, we are all living longer than our parents, longer still than our grandparents. Our children and their children will live even longer. Over the last 200 years, life expectancy has expanded at
The 100-Year Life

A long life could be one of the great gifts that those of us alive today enjoy. On average, we are all living longer than our parents, longer still than our grandparents. Our children and their children will live even longer. Over the last 200 years, life expectancy has expanded at

It's comforting to imagine that superstars in their fields were just born better equipped than the rest of us. When a co-worker loses 20 pounds, or a friend runs a marathon while completing a huge project at work, we assume they have more grit, more willpower, more innate talent, and above
The Motivation Myth

It's comforting to imagine that superstars in their fields were just born better equipped than the rest of us. When a co-worker loses 20 pounds, or a friend runs a marathon while completing a huge project at work, we assume they have more grit, more willpower, more innate talent, and above

What if a few simple strategies could radically transform your life? What if exercising, eating healthy, staying organized, saving money, and reading was something you did automatically? Certified mental trainer, Patrik Edblad, has helped 400+ clients create massive change in their lives. Drawing from his vast experience, as well as his in-depth
The Habit Blueprint

What if a few simple strategies could radically transform your life? What if exercising, eating healthy, staying organized, saving money, and reading was something you did automatically? Certified mental trainer, Patrik Edblad, has helped 400+ clients create massive change in their lives. Drawing from his vast experience, as well as his in-depth

You Are a Badass is the self-help book for people who desperately want to improve their lives but don’t want to get busted doing it. By the end of You Are a Badass, you’ll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can’t change, how to change
You Are a Badass

You Are a Badass is the self-help book for people who desperately want to improve their lives but don’t want to get busted doing it. By the end of You Are a Badass, you’ll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can’t change, how to change

The way we live today is fighting our optimal cognitive performance, and putting us at risk for some nasty afflictions. Our diets supply cheap and plentiful calories with poor nutrient content and toxic additives. Our careers shoehorn us into doing something over and over again, while our brains thrive on change
Genius Foods

The way we live today is fighting our optimal cognitive performance, and putting us at risk for some nasty afflictions. Our diets supply cheap and plentiful calories with poor nutrient content and toxic additives. Our careers shoehorn us into doing something over and over again, while our brains thrive on change

Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals. Here, from a man who
Principles

Ray Dalio, one of the world’s most successful investors and entrepreneurs, shares the unconventional principles that he’s developed, refined, and used over the past forty years to create unique results in both life and business—and which any person or organization can adopt to help achieve their goals. Here, from a man who

In The One Thing You Need to Know, Buckingham gives the readers an invaluable course in outstanding achievement—a guide to capturing the essence of the three areas fundamental to professional activity. Great management, great leading, and career success—he draws on a wealth of examples to reveal the single controlling insight that
The One Thing You Need to Know

In The One Thing You Need to Know, Buckingham gives the readers an invaluable course in outstanding achievement—a guide to capturing the essence of the three areas fundamental to professional activity. Great management, great leading, and career success—he draws on a wealth of examples to reveal the single controlling insight that

Life in the twenty-first century is busy! We have access to unprecedented amounts of information. Technology has blurred the lines between professional life and personal life. Time management programs do not work. Such programs teach a process focused almost entirely on how to plan and exercise control over the amount of time
Work Simply

Life in the twenty-first century is busy! We have access to unprecedented amounts of information. Technology has blurred the lines between professional life and personal life. Time management programs do not work. Such programs teach a process focused almost entirely on how to plan and exercise control over the amount of time

Whether you are looking to reignite your passion in your current job, just starting out in the work world, or still in school trying to decide which major or career best fits your passions and values, you’ll find that success is not about chasing the latest hot job trend in the
What Motivates Me

Whether you are looking to reignite your passion in your current job, just starting out in the work world, or still in school trying to decide which major or career best fits your passions and values, you’ll find that success is not about chasing the latest hot job trend in the

Why do perfectly good companies have to die? They don’t. Companies can avoid or overcome almost any business challenge with the right talent. It’s when organizations don’t regenerate their talent—and with it their supply of new ideas, approaches, and solutions—that they flounder. The wisdom of talent spawner—whom we call superbosses—isn’t merely
Superbosses

Why do perfectly good companies have to die? They don’t. Companies can avoid or overcome almost any business challenge with the right talent. It’s when organizations don’t regenerate their talent—and with it their supply of new ideas, approaches, and solutions—that they flounder. The wisdom of talent spawner—whom we call superbosses—isn’t merely

What do you think of when you hear the word minimalism? If you're like many people, it may conjure up images of sterility, of asceticism, or of someone setting on the floor because he doesn't have any furniture. But let me tell you, this view is so far from what I
The More of Less

What do you think of when you hear the word minimalism? If you're like many people, it may conjure up images of sterility, of asceticism, or of someone setting on the floor because he doesn't have any furniture. But let me tell you, this view is so far from what I

The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. And so one day, desperate to land a key sale
The Go-Giver

The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. And so one day, desperate to land a key sale

Social capital consists of the stock of active connections among people: the trust, mutual understanding, and shared values and behaviors that bind the members of human networks and communities and make cooperative action possible. It makes an organization, or any cooperative group, more than a collection of individuals’ intent on achieving
It's Okay to Manage Your Boss

Social capital consists of the stock of active connections among people: the trust, mutual understanding, and shared values and behaviors that bind the members of human networks and communities and make cooperative action possible. It makes an organization, or any cooperative group, more than a collection of individuals’ intent on achieving

Finding the work you were “born to do” isn’t just about discovering your passion. Those who jump out of bed excited to go to work every morning don’t just have jobs that turn their passions into paychecks. They have jobs where they also can lose themselves for hours in the flow
Born for This

Finding the work you were “born to do” isn’t just about discovering your passion. Those who jump out of bed excited to go to work every morning don’t just have jobs that turn their passions into paychecks. They have jobs where they also can lose themselves for hours in the flow

Over the course of a decade, positive psychology authority Dr. Beth Cabrera has surveyed and interviewed more than a thousand women to gather insight into how to effectively balance career and family responsibilities. Beyond Happy: Women, Work, and Well-Being gathers essential findings and offers women proven strategies for living more authentic,
Beyond Happy

Over the course of a decade, positive psychology authority Dr. Beth Cabrera has surveyed and interviewed more than a thousand women to gather insight into how to effectively balance career and family responsibilities. Beyond Happy: Women, Work, and Well-Being gathers essential findings and offers women proven strategies for living more authentic,

A work associate came into my office the other day eating a banana peeled from the bottom instead of the stem end. I told him that I had never thought of peeling a banana in such a manner. He told me that he had recently seen a TV documentary on a
Banana Thinking

A work associate came into my office the other day eating a banana peeled from the bottom instead of the stem end. I told him that I had never thought of peeling a banana in such a manner. He told me that he had recently seen a TV documentary on a

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