This is a book summary of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F - k by Mark Manson.
"Great summary. Incredible narrator."
Dale Carnegie was a writer and lecturer who developed courses involving self-improvement, public speaking, and skills used for personal and business purposes. This audiobook, "How to win friends and influence people", is just one of the many he is famous for and that people still use today. The principles in this audiobook are not hard to follow. You don't have to be a successful business person, or the most admired one.
"how to win friends"
While most people operate with only three degrees of action - no action, retreat, or normal action - if you're after big goals, you don't want to settle for the ordinary. To reach the next level, you must understand the coveted fourth degree of action. This fourth degree, also known as the 10X Rule, is that level of action that guarantees companies and individuals realize their goals and dreams. The 10X Rule unveils the principle of "Massive Action", allowing you to blast through business clichés and risk-aversion while taking concrete steps to reach your dreams.
Angela Duckworth is a psychologist who won a MacArthur Fellowship in 2003. She is known for her study of grit. She provides her own experiences with grit, not just from her perspective of trying to be a respectable psychologist, but even in her personal life and with her daughters, who she has been an example to. Duckworth proves that grit is out there and that anyone in an any profession, from professional swimmer to manager of a well-known chain, even a garbage man, can have grit.
A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun Tzu for the soul. What keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor - be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece?
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Charles Duhigg is an investigative reporter for The New York Times. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School and Yale University. He has written several enlightening pieces, even receiving rewards like the National Journalism award. In this book, "The Power of Habit", Duhigg explains how habits are formed and how they can affect us. He also shares the lives of several average people and how habits have changed their lives, whether it was for better or worse.
"yet another "believe" and it shall come"
In The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. Distilling vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives that take us from the boardrooms of Procter & Gamble to sidelines of the NFL to the front lines of the civil rights movement, Duhigg presents a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential.
"perfect breakdown without the fluff"
The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and your community. He proves that you don't need to be an intellectual or have innate talent to attain great success and satisfaction - but you do need to learn and understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there. This book gives you those secrets!
This is a book summary of Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That's what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up on his health and his body until he decided there must be a better way.
You don't need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That's the message from Austin Kleon, a young author and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, and creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age,Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, exercises, and examples put listeners directly in touch with their artistic side.
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This audiobook is an insightful journey about a man's life and how he achieved great success in his career up until that point. Donald Trump was a young entrepreneur entwined in many controversies, but knew (and still knows) how to use these controversies to his own benefit. He has always been skilled at living large and doesn't take no for an answer. This audiobook gives you inside knowledge and inspiration on how to make a deal successfully.
"A Great Lesson in Persistence & Big Thinking"
In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares 10 guideposts on the power of wholehearted living - a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness. Each day we face a barrage of images and messages from society and the media telling us who, what, and how we should be. We are led to believe that if we could only look perfect and lead perfect lives, we'd no longer feel inadequate. In her 10 guideposts, Brown engages our minds, hearts, and spirits.
"Never Split the Difference" is a comprehensive and well-written book guiding beginners through the complexities of negotiation. Author Chris Voss has years of experience, making him a true expert in the art of negotiation. Using what he has learnt over the years and in numerous life or death situations, he has compiled a book around what he teaches his own students. One might wonder how skills developed from negotiating with kidnappers can be applied in real life, but he pulls it off, making it relevant to all.
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Drawing on cutting-edge neurology and firsthand research gathered on journeys to nine of the world's talent hotbeds - from the baseball fields of the Caribbean to a classical-music academy in upstate New York - Coyle identifies the three key elements that will allow you to develop your gifts and optimize your performance in sports, art, music, math, or just about anything.
"Excellent summary on becoming skilled"
Carnegie says you can make someone want to do what you want them to by seeing the situation from the other person's point of view and "arousing in the other person an eager want." You learn how to make people like you, win people over to your way of thinking, and change people without causing offense or arousing resentment. For instance, "let the other person feel that the idea is his or hers," and "talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person." Carnegie illustrates his points with anecdotes of historical figures, leaders of the business world, and everyday folks.
"Good but very short."
By analyzing the lives of such past masters as Charles Darwin, Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, and Leonard da Vinci, as well as by interviewing nine contemporary masters, including tech guru Paul Graham and animal rights advocate Temple Grandin, Greene debunks our culture's many myths about genius and distills the wisdom of the ages to reveal the secret to greatness. With this seminal audiobook as a guide, listeners will learn how to unlock the passion within and become masters.
Social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesn't lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.
In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high achievers different?
This audiobook instantly catches your attention with relevant and interesting stories about real life situations. Each of these stories lends to the point he is trying to make and heightens the understanding of each productivity tip. He never leaves a story hanging, and gives useful advice throughout each chapter, enhancing it with more stories and results from studies.
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Have you ever wanted to learn a language or pick up an instrument, only to become too daunted by the task at hand? Expert performance guru Anders Ericsson has made a career studying chess champions, violin virtuosos, star athletes, and memory mavens. Peak condenses three decades of original research, to introduce an incredibly powerful approach to learning that is fundamentally different from the way people traditionally think about acquiring a skill. Ericsson's findings have been lauded and debated, but never properly explained.