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Deep Work Cal Newport

DEEP WORK BY CAL NEWPORT DEEP WORK CAL NEWPORT – RULES FOR FOCUSED SUCCESS IN A DISTRACTED WORLD Introduction In his book deep work, Cal Newport begins with an interesting story. The author recounts how the psychiatrist Carl Jung once built a retreat in the Swiss canton of St. Gallen, in a village named Bollingen. […]

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Make your bed summary Make your bed by Admiral William McRaven. Admiral William H. McRaven is well-known for his commencement speech “Make your bed” at the University of Texas at Austin on May 17, 2014. While the video went viral, he shares in this Make your bed book the 10 life-lessons he learned from the […]

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The power of full engagement

THE POWER OF FULL ENGAGEMENT THE POWER OF FULL ENGAGEMENT: Managing energy not time is the key to high performance and personal renewal. Chapter One: Fully Engaged: Energy, Not Time, Is Our Most Precious Resource There is a great paradox in this world. Technology was supposed to make our life easier. At the same time, […]

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The power of habit by Charles Duhigg

THE POWER OF HABIT PROLOGUE: The habit cure The power of habit summary Is it possible to turn around a messy life in a relatively short period of time? Lisa Allen, 34 years old had struggled with obesity her entire life. She had started smoking and drinking when she was sixteen. Worse, she was $10,000 […]

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High Performance Habits

HIGH PERFORMANCE HABITS Introduction This book “High performance habits” came after 20 years of research and ten years of coaching experience. Why do some people become extraordinary, why do others plateau and burnout? How can you replicate and scale success? “High performance habits” is not only about the usual “work hard, be passionate, focus on […]

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Master your workday now

MASTER YOUR WORKDAY NOW INTRODUCTION Most of us are bogged down at work. We run an urgent race that we often lose. Emails keep flooding in, coworkers make repeated requests, and meetings rob your valuable time. It’s as if you are making little or no progress at all on your work and on your goals. […]

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Getting things done by David Allen

GETTING THINGS DONE BY DAVID ALLEN Getting things done by David Allen This book forever changed my life. Actually, it’s not really about me but about you. And I am about to tell you a true story. I was writing my thesis for my Master’s degree in 2013 when I first read it. At that […]

The power of focus

The Power of focus The power of focus. For the past few years, I came to realize that I never really accomplished anything in my life. With hindsight, I observed that there was a huge lack of focus. Recently, I’ve been obsessed with one single thing: how to stay focused. This book, the power of […]

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The formula the universal laws of success

The formula the universal laws of success The problem with most success-related books The formula the universal laws of success. Most self-help books and success-related literature rely heavily on inspirational messages. This book “The formula – The universal laws of success “is different. Let’s take an example first. A century ago; weather forecasting would’ve sounded […]

Mastery by George Leonard

Mastery by George Leonard Mastery by George Leonard: the keys to success and long term fulfillment I love this book. Needless to say that it’s a life-changing book, a must read. To help you grasp the mastery’s philosophy, I will give you an example. Let’s say you want to learn a foreign language. How long […]