Lessons from The Happiness Advantage

Lessons from The Happiness Advantage

I recently stumbled on Shawn Achor's Ted Talk about Happiness. I immediately liked what he presented when he talked about the Cult of the average in psychology. What the cult of the average does is, in simple terms, ignore the ...
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Lessons from Self Esteem Mastery

Lessons from Self Esteem Mastery

This little book widely surpassed my expectations. It is very concise and easy to read and I particularly like that it is completely science-based. The author dives into a recap of the history of research on the topic of self-esteem ...
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Lessons from University of Berkshire Hathaway

Lessons from University of Berkshire Hathaway

The book University of Berkshire Hathaway resumes the relevant lessons learned from the Shareholder meetings of Berkshire Hathaway. I got some very good insights into Warren Buffett's and Charlie Munger's wisdom from this little book. About the author's After graduating ...
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Lessons from Arnold's Total Recall

Lessons from Arnold’s Total Recall

Lately, I'm reading more and more biographies and this one was certainly great not just because I love bodybuilding and have seen Arnold as an idol since I was a little kid, but also because this book gave me a ...
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The meditation transformation -- Summary

The meditation transformation — Summary

Karl: This book is the first book I'd choose to recommend to someone interested to start meditating. Most successful people talk about meditation these days. Many would love to meditate but few do. The problem is that many of us think ...
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Stick with it -- Summary

Stick with it — Summary

A scientific way to create lasting change in your behavior Karl's commentary: This is one of the best books about lasting change or habits formation. As the author says, the forces here presented are based on thousands of peer-reviewed studies ...
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60 seconds and you're hired -- Summary

60 seconds and you’re hired — Summary

This book focuses on the essentials of a good job application. Grab employers attention from the beginning Employers have to make quick hiring decisions so you should grab their attention quickly. If you feel under pressure just bear in mind ...
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Becoming Steve Jobs - Summary

Becoming Steve Jobs – Summary

Learn about the fascinating evolution of Steve Jobs Karl's commentary: This biography distinguishes itself in that it shows a more humane, perhaps more realistic perspective of Steve Jobs. In contrast to other authors who have written about him, this author was ...
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Pitch anything -- Summary

Pitch anything — Summary

This book will show you how to persuade and achieve a dominant position Karl's commentary: The author of this book has an interesting approach to effective communication and persuation with a mix of neuroscience, psychology and economics. The idea ...
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Mastery by George Leonard -- Summary

Mastery by George Leonard — Summary

Learn what characteristics are necessary to achieve mastery What exactly is mastery? Many may think it is being good at something but is focusing on that really helpful? It turns out that to master mastery we first have to ...
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Physics of the impossible -- Summary

Physics of the impossible — Summary

Take a journey into the world of spectacular and futuristic physics In the nineteenth-century, Jules Verne's contemporaries laughed off his fantasies about devices like fax machines, worldwide communication networks and rocket ships to the moon. Today of course all ...
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Physics of the future -- Summary

Physics of the future — Summary

Want to stretch your imagination and learn about technology at the same time? Read this book Predicting the future based on technological trends of today Moore's law is one of the best known technological trends. It predicts the trend that ...
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