Hard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire — Summary

Hard Drive

This book is amazing. My intuition bugged me a long time about reading a biography from Bill. I just didn’t knew which one. It’s not like there is one official Biography about him. Googling then I stumbled on a list of books among them was Hard Drive. It turned out to be the perfect choice. … Read moreHard Drive: Bill Gates and the Making of the Microsoft Empire — Summary

Business at the Speed of Thought — Summary

I have been wanting to read biographies about Bill Gates for a while. Searching for them brought me to this book which he wrote himself. An opportunity I wouldn’t let escape. Sure, a lot of what Bill talks about in this book is no longer something new, most of the things he predicted in 1999 … Read moreBusiness at the Speed of Thought — Summary

Neuro-Associative Conditioning

Today I’ll finally share the gist of Neuro-Associative Conditioning or NAC. NAC is a form of (re) programming habits. I learned about NAC in Tony Robbin’s Personal Power ll which according to Wikipedia “is the best-selling personal improvement program of all time with more than 35 million tapes distributed worldwide.“ The audio program is really … Read moreNeuro-Associative Conditioning

Naan

Una de mis recetas favoritas es el pan naan que tiene su origen en el medio oriente. Se prepara en el sartén, como un panqueque. Es mucho más rico que pan al horno. Y sobre todo, es fácil de preparar. Primero preparo 4 partes de harina blanca con 1 parte de harina de lino y … Read moreNaan

Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur — Summary

The first time I encountered Derek was in the Tim Ferris podcast. I loved the common sense and pragmatism he exuded so naturally, his book went straight to my reading list. Here are some of the lessons he taught me. A good way to start a Business Derek wasn’t trying to build a business at … Read moreAnything You Want: 40 Lessons for a New Kind of Entrepreneur — Summary

The Superpowers of a third-person perspective — Exerpt from SuperBetter

While reading about self-distancing or self-reflection from a third person perspective I had to think about David Goggins. He’s who many would agree on, one of the bravest and toughest people alive. And he tends to talk about himself in the third person. Coincidence? I don’t think so. I was so freaking excited while reading … Read moreThe Superpowers of a third-person perspective — Exerpt from SuperBetter

Every Skill You Acquire Doubles Your Odds of Success — Excerpt from Scott Adam’s book

There is a lot of good things I have to say about Scott Adam’s book How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big. The reason I’m sharing this excerpt is that I feel like I paid too much attention to the importance of being very good at something. What Scott displays here is … Read moreEvery Skill You Acquire Doubles Your Odds of Success — Excerpt from Scott Adam’s book

Lessons from — What Doesn’t Kill Us & The Wim Hoff Method

I read this book because I’m very interested in the Wim Hoff method. The book is but a little longer than it should be. But hey, no problem as we can always skip the parts we don’t need and so I did. I summarized and quoted the most existing lessons, here they are. Humans evolved … Read moreLessons from — What Doesn’t Kill Us & The Wim Hoff Method

Patient Urgency — Excerpt from The Self-made Billionaire Effect

Last time we read about Empathetic Imagination, one of the defining characteristics of self-made Billionaires. Another characteristic is Patient Urgency. It means feeling an urgency to have everything in place at the right time and sustaining that urgency during prolonged periods of time. The Self-made Billionaire Effect explains. They always say time changes things, but … Read morePatient Urgency — Excerpt from The Self-made Billionaire Effect

Lessons from — Delivering Happiness

This autobiography did not disappoint. I especially enjoyed the first half of the book. It is where Tony recounts some of his first business ventures. The first one he created in elementary school. The inspiration came from a book he borrowed from his friend, called Free Stuff for Kids. In it, he found a button-making … Read moreLessons from — Delivering Happiness

Two habits to build when you are feeling depressed

The first habit you should form if you have a ratio of positive/negative emotions equal to or lower than 1:1 — that is you feel at least as many negative emotions during the day as positive ones — is exercise. As Tim Ferris noted in one of his interviews with Tony Robbins, at a point … Read moreTwo habits to build when you are feeling depressed

Si tu empleador no te permite crecer, renuncia

Es fácil enfocarse sólo en la recompensa monetaria en los laburos. Dependiendo en si estas empezando recién o si tienes experiencia, es decir junior/senior, la remuneración debería tener una importancia diferente. Cuando recién empiezas y después de decidir lo que quieres hacer, deberías enfocarte netamente aprender. Hazte la pregunta: Con cual empresa/organización/emprendimiento aprenderé más? Lo … Read moreSi tu empleador no te permite crecer, renuncia