The author's stated goal of this book is to introduce you to a lifestyle of owning less, without letting you lose sight of the purpose for it. Mainly, finding the freedom to pursue the things that matter most to you.
Tag: Self Development
A friend recommended this book for improving interviewing techniques and for learning how to ask better questions. It is written by former CIA officers, contains good information on detecting deception, what questions to ask, and how to ask them. All of the examples in the book are from real-world situations and are relevant and entertaining.
This is my first reading of a Seth Godin book, enjoyed in very much. It has insights on a variety of topics. His thoughts on the decision between better and safer was a significant ah-ha moment for me. Understanding that most people are looking for safer and not better is an important mental model I have incorporated into my thinking.
Contains both philosophical and tactical advice. Filled with stories and anecdotes from George's law enforcement career. The explanation in chapter 5 of three types of people, nice, difficult and wimps, was eye opening and helped me in my relationships with several people.
Last week Tim Ferriss published his podcast episode #355 How to Master Essentialism with Greg McKeown. Several quotes and ideas were "ah-ha moments" for me, hope my notes are helpful.
Read this book because Paul Akers said Eat Move Sleep motivated him to make healthy changes in his lifestyle and led to him writing Lean Health. After reading this book I made several small changes that have had a positive impact on my productivity and lifestyle.
The goal of this book is to reaffirm the power of extravagant love and excessive grace in your life and in the world.