Self improvement

Self improvement

Atomic Habits summary

Atomic Habits is the book to read if you want to break the behaviours which bring you down and adopt good ones. The name of the book gives you a clue to its philosophy. It looks at how you can break down habits into smaller parts making it easier for you to adopt them. The […]

Self improvement

Mastery summary

Mastery is a wonderful book by Robert Greene which looks at how you can become a master in your chosen discipline. A lot of us make the mistake of thinking success is down to talent. That those who reach the heights do so because of innate gifts. This isn’t the case. As Greene explains in […]

Self improvement

The 48 Laws of Power summary

The 48 Laws of Power is perhaps Robert Greene’s most famous work. It’s the book that put him on the map. The premise of the book is simple. Greene lays out the rules you need to heed if you wish to hold and keep positions of power. All of these laws have some basis in […]

Self improvement

Fluent Forever summary

The path to writing this Fluent Forever summary started when I moved to Spain to teach English in 2015, I spoke very little Spanish. My vocabulary consisted of less than ten words. I had lived in Australia and New Zealand beforehand and I thought Spain would be similar to that. However, I didn’t account for […]

Self improvement, Entrepreneurship

Outliers summary

Outliers is one of those books that is hard to put down. I found myself turning the pages constantly with a minimal desire to put the book down. The book looks at how many successful people reached their goals. It’s the book that gave rise to the 10,000-hour rule, which states you need 10,000 hours […]

Self improvement

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck Summary

Mark Manson is not your everyday type of writer. His articles are funny, splattered with expletives and look at issues from a different angle. He is one of my favourite writers and when I found out he had written his first book, The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck, I had to read it! […]