Think Like a Rocket Scientist by Ozan Varol (Summary)

Think Like a Rocket Scientist looks at the different mental models tried and tested by top the top minds in science and explains how we can use them in our everyday lives to make better decisions.

No Rules Rules by Reed Hastings, Erin Meyer (Summary)

No Rules Rules suggests that leaders in innovative industries should focus on hiring top talent, encouraging them to be honest and then to remove controls and procedures to let their employees produce their best work.

The 5am Club by Robin Sharma (Summary)

The 5am Club looks at how we can structure our lives in such a way to maximize our potential. Based on concepts and methods taught to the likes of entrepreneurs, CEO’s and sports starts, Robin Sharma makes a clear point: If you want to be like the 5% you need to do what 95% of people are unwilling to do. In short, this book is around the power of waking-up earlier, however, if done right, you will not only have more time, but you’ll also have more of everything else too.

Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty (Summary)

Think like a Monk draws on Jay Shetty’s own experience as a monk in the Vedic tradition and shows us how we can release our potential and life a fulfilled life. If you’re looking to overcome negative thoughts; remove bad habits; reduce your level of stress and live a happier and more fulfilled life, this book is perfect for you!

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill: Summary

Think and Grow Rich uses more than 20 years research into the lives and philosophies of over 500 of the most successful people in America and aims to provide a systematic process anyone looking to improve their life can follow. If you’re looking to be make positive changes going forwards then this book will definitely help!

Joy at Work by Marie Kondo: Summary

Joy at Work tells us that if we want to feel more fulfilled and satisfied at work then we need to tidy up. By using 3 simple questions, you can take control of both work and life and finally feel on-top of everything again!

The $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau: Summary

If you’re looking for a quick-start guide to starting a business then look no further. Whilst it can be tempting getting carried away thinking about starting the next Facebook or Google, Guillebeau takes a more modest approach when suggesting how to start a business. If you’re serious about starting something then this book is a perfect companion for doing that as all the examples and suggestions are things well within all of our abilities!

The Peter Principle by Laurence J. Peter: Summary

The Peter Principle is based upon this main idea: In a hierarchy, every employee tends to rise to their level of incompetence. If you’re looking to understand why some of us get further than others, then The Peter Principle might provide some answers…

Becoming a Successful Leader – Toto Wolff and Mercedes F1

After smashing the record for the most consecutive constructors titles, Mercedes F1 is notably one of the most successful teams in Formula 1’s recent history. Behind the team of ultra-talented staff and drivers is one of my most revered leaders, Toto Wolff. Here are some insights from his interview with the 2016 World Champion Nico Rosberg,

Atomic Habits by James Clear: Summary

Atomic Habits looks at how we can improve our lives incrementally instead of relying on luck and overnight success. James Clear writes this book with a progressive outlook: We all have the ability to improve; our success depends on the effectiveness of the systems and habits we create. By reading the full version you will understand the importance of approaching change with a habit based approach and will be given the tools to get you started.