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 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…
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 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.
Think Again looks at where we are currently going wrong with arguing and how we can get back on track. A big positive about this book is that it has been written with the best intentions at heart. If you’re looking for a quick fix to winning all debates, then look away, this book isn’t for you. However, if you’re looking to uphold the virtues of debating, give this book a read.
Tiny Habits tells us that we are currently view change wrong. Forget the ‘big picture thinking’ grandiose ideas and instead jump straight in and get your hands dirty focusing on the nitty gritty actions. BJ Fogg elegantly explains what influences our behavior by using an intuitive formula before systematically breaking it down and prescribing different methods and techniques you can deploy to create lasting change.
We have infinite wants, but finite resources. This is especially true regarding how many hours in the day we have to complete tasks. I’ll try to explain how micro-performances can help us take that next step-up and achieve more with the time we’re given.
Pressure is something which faces us all, however, something we all react differently to. If you want to better understand how our mind deals with pressure whilst having simple to use tools to deal with it then I would highly recommend reading this.
When you are looking to persuade others, you may have to rely on the quality of your written arguments. This article looks to provide you with 5 tips to writing convincing but also respectful argumentative essays.
If you are looking to progress, suggest new ideas and learn about the world, arguing – or at least debating – is something you will have to feel comfortable with. I’ve compiled a list of the 10 most common fallacies you need to avoid when doing this.