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.

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!

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,

Think Again – How to Reason and Argue by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong: Summary

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.

Micro-Performances: How this Simple Trick can Supercharge Your Productivity

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.

Perform Under Pressure by Dr Ceri Evans: Summary

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.

A Rulebook for Arguments by Anthony Weston: Summary

A Rulebook for Arguments will enlighten you on the importance of arguing and how to argue properly. Packed with different methods, this book will explain the different type of arguments and where and when to use them.