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.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey: Summary

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People provides an insightful and applicable set of 7 rules to live by to help let you take control of your destiny and achieve your goals and ambitions.

Trillion Dollar Coach: Summary – Lessons from Silicon Valley’s Most Respected Mentor

Eric Schmidt, Alan Eagle and Jonathan Rosenberg distill the lessons they and other prominent business leaders have learnt from Bill Campbell – notably one of Silicon Valley’s most experienced mentors.