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!

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.

Tiny Habits by BJ Fogg: Summary

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.

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.

5 Tips on Writing Argumentative Essays

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.

10 Debating Fallacies You Need to Avoid and How to Avoid them

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.

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.