Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman (Summary)

Utopia for realists shows that we can construct a society with visionary ideas that are implementable. Every milestone of civilization was once considered a utopian fantasy, however, if we set our sights on new ideas such as a guaranteed basic income and fifteen-hour workweeks, we may just be able to achieve those ideals too.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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.