The Power of Habit – Book Review

In this post, I wanted to summarize the key lessons I learnt from The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg.The author employs investigative journalism to study human behaviour. Ever felt stuck because of your bad habits or addictions? Then this book is for you. The book will provide you the real reasons we develop bad … Continue reading “The Power of Habit – Book Review”

The War of Art – Book Review

If you are a writer, then you have definitely heard about Steven Pressfield. His advice about overcoming writer’s block is synonymous in the writing world. I first come across his work while listening to a Podcast interview via Art of Manliness. At that point, I was not necessarily doing any type of writing. But Mr. … Continue reading “The War of Art – Book Review”

The Magic of Thinking Big – Book Review

If you have read other self-help or motivational books, you might have definitely come across the mention of this timeless classic The Magic of Thinking Big by David J Schwartz. David Schwartz popularized positive thinking & the concept of self-belief long before the likes of Tony Robbins & others were even born. Dr.Schwartz is one … Continue reading “The Magic of Thinking Big – Book Review”

The Obstacle is the Way – Book Review

“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way” – Marcus Aurelius The essence of this book is summarized with this one quote. When I picked up this book early 2015 – I was going through a tough phase. I had taken a beating from the stock market( my stupid … Continue reading “The Obstacle is the Way – Book Review”

Make THE 10X RULE your Operating Manual

As 2015 comes to a close in few weeks, I wanted to write about the idea/principle that has had the most significant impact on my life this year – THE 10X Rule. The concept was introduced to me by a friend one day over coffee. He was telling me about a book he recently read … Continue reading “Make THE 10X RULE your Operating Manual”

Can You Really Read 50 Books In A Year?

Yes you can!! I did it!! I officially completed the 50 Books Challenge ( a challenge I set for myself beginning of this year). One of my 2015 goals was to complete reading 50 Books by the end of this year. I reached my target with 57 days to go (8 more weeks to go). … Continue reading “Can You Really Read 50 Books In A Year?”

Learn Anything Fast in 20 Hours

I am a learning addict. I love to learn new things, perhaps it is my innate curiosity to know more about how things. But I am always looking forward to learning something new, acquiring a new skill, sharpening my existing skills. I am always looking for Hacks, Shortcuts, Tips,Tricks to acquire a new skill. However, … Continue reading “Learn Anything Fast in 20 Hours”

The One Factor That Will Help You Learn Faster

Do you ever face this dilemma? You want to learn so many things, however you don’t have the adequate time to learn all of them. You want to learn Japanese, learn Salsa Dancing, learn to paint, play the violin and drive a motorcycle – all at the same time. Do you find yourself in this … Continue reading “The One Factor That Will Help You Learn Faster”

Embrace the Suck

  I just finished reading this book “The Navy Seal Art of War: Leadership Lessons from the World’s Most Elite Fighting Force.” How can you not pick up a book about the Navy Seals? If you are like me and like machismo movies – the movies about Navy Seals would definitely be something you truly … Continue reading “Embrace the Suck”

The One Degree Shift

Recently I finished reading the book “Double Your Income doing what you love” by Raymond Aaron. The ideas in the book were very refreshing and original. Some of the ideas were different to what you typically read in other self-help books. However, one idea really hit home with me. The idea resonated with me a … Continue reading “The One Degree Shift”