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Fluent Forever Book Summary

👅 Fluent Forever — Gabriel Wyner

Lots of actionable advice for learning a new language (or reviewing one), including research-based methods to improve memorization.
Zero to One Summary

🔂 Zero to One – Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel's book emphasizes finding market insights, innovations or "secrets" for a business that will grow over the next 10 - 20 years.
The Elephant in the Braing

🐘 The Elephant in the Brain by Kevin Simler and Robin Hanson

This book offers insights for people curious about how our minds work and the social pressures we may be loathe to admit.
Make Time - John Knapp

⏱ Make Time — Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky

The idea in this book is to be intentional about focus and what tasks to put your energy into. Choose activities that bring you satisfaction.
Company of One Summary

🥇 Company of One – Paul Jarvis

Paul Jarvis offers many small business examples and entrepreneurs building profitable and sustainable companies.
Upside of Stress - for people facing challenging or stressful situations

☝️ The Upside of Stress – Kelly McGonigal

This book offers proactive steps to adopt a new mindset for stress. And includes lots of personal stories to back it up. "Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It"
Donald Miller Storybrand

🗣 Building a StoryBrand – Donald Miller

Miller presents 7 universal story points that resonate with people across cultures. A character overcomes obstacles to get what they want....

🏅 So Good they Can’t Ignore You – Cal Newport

Instead of following your passion, you should develop skills and experience, then leverage them to have more autonomy and control over the work you do and your day-to-day schedule.

🧩 The Culture Code – Daniel Coyle

"The secrets of highly successful groups." This book was full of good advice and stories to back it up. I enjoyed the look behind the scenes at Pixar, Zappos and IDEO.

🔷 The Idea Factory – John Gertner

"Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation." Terrific history of the laboratory that invented many of the key technologies in today's electronics.