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How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

  About the Book This is a classic. Period. Having sold over 16 million copies (and counting) worldwide, Carnegie has certainly helped shape the way modern people conduct themselves. The numbers speak for themselves. Here are a few of my favourite takeaways…   Favourite Passages: “‘A great man shows his greatness,’ said Carlyle, ‘by the… Continue reading How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

  About the Book Having recently devoured Models, and with plenty of long train journeys inbetween (the joys of house-hunting!), I wanted to read something else by Mark Manson. I loved his edgy tone in Models and how it exposed me to so many of my own blindspots. Thing is, he’s only written one other book to… Continue reading The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

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Choose Yourself by James Altucher

  About the Book I distinctly remember the first time I stumbled on Altucher’s work. It was a few years back and I was reading through this really depressing article. It was dark, it was poignant, but it was also really funny. Laugh out loud kinda stuff. I can’t really remember what the article was about.… Continue reading Choose Yourself by James Altucher

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The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

  About the Book This is another one of those that had been on my list for a while. It’s been recommended by others, including Tim Ferriss, and such recommendations rarely disappoint. I had no idea what it was about though. I was under the impression it might have something to do with war? And maybe… Continue reading The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

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Forces of Nature by Professor Brian Cox

  About the Book Some things are just guaranteed. Grass is green, the sky is blue, and my team, Leeds United, finish mid-table. Another top-notch gimme is whatever Professor Brian Cox gets involved in tends to be pretty good. Forces of Nature is no different! It had been on my list for a while and I’m… Continue reading Forces of Nature by Professor Brian Cox