Deep Work: Rules for Focussed Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport.


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

“Less mental clutter means more mental resources available for deep thinking.”
“Human beings, it seems, are at their best when immersed deeply in something challenging.”

The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change by Charles Duhigg.


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

“If you want to do something that requires willpower—like going for a run after work—you have to conserve your willpower muscle during the day,”
“Good leaders seize crises to remake organizational habits.”

Finding Your Element: How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

“Many of the opportunities you have in your life are generated by the energy you create around you.”
“You create your own life by how you see the world and your place in it;”

Mastery by Robert Greene


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

“The time that leads to mastery is dependent on the intensity of our focus.”
“The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.”

The Art of Work: A Proven Path to Discovering What You Were Meant to Do by Jeff Goins.


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

  • “A calling isn’t something new and shiny. Often it’s something old and predictable, a familiar face that’s easily taken for granted, an old habit or hobby that comes back into our lives.”
    “You can’t find your passion if you don’t push through the pain.”

Body of Work: Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together by Pamela Slim.


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

  • “Individuals who structure their careers around autonomy, mastery, and purpose will have a powerful body of work.”
    “Consistent impact over the course of your life on a body of work you care about deeply is legacy.”

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big: Kind of the Story of My Life by Scott Adams


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

“Avoid career traps such as pursuing jobs that require you to sell your limited supply of time while preparing you for nothing better.”

“Priorities are the things you need to get right so the things you love can thrive.”
“Failure always brings something valuable with it. I don’t let it leave until I extract that value.”

Simple Rules: How to Thrive in the Complex World by Donald Sull.


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

“Too often, a company’s strategy sits on a shelf, gathering dust. A strategy that doesn’t influence critical decisions on a day-to-day basis, however, is not a strategy—it is a book report.”

“Meeting complexity with complexity can create more confusion than it resolves.”

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo.


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

“The question of what you want to own is actually the question of how you want to live your life.”
“The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for the person we were in the past.”

Small Giants: Companies that Choose to be Great Instead of Big by Bo Burlingham.


My Favorite Quote(s) from the Book:

  • “Success means you’re going to have better problems. I’m very happy with the problems I have now.”