I’ve always read books slowly. I digest them, research as I read, and take notes along the way. They are my mentors. I enjoy slow and deliberate thinking. A few thoughts on reading:
You may notice the 👓 Blinkist link below. This allows me to get a good summary of a book, picks out action items from the read, and allow me to more flexibly choose which books to do a deep dive into. A review of this service is forthcoming.
These are the books I’ve completed reading so far this year.
This book is a great resource for marketing your new product, software, idea, book, or any project that you want to promote. It teaches you to, “Be different, break out of the mold, and surprise folks”. Definitely gave me a Jolt of Inspiration.
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The value of reputation, quality of content, and a good user experience as factors to good SEO. Keyword tools that go beyond Google Adwords. The value of video, and YouTube in particular in boosting your search results online. The impact on social media in terms of an extra boost to rankings.
Covers financial goals to push yourself towards Financial Freedom and guides along setting up a “freedom fund”.
🔑 “If you don’t have a plan, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or get lost in the details. When you know what you’re aiming for, it’s much easier to get there.”
Instead of running away from conflict, learn how to embrace life’s challenges. Choose what to give a fuck about. Ignore the rest. Realize that yep, not everything in life is perfect nor should we expect it to be. Don’t lie to yourself, be bluntly honest. Embrace truth. Escape the delusions we put in place to insulate ourselves. Great and honest read. Loved it.