Book Summary of ‘Be Fearless’​ by Jean Case

There are five things that are consistently present when transformational breakthroughs take place, but the underlying secret is simple: be fearless. Whether you’re working at a start-up, finding yourself at a personal crossroads or looking for inspiration to make a life-altering change, the “Be Fearless” principles can provide guidance on how to take that next step. And the moment to do so is now. Part One: Make a Big Bet The best – and only way- to begin any project is to start where you are. This often begins with the question, “Why not me?” Every new venture will have

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Book Summary of ‘Multipliers’​ by Liz Wiseman

Through their style of management some leaders seem to drain intelligence and capability out of the people around them. They focus on their own intelligence and their resolve to be the smartest person in the room. This in turn has a diminishing effect on everyone else. Other leaders use their intelligence as a tool rather than a weapon. They apply their intelligence to amplify the smarts and capability of people around them. The second group of leaders Wiseman calls Multipliers. Multipliers are genius makers. Multipliers invoke each person’s unique intelligence and create an atmosphere of genius—innovation, productive effort and collective

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Book Summary of “The Daily Stoic”​ by Ryan Holiday

Among most people, Stoicism is either unknown or misunderstood. This summary seeks to restore Stoicism to its rightful place as a tool in the pursuit of self-mastery, perseverance, and wisdom: something one uses to live a great life, rather than some esoteric field of academic inquiry. The philosophy asserts that virtue (meaning the virtues of self-control, courage, justice and wisdom) is happiness, and it is our perceptions of things – rather than the things themselves – that cause most of our trouble.  Stoicism teaches that we can’t control or rely on anything outside our “reasoned choice” – our ability to

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Book Summary of ‘Topgrading’​ by Bradford Smart

You’ve heard it many times before – your most important asset in your company is your people. Yet, most companies struggle with hiring and promoting the very best people at every salary level. This, Bradford Smart suggests, is what separates the highest performing companies from mediocre companies. He suggests that there are 3 huge problems: Dishonestly by weak candidates who get away with lying on their resumes and “faking it” in their interviews; Insufficient information uncovered during the interview process that allow candidates to be selective in what they share about themselves; Unable to verify what information is uncovered because

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Book Summary of ‘Necessary Endings’​ by Henry Cloud

Henry Cloud sets out the argument that in your business, the tomorrow that you desire and envision may never come to pass if you do not end some things you are doing today.  He states there are different kinds of endings and learning how to tell one from the other will ensure some successes and prevent many failures, ending the pain and turmoil that your business may now be encountering.  There are reasons why you may not see the endings that are right in front of you, and reasons why you have been unable to execute the ones that you do

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