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Category Archives: Books

Give and Take

give and take

Give and Take by Adam Grant This book has changed my life, and I rarely say that. By providing extensive evidence of the benefits of being a giver, Adam Grant explains precisely why it is better to give than to receive. I’ve…

The Great Gatsby

the great gatsby

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald In 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald announced his decision to write “something new–something extraordinary and beautiful and simple + intricately patterned.” That extraordinary, beautiful, intricately patterned, and above all, simple novel became The Great Gatsby, arguably…

The Mask of Masculinity by Lewis Howes

lewis howes

The Mask of Masculinity by Lewis Howes Everybody wears a mask at some point in his or her life. According to studies, over 80% of adults struggle with the impostor syndrome, right now. The personal growth industry and self-help subculture can sometimes…

Discipline Equals Freedom

Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual by Jocko Willink I am in a competition with Jocko… though he doesn’t know it. I am on his twitter feed and he posts a pic of his watch reading 04:30. This is time to get your ass…