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    notes and summaries of books i've read

    click on any linked title below to begin reading my notes. they're often short and concise, but will give you an idea of what i believe to be are the key takeaways of each book. i've tried categorizing by topic of the books, though most will are self-help and business related regardless.

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    The War of Art

    book: The War of Art author: Steven Pressfield general overview from artists and athletes to entrepreneurs, scientists, and writers, many people who fight creative battles will face resistance at some point or another in...

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    Zero to One

    book: Zero to One author: Peter Thiel general overview the whole title of Thiel and Masters’ work is Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future — and that’s exactly...

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    Building a StoryBrand

    book: Building a Story Brand author: Donald Miller general overview Donald Miller’s Building a StoryBrand is an extremely insightful book that’s packed with marketing information you can reference again and again. the book teaches...

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    The 4-Hour Workweek

    book: The 4-Hour Workweek author: Tim Ferriss general overview there’s a reason this was named a New York Times Bestseller. if there’s any idea i can get behind, it’s redefining what work-life balance looks...

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    Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable

    book: Purple Cow author: Seth Godin general overview if you to grow your business, you need to be remarkable. you must be a purple cow. marketing is changing and so are the ways to make it work...

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    Lying

    book: Lying author: Sam Harris general overview in Sam Harris’ Lying, the main premise is something we all know and generally accept, yet often ignore. Harris believes even the tiniest, whitest lie is going...

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    Sapiens

    book: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind author: Yuval Noah Harari general overview this is a mind-blowing read. although it’s chock full of complex subject matter, the organization of Sapiens makes it an easy-to-follow...

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    Good to Great

    book: Good to Great author: Jim Collins general overview no matter what line of work you are in, there’s a good chance you want to be good at it. is good enough? rarely. in...

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    Exactly What To Say

    book: Exactly What To Say author: Phil M. Jones general overview magic words are sets of words that talk straight to the subconscious brain. the subconscious brain is a powerful tool in decision-making because it...

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    Atomic Habits

    book: Atomic Habits author: James Clear general overview my main takeaway from Atomic Habits was that it’s very possible to change your habits by making small changes on a very regular basis. a 1% improvement...

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