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Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days
What is the book "Side Hustle" about? Many people are unhappy with their financial state. However, to change it for the better, you’d have to make a difficult step, for example, change a job, create your own business or even switch to another career. The mere thoughts about possible changes...
The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene
What is book «The 48 Laws of Power» about? In fact, «The 48 Laws of Power» by Robert Greene is a collection of very entertaining historical anecdotes and curiosities. To illustrate 48 of his “laws” Greene cites politicians, opportunists, masters of tea ceremony and artists as examples. He treats successes and failures of these celebrities as being adherent to the laws of power or violating...
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
What is the book "Superforecasting" about? According to Philip E. Tetlock, a scientist, and Dan Gardner, a journalist, everybody attempts to predict the future somehow or other. People struggle to earn a degree to become professionals, go on dates to start a family in future, change boring jobs for those with...
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt
What is the book "The Righteous Mind" about? In his student years, the author has developed an interest in human ethics, its origins, and evolution. His book called Righteous Mind is also dedicated to ethics. Where do human ethics come from? Is it an intrinsic quality of the human kind?...
What is the book "How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life" about? Many thinkers of the past tried to find out what does “to live a good life” mean. They thought over questions how to become happy and make our world a better place to live. The popularity of books...
What is the book "Choose Yourself" about? James Altucher begins his book with a story of his failures. Since he was doing so many things, from the creation of a TV show to a foundation of his own companies and hedge funds, he ran into some failures; by now he’s used to treating them calmly. But one time...
What is the book "Unshakeable" about? Tony Robbins calls his book a collection of recommendations for people who want to stay strong and patient in the world of financial uncertainty, i.e., who wants to remain unshakeable. After coming a long way from the bottom to the top of the financial success, Robbins learned to handle money throughout his...
Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life by Eric Greitens
What is the book "Resilience" about? The book teaches its readers how to take a punch, how to cope with your tragedies and recover from emotional dramas. In a challenging time, it will help to overcome your weaknesses, to gain courage and to move forward again. “Resilience” consists of a series of letters exchanged between Eric Greitens, a former...
What is the book "Living Forward" about? Most of us are convinced that we truly know how to plan our life. We’re planning our vacation, the education of our children, or imagining our lives in retirement. However, according to the authors, we aren’t able to plan our lives overall and not necessarily want to. But why’s that? What needs...
Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World by Kathleen M. Eisenhardt
What is the book "Simple Rules" about? At the beginning of the book, authors give us an example of the situation that demanded an immediate and simple solution. Military doctor Edward Montoya was in military service in a hospital in Iraq, which was also visited by civilians. During the service, all...