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So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport – Review & Summary

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“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” –Steve martin Review So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport (2012) is about working right, rather than finding the right work. To achieve true work satisfaction you should learn to love what you do, not do what you think you love. Find rare and valuable skills […]

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The First 20 Hours by Josh Kaufman – Review & Summary

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The First 20 Hours by Josh Kaufman is a book about rapid skill acquisition: the art and practice of obtaining new skills as quickly and efficiently as possible. The core idea is that, with a bit of strategy, you can learn just about any skills to a sufficient level with around 20 hours (and often […]

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Linchpin by Seth Godin – Summary & Notes

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This post contains my rough notes for Seth Godin’s book Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? My Summary The linchpin is indispensable. Everyone’s an artist now. Real artists ship. There is no map. Make choices. Never wait for someone to tell me what to do. Make my own map. Let my work be an art. Always give more […]

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Finding Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – Summary

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The idea of flow is popular in the online productivity, life-hacking blogosphere. Being in a state of flow is when you’re fully immersed in a specific task with a seemingly inexhaustible amount of focus. Five hours may zip by and you hardly even notice. I’ve experienced flow on many occasions, such as when I get […]

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