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Review book weekly in One Minute Podcasts. Monthly podcasts that include longer reviews.

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Behind The Book #1 - Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferriss

8/11/2018
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An in depth discussion of Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferriss

Duration:01:44:29

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari

8/9/2018
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This book is a brief history into our development as humans from the plains of Africa to our current place in the animal kingdom. It analyses what steps we took to get there as a species and the challenges we faced along the way. The book highlights the impact that the Agricultural revolution and the Industrial revolution had on technology, business and population growth. It gives the reader an indication of our past whilst also briefly telling what the future may hold for us. I enjoyed...

Duration:00:01:12

The 4-Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss

8/4/2018
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This book is a revolutionary insight into how we see our own working lives. Ferriss explains that in order to live the life of what he terms the ‘New Rich’ we need to create a structure around us that allows us to be absent from our work yet reap the financial benefits. Ferriss suggests that we make the best use of automated services such as outsourcing personal assistants to reduce costs when initially establishing a business. Focus on increasing productivity during the work day by...

Duration:00:01:16

July Book Review Recap

8/1/2018
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In this months episode, the month of July, I will be discussing 'The Obstacle Is The Way' by Ryan Holiday (5*), 'The Ask GaryVee Book' by Gary Vaynerchuk (4*), 'The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck' by Mark Manson (5*), 'Blockchain Revolution' by Don and Alex Tapscott (4*) and 'Tribe of Mentors' by Tim Ferriss (5*).

Duration:00:19:27

Tribe Of Mentors by Tim Ferriss

7/31/2018
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Learning from the world's best is a smart thing to do but finding condensed resources to acquire this information is hard. Ferriss, like in his previous bestseller 'Tools of Titans', details interviews with extraordinary people to find out what makes them so. Unlike his previous book, Tribe of Mentors focusses mainly on five questions that the interviewees answer. The specificity allows the guest to go into a bit more depth than a standard interview, giving the reader more value. The result...

Duration:00:01:17

Blockchain Revolution by Don and Alex Tapscott

7/31/2018
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Understanding how Blockchain can revolutionise the world we live in is a topical argument at the moment. This book addresses the origin story as well as its potential strengths and weaknesses. A new phenomenon, Blockchain caused a storm from the successes of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. However, by peeling back the curtain, you can see that this is only the tip of the iceberg. This book aims to assess all the potential uses for Blockchain technology as the platforms develop...

Duration:00:01:18

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck by Mark Manson

7/29/2018
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The world we live in demands much from us, leading many to care too much about the things that surround them. How do we care less? Simple, Don't! Manson describes principles that we can all use to create a life on our terms, not beholden to others' influence or demands. The philosophical nature of his arguments is similar to reading academic literature on philosophy but told amusingly and provocatively. Do not be put off by the title. The arguments and thoughts of the author are profound,...

Duration:00:01:15

In Depth - Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker

7/28/2018
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An in-depth look at Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker from June's Book Review Recap

Duration:00:07:37

Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari

7/27/2018
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A follow up to Yuval's previous bestseller 'Sapiens', Homo Deus seeks to theorise how humans will evolve in the 21st century surrounded by new technologies. The book describes how humans who had once conquered and were in control of the world, are reaching a point in our evolution where machines and more specifically algorithms run our lives. The agricultural and industrial revolution has now become the humanist revolution where humans facilitate and dictate their divine nature. The book...

Duration:00:01:17

In Depth: Ego Is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday

7/26/2018
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An in-depth look into Ego Is The Enemy by Ryan Holiday from the June Book Review Recap.

Duration:00:03:32

In Depth: Key Person of Influence by Daniel Priestley

7/25/2018
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An in-depth look from June's podcast on Key Person of Influence by Daniel Priestley

Duration:00:02:40

In Depth: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

7/25/2018
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A clip from my June monthly podcast on in-depth look at How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

Duration:00:06:51

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

7/24/2018
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Duhigg explores why we do what we do and how to change certain habits that we have. The book explains how our brains form habit usually driven by a Cue, Routine and Reward mechanism known as a ‘habit loop’. Scientific discoveries studying both animals and humans have described the brains flexibility when adapting to new habits. By understanding the causes of habit formation, we are better able to change them to positively affect our lives. Duhigg does a wonderful job writing this book. He...

Duration:00:01:15

Vagabonding by Rolf Potts

7/22/2018
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Vagabonding is defined as the ‘act of leaving behind the orderly world to travel independently for an extended period of time.’ The book describes how modern society has convinced us that long-term travel is only for the super-rich and students. However, what is evident in this book is that this is not the case. Long-term travel is affordable, accessible and realistic if you want it to be. The book explains how vagabonding is a mind-set to how we see the world, not only during our...

Duration:00:01:13

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman

7/20/2018
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This book is an exploration into why EQ or emotional intelligence can be a greater indicator of intelligence than IQ. I have read many articles around this topic from top CEO’s and Entrepreneurs who believe this to be true and recommended this book as an introduction into the topic. What struck me most about this book is how detailed Goleman explains how our experiences, especially in infancy, creates our tendencies and habits as we get older. The book explains details of our emotions, how...

Duration:00:00:53

Ask GaryVee Book by Gary Vaynerchuk

7/17/2018
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Based on the popular video and podcast series, the book gives an insight into one of the world's most talked about entrepreneurs. The show enables listeners to ask Gary questions on anything whether business, entrepreneurship, consumerism or life to understand how they can apply it to their lives. This book has a different format than a usual business book. Based on questions and answers, the reader feels as if the author is directly answering them similar to listening to or watching the...

Duration:00:01:14

The Obstacle Is The Way by Ryan Holiday

7/15/2018
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Under the ancient philosophical teachings of stoicism, obstacles are the foundation to all eventual success. Holiday aims to describe why the Stoics believed obstacles are so necessary for us all the achieve our best. Stoic philosophers such as Seneca, Marcus Aurelius and Epictetus all wrote about the importance of embracing failure and obstacles in the pursuit of what is right. In this book, Holiday clearly articulates the teachings of some of the greatest stoic thinkers, while describing...

Duration:00:01:13

Astrophysics For People In A Hurry by Neil De Grasse Tyson

7/11/2018
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As a prominent author, TV host and all-round science guy. Neil De Tyson in this book explores the inner workings of our universe from tricky topics such as dark matter to delving deeper into Einstein’s theories of relativity and how his work continues to shape modern science. As a fan of Tyson’s work, I believe this is the perfect book for those who want to know a little more about how our universe came into existence from a physics perspective. The book has a perfect mix between...

Duration:00:01:13

Crush It by Gary Vaynerchuk

7/11/2018
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This book is a practical guide to executing on your passion in the digital social media age. As a successful entrepreneur, Gary predicates his brand on bringing the most value to his followers, he does this exceptionally well in Crush it, the first of five best-selling books. The key message that derives from the book is that passion is everything. Regardless of race, gender or background, if your passion has a deeper personal meaning then the chances are you will be able to monetize it in...

Duration:00:01:02

Tools Of Titans by Tim Ferriss

7/11/2018
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Tim Ferriss is a renowned author, investor, entrepreneur and self-improvement master. In this book he explains the tactics, routines and habits of the world’s best performers whether in business, music, sport and everything in between. Feriss is able to convey what it takes for high-performers to deliver when they need it most.This is not a self-help book, but more an introduction into the minds of the individuals that are to deliver their best on a consistent basis. I have found this book...

Duration:00:01:13