Inside The Everything Store: the rise of Amazon and Jeff Bezos

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone

What’s the first thing you think about when you hear the word ‘Amazon’? Some might immediately think of the mighty river and rainforest of South America. But for the majority it means the vast online shop filled with any product imaginable, and home of the Kindle.

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Connor Franta: wisdom and experience as age-free concepts

A Work in Progress: A Memoir by Connor Franta

Words like “wisdom” or “experience” lead our imagination to stereotypes like gray hair, honorary titles, a long Wikipedia entry filled with plenty of information and references…

Youth and wisdom don’t seem to be in the same boat.

Connor Franta’s A Work in Progress: A Memoir breaks this stereotype and brings us a whole new image of what learning from experience really means.

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The Miracle Morning Effect: Jump from Average to Extraordinary

The Miracle Morning: The 6 Habits That Will Transform Your Life Before 8AM by Hal Elrod

This is a great motivational story that begins with “What if?”

Behind this question mark stands the first lesson that should be learned:

Achieving goals is in our power!

Soon you may feel like you have to take some notes. So many actionable things. Simple words. Simple steps to be followed. No failures expected.

And all you have to do is to embrace the key prerequisite of this book:

'It’s official: anything is possible when you are committed.' @HalElrod Click To Tweet

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Steve Jobs Biography: Forty Interviews – One Great Result

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs is not a name. It is almost a noun as “apple”. Or “computer”. Or “cartoon“. Or whatever noun you may be thinking of. You heard it a thousand times and you think you know what it really means without a preliminary lesson. And as every respectable noun he arouses curiosity: what are his roots? When was he the subject or when was he only a direct complement? Continue Reading…

The Story From the Mirror: How to Live and Lead Your Dreams

Jack Welch – Straight From the Gut

A really good story for an autobiography. In Straight from the Gut the emphasis is mostly on Welch’s career and less of his private life.

So, let’s take a look Jack Welch’s professional life story. Click read more for the book summary and great nuggets (visual quotes from books).

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Elon Musk. An Unique Driven Mind

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance

Who’s shaping our future?

It’s the question that surely crossed your mind. When I finished reading Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance, I knew of one person that does it. He is changing our appetite for a more innovative world day by day. You may come to disagree with me but for this you must read the book. Continue Reading…

#GIRLBOSS: Success’ Path Drawn by a Girl for the Wide World

Sophia Amoruso reveals how much it costs to become a #GIRLBOSS

Do you know that adage: “do not judge the book by its cover”? I invite you to do exactly the opposite.

Take a look at this book’s covers and try to make a judgmental statement. Which will be?

“A feminist book about how a girl can win a power position in a corporation”

Or maybe…

“Just another book about nowadays women’s careers”

Right or wrong? Only one way to find out. And you may start by reading the book summary below and check some arguments from the nuggets (visual quotes from books).

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Mentorship Snap: Peeking on the Backstage of Success

Find out what mentorship means and how it feels like with Gillian Zoe Segal’s Getting There:  A Book of Mentors

How does your life look like? Having a safe, boring and unsatisfactory job, or consuming all your energy on building your dreams? Sitting on a chair and being a spectator, or fighting with the bulls in the arena. Accepting your life as it is and blaming the fate, or risking all for a dream?

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The Art of Asking or What I learned from Amanda Palmer

The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer

The Art of Asking is SO FULL OF Amanda Palmer.

She fills the pages with herself to the brim, to the point where you really, really want to meet her.

Her writing makes you want to go up to her and ask: ‘how can you be so honest, so genuine and so open?’

We’ve pulled the best nuggets (visual quotes from books) for you in the summary of book below. Enjoy

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