Levitt & Dubner’s Think Like a Freak in 30 nuggets

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Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner

The authors of Freakonomics bring us another brilliant book. Think Like a Freak is about learning to think more rationally, creatively, and productively. It offers a new way to solve problems big or small, personal or global. Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s book is funny and interesting, and will teach you to see the world in a new way.

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8 books for a happier (and healthier) life

8 books for happy & healthy life

Ever told yourself that tomorrow you’ll make a change, do something that will make you happier? But then tomorrow comes and you don’t think you’ve got the time, so again you promise yourself you’ll do it “tomorrow”. Maybe you’re scared of making a change, or you don’t know how to go about it.

Luckily for us plenty of people went through the same struggles and wrote about them, sharing their stories. And now we’ve put together our favorite books on the subject of making your life happier and healthier.

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Arianna Huffington: why sleep is non-negotiable

The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time by Arianna Huffington

“Can’t wait for the weekend.” How many times do you repeat this like a mantra during the long week? Catching up on sleep is a global sport. Hence the sleep crisis that engulfed our lives so completely that we don’t really remember ever feeling fully rested.

Arianna Huffington, editor of the Huffington Post and author of The Sleep Revolution, learned the hard way what happens when you become so tired that your body just calls it quits and shuts down.

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Living Forward: how to plan (and achieve) your dreams

Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You Want by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy

“Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do something you don’t necessarily want to do, to get a result you really like to have.” –Andy Andrews

How much do you live your life to its full potential? It’s a question we should all ask ourselves. If we aren’t embracing its full potential, can we change that?

Yes we can, say Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. The compass that leads us in the right direction is a built-in app. Their book, Living Forward, shows us how to read it.

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Thaler & Sunstein’s Nudge: how to make better decisions

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Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein

We make decisions all the time, big and small. What to have for breakfast, what to wear, whether to buy a new TV or car, whether to change careers or commit to someone for life. Unfortunately, as Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein argue in Nudge, we often choose poorly.

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10 must-read personal development books

 

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Want to better your life? Whether you’re looking to develop a talent, learn the art of public speaking, improve your productivity or conquer your fears, these are the best books on the subject. We’ve picked the ones that truly changed the way we think and act, and we know they’ll do the same for you.

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Tim Castleman’s secret ingredients for writing bestsellers

8 Hour Bestseller: How to Write Your Bestselling Book in Record Time by Tim Castleman

Ever wanted to write a non-fiction bestseller? Start sharpening your imagination: your book’s idea is waiting on your brain’s porch! Just waiting for you to find the key and open the door. In 8 Hour Bestseller, Tim Castleman explains how to do just that.

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Daniel Pink: why everything you know about motivation is wrong

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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink

Thought you knew how to motivate yourself and those around you? Think again. As Daniel Pink explains in Drive, the old-school notion of motivation – offering rewards – is no longer relevant in today’s world. The secret to high performance lies in our innate desire to be autonomous, to discover and create, and to do better.  Continue Reading…