The book: "The Psychology of Money", @morganhousel . The lesson(s): Start saving and investing today. And then, just—wait!
‘The Coddling of the American Mind’ by @JonHaidt @glukianoff They took the message well beyond free speech & dove into why universities (and gen public) are in dire need of better strategies for growing children & college students into well-functioning, truth-seeking adults. A+
Arundhati Roy, The God of Smalll Things. Lesson - what is being a mother looks like
Think again, by Adam Grant. Main lesson? Think again!
Deep work – What you choose to focus on influence on your attitude & emotions going fwd: “Who you are, what you think, feel, do, love .. is the sum of what you focus on".
I loved Essentialism too. Made me rethink a bunch of things
Extreme Ownership by @jockowillink - as a leader you need to own/be accountable for everything including failures!
The Jewish Century by Yuri Slezkine. Takeaway: maybe the new century will be better.
« It is surprising that we as a species have been as successful as we have despite our ignorance of the biological world and our biased perspective on its dimensions….we have survived despite how little we have comprehended. »
The Industries of the Future by Alec Ross. The technological changes we seek and envision, have already stated to take shape among us.
The beginners guide to Stoicism by Matthew J. Van Natta. It's a philosophical guide book on how to approach and live your life.