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Book Notes

The book notes and ratings (Higher rated books listed 1st below) are rather subjective, based on where I was in my life when I read that book. These are not meant as a replacement for reading but perhaps they can help in giving you a few recommendations to add to your reading list. If you click on the thumbnail, it’ll lead you to the post with the notes.

The Power of Habit

Search Inside Yourself

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion

The Willpower Instinct

When Breath Becomes Air

How to Fail at Almost Everything

Zero to One


A Guide to the Good Life

22 Immutable Laws of Marketing

Stumbling on Happiness

So Good They Can’t Ignore You

Don’t Shoot the Dog

The Power of Ted

The Power of Who

The Hard Thing About Hard Things

Mindless Eating

The Accounting Game

Bird by Bird

The Obstacle is the Way

To Sell Is Human


Give and Take

On Writing Well

22 Immutable Laws of Branding

crucial conversations

The War of Art

Book Yourself Solid

P.S. I don’t read a lot of fiction, but I love the books by Barry Eisler, especially the John Rain series.