Book notes

A collection of the non-fictions books I’ve read and when I finished them. I log all the books I read to Goodreads.

The Psychology of Money: Timeless lessons on wealth, greed, and happiness

by Morgan Housel Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 07/04/2021

The Great Mental Models: General Thinking Concepts

by Shane Parrish Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 28/03/2021

Humankind: A Hopeful History

by Rutger Bregman Rating: ★★★ Date read: 02/03/2021

Good Services: How to Design Services that Work

by Lou Downe Rating: ★★★ Date read: 31/01/2021

Hell Yeah or No: what’s worth doing

by Derek Sivers Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 16/01/2021

The Richest Man in Babylon

by George S. Clason Rating: ★★★ Date read: 01/01/2021

Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History’s Great Personalities

by Claudia Kalb Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 05/12/2020

Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to his Son

by George Lorimer Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 04/11/2020

The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: A Guide to Wealth and Happiness

by Eric Jorgenson Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 30/09/2020

Walden

by Henry David Thoreau Rating: ★★ Date read: 17/09/2020

Digital Minimalism: On Living Better with Less Technology

by Cal Newport Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 16/09/2020
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How to Be an Antiracist

by Ibram X. Kendi Rating: ★★★★★ Date read: 13/08/2020

Stoicism and the Art of Happiness

by Donald J. Robertson Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 15/07/2020

Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

by Sam Harris Rating: ★★★ Date read: 18/06/2020

I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban

by Malala Yousafzai Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 14/05/2020

Brunel: The Man Who Built the World

by Steven Brindle Rating: ★★★ Date read: 09/04/2020

How to Take Smart Notes: One Simple Technique to Boost Writing, Learning and Thinking

by Sönke Ahrens Rating: ★★★ Date read: 09/04/2020

Turn The Ship Around!: A True Story of Building Leaders by Breaking the Rules

by L. David Marquet Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 18/03/2020

Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

by Yuval Noah Harari Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 22/02/2020
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

by Yuval Noah Harari Rating: ★★★★★ Date read: 22/01/2020

Rich Dad Poor Dad

by Robert T. Kiyosaki Rating: ★★★ Date read: 22/11/2019

Stillness is the Key: An Ancient Strategy for Modern Life

by Ryan Holiday Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 14/11/2019

Make Time: How to focus on what matters every day

by Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 17/10/2019

Bullshit Jobs: A Theory

by David Graeber Rating: ★★★ Date read: 17/10/2019
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Educated

by Tara Westover Rating: ★★★★★ Date read: 15/08/2019

This is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn To See

by Seth Godin Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 13/06/2019

The Trusted Advisor

by David H. Maister Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 20/06/2019

The Business of Expertise: How Entrepreneurial Experts Convert Insight to Impact + Wealth

by David C. Baker Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 12/06/2019

The Lessons of History

by Will Durant Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 09/05/2019

Fail Fast, Fail Often: How Losing Can Help You Win

by Ryan Babineaux Rating: ★★★ Date read: 17/04/2019

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life

by Donald Miller Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 13/03/2019

I Hear You: The Surprisingly Simple Skill Behind Extraordinary Relationships

by Michael S. Sorensen Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 03/01/2019

Creative Selection: Inside Apple’s Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs

by Ken Kocienda Rating: ★★★ Date read: 10/01/2019

The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry

by Jon Ronson Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 02/01/2019

It Doesn’t Have to Be Crazy at Work

by Jason Fried Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 11/12/2018

How To Be Right… in a World Gone Wrong

by James O’Brien Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 05/12/2018
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Atomic Habits: An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones

by James Clear Rating: ★★★★★ Date read: 14/11/2018

Total Competition: Lessons in Strategy from Formula One

by Ross Brawn Rating: ★★★ Date read: 21/11/2018

Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

by Brené Brown Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 18/10/2018
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Notes on a Nervous Planet

by Matt Haig Rating: ★★★★★ Date read: 15/08/2018

Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine

by Mike Michalowicz Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 16/08/2018

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

by Daniel Pink Rating: ★★★ Date read: 12/07/2018

The Simple Path to Wealth: Your road map to financial independence and a rich, free life

by J.L. Collins Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 11/07/2018

Never Split the Difference: Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It

by Chris Voss Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 13/07/2018

The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness

by Dave Ramsey Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 12/07/2018

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Sh*t Together: How to Run Your Business Without Letting it Run You

by Sherry Walling Rating: ★★★ Date read: 06/06/2018

Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

by Donald Miller Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 07/06/2018

Willpower Doesn’t Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success

by Benjamin Hardy Rating: ★★ Date read: 07/06/2018

The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph

by Ryan Holiday Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 15/03/2018

Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture

by David Kushner Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 13/12/2017

Happy: Why More or Less Everything is Absolutely Fine

by Derren Brown Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 13/12/2017

Confessions of a Public Speaker

by Scott Berkun Rating: ★★★ Date read: 12/10/2017

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

by Jon Ronson Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 10/08/2017

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

by Jake Knapp Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 17/08/2017
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Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike

by Phil Knight Rating: ★★★★★ Date read:

The Inner Game of Tennis: The classic guide to the mental side of peak performance

by Timothy Gallwey Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 08/06/2017

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

by Mark Manson Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 08/06/2017

The Dance of the Possible: the mostly honest completely irreverent guide to creativity

by Scott Berkun Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 11/05/2017

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

by Ed Catmull Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 11/05/2017

The Miracle Of Mindfulness: The Classic Guide to Meditation by the World’s Most Revered Master

by Thích Nhất Hạnh Rating: ★★★ Date read: 17/02/2017

Reinvent Yourself

by James Altucher Rating: ★★★ Date read: 09/02/2017

Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content

by Ann Handley Rating: ★★★ Date read: 06/01/2017

Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It

by Kamal Ravikant Rating: ★★★ Date read: 12/01/2017

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

by Greg McKeown Rating: ★★★ Date read: 05/01/2017

The War of Art

by Steven Pressfield Rating: ★★★★ Date read: 01/01/2017