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What’s your relationship with failure like? Do you accept it as part of the process of progression or does it debilitate you? This a question many of us ask ourselves when we inevitably encounter failure. We either use it as a learning opportunity or we become entrenched in our ways of thinking blaming everyone else for the failure. 🤷‍♂️ This book …
 
I had heard so much about this book that I almost felt obliged to read it. As you can tell from the amount of highlights in this post, the book wasn’t my cup of tea. (British slang) ☕️ The book focuses on how we can become more open with how we engage with our colleagues at work. It defines the differences between armoured and daring leadership for…
 
Grit is one of those books that make you self-aware of your own resilience as well as give practical tips for how you can increase your own grit using practical tools. Thank you for listening. Join #OMBRClub for exclusive content such as our Weekly Newsletter and Free PDF Summaries. Sign Up here - https://www.ombrclub.com/ --- Send in a voice messa…
 
This is our One Minute Book Review of 'Lives Of The Stoics' by Ryan Holiday. Thank you for watching this video. If you would like to join the #OMBRClub for exclusive content such as our Weekly Newsletter. Sign Up here - https://www.oneminutebookreview.com/o... Website - https://www.oneminutebookreview.com I Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/one…
 
💬 What is an ‘essentialist’? An essentialist is someone who can decipher the difference between what is truly important and what is not. Often in life we focus on the things that are not important, substituting them for the things that are. 🤔 This is usually not because we choose to. But rather than we have not been trained to think as essentialist…
 
💬 How do we become better learners? It’s a question that we all want the answer to. Becoming better learners means we can acquire skills quicker and put them into practise to gain a competitive advantage. 💯 But what are the key steps in becoming a better learner? 🤔 This is what @velznick explains in this book. 📚 What is evident is that there is a s…
 
💬 Are you a @jayshetty fan? Confession, I never really knew who Jay was prior to reading his book. I had seen some clips but didn’t know much about his philosophy. So as soon as his book came out I was intrigued to read his thoughts on life and specifically on being a monk. 🤔 In short, the book didn’t provide that much value for me. However, it is …
 
Is there a place for love in business? We have been conditioned to believe that love does not have a place in business. Love is reserved solely for our personal relationships. But why can this not be extended into the business world? This is what ‘Love Is Just Damn Good Business’ by @steve.farber examines. Using Steve’s LEAP framework (Love, Energy…
 
💬How do you control distractions? Are they inherently bad, or are good distractions necessary? When I think about answering these questions I am left wondering whether there is a concrete answer that is applicable to everyone. Like much of the literature surrounding habits and productivity, it is inherently linked to the type of individual you want…
 
Why do we think the way we do? Is our thinking determined by cultural and societal factors or are we true independent thinkers? 🤔 This is what Nobel Prize winning Daniel Kahneman explores in this book. 🤓 The essence of the book is focussed on analysing the differences between the two systems of the mind. System 1 requires little cognitive energy an…
 
Sometimes you read a book and it changes your perspective this is one of those books. 📚 Too often we become entrenched in ways of thinking that have little or no substantial data to back them up. Whether you’re a subject matter expert or not, sometimes we can become so bogged down in the weeds we forget to look up every once in a while. 🤷‍♂️ This b…
 
When we think about defining our career it is easy to get confined by an existing structure. What if we could breakaway and start to design our own career? This is what this book is about. ‘The Squiggly Career’ by {insert names} describes that by taking advantage of 5 key career skills, you can put yourself in a position to start designing your own…
 
💬 What does it mean to be a ‘Rare Breed’? We often are told to conform in most avenues of our life. Whether at school or work, there are norms which often stop us from becoming our unique selves. However, there are some norms that can be broken and this is what this book shows us. 📚 In order to innovate and be truly unique we have to find our voice…
 
One of the most unique books I have read. Makes you think about more unique ways we can go about challenging ourselves in daily life. We become too complacent sometimes with the path that we choose and it is sometimes necessary to break this and do something different. This book will help you do that. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/…
 
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