The Moral Landscape (highlights)

My Kindle highlights from The Moral Landscape by Sam Harris. Human well-being entirely depends on events in the world and on states of the human brain. Consequently, there must be scientific truths to be known about it. The fact that we may not be able to resolve specific moral dilemmas does not suggest that all […]

Deep Work (highlights)

My Kindle highlights from Deep Work by Cal Newport Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate. A 2012 McKinsey study found that the average knowledge worker now spends more than […]

How to Win Friends and Influence People (highlights)

My Kindle highlights from How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carenegie RULE 1 : Become genuinely interested in other people.RULE 2 : Smile.RULE 3 : Remember that a man’s name is to him the sweetest and most important sound in the English language.RULE 4 : Be a good listener. Encourage others to […]

Rework (highlights)

My Kindle highlights from Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson Why don’t we just call plans what they really are: guesses. Start referring to your business plans as business guesses, your financial plans as financial guesses, and your strategic plans as strategic guesses. Now you can stop worrying about them as much. They […]

Atomic Habits (highlights)

A collection of my kindle highlights from Atomic Habits by James Clear. …changes that seem small and unimportant at first will compound into remarkable results if you’re willing to stick with them for years. We all deal with setbacks but in the long run, the quality of our lives often depends on the quality of […]