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Notes on books, articles, courses, and videos I've consumed

NessLabs Collector to Creator Course Notes

Anne-Laure Le Cunff founded Ness Labs in 2019 and writes the Maker Mind newsletter. Since then, more than 500,000 people have read her content, and over 25,000 people have subscribed to her newsletter. The Collector to Creator course is about how we can increase our creativity output and

NessLabs Collector to Creator Course Notes

My 2021 Book Journal

I've started reading more in 2020 since I got my Kindle, so this year I'd like to continue with this habit. This year, I'm aiming to read 25 books. How do I plan to read all of them? It's quite simple. I'll start my day by reading 20 pages, and

My 2021 Book Journal

How To Win Friends and Influence People Summary

A summary of Dale Carnegie's classic self-help book. This is one of those books that was so influential to me that I apply it's insights on a daily basis. Take Home MessageHow To Handle People Don’t criticize, condemn or complain.Give honest and sincere appreciation.Arouse in the other

How To Win Friends and Influence People Summary

The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande - Book Summary

Take-Home Message Most tasks today have become very complex. Using checklists helps to reduce mistakes and sets you up for success.Using a checklist can enhance team communication, a vital component of completing complex tasks.If you’re constantly making mistakes in your tasks despite your expertise, try using

The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande - Book Summary

Happy by Derren Brown - Book Summary

Take-Home Message 3 Best Insights from the book Happy by Derren Brown: The happiest among us are those who have learned to stop worrying about the things that they can’t control.You can’t change the world around you, but you can change how you react to

Happy by Derren Brown - Book Summary

Deep Work by Cal Newport - Book Summary

Take-Home Message The worst things you can feed your productivity are multitasking and distractions. The only way forward is to focus deeply.There are 4 approaches to achieving deep work; the monastic approach, the bimodal approach, the rhythmic approach and journalistic approach.Be mindful of your use of technology or

Deep Work by Cal Newport - Book Summary

Atomic Habits by James Clear - Book Summary

Take-Home Message Success isn’t about making revolutionary changes to your life, it’s about cultivating small positive habits. A tiny change might be insignificant, but when combined and magnified over time, it delivers remarkable results.To create a good habit, make it obvious, attractive, easy, and satisfying.

Atomic Habits by James Clear - Book Summary

Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon - Book Summary

Another book from Austin Kleon on 10 things nobody told you about being creative. It’s not only for artists, but for anyone looking to inject some creativity into their life and work. (read: all of us) My Highlights “Art is theft.” —Pablo Picasso“Immature poets imitate; mature poets

Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon - Book Summary

How to Win At College by Cal Newport - Book Summary

How to Win at College is a collection of advice author Cal Newport has distilled from some of the most successful students from prestigious universities in the world. It’s one of those books that I wish I had read earlier in my student life, and it certainly did

How to Win At College by Cal Newport - Book Summary

Hell Yeah or No by Derek Sivers - Book Summary

“Hell Yeah or No” is written by Derek Sivers, a musician, entrepreneur and writer. It is a book about what’s worth doing, changing your thinking and making things happen. The book often makes me think “Damn, I never thought of it that way”, and

Hell Yeah or No by Derek Sivers - Book Summary