Book review: Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook

In this post I want to discuss the book Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk. This book discusses how to connect with your customers on social media to drive brand awareness, traffic, and sales. He argues that your focus should be on providing value to your customer, only through providing constant value canContinue reading “Book review: Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook”

Book Review: Make it Stick

10 second summary Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Henry Roediger tells us why the study strategy we have been taught and employed is wrong and what to do instead. Everything he presents is backed by scientific research and academic papers. Why this book is important At some point everyone will haveContinue reading “Book Review: Make it Stick”

My favourite productivity book

I have read a lot of books on productivity and habit creation and most of them leave me disappointed as they just rehash the same advice that never really works (at least not for me). That is until I found Triggers by Marshall Goldsmith. The thing that I found most useful from this book isContinue reading “My favourite productivity book”

Deep Work by Cal Newport

I first came across Cal Newport’s work with his book So Good They Can’t Ignore You which argues that it is better to follow what you are good at and build up career capital to leverage later to do what you enjoy, rather than following your passions. I love this approach so when Cal cameContinue reading “Deep Work by Cal Newport”

The book that made me start this blog

I read a lot of books each year on productivity and entrepreneurship but I can firmly say that the book Show Your Work by Austin Kleon is the best read for those starting out in business. The premise behind the book is simple – whatever you are doing, do it in public and show whatContinue reading “The book that made me start this blog”