Book Summary – Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World

Most major breakthroughs in our world are made by a handful of people who dare to think differently. Grant calls them the “Originals”. Using various […]

Book Summary – The Science of Getting Rich: The Proven Mental Program to a Life of Wealth

First published in 1910, this was one of the earliest self-help books that explained how to acquire wealth in a scientific way based on metaphysical […]

Book Summary – The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business

Organizational health refers to how well an institution’s components (e.g. strategy, culture, management, operations) fit together so it can function consistently as a whole. In […]

Book Summary – Drive: The Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us

Reward “good” behaviours and punish “bad” behaviours – that’s the carrot-and-stick approach to motivation that most of us are familiar with. Drawing on four decades […]

Book Summary – The Innovator’s Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business

Why do good, successful companies that do all the “right” things still fail or lose their market leadership in face of unexpected competition? “The Innovator’s […]

Book Summary – The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth behind Extraordinary Results

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by a million things to do and seemingly-insurmountable challenges?  How do you keep up with the rapid changes and constant […]

Book Summary – Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth

In “Secrets of the Millionaire Mind”, T. Harv Eker outlines how to identify and revise your money blueprint, to significantly increase your income and accumulate […]

Book Summary – Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die

Based on 10 years of study, this book answers the question “why some ideas succeed while others die”, and provides a practical and systematic way […]

Book Summary – The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done

Work is becoming increasingly unstructured and creative in today’s knowledge-based economy. Effectiveness is hence becoming more critical to individual and organizational success. Since its publication […]

Book Summary – Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies

This book focuses on timeless success principles that can be learned from visionary companies like Marriott, Proctor & Gamble and Walt Disney, whose success have lasted […]

Book Summary – Rich Dad Poor Dad: What The Rich Teach Their Kids About Money – That The Poor And Middle Class Do Not!

Why do the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer? Why do the educated middle class have a successful career, yet struggle with their […]

Book Summary – Go Put Your Strengths to Work: 6 Powerful Steps to Achieve Outstanding Performance

Numerous studies have shown that effective organizations and great achievers focus on leveraging their strengths rather than trying to fix their weaknesses. What does it […]

Book Summary – Our Iceberg is Melting: Changing And Succeeding Under Any Conditions

Through a simple fable about a penguin colony, with life-like characters that we can identify with, this book presents important lessons for working and living […]

Book Summary – The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this summary, we looked at how our identification with mind and the illusion of time create unnecessary pain and suffering.  We’ll now […]

Book Summary – The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment (Part 1)

This book is a spiritual self-help guide to help us discover our true Being, release our pain and find deep inner peace. When we are […]

Book Summary – Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this summary, we summarized the underlying philosophies that set Visionary Companies apart from Comparison Companies to create phenomenal success that lasts decades. […]

Book Summary – Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies (Part 1)

The book focuses on timeless success principles that can be learned from visionary companies like Marriott, Proctor & Gamble and Walt Disney, whose success have lasted […]

Book Summary – Switch: How to Change Things when Change is Hard

Making lasting change in our companies, communities and our own can be hard, because of inherent conflict in our minds. This book shows us a […]

Book Summary – Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science (Part 1)

Economic analysis can be useful for investors, business, and government policy makers. Yet, economic concepts can seem complex because of all the bars, charts and […]

Book Summary – Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life

The book answers the questions: “what is a good life”, “how anyone can create an excellent life” and “how to transform every day activities into […]

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