Fascinating Books, Newsletters & Podcasts
Favourite Reads & Listens. Once again Cal Newport (author of “Deep Work”) has me captivated. In “So Good They Can’t Ignore You” he shares his observations of the 3 core traits in people he’s interviewed that love doing exceptional work: (1) Impact Creativity (2) (3) Control...
Kevin Kelly’s “The Inevitable” – within 6 hours of listening you’ll be up to date with the 12 tech forces that are shaping our future. I found listening to this at 1.25 speed worked well and the 6 hours took me about 3 week in amongst listening to other media.
This was an interesting listen with useful tips that quickly made sense and were easy to implement. The idea that we’re all operating at 40% has changed the way I see life and has led to me achieving so much more, with less noise in my mind. Many thanks to the author, readers and creators.
Curious about Freedom? The “The Courage to be Disliked” book completely WOWed me. The authors delicately explain powerful life topics and the Japanese influence shines through. I was curious when I spotted the title, read about it’s a great success in Japan and that it is now available in English. Insightful? Let me know.
The Religions of Tomorrow by Ken Wilbur Having nearly finished Ken Wilber’s The Religion of Tomorrow, I can highly recommend it for people interested in expanding their awareness of life, their own development, and if you’re in people / leadership / culture development or keen to progress current religions.
While the "Lost Connections" title didn’t draw me in, I’m rapt by this book [Thanks L.]. It refreshingly challenges many aspects and perspectives of western society, combines this with experts' insights, data and a respectful, calm suggested approach to realistic improvements. I'm more than half-way through and it's in my top 3 books. Whoah! These quotes show the breadth and depth of the insights...