Note 111: Thirty Seven Books I Read in 2018

  1. How to Win Friends and influence people (by Dale Carnegie)
  2. Power of Now (by Eckhart Tolle )
  3. Compound Effect (by Darren Hardy )
  4. Grit (by Angela Duckworth )
  5. 10X Rule (by Grant Cardone)
  6. Sapiens (by Yuval Noah Harari)
  7. Mindset (by Carol Dweck)
  8. Find Your Why ( by Simon Sinek )
  9. You are a Badass (by Jen Sincero)
  10. Smarter Faster Better (by Charles Duhigg)
  11. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F (by Mark Manson)
  12. Crushing It (by Gary Vaynerchuk)
  13. David and Goliath (by Malcolm Gladwell)
  14. Girl Wash Your face (by Rachel Hollis)
  15. So good they can’t ignore you (by Cal Newport)
  16. Astrophysics for people in a hurry (by Neil deGrasse Tyson)
  17. As a man thinketh (by James Allen)
  18. Outliers (by Malcolm Gladwell)
  19. Atomic Habits (by James Clear)
  20. The Four (by Scott Galloway)
  21. Better than Before (by Gretchen Rubin)
  22. The Road Less Travelled (by M. Scott Peck)
  23. The 4 Hour Workweek (by Tim Ferriss)
  24. Zero to One (by Blake Masters and Peter Thiel)
  25. 10% Happier (by Dan Harris)
  26. The 5 Seconds Rule (by Mel Robbins)
  27. The willpower Instinct (by Kelly McGonigal)
  28. Dollars and Sense (by Dan Ariely)
  29. Dare to Lead (by Brené Brown)
  30. The Upside of Irrationality (by Dan Ariely)
  31. Irrationally Yours (by Dan Ariely)
  32. Primary Greatness (by Stephen Covey)
  33. Act like a Success, Think Like a Success
  34. Predictably Irrational (by Dan Ariely)
  35. Influence- Lectures ( by Kenneth G Brown)
  36. Influence the psychology of persuasion (by Robert Cialdini)
  37. Thinking Fast & Slow (by Daniel Kahneman)

 

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Note 110: ‘Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success’ Notes

Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success
·         Take the Lid Off and Release Your Potential
·         Everyone Has a Gift
·         Find the Vehicle
1. Find what you’re good at and build your career around it
2. Commit to your gift and work hard at it
3. Embrace failure
·         Find your gift
·         Commit to your gift
·         Failure is your friend
·         Snub Haters
·         Remove Excuses
·         Avoid Negative thoughts and Negative People
·         Write a vision and constantly look at it
·         Don’t be afraid to ask for help
·         Know my worth and ask for equivalent compensation
·         Start small and build my way up for lag results
·         Learn to say NO, define my values and refuse what it does not support

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Note 109: Thirty-Three Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have :
1. Read about your industry and beyond
2. Keep a daily journal, but do it the right way
3. Work out for a strong body, which holds up a strong mind
4. Remove fear
5. Unplug without a device
6. Check your pride at the door
7. Never give up
8. Surround yourself with positive people
9. Listen and learn
10. Put in extra effort to stay organized
11. Pay attention to details
12. Keep some balance in your life
13. Write down your gratitude
14. Deprioritize opportunities which don’t fit with your goals
15. Adapt to what the present holds
16. Pick three things to do each day
17. Start the day with a small, meaningful win
18. Use Sundays to plan out your week
19. Protect your Sunday nights
20. Make a list of goals for improvement
21. Walk while talking on the phone
22. Accept that one amazing thing will happen every day
23. Start your day with meditation
24. Walk in the park
25. Think like a customer
26. Invert the traditional working hierarchy
27. Let positive read influence your mood
28. Create a sense of calm
29. Make time for positive read/videos
30. Give yourself time to relax
31. Tell the future you what to do
32. Get inspired by reading something inspiring
33. Move your body

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Note 108: Eight Ideas to Avoid Fall into Instant Gratification Trap

8 Ideas to Help You Avoid Falling into the Instant Gratification Trap
1.       Stop Thinking About Short-term Pleasures
2.       Quit Justifying Your Actions
3.       Keep Yourself Accountable
4.       Learn to Manage Self-Control
5.       Develop Long-Lasting Motivation
6.       Create Visual Reminders of Your Goals
7.       Invest in Future Gains
8.       Prepare for Short-term Pain

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Note 107: What to do When You Get Caught in the Instant Gratification Trap

What to do When You Get Caught in the Instant Gratification Trap
1.       Step 1: Immediately Distract Yourself
·         Will this decision help or hurt me?
·         What’s the long-term impact of this fleeting moment of pleasure?
·         Is it really worth indulging in this temptation?
·         What if I get into the habit of indulging in this activity every single day? What will be the long-term impact?
·         How will I feel about this tomorrow? How will I feel about myself?
·         How could this delay the things I want in my life?
2.       Step 2: Focus on the Big Picture
·         What’s the big picture?
·         Why is it important to achieve this outcome?
·         How will I benefit from achieving this outcome?
3.       Step 3: Eliminate Temptations
4.       Step 4: Learn from Your Experience
·         What can I learn from this experience?
·         How could I do better next time?

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Note 106: How to Break Free from the Habit of Instant Gratification

How to Break Free from the Habit of Instant Gratification
1.       Step 1: Know What You Want
·         What do I want to achieve?
·         How will I achieve this?
·         Why do I want this? What are the benefits?
·         Why is it important to work towards this vision?
2.       Step 2: Identify Potential Obstacles
·         What temptations could sidetrack me?
·         How will I handle these temptations?
3.       Step 3: Build a Strong Support Network
·         Who could support me along this journey?
·         How could they support me?
·         What exactly would their role be?
·         What resources might I need?
·         How will I acquire these resources?
4.       Step 4: Set Clear Boundaries
·         What am I allowed to do?
·         What’s absolutely off limits?
·         Step 5: Create a Reward System

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Note 105: Amazon’s Leadership Principles

·         Amazon’s 14 Leadership Principles
o   Customer Obsession
o   Ownership
o   Invent and Simplify
o   Are Right, A Lot
o   Learn and Be Curious
o   Hire and Develop the Best
o   Insist on the Highest Standards
o   Think Big
o   Bias for Action
o   Frugality
o   Earn Trust
o   Dive Deep
o   Have Backbone; Disagree and Commit
o   Deliver Results

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