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Best for: The Carrot Principle is best for those interested in effective leadership, who also enjoy data and statistics. Difficulty to digest: The core concepts and conclusions are easy to digest, though some understanding of the scientific method is useful for parsing out the data. Especially in the back of […]

The Carrot Principle by Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton – ...


man standing in forest
I always saw myself having a Master’s degree, a six-figure, enjoyable job, a family, and a house by now. I always saw myself having traveled the world by now. I thought I’d be a professional athlete. I always thought I’d……by now. Why isn’t my life going as planned? Do thoughts […]

Why Life Doesn’t Go As Planned


Ferris Wheel
Wake up. Drink pre-workout. Exercise. That’s been my morning routine for as long as I can remember. As I was working through my New Years resolutions, I realized this habit was so ingrained I couldn’t even imagine what another routine might look or feel like. This spawned questions. Was it […]

How Cycling Personal Habits Increases Happiness



Snail climbing up a crack
But, I’m Trying! I tried setting a bedtime and sticking to it, but it wasn’t working for me. I tried to stop eating so much junk food but, it’s really good! I tried making videos and posts for my blog, but I just didn’t have time. I tried reading a […]

When ‘Trying’ Isn’t Enough: No Excuses


Best For: Those who don’t mind cussing. Those who are wary of the woo-woo content in many self-help books. Also those interested more about picking values. Difficulty To Digest: The subtle art of not giving a f*ck is easy to digest. Language is casual and stories regularly break up the […]

The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck By Mark ...


Couple viewing map Best For: Anyone looking to understand the role of meaning in life. I strongly recommend this book as it should be useful for practically everyone. Difficulty To Digest: The first half is extremely easy to digest, the second half employs a bit more psychological talk but is still easy to digest. Key Insights: Mans search for meaning is psychologist […]

Man’s Search For Meaning by Victor Frankl – Book Review