Books to Read

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The type of books you will find on here

The aim of this reading list is to offer books which empower people through knowledge, specifically in regards to the process of thought. That is to say the books you will find and here are aimed at changing the way you think for the better.

All the reviews of the books offered will be short and to the point, with the main focus not being on what the book is about per se but how reading the book will be of benefit.

How to Win Friends and Influence People – If You Wish to Understand People, This Is the Book for You

What it’s about How to Win Friends and Influence People is a self-help book written by Dale Carnegie, published in 1936. The book is all about understanding people with the aim being that by understanding better you will be better able to interact and communicate with people. So basically this is a book that tries to teach you how to build stronger relationships with people from all walks of life. Why you should read it Over 30 million copies of this book have been sold worldwide, making it one of the best-selling books of all time. In 2011, it was…

Outliers – If You Want to Understand the Difference between Success and Failure, Read This Book

What it’s about This book looks at the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful, and asks the question what is the key to their success. What makes a high achiever different from everyone else. Why you should read it This book is an absolutely fascinating read, and any person who reads it will likely never be able to look at a “successful” person and an “unsuccessful” person in the same way ever again. Basically Malcolm Gladwell highlights in superb fashion that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and not enough…

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction – Want to Start Making Better Decisions, This Book Will Teach You How to

What it’s about Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction is a book by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner released in 2015. It details findings from The Good Judgment Project which is a twenty year project in which the aim was to discover just how good forecasters were at forecasting.  Why you should read it Every decision we make we make using a judgement of just how that decision will benefit us in the future, that is to say we all attempt to predict the future and our attempts at doing so help us to make the decisions that…

The Art Of War – Any Person Who Wants to Succeed Needs to Read This Book

What it’s about The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period. The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu, is composed of 13 chapters. Each one is devoted to an aspect of warfare and how it applies to military strategy and tactics. Why you should read it The message taught in this book regarding the importance of taking in the whole is so powerful that it beggars belief that is not taught in schools, it is literally the ultimate guide in regards to how to…

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