From Zero to One

Some of the key ideas from the great book Zero to One: Notes on Start Ups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel are described below. 1. Zero to one: Doing more of what we already know takes…
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The E-Myth Revisited Summary

‘The E-Myth Revisited – Why Most Small Businesses Don’t Work and What to Do About It’ is a popular book by Michael Gerber that identifies some fatal mistakes committed by small business owners and entrepreneurs followed up by corresponding solutions….
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What Makes Humans Different?

Humans

This is a question each child asks. What is the main distinguishing factor between us, the humans, and the rest of the living organisms, particularly the animals? It turns out that this difference did not originate from a single characteristic….
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A Summary of The Power of Now

The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle, is a masterpiece in spiritual writings. The main theme revolves around one core concept wrapped with other layers of meanings. There are also several good summaries of this book available online. I thought…
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A Summary of The One Thing

For the past few weeks, I have been writing short summaries of some great books that can help the reader grasp the fundamental concepts within a few minutes. This not only helps a person who has not read that book…
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The Art of Closing the Sale

Here are I mention some of the takeaways from The Art of Closing the Sale by Brian Tracy. Developing a powerful sales personality: Winners always accept responsibility of their actions and are solution oriented. They are always looking to solve…
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The Lean Startup Summary

In his book The Lean Startup, Eric Ries introduced the build-measure-learn feedback loop as a guide for modern startups. Some of the key takeaways of his approach are as follows. Introduction Lean startup method: 1. Entrepreneurs are everywhere 2. Entrepreneurship…
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A Summary of The Obstacle is the Way

Ryan Holiday wrote a book The Obstacle is the Way which had some interesting points to note. A brief summary of the book is as follows. I. Perception: How we see and understand what occurs around us — and what…
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Nurture Shock

Nurture Shock is a great book for parents of young children. And I highly recommend it since the lessons learned through this book can go a long way in raising confident, well-mannered and persistent kids. Some of the key points…
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