10 Outstanding Lessons From the Book "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell
Books / October 30, 2017

In Outliers, Gladwell examines the factors that contribute to high levels of success. To support his thesis, he examines why the majority of Canadian ice hockey players are born in the first few months of the calendar year, how Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates achieved his extreme wealth, how The Beatles became one of the most successful musical acts in human history – and many more examples to support his thesis. I, hereby, list down the 10 outstanding lessons that I learned from this awesome book. I know that I need to keep practicing these learning – day in and day out. These lessons are worded and appended in a way that makes it easier for most of us to understand and absorb. So, here we go with our 10 outstanding lessons from this book that influenced me immensely. (1) We do a mistake if we cling to the idea that success is a simple function of individual merit. The rules that we choose to write as a society matter a lot. [My Views] You can make sincere efforts, and that is it. There are just too many things that must fall in place – in a synchronous manner – for…

Book Review: The Art of Success
Books / October 21, 2017

A book review of The Art of Success by James Melouney. This is an excellent book about success. Here is the review. The foundation of success is to accept full responsibility for your life according to the Author. This foundation is the theme throughout the book. The concept of designing your life and starting with the basics in life is discussed as well. According to the book, there is no one to blame in life for your lack of success but you. This is an amazing book which talks about the 7 pillars of success. 1. Perceive the world to your advantage. 2. Always strive for growth. 3. Set your goals then plan and execute your desired goals. 4. Understand what success is and is not in. life. 5. Learn to change and take risks. 6. Work well with others and strive toward leadership. 7. See the big picture. The pillars are interesting concepts. The first is to perceive the world and everything you do to your benefit and advantage not others. This is interesting too. The second is to always strive for growth. The growth is of the heart, soul and mind. The goal is to be all you…

Review of Mike Maloney’s Book, Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver
Books / August 22, 2017

Hello, Steven here, and thanks for reading my article. If you’re looking for a review of Mike Maloney’s best-selling book, ‘Guide to Investing in Gold and Silver’ you’ve come to the right place. The book is part of Robert Kiyosaki’s series of ‘Rich Dad’ books advising on financial management and wealth creation, and was published in 2008. It is the best-selling book on investing in precious metals ever published. The author is the CEO and founder of GoldSilver.com. Divided into 4 sections, the book focuses respectively on the history of money, the current situation of the monetary system, how the situation is likely to develop and the different ways people can obtain gold and silver, including pitfalls to be avoided. The book starts with the monetary systems of the ancient world, and the reader will soon realize that the saying “there is nothing new under the sun” applies to the history of money just like everything else. The reader is guided through the debasement of the coinage in ancient Rome, and its origins in spending promises by the political class to gain popularity, but which could never be delivered. The original gold and silver coins were made smaller, debased by…

Effortless Entrepreneur – Book Review
Books / August 17, 2017

By: Nick Friedman & Omar Soliman (2010) ISBN 978-0-307-58799-2 Book Price: $17.00 Multimillion-dollar franchise Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman are founders of, “College Hunks Hauling Junk.” This company has become a multimillion-dollar franchise and the nation’s premier junk removal service. Nick and Omar have been named among the Top 30 Under 30 Entrepreneurs in America by Inc., and have been profiled in the New York Times. Entrepreneurial success Nick and Omar supply readers with 13 chapters leading to entrepreneurial success. They discuss the following topics; the making of an entrepreneur (Ch. 3); creating your business foundation (Ch. 4); building staff and client loyalty (Ch. 7); optimizing your ability to make the sale (Ch. 10); working smarter and playing harder (Ch. 13), etc. Passionate pursuit of business dreams Nick Friedman and Omar Soliman relate their journey with passion and energy. This book conveys more than a love for building a business; it also exhibits practical steps along the journey. Nick and Omar relay, “As we expanded and built systems that allowed our company to function more effectively, we discovered that we could spend less and less time doing the everyday grunt work… and more time doing the things we really enjoyed……

New Book Encourages Readers to Make Being Efficient Into a Purposeful Game
Books / August 12, 2017

Michael Andrew's new book The Efficiency Playbook is perfect for anyone who finds that there are never enough hours in the day to get everything done that you want or need to do. Consequently, most of us have tried multi-tasking only to find that it leads to distraction, errors, and taking up more time. A better answer lies in trying to be as efficient as possible, but how to be efficient sometimes eludes us. Fortunately, Michael Andrew has made the study of efficiency a lifetime pursuit. We've all seen movies or TV shows where efficiency expert is hired only to have the staff revolute because of his inhumane practices, but the Efficiency Playbook takes a different approach, showing us how to be efficient in every area of ​​our lives so that We will benefit by finding we have more free time to enjoy or pursue other goals. One of the most effective pieces of advice I found in these pages was that when you have to do something, you should do it rather than putting it off; If you do not do it, you're still thinking about needing to, so you're just wasting energy thinking about it, which is far…