Tag: Productivity

May 9 2017

The Obstacle is the Way is a book on how to tackle the challenges and obstacles that inevitably will be in your way, whether they are fair or not. Most thoughts are drawn from the stoic school of philosophy, where[…]

May 4 2017

Cal Newport writes about Deep Work, which is defined as professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. This type of work is extremely valuable as it creates new value, improves[…]

April 21 2017

Eat That Frog is a really short book about procrastination. Nothing new or extraordinary here. That said, it’s a pretty good book. I would summarize the recommendations, that weren’t extremely obvious, as follows: Everyone procrastinates. The thing that differs productive[…]

November 30 2016

Soft Skills is surprisingly interesting. It covers loads of different areas of a typical software developers life, although nothing on programming. For example, chapters about fitness, real estate investing, and job interviews are included in this book. This is congested[…]

November 20 2016

Don’t let the title fool you! The Millionaire Fastlane is actually much, much better than this silly title suggests. After a bit of a rough start, the author starts to articulate many of the thoughts that have been brewing inside my[…]

November 8 2016

The Power of Habit covers the basics on how habits work (cue, routine, reward) and how to manage, change  or create them. The author also bring up the interesting concept of willpower fatigue in which willpower and discipline is described[…]

October 30 2016

Rework is short and packed with useful information for any person interested in side projects or entrepreneurship. It does not have any dragged out sections or unnecessary parts like almost all other books in this genre. The authors gives solid and[…]

October 22 2016

This short book contains many interesting thoughts on procrastination. The author starts out by giving the force of procrastination the name ‘Resistance’. This can in itself be quite useful as it allows you to treat procrastination as a person or[…]