Personal Development Book Summaries

Book summaries of the best personal development books that we’ve read. These books changed our lives, and maybe they will change yours too.

Michael Hyatt's Goal-Setting System from 'Living Your Best Year Ever'

Michael Hyatt’s Goal-Setting System from ‘Living Your Best Year Ever’

Michael Hyatt is best known for his optimistic goal-setting system called "5 Days to Your Best Year Ever," designed to help business leaders and entrepreneurs achieve their biggest goals.But from where I sit, there's one truly epic goal every long-term entrepreneur will experience--and it's, hands down, the most significant goal of your life.
Life & Work Principles - Ray Dalio

Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio – Quick Book Review

Ray Dalio is someone I truly admire and his book Principles is intended as a pivotal masterpiece meant to change the business landscape. Cocky? Sure.After reading Principles, one thing is clear to me: this is a solid book and a must-read for anyone in any business.
Just Do It- Nike Slogan

Learning from the Shoe Dog…Phil Knight

I am endlessly intrigued by successful entrepreneurs, even if their businesses are incredibly different than mine.So, when I came across Phil Knight's Shoe, I immediately read it. Phil Knight is the founder of Nike, and Shoe Dog is his very candid, very inspiring memoir that centres on building his epic global business a business he started on a $50 loan from his father back in 1962.
Tools of Titans Book Summary

Get the Tools of Successful Titans

I’m a huge fan of Tim Ferriss’s books. I loved The 4-Hour Workweek and The 4-Hour Chef.So I was not surprised that his book Tools of Titans was a fantastic read. But was happy to find out there really is something for everyone in this book.With this book, Ferriss has moved from books you can read fluidly cover-to-cover to more of an encyclopedic style.
Grant Cardone's The 10x Rule- The Only Difference Between Success and Failure book

Difference Between Success and Failure – The 10x Rule

"If you do what others won't, you'll have what others don't." It's a simple but incredibly powerful notion if you're willing to go beyond the limits your peers build predecessors set, your success will exceed theirs.It's how we've thought…
Daymond Johns Book - The Power of Broke

The Power of Broke: Empty Pockets, Tight Budget, and Hunger for Success

All too often we hear new entrepreneurs say they aren't excelling because they don’t have the capital to invest - so they can really dig in and build their business. And we get it—we were there, too, once. When we got started in online/…
Increase Your Financial IQ Book Summary

Rich Dad’s Increase Your Financial IQ

You've been told to work hard, save money, get out of debt, and live below your means. That advice is obsolete if you want to get ahead in life. Robert Kiyosaki argues these exact points in his new book, Rich Dad's Increase Your Financial IQ.Which…
Warren Buffetts Ground Rules Book Summary

Words of Wisdom from Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules

"We don’t buy and sell stocks based upon what other people think the stock market is going to do (I never have an opinion) but rather upon what we think the company is going to do.” - Warren Buffett I'm in awe of what Warren Buffett has…
Crush It By Gary Vaynerchuk

‘Crush It’ Just Like Gary Vaynerchuk

Do you have a hobby you wish you could indulge in all day? An obsession that keeps you up at night?Now is the perfect time to take that passion and make a living doing what you love.In Gary Vaynerchuk's book Crush It!: Why NOW Is…