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Life on Purpose

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Victor Strecher, a University of Michigan professor, lost his 19-year-old daughter Julia to rare heart disease. In his sadness, he turned to philosophy and science to help him find a…

The Cat Who Saved the Books

In “The Cat Who Saved the Books” the protagonist is the high school student Rintaro Natsuki. Rintaro has grown up working in his grandfather’s secondhand bookstore. Now that his grandfather…

Open Strategy

Open Strategy book summary

Professors Christian Stadler, Julia Hautz, Kurt Matzler, and Stephan Friedrich von den Eichen describe open idea sourcing. It is a centuries-old method that involves varied groups of insiders and outsiders.…

12 Rules for Life

12 Rules for Life

Jordan Peterson’s 12 principles for life are not without debate or moral clarity. He is the author, clinical psychologist, and a University of Toronto psychology professor. He also wrote this book;…

The Power of Pressure

The Power of Pressure book summary

Whether you’re an Olympic athlete, a sales representative, or a college student, your ability to handle pressure influences your success – or failure. “A diamond is a lump of coal…

How to make Ecosystem for Business

winning the right game book summary | Building ecosystem and business disruption

This critical study by strategy professor Ron Adner may cause you to reconsider what you “know” about disruption. The majority of advice on the subject still sets start-ups against incumbents.…

Stillness is the Key Book Summary

Stillness is the key summary

The greatest minds throughout history had a quality that media strategist Ryan Holiday refers to as “stillness.” This state of quiet equanimity allows you to concentrate on what is important…