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Anything you want – Derek Sivers

If I had to summarise this book in one sentence, I would say:

Always remember, whether you are chasing money, fame or possessions, happiness is the goal. So do what makes you happy.

Derek Sivers is the founder of CD Baby, a website that became the largest seller of independent music on the internet with over $100M in sales and 150,000 musician clients. But Sivers never intended to start a massive online store. He started out with a site just to sell his own CD’s, then put on the CD’s of a few friends and it grew from there…. Read more

Solve for Happy: Engineer your path to joy

I don’t say this lightly, but Solve for Happy has probably been one of the best book I have ever read.

This book will change your life and your outlook on life in a fundamental way.

It is not like any of the other “self help”books out there. This is a highly logical breakdown of how to solve the happiness problem. Mo, quite literally, takes the problem statement of how to be happy and solves it like a mathematical theorem. Read more

The Second Machine age

The Second Machine Age is a very interesting book where the authors ask the question: “Are we living through the second industrial revolution?”

Are machines doing for brain power what they did for muscle power in the first industrial revolution…..

In this short video, I summarize the main ideas from this book.

Hope you enjoy:

 

 

The Inevitable – Kevin Kelly (Book Summary)

After reading 2 books that were fairly negative about the future, it was a breath of fresh air to read Kevin Kelly’s book: The Inevitable – Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future.

Kelly co-founded Wired magezine in 1993, and served as its Executive Editor for its first seven years. He’s always at the cutting edge off technology and follows some of the most important trends in tech today. Read more