The Power of Habit

19 December, 2019

A popular book of interesting anecdotes detailing how habits are formed and how they impact our lives and businesses.

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Rich Dad Poor Dad

14 October, 2019

The classic but controversial personal finance hit book that many point to as the beginning inspiration for their real estate investing aspirations. Buy Assets. Avoid Liabilities.

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Atomic Habits

19 August, 2019

Instead of focusing on goals, you should focus on building a system of small but effective habits (or repeated actions) based around the identity that you wish to adopt in the aims of continuously improving over your life. This book presents different strategies to help with behavior change in adopting these small habits while dispensing the potential negative habits that may be affecting your life in a negative manner.

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The $100 Startup

31 July, 2019

How to create a lean and efficient startup company with minimal startup costs and minimal employees by exploring the convergence of your interest and skills and an active market demand.

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Purple Cow

15 July, 2019

The old methods of mass marketing is no longer effective. The power of the TV-industrial complex has weakened significantly. The key to successful marketing is now creating a product or service that is remarkable enough to capture the attention of early adopters who are willing and capable of propagating it to the larger majority.

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The Million Dollar, One Person Business

26 June, 2019

Is it possible to bootstrap a million-dollar per year in revenue business on a minimal investment while remaining the only employee? Elaine attempts to provide a framework to accomplish such a feat while exploring multiple case studies of businesses that share the aforementioned characteristics.

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War of Art

12 June, 2019

The difference between the amateur and the professional is the professional's ability to face the active forces of Resistance and do his work regardless.

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Start With Why

21 May, 2019

Behind every great business or person is a WHY that influences the HOW to that business or person's WHAT. If your WHY is vague or non-existent, everything else will suffer accordingly. Therefore, you should always start by establishing your WHY.

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Be Obsessed or Be Average

01 May, 2019

If you want to achieve anything in life, you will need to develop an obsession with your goals. You will need to exaggerate your goals. You will need to be persistent. Otherwise, you'll be average, and being average carries more risks than the alternative.

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So Good They Can't Ignore You

04 April, 2019

Don't look for passion to guide you toward a fulfilling life. Adopt a craftsman's mindset and use deliberate practice to develop career capital that you can leverage for a great job that gives creativity, impact, and control.

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The 4-Hour Workweek

22 March, 2019

Learn about becoming the new rich; people who are using automated and outsourced businesses, called muses, to finance their lifestyle design by minimizing time worked while maximizing income produced.

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The ONE Thing

31 January, 2019

By narrowing your focus and your actions upon the ONE Thing, your ONE purpose; you can achieve extraodinary results. This is another personal development book in the vein of goal setting, productivity, and life management. It seeks to dispel a lot of common personal development idioms as myths and help the reader remove competing distractions while hyper-focusing their actions and priorities upon well-defined but also extraordinary goals in the multiple areas of their lives.

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About

Blake Adams is a writer, software developer, technical consultant, and financial independence enthusiast living in Oxford, MS.

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Latest Booknotes

The Power of Habit

19 December, 2019

Read My Highlights in 9 Minutes

Rich Dad Poor Dad

14 October, 2019

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Atomic Habits

19 August, 2019

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