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The necessity of reading

Knowledge does not come out of nowhere. The right knowledge doesn’t anyways. Obviously, humans cannot help but learn. If I miss my train, because I have left my apartment too late, I have learned to leave earlier next time, if I hear about a new town, I have learned a new geographical fact. But when we follow certain values as…

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Books that get you going 4 – Honoring the Self

Choosing the fourth and final book for the series was really hard. There are still another 20 in my shelf, which would have been worth presenting here. I choose “Honoring the Self” by Nathaniel Branden, because I have also read various essays written by him and think that he has a lot of important insights to give on the topics…

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Books that get you going 3 – The 50th law

“The 50th law” is an amazing cooperation between the author Robert Greene and the well-known Rapper 50 Cent. I could understand if you are confused. 50 Cent didn’t especially strike me as a very deep personality, as someone, who’d have a say in a book. Girl, was I wrong! I have to admit that I haven’t put much effort into…

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Books that get you going 2 – Essentialism

In 2014 Greg McKeown published his book “Essentialism”. He himself calls himself an essentialist – a person who is able to focus, to work efficiently, is productive and uses his time wisely. Some facts The author, Greg McKeown, is a Stanford University graduate and works as a business consultant and public speaker on leadership (next to writing, obviously). The book…

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Books that get you going 1 – The New Psycho-Cybernetics

The book “Psycho-Cybernetics” by Dr. Maxwell Maltz was published for the first time in 1960 – and then republished, and republished and republished until the current version, “The New Psycho- Cybernetics”, edited and updated by Dan S. Kennedy was introduced as the (currently) final product. Some facts The original author is Dr. Maltz, a plastic surgeon who has studied the…

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Books that get you going – the series

It doesn’t really matter at what stage of your life you are. Sooner or later you will start something new, or at least have the desire to do so. You will want to improve yourself, one way or the other, move forward and find motivation and happiness in your life. Do you know those people, working in an office, complaining…

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