New books summaries

Nonsense
Jamie Holmes
Why ambiguity is empowering. Do you like not knowing all the answers? Most people would say no because confusion scares us. But Nonsense (2018) explores the reasons why not knowing things can empower and embolden our lives.
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Money
Laura Whateley
Learn all about the commodity that makes the world go round. You can think of Money (2018) as your user’s guide to all things finance. Written by award-winning consumer finance journalist Laura Whateley, Money is for the average person who wants to know more about their finances and how to manage them. If you’ve ever felt lost in the complex jargon of investment bankers and Wall Street whiz kids, then Money is for you!
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16 minutes
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Mating in Captivity
Esther Perel
Were humans really meant to be monogamous? Mating in Captivity (2006) analyzes the complicated question of passion, sex, and infidelity in long-term relationships. Drawing on her years of experience as a couples’ therapist, Esther Perel investigates the question that has plagued every monogamous romantic relationship in history: is it possible to maintain passion over the course of a long term relationship?
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14 minutes
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Lives of the Stoics
Ryan Holiday, Stephen Hansel
What we can learn from the lives of the great Stoic philosophers. The Stoics are more than dusty old books and men in togas! Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hansel posit that the lives of the ancient Stoic philosophers can teach us everything we need to know about wisdom and morality in the modern age. Lives of the Stoics (2020) studies the lives of famous philosophers to bring you practical lessons about life and philosophy.
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Little Bets
Peter Sims
Learn how small discoveries can change the world. Little Bets (2011) explores the power of small thoughts, ideas, and actions that later blossom to transform the world. Written for entrepreneurs and innovators who need to rediscover their creative spark, Peter Sims’ exploration of tiny miracles is sure to give you the boost you need.
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Lost on The Way
Blake Farha
Learn how taking a hike can change your life! Lost on The Way (2020) is a raw and unedited journey of self-reflection. It documents the life and thoughts of Blake Farha, a young man who turned challenging circumstances into empowerment and joy. This book allows you to delve into Blake’s real travel journal as he hikes the Camino de Santiago and finds himself along the way.
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20 minutes
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Good Vibes, Good Life
Vex King
Learn how to unlock your potential through the power of positive thinking. Good Vibes, Good Life (2020) posits that if you want to change your life, you have to start by changing your mindset. Author and motivational speaker Vex King approaches this by providing practical solutions for cultivating positive thoughts and a fulfilling life.
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Good and Mad
Rebecca Traister
Why feminists are angry-- and why that’s a good thing! Good and Mad (2018) explores the righteous indignation of the 21st-century feminist. Providing an overview of injustice and violence against women, Rebecca Traister charts the re-emergence of feminist political anger and the transformative hope it offers for our society.
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19 minutes
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Fair Pay, Fair Play
Robin A. Ferracone
Learn why excessive executive compensation is problematic. Fair Pay, Fair Play (2010) takes an in-depth, critical look at the issue of executive compensation. Written by executive compensation consultant Robin A. Ferracone, this book relies on the author’s 30 years of practical experience to explore the nuances of executive compensation, including the fallacies of using financial incentives as motivators to boost executive performance.
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23 minutes
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Content Rules
Ann Handley, C.C. Chapman
Learn how to create the content that will set your brand apart. Content Rules (2012) is an accessible pocket guide to crafting the content that will help your business succeed. Written by two marketing experts who have implemented their tried-and-true strategies time and time again, Content Rules will empower you with the tools you need to succeed!
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16 minutes
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