I always read self-help books on various subjects – it can be about careers, business, relationships, fitness or just living a better life, it is always a good source to get ideas and influence for self-improvement goals.
There are a lot of crap books, lots of good ones and then there are those that change how you approach your life. Here are 3 insightful reads:
Into the Wild
I was living in Canada on a gap year when I was recommended this book. I was at a stage between finishing University and trying to comprehend what I would do with the rest of my life. Continue reading →
If you are like me and enjoy a lazy Sunday going on the Internet, but like to spend your time as productively as possible. Might I suggest some website for you to visit today and why I think they are great. Continue reading →
Hey ho, let’s go… insane at Badass Mudder: On a very hot, humid Saturday morning my friend Tom and I took part in the Badass Mudder obstacle race at the River Lune, Lancaster. We crashed over at friends, so had … Continue reading →
MJ DeMarco, highlights the way to becoming wealthy through the concept of the slowlane and the fastlane. The slowlane is explained as getting a good job, saving, investing in the stock market, being careful with money – until the ‘payoff’ when you are old you’ll also be rich.
The fastlane – the main theme of the book is about using finite time effectively to maximise the amount of money made.
The first few chapters really repeat ‘Get rich slow’ and constant references to Lamborginies, therefore I did begin to wonder if the author was just a one-note bragger, critiquing a lifestyle without offering answers to achieve wealth.
As I started reading Bachelor pad economics, my first impression that this was going to be a blunt, no-nonsense approach about all things financial for men.
And I do mean all things – this covers a life cycle starting with the young man considering college/university to planning for death.
I fear if you are an idealist you may not appreciate the nature of this book, I probably would not agree with the author on everything but I found myself nodding in agreement with a lot of things said. Continue reading →
The book approaches self-development by looking at mistakes in hindsight that Scott had made and reflecting on what he. This was something I found quite valuable and have begun looking at incidents of failures in my life and what I have learnt from it. Hopefully one day I will actually get to the win big stage! Continue reading →