Book Giveaway #66: The Reinventors

The author and associated researchers screened about 22,000 companies, including some of the most successful stories of companies that survived 2008 recession. This book, first published in 2012, has a very specific goal: find out HOW the best companies pursue NEVER-ENDING RADICAL CHANGE. Continue reading Book Giveaway #66: The Reinventors

Book Giveaway #65: Becoming A Life Change Artist

“The great artists show us how we can leverage our creative dilemmas to realize BREAKTHROUGHS not only in art but also in lives. Creative dilemmas are sources of INNOVATIVE breakthroughs in art as well as in life.” Continue reading Book Giveaway #65: Becoming A Life Change Artist

Book Giveaway #64: Willpower Doesn’t Work

When it comes to achieving goals making committed decisions involves:

1. investing upfront;
2. MAKING IT PUBLIC
3, Setting a timeline
4. installing SEVERAL FORMS OF FEEDBACK / ACCOUNTABILITY; and
5. removing or altering EVERYTHING in your environment that OPPOSES your commitment. Continue reading Book Giveaway #64: Willpower Doesn’t Work

Book Giveaway #63: Effortless Living

Thus, what we have, so far, is TOTAL TRUST and EFFORTLESSNESS.

This is where a philosopher called Laozi (or Lao Tzu) – a mysterious semi-historical duing 6 BC – did us a great service. He is credited with a text called Tao-Te-Ching – which is like a manual on effortlessness. This philosophy could be summarized as – *Do nothing and accomplish everything*. Flow freely like water in life, around whatever shows up, and everything will get done in natural course of life. “Wu Wei” is a term to denote “effortless action”. Continue reading Book Giveaway #63: Effortless Living

Book Giveaway #62: Rise To The Dawn

Please DO NOT RUSH TO A GURU. You need to first make your own independent efforts. He says:

“Start preparing yourself in the first instance. Awake, balance your mind and heart, determine your goal as a balanced person, you will surely come across a master.”

This book explains the human nature and the spiritual process in most simple terms. In easy conversational tone, it seems, the author is directly talking to you. Time to begin THE REAL JOURNEY of life? Continue reading Book Giveaway #62: Rise To The Dawn

Book Giveaway #61: Zero to One

He offers (through Thiel Fellowship) $100,000 to students (below age 23) to drop out of college to pursue independent research, project or venture. If you are above 23, you need to venture it out on your own. Some people think that commercial success is about superior intelligence, better luck or some divine karma. Get ready to have your beliefs shaken in the 6th chapter – “You Are Not A Lottery Ticket”. Continue reading Book Giveaway #61: Zero to One

Book Giveaway #60: The Man Who Thought Different

“Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life. Continue reading Book Giveaway #60: The Man Who Thought Different

Book Giveaway #58: Dare To Lead

Revolution might sound a little dramatic, but in this world, choosing authenticity and worthiness is an absolute act if resistance. Choosing to live and love with our whole hearts is act of defiance. You are going to confuse, piss off, and terrify lots of people – including yourself. One minute you’ll pray that the transformation stops, and the next minute you’ll pray that it never ends. Continue reading Book Giveaway #58: Dare To Lead