If you want to become a better learner (which I think is important for everyone), I have news for you: my blogging friend Scott H Young just released Learn More, Study Less: The Video Course. It’s an expansion of his popular e-book Learn More, Study Less which has sold thousands of copies. I enjoy the original e-book (here is my review) and that’s why I was glad to know that Scott created an expansion of it. In addition to the e-book (228 pages), the course contains:
Do you want to be productive? Then you need to get organized. Getting organized helps you do your work efficiently. You won’t waste time and energy trying to get the resources you need when you need them. You won’t miss opportunities just because you forget something. I recently read a good book on this topic titled Getting Organized in the Google Era by Douglass C. Merrill (former CIO of Google) and James A. Martin. The book aims to help you get organized by taking full advantage of the tools the Internet era provides. Let’s dig deeper into the book. Inside Getting Organized in the Google Era The book has three parts with a total of fifteen chapters.
Leo Babauta of Zen Habits just released a new e-book entitled The Essential Motivation Handbook. It’s an e-book that helps you find the motivation you need to reach your goals. As you know, motivation is essential for success. Why? Because there is no such thing as easy success. You must go through difficult times on your way to success. Without motivation, you may get discouraged and stop without ever reaching your destination. This 112-page e-book helps you find the motivation you need by giving you practical tips in 25 short sections. Here are some of them:
Optimizing your personal finance is one of the most important things to do. The reason is that your financial situation affects other parts of your life. If you had financial problems then it would be difficult for you to live life to the fullest. That’s why I was glad to receive a review copy of I Will Teach You To Be Rich by Ramit Sethi. The book aims to help you optimize your personal finance. Though the word “rich” in the title might mean different things for different people, here is what it means for the author: What does rich mean to you? For me, it’s about freedom ”” it’s about not having to think about money all the time and being able to travel and work on the things that interest me. I agree completely. Being rich is not about having a lot of money. It’s about having the freedom to enjoy life without financial worries.
Have you ever dreamed of getting all the topics of self improvement in one place and seeing how they relate to each other? Well, your dream might have just come true. The MasterMind Matrix Chart by Adam Sicinski covers practically all self improvement topics you can think of in one huge mind map. Looking at the chart as a whole is like seeing the map of a city. You can see roads to multiple blocks within the city. Within each block, you can see how those roads split into small streets. Following the roads in the chart makes you feel like you are traveling in the city of Self Improvement.
Personal branding is a hot topic right now. Since competition in the job market is getting more intense, you need a way to differentiate yourself. You need a way to stand out from the crowd. Personal branding is a good way to do that. The book Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success by Dan Schawbel aims to help you build your personal brand in this connected world. In the author’s words: Me 2.0 describes the history of personal branding; how the Internet has revolutionized career development; and how individuals can leverage social media for personal empowerment, self-management, and networking. Let’s look inside the book.