This book is a gem of good information. It’s a fascinating exploration of what science says about the most effective learning and memory techniques — shining light on the techniques that actually work and those that do not work.
In the fields of learning and performance you need to push yourself relentlessly but not so much that you crack down. Just like muscles need to tear to grow, so does the brain needs to stretch beyond its ability to grow.
The famous 10 000 hour rule to achieve success came from this book. But time isn’t the only factor. Seized opportunities, luck and high intensity deliberate practice are some of the others.
David Allen created a masterpiece to reduce procrastination and increase productivity. A simple yet effective method based on using lists should make sure you consistently keep going forward.
Habits. We can’t live without them, and if taken to our advantage they can be extremely useful. But they can also be a pain to change. In this summary we’ll discover how habits are formed, how to form a habit that we want, and how to change habits that we want to get rid of.
What is the mental framework of champions according to Bob Bowman, Michael Phelp’s coach.
What are the real secrets of success in sports, and what lessons do they offer about life? Why doesn’t Tiger Woods “choke”? Why are the best figure skaters those that have fallen over the most and why are there places that produce unusually high amounts of talent?
This book essentially talks about the importance of networking not only for our professional but also personal life. Inside are some notes I took during its reading about what I found personally to the most interesting topics or information.