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The Science of Self-Learning

Peter Hollins, February 12, 2021

"How to Teach Yourself Anything, Learn More in Less Time, and Direct Your Own Education". Simple introduction to basics and tactics of learning things on your own.

Never Split the Difference

Chris Voss, Tahl Raz, December 11, 2020

A book on negotiation tactics that doesn't try to make the other side say "yes", but rather get them to commit.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Marie Kondō, September 08, 2020

It's a world-famous book on how to keep your house / office / garage (/ life?) tidy. Instead of focusing on organising techniques it focuses on letting go of stuff that we own, but do not need (in other words: clutter).

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Greg McKeown, January 15, 2019

Essentialism is a how-to book for deciding what's important and what's not. It tells us how to focus on the former and get it done. As a person who likes to improve my personal (and work) processes, I obviously enjoyed it, but I also think it helped me level-up my personal productivity.

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