Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror

https://smile.amazon.com/Lenin-Man-Dictator-Master-Terror/dp/1101871636?sa-no-redirect=1 Was a revolutionary in the sense that we have forgetten in today's time. Always on the run from the state. Living in different houses and underground. Left the country.Was an outright terrorist with some of his ends justify the means approachIn some ways he was the same as Trump - a mean and nasty … Continue reading Lenin: The Man, the Dictator, and the Master of Terror

Grit – Angela Duckworth

https://smile.amazon.com/Grit-Passion-Perseverance-Angela-Duckworth/dp/1501111108?sa-no-redirect=1 Have a growth mindset. Effort counts twice. Need to stick to a goal to become truly great. Learning to quit also important. Need to try for 1-2 years. To parent --> latin pere -->- to bring forth. Not a genius --> not a genius yet

Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

The book: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siddhartha_(novel) High notes: Fall like a star, unphased by the wind. Unmoved from your course that was charted from within. Look for no teacher other than time. You cannot be redeemed by another, only yourself. These truths are the same for others. You cannot be their teacher to redeem them. They must travel their … Continue reading Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

Not Fade Away

The book: https://www.amazon.com/Not-Fade-Away-Short-Lived/dp/006073731X High Notes: Our tension in life comes from the tensions between the past present and future. Regret comes from poisoned minutes, spent on the wrong thing. At the same time, the present barely exists except as a launch pad for the future. You've got to plan. You've got to worry. To balance this … Continue reading Not Fade Away

How to Get Rich by Dennis Felix

The Book: How to Get Rich by Dennis Felix - https://www.amazon.com/How-Get-Rich-Greatest-Entrepreneurs/dp/1591842719 The High Notes Pick and industry that fits your interests, has a good tide, and where you have a natural ability. You simply must get started. If you do not get started, you will never make it. Look! Gazelles with diamonds in their guts. There’s … Continue reading How to Get Rich by Dennis Felix

What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars by Brendan Moynihan

Key points: Are you trying to be right or trying to be profitable? Do you know what information/price would get you to believe your position is unprofitable? If not - you are trying to be right! You can fall into "crowd" psychology with only one person!   More notes Focus on not losing rather than … Continue reading What I Learned Losing A Million Dollars by Brendan Moynihan