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Alright, on to this week’s books!
Personality Isn’t Permanent by Benjamin Hardy
1-Sentence-Summary: Personality Isn’t Permanent will shatter your long-held beliefs that you’re stuck as yourself, flaws and all, by identifying why the person you are is changeable and giving you specific and actionable steps to change.
- There are five destructive myths about personality that lead to mediocrity and support the fixed mindset that holds you back.
- Your goals determine your personality and are the tool you need to change your identity.
- No matter who you’ve been in the past or who you are now, you can upgrade how you see yourself and transform your future.
If you want to beat the beliefs that are holding you back so you can become a better person, this book is for you.
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
1-Sentence-Summary: How To Be An Antiracist will make you a better, kinder, and more fair person by revealing how deeply ingrained racism is in our society and outlining what we can all do to annihilate it completely.
- It’s racist to believe that the behavior of certain groups of people is inferior and that they need to change to become equal.
- There are no significant biological differences between races, and you are racist if you think there are.
- Our society is sick with the cancer of racism that pervades many organizations and aspects of life, but we can overcome it.
If you want to help stop racism, this book is for you.
Best Self by Mike Bayer
1-Sentence-Summary: Best Self will help you become the hero you’ve always wanted to be by teaching you how to be honest with yourself about what you desire, identify your toxic anti-self, and discover the traits of the greatest possible version of you that you can imagine.
- Don’t worry if you never learned how to reach your full potential, simply start now by defining the version of yourself that would make you happiest.
- Use the power of honesty to vanquish the villain of fear that is holding you back.
- Help yourself first so you can take great care of other people.
If you want to reach your full potential, this book is for you.
What other books did we summarize this week?
Brandwashed by Martin Lindstrom will help you make better buying decisions by identifying the psychological tools that marketers use to turn your own brain against you and make you think that you need to buy their products.
Capitalism by James Fulcher shows you how the movement of money in the world really works by outlining the dominant system in the world and its origins and future.
Building Social Business by Muhammad Yunus will teach you how to change the world for the better by starting a company that does good for mankind, giving you all the answers about how they work and how to begin one of your own.
Brainfluence by Roger Dooley will help you get more sales by revealing people’s subconscious thinking and their motivations in the decision-making process they use when buying.
We hope you have a wonderful week and enjoy reading these summaries!