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“Unsubscribe: How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done” by Jocelyn Glei (Book Summary)

Unsubscribe is a short book on email management by Jocelyn Glei. The book does four things.First, it explains the psychology that makes email so addictive and problematic.Second, it gives you strategies for managing email in more productive ways.Third, it teaches you how to write better emails.Fourth, it gives you pre-written scripts for various email challenges, including […]

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“The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles” by Steven Pressfield (Book Summary)

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield is all about resistance and how to overcome it. Resistance? It’s that internal force that rises whenever we consider engaging in an activity that is highly beneficial for us, but also hard and uncomfortable. Have you ever bought a treadmill but never used it? Ever quit an exercise regimen, a […]

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“The Happiness Advantage” by Shawn Achor (Book Summary)

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor is one of my favorite Positive Psychology books. Published in 2010, the premise of the book is simple: Happiness fuels success, not the other way around. Chasing after success in the hopes of becoming happy once we’ve “made it” doesn’t work. Instead, we need to create happiness now and capitalize […]

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