Category: Book Summaries

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Book Review: The Psychology Of Money By Morgan Housel

Recently Morgan Housel’s book, The Psychology of Money, was recommended on my list of podcasts and YouTube videos. Why?  I don’t know. Maybe “Google” was trying to tell me something?  🙂 Anyway, after listening to his interview about his latest book, I had to order one for myself. I love his statement in the Introduction: …

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Contagious Book Summary – Why Things Go Viral

Up until recently, one of the most influential books that’s helped in ALL aspects of my life (work, family and social) was Dr. Robert Cialdini’s Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion. Once I started learning about why we do the things that we do, I’ve become fascinated with behavioral psychology. Recently I joined one of…

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Influence Book Summary – The Psychology of Persuasion

If there’s one book that I’ve read that has helped me in ALL aspects of life (work, family and social), it would be Dr. Robert Cialdini’s Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion. It’s also frequently mentioned on podcasts as being on the interviewers favorite books list. There’s something about both psychology and negotiation that has…

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59 Wealth Building Quotes From The Richest Man in Babylon

Don’t let the date (1926) fool you into thinking that the book, The Richest Man In Babylon, is still not relevant today. It and other classics such as Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich (1937), contain wealth building lessons that will NEVER go out of style.  The Richest Man In Babylon has gained tremendous popularity…

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Is Becoming a Doctor Worth It? Why Doctors Don’t Get Rich

I remember growing up during high school watching Bill Cosby play Dr. Cliff Huxtable on the Cosby Show. There was one particular episode where he deliberately dressed in shabby clothes when purchasing a new car. He wanted to teach his kids that you shouldn’t ever dress like you’re wealthy when making large purchases in order…

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9 Minute Read: How’s The Culture In Your Kingdom Summary

How’s The Culture In Your Kingdom During the pandemic, Louisiana dental offices were shut down for seven weeks. It seemed that our state’s government didn’t consider our services “essential” yet people could still play the lotto and buy alcohol. No comment. The much needed down time allowed me to rethink some things both on a…

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When Negotiating – Never Split The Difference

Chris Voss Never Split The Difference There’s something about terrorists, Navy Seals, hostage negotiations and drug cartels that’s always peaked my interest. So when I recently heard former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss discuss his book, Never Split The Difference on the Entreleadership podcast, I was immediately fascinated. When you think about it, we’re negotiating with people…

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The Richest Man In Babylon Summary – 7 Wealth Lessons

The Richest Man In Babylon Book Summary If you’re reading this article, then it’s safe to say you’re interested in: building of wealth financial advice saving money wanting financial success There’s also a good chance that you like to read. People that don’t read much (but want to) usually blame their busy lifestyle. Yet rich…

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The Latte Factor – 7 Lessons From A Barista

I’ve been a fan of author David Bach fan for sometime now and became inspired to pursue financial freedom shortly after reading The Automatic Millionaire many years ago. He’s also written other bestsellers such as: Smart Women Finish Rich  Start Late Finish Rich  Smart Couples Finish Rich So when I recently heard that he’d written…

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Personal Capital vs Wealthfront – Which Is Best?

Personal Capital vs Wealthfront – Which is best? Personal Capital and Wealthfront are two of the more popular web-based investment management platforms. But choosing which to use is like anything else in the personal finance world, it all comes down to personal preference and need. Each platform caters to a different segment of the investing…

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The Doctor’s Guide To Eliminating Debt – 5 Minute Book Summary

It’s funny how our paths cross in life. During a break at a recent FinCon meeting (conference for financial bloggers and professionals), I happened to turn to the guy sitting behind me. It seemed that there had been a schedule change that I was unaware of. Little did I know that this “guy” happened to be someone…