📖 Let's Pick The Next Read!
Some of you may have noticed this already. The Startup Book Club where I participated died earlier this year abandoned by the original founder. The community around the Club has been active and needed some new place and formula.
That's why we created the Bit Better Book Club. For now, you have to manually create a Forum account and join the notification list. In the future, this will become a single step. We're still voting for the next titles to read. Want to help us?
And on a different note, I've recently learned about Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, the most remote permanent settlement in the world. Ever since reading about it, I want to travel there. What is an exotic location you'd like to visit?
Replace Your To-Do List With Interstitial Journaling To Increase Productivity
If you like to experiment with the way you work, this technique can help you clear your mind, get better focus, and waste less energy.
How an Ancient Greek philosophy can maximize your productivity
Yes, it's on stoicism, a hot topic nowadays. The philosophy's main takeaway is to care about what we have control over instead of worrying about the external circumstances. Suits me!
How to Read Two Books a Week
I don't think you have to go that far. A book every two weeks is a great feat in itself.
"48 Laws of Power" by Robert Greene is a really interesting, although a bit horrifying, book. It highlights many behaviors that notable people practiced to gain power. A careful selection of anecdotes from history is enough to recommend this one!
"It's Not What It Looks Like" by Molly Burke is an Audible exclusive. It tells the story of a fashion/make-up/beauty YouTuber that happens to be blind. Molly shares her story related to sight loss, talks openly about the mental health issues associated with it, and shares some tools she uses to make her life happy and joyful. It probably won't change your life but it shows us how people with disabilities perceive the world.
A friend of mine recently shared his recording after 6 months of learning to play the saxophone. Other than that I'm currently running a series dedicated to Rhys Fulber on my music blog. This Canadian artist is responsible for such projects as Front Line Assembly, Delerium, Conjure One, Synaesthesia, and several others. I adore his work!