Book Review: Never Split the Difference

Posted by Jack McKew on Thu 07 May 2020 in Book Reviews • Tagged with bookreview, principles • 2 min read

Never Split the difference by Chris Voss & Tahl Raz is a fantastic book how handling negotiations effectively. Chris is a former hostage negotiator for the FBI involving terrorist & kidnapping situations, this book helps you gain insight into how he dealt with negotiations then, and practical examples you can use in …


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Book Review: Courage To Be Disliked

Posted by Jack McKew on Wed 04 March 2020 in Book Reviews • Tagged with bookreview, principles, habits • 5 min read

The courage to be disliked is a book around the work of a 19th century psychologist who determined that happiness lies within the individual and doesn't depend on the past whatsoever. I really enjoyed reading this book, and would recommend it to anyone at all walks & stages of life.

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Book Review: The Power Of Habits

Posted by Jack McKew on Thu 13 February 2020 in Book Reviews • Tagged with bookreview, principles, habits • 3 min read

Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg was one of the most useful books I have read. While it doesn't explicitly step the reader through how to change habits, it thoroughly goes through many examples of where habits have changed other people's lives, case studies if you will. By then being …


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Book Review: Principles by Ray Dalio

Posted by Jack McKew on Fri 11 October 2019 in Book Reviews • Tagged with bookreview, principles, habits • 4 min read

I've just finished reading Ray Dalio's book Principles, and wanted to use this space to jot down some of my personal takeaways and thoughts. To give some background, Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Assosciates, one of the largest hedge funds in the world, wrote this book around the unique principles …


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