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James Andrew Miller’s Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of James Andrew Miller’s New York Times bestseller Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency An astonishing—and astonishingly entertaining—history of Hollywood’s transformation over the past five decades as seen through the agency at the heart of it all, from the #1 bestselling co-author of Live from New York and Those Guys Have All the Fun.
The President's Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of The President's Book of Secrets:The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America's Presidents from Kennedy to Obama Every president has had a unique and complicated relationship with the intelligence community. While some have been coolly distant, even adversarial, others have found their intelligence agencies to be among the most valuable instruments of policy and power
Rob Bell’s How to Be Here: A Guide to Creating a Life Worth Living | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Rob Bell’s How to Be Here: A Guide to Creating a Life Worth Living The popular pastor and New York Times bestselling author of Love Wins and What We Talk About When We Talk About God shows us how to pursue and realize our dreams, live in the moment, and joyfully do the things that make us come alive.
Dan Lyons’ Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / computer industry, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Dan Lyons' Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble. With portraits of devilish angel investors, fad-chasing venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and wantrapreneurs, bloggers and brogrammers, DISRUPTED is a hilarious story of self-reinvention, as well as a sharp critique of life in the tech bubble, exposing what Lyons calls “the dark side of Silicon Valley.”
David McCullough’s John Adams | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of David McCullough’s John Adams The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.
Cameron Diaz & Sandra Bark’s The Longevity Book: The Science of Aging, the Biology of Strength and the Privilege of Time | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
The Longevity Book explores what history, biology, neuroscience, and the women’s health movement can teach us about maintaining optimal health as we transition from our thirties to midlife. The Longevity Book offers an all-encompassing, holistic look at how the female body ages—and what we can all do to age better.
Adam Hochschild’s Spain In Our Heart: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936 – 1939 | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Adam Hochschild’s Spain In Our Heart: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936 – 1939 From the acclaimed, best-selling author Adam Hochschild, a sweeping history of the Spanish Civil War, told through a dozen characters, including Ernest Hemingway and George Orwell: a tale of idealism, heartbreaking suffering, and a noble cause that failed.
Henry Cloud’s The Power of the Other: The Startling Effect Other People Have on you, from the Boardroom to the Bedroom and Beyond -and What to Do About It | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Most leadership coaching focuses on helping leaders build their skills and knowledge and close performance gaps. These are necessary, but not sufficient. Using evidence from neuroscience and his work with leaders, Dr. Henry Cloud shows that the best performers draw on another vital resource: personal and professional relationships that fuel growth and help them surpass current limits.
Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths' Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Brian Christian & Tom Griffiths' Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions A fascinating exploration of how insights from computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives, helping to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mind.
Larry Olmsted’s Real Food/Fake Food Why You Don’t Know What You’re Eating and What You Can Do About It | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Food-content guides, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Real Food/ Fake Food where Olmsted brings readers into the unregulated food industry, revealing the shocking deception that extends from high-end foods like olive oil, wine, and Kobe beef to everyday staples such as coffee, honey, juice, and cheese. It’s a massive bait and switch in which counterfeiting is rampant and in which the consumer ultimately pays the price.
Robert Kegan & Lisa Lahey’s An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Robert Kegan & Lisa Lahey’s An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization. An Everyone Culture dives deep into the worlds of three leading companies that embody this breakthrough approach. This book demonstrates a whole new way of being at work. It suggests that the culture you create is your strategy and that the key to success is developing everyone
Chris Voss & Tahl Raz’s Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Negotiating, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Never Split the Difference takes you inside the world of high-stakes negotiations, revealing the skills that helped him and his colleagues succeed where it mattered most: saving lives. In this practical guide, he shares the nine effective principles—counter-intuitive tactics and strategies—you too can use to become more persuasive in both your professional and personal life.
Ryan Holiday’s Ego Is The Enemy | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Ryan Holiday’s Ego Is The Enemy Ego Is the Enemy draws on a vast array of stories and examples. We meet fascinating figures such as George Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Katharine Graham, and Bill Belichick, who all reached the highest levels of power and success by con­quering their own egos. Their strategies and tactics can be ours as well.
David D. Burns’ Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of David D. Burns’ Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other ′black holes′ of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, David D. Burns, M.D. outlines the remarkable techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life.
Peter H. Diamandis & Steven Kolter’s Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth and Impact the World | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
A radical, how-to guide for using exponential technologies, moonshot thinking, and crowd-powered tools, Bold unfolds in three parts. Part One focuses on the exponential technologies that are disrupting today’s Fortune 500 companies and enabling upstart entrepreneurs to go from “I’ve got an idea” to “I run a billion-dollar company” far faster than ever before.
Summary Steve Case’s The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of The Future | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Steve Case’s NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of The Future One of America’s most accomplished entrepreneurs—a pioneer who made the Internet part of everyday life and orchestrated the largest merger in the history of business—shares a roadmap for how anyone can succeed in a world of rapidly changing technology.
Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life. biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States. In this groundbreaking work, Chernow shatters forever the stereotype of George Washington as a stolid, unemotional figure and brings to vivid life a dashing, passionate man of fiery opinions and many moods.
Grant Cardone’s The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is a Summary of Grant Cardone’s The 10X Rule: The Only Difference Between Success and Failure While most people operate with only three degrees of action-no action, retreat, or normal action-if you're after big goals, you don't want to settle for the ordinary. To reach the next level, you must understand the coveted 4th degree of action. This 4th degree is also know as the 10 X Rule.
Gary Vaynerchuk’s #AskGaryVee: One Entrepreneur’s Take on Leadership, Social Media, and Self-Awareness | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Whether you’re planning to start your own company, working in digital media, or have landed your first job in a traditional company, #AskGaryVee is your essential guide to making things happen in a big way.
Joel Fuhrman’s The End of Heart Disease: The Eat to Live Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Heart disease and strokes are the leading cause of death in the United States—but it isn’t inevitable. The cure for America’s most lethal killer doesn’t require expensive medications or rounds of invasive surgery. In fact 99 percent of heart disease–related deaths are entirely preventable with diet and nutrition. The cure for reversing heart disease is as simple as changing the food we eat.

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