🏷 mindset

Readings and ideas related to self-development and personal/professional growth🌵

Atomic Habits by James Clear

6 min read
Weightlifter, author, and habit building scholar teaches you how to train yourself to acquire/remove habits while avoiding common pitfalls and increasing the chances of obtaining long lasting results using his simple but powerful 4 laws of habit building and s…▷ read more

Rework by Jason Fried

3 min read
A team of entrepreneurs (Jason Fried and DHH) write a book with all the quick and straightforward things you can do succeed when setting up a new business. They are advocates for small no-gimmicks business thinking and inspire readers into action with solid a…▷ read more

3 Lessons from the Daily Stoic

3 min read
I took the daily stoic challenge this summer. It is a 10-day program developed by author Ryan Holiday that will encourage you to implement ideas from the stoics into your daily live. Here are few things I learned during the challenge, if you read this I still…▷ read more

Anything You Want by Derek Sivers

7 min read
World's most approachable entrepreneur narrates some of  the most valuable lessons he learnt while building his iconic company CDBaby. Finished: Jun 2017 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Get the book 👈 César D. Velandia’s review of Anything You Want4/5: Entertaining, unpretenti…▷ read more

Run and Meditate

2 min read
This is probably your situation too. I find very difficult to find enough time to take care of myself. Running and meditation have been for a long time some of the habits that I get most benefits from. Ideally, I like doing a 40 minutes seated meditation, but…▷ read more

Career Planning

4 min read
Some of my notes from Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) Guide to Career Planning Personal productivity Don't keep a schedule Work on whatever is more important or more interesting Want to spend all day coding? Do it! the best odds of maximizing flow Keep 3 lists To-…▷ read more

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a _ by Mark Manson

7 min read
A Blogger presents his formula for true happiness, by choosing the right internal values, embracing highs and lows, and giving a _ about the rest. Finished: Jun 2017 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Get the book 👈 César D. Velandia’s review of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck…▷ read more

The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzin

1 min read
Whizkid / chess master / martial artist gives some pointers on how to learn anything you want Finished: Jun 2014 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Get the book 👈 César D. Velandia’s review of The Art of LearningThe Art of Learning: A Journey in the Pursuit of Excellence by Josh W…▷ read more

Prefer Myopic Feedback

1 min read
This week, James Clear posted an interesting idea on How to effectively measure improvements. His main point was that it might be better approach to use short-term feedback to calibrate your actions and your probability of achieving your goals. Most people act…▷ read more

Keeping a Journal

2 min read
Journaling is very powerful tool to record your thoughts, events, ideas, people you meet, goals, quotes or basically anything that matters to you. It can help you grow in every aspect of your life. Powerful negative emotions are diminished by writing ... capt…▷ read more