CONTAGIOUS: WHY THINGS CATCH ON – Jonah Berger

Book can be found here https://amzn.to/2J105B3 summary and notes below: Contagious combines groundbreaking research with powerful stories. Learn how a luxury steakhouse found popularity through the lowly cheese-steak, why anti-drug commercials might have actually increased drug use, and why more than 200 million consumers shared a video about one of the seemingly most boring products there

MASS FLOURISHING- Edmund Phelps

Book can be found here https://amzn.to/2M6Td6W summary and notes below: In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper – and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat today. Why did prosperity explode in some nations between

SOLOMON’S KNOT: HOW LAW CAN END THE POVERTY OF NATIONS – Robert D Cooter & Hans-Bernd Schafer

Book can be found here https://amzn.to/2OoRjzY summary and notes below: In Solomon’s Knot, Cooter and Schäfer propose a legal theory of economic growth that details how effective property, contract, and business laws help to unite capital and ideas. They also demonstrate why ineffective private and business laws are the root cause of the poverty of nations

TRUST ME, I’M LYING – Ryan Holiday

Book can be found here https://amzn.to/2n4OxUW and notes & interesting quotes are below: This book catalogs the extent to which media manipulators go in order to create virality for their stories. Somewhat dated given the space moves so fast. # The website politico covered a political candidate 2 years before the election, having a reporter

ORIGIN OF WEALTH – Eric. D. Beinhocker

Book can be found here https://amzn.to/34BqxdD and its summary is below: Over 6.4 billion people participate in a $36.5 trillion global economy, designed and overseen by no one. How did this marvel of self-organized complexity evolve? How is wealth created within this system? And how can wealth be increased for the benefit of individuals, businesses,

FAREWELL TO ALMS – Gregory Clark

Book can be found here https://amzn.to/2Z4pTRW and its summary is below: Why are some parts of the world so rich and others so poor? Why did the Industrial Revolution–and the unprecedented economic growth that came with it–occur in eighteenth-century England, and not at some other time, or in some other place? Why didn’t industrialization make

Before we begin

If a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step, Here we will start with our first book summary! Im lucky to be able to read regularly and make notes while doing so, either being my own summary of key points along with direct pasted qoutes from the book (thanks to Kindle or