The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande is the one of the most recommended books from Tim Ferris’s Tools of Titans which is why I decided to read it. The majority of the book is case studies and the arguments to outline why checklists are so important. There were a few gems of wisdom that I enjoyed and will share with you.

The book is a guide on how to stop making little yet crucial mistakes by adding checklists to your processes. The examples range from a project manager on a construction site to a doctor in the operating room.


The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

Why Read This Book: To learn the skills of happiness (yes it is a skill) and become a more resilient human being. You can train your mind to see opportunities, possibilities, and outcomes that you would not have before. Backed by scientific experiments and research Read this Fucking Book!

About Shawn Achor (Bio from GoodThinkInc): After spending 12 years at Harvard University, Shawn Achor has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and success. His research on mindset made the cover of Harvard Business Review, his TED talk is one of the most popular of…

This was an essay I wrote in high school 4 years ago on the book The Power of Habit. Pictures have been added. I hope you enjoy!

Is it our thoughts, decision making, or environment that shapes us into who we are? All these are crucial elements that humans encounter and experience on a daily basis but few know how they actually work. The novel, The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg explains what drives humans behaviour and their actions through habits. It goes into detail about a habit loop, in which many humans live by on a daily basis…

Graeme Lea

My notes on books, ideas, and whatever I decide to write about. RTFB

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