How to Be Smarter Than People Smarter Than You

Todd Brison
Nov 10, 2017 · 3 min read
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Are you ready for this big secret?



It doesn’t really matter whose book you read. People get dogmatic about this, but for basic finance, most best sellers say the same thing.


Doesn’t matter your career. Learn about how business work. Learn about why businesses work. Learn how to change a business that is not going well. Learn how to start a business from scratch.

  • Launch by Jeff Walker
  • Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
  • The Rich Employee by James Altucher


Okay so admittedly everything could have gone under this heading so I guess it could more accurately be called “read about human nature”

  • The Power of When by Michael Breus
  • Move your DNA by Katy Bowman
  • Love Does by Bob Goff
  • A Million Miles by Donald Miller


In 2014, my gut was deteriorating inside me. I had trouble walking, standing, sitting, and breathing. At 24, my doctor told me “you’ll probably just have to deal with it.”

  • Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson (his podcast is great too)
  • The Laura Lea Balanced Cookbook by Laura Lea Goldberg

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