The Startup Playbook Review and Notes – Part 1

I have been reading tons of startup books lately and have learned a lot from all of them… Once in a while I run into a great book that is profoundly impactful and potentially life-changing.  I have just started reading a new favorite and must-read for anyone interested in starting (and running) a business. The book is The(…)

How to Win Friends and Influence People

This is one of my all time favorite books “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie. I found this very very short summary online and thought I would post it here. I strongly recommend reading this book. Part One Fundamental Techniques in Handling People Don’t criticize, condemn or complain. Give honest and(…)


I was reading “The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living” and came across this interesting anecdote.  It’s about a woman named Kisagotami that lost her only child and couldn’t accept it.  She ran around looking for a medicine that will bring her child back to life.  She was told the Buddha would have such(…)