Quotes from Some of My Favourite Books in 2019

There’s zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

No matter what your ability is, effort is what ignites that ability and turns it into accomplishment.

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

Vulnerability doesn’t come after trust—it precedes it. Leaping into the unknown, when done alongside others, causes the solid ground of trust to materialize beneath our feet.

The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful by Daniel Coyle

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.

Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

If you want to love what you do, abandon the passion mindset (“what can the world offer me?”) and instead adopt the craftsman mindset (“what can I offer the world?”).

So Good They Can’t Ignore You by Cal Newport

Failing is often the best way to learn, and because of that, early failure is a kind of necessary investment.

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath

Courage is not something that you already have that makes you brave when the tough times start. Courage is what you earn when you’ve been through the tough times and you discover they aren’t so tough after all.

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants