Sumizeit Weekly - Book Recommendations

Posted on 2/5/2020, 7:07:07 PM

By nature, humans are nosy creatures. We always want to know the scoop on an individual’s drama, success, and personal lives. We can’t help that we are curious!

And that’s why we are a huge fan of memoirs, autobiographies, and biographies here at Sumizeit. It’s always interesting to hear stories of...

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Free book summary - Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers

Posted on 2/3/2020, 9:57:33 PM

Main Theme: Self-Made Success is a Myth

“Outliers” demonstrates extraordinary success results from a rare combination of opportunity, luck and legacy, not only ability and hard work. The outliers who have achieved great success tend to have started with a small advantage that accumulates over time.

Key Points

The Self-Made Man...

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Free Book Summary - 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Posted on 2/3/2020, 9:16:38 PM

About the Author

Stephen Richards Covey (1932-2012) is mostly recognized for his highly influential book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Covey enrolled at the University of Utah for business administration at the age of 16. In both the U.K. and Ireland, he spent years serving as a...

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Best leadership books that we recommend

Posted on 1/29/2020, 10:34:10 PM

Looking to improve your leadership skills?

We’ve got you covered.

Here are some books that we recommend.

Dare to Lead

Here’s the preview: When we let ourselves be vulnerable and genuine we...

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Free Book Summary - The Facebook Effect

Posted on 1/4/2020, 7:12:53 AM

Facebook made a major impact on the world of social media. 

And, it’s not just a platform for people to communicate, it’s a business success story.

It has changed how we interact and share with people throughout the world. 

“Facebook also has a fundamental characteristic that has proven key to its appeal in...

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Free Book Summary - Tiger Woods By Jeff Benedict & Armen Keteyian

Posted on 1/1/2020, 3:11:57 AM

A summary of Jeff Benedict & Armen Keteyian's book:

Key Insights

Tiger Woods is a name that comes to mind when discussing golf. 

But, because of unfortunate events in his life, his name also comes up when the topic of infidelity arises. 

When Woods was under scrutiny for his marital problems,...

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Salary Negotiation Tips and Examples

Posted on 12/11/2019, 6:45:01 AM

“Salary negotiation” may drudge up dread for you, especially if you’re not well-versed in this highly specific skill. But it doesn’t have to. 

In the smash hit bestselling nonfiction book, Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It, you can learn how to negotiate anything and...

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Free Book Summary - The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins

Posted on 12/9/2019, 11:33:52 PM

Have you ever been intimidated to enter a new company?

Or even, take on a new role in your current company?

Let’s face it, the first couple of months can feel like a nerve-wracking transition where you’re always tip-toeing around afraid to mess up.

“Joining a new company is akin to an organ...

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Free Book Summary - The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*

Posted on 12/6/2019, 1:53:51 AM

Do you find yourself worrying about everything

Do you play the “What if?” game with yourself, second guessing every decision, or playing out every negative scenario that could happen in your life?

If so, then maybe it’s time that you just stop giving a fuck. Seriously.

Author Mark Manson has some tips...

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Learn the Art of Persuasion and Charisma with Dale Carnegie

Posted on 12/5/2019, 6:03:39 AM

Wildly successful former salesman Dale Carnegie earned the equivalent of nearly $12,000 per week in his heyday in the 1930s. He famously shared his tips and tricks for navigating negotiation, cultivating charisma, and practicing the art of persuasion in his 1936 self-help classic, How to Win Friends and Influence People. 


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