Book Summary: Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker PHD

By James Razko

In this book summary of Why We Sleep you will learn that to maintain health and performance, you need more than 7 hours of sleep per night. And unfortunately, 1/3 of people in industrialized nations sleep less than 5-6 hours per night. Likewise, 65% of adults in the USA do not sleep the recommended 7-9 hours a day.  Lack of sleep correlates with a myriad of health problems, including increased risk for heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, dementia, and death. Our state of sleep has gotten so bad that the World Health Organization has labeled lack of sleep to be an epidemic affecting much of the globe.

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Book Summary: The inner Game of Tennis- A Guide to Peak Performance

By James Razko

In this book summary of The Inner Game of Tennis, you will learn

  • we all have two selves, our conscious (ego) self, and non-conscious (egoless) self,
  • how these two minds are simultaneously competing and cooperating for cognitive space,
  • how quieting your self-talk will help you reach peak performance,
  • and how to acquire new skills and perform effortlessly.
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Book Summary: This is Marketing by Seth Godin

By James Razko

Without realizing it, many of us are marketing every day of lives, looking to gain likes instead of the dollars that advertising machines like Instagram and Facebook seek.

Getting ahold of what marketing is and approaching it with empathy and service as core values will help you see the world and others more clearly.

Seth Godin’s book, This is Marketing, gives tools, tips and practical advice on how to market like a professional and a kind human.

In this summary you will learn:

  • how to start marketing like a pro,
  • essential marketing strategies,
  • how empathy is the key to success,
  • and tips to find the people you’ll need to be successful.
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Book Summary: Atomic Habits by James Clear

By James Razko

Habits are the unseen gears moving us through our conscious and nonconscious experience. From birth, we build upon and continuously update an inconceivably vast and interconnected habit library. Each Habit works like a hotkey, executing functions designed to conserve energy, free cognitive space and save time in critical moments. Habits, when considered can be unboundedly beautiful, nuanced and frightening. They are the building blocks of genius, addiction and everything in-between.

Atomic Habits offers brilliantly simple strategies to transform the reader’s life from the inside out with tools to methodically update our habit library. Like atomic energy, Atomic Habits has the potential to unleash great power.

In this Summary of Atomic Habits you will learn:

  • How habits form
  • Typical roadblocks
  • How to change habits
  • Why identity and environment  are important
  • Practical tips to make habit change easy

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