Sergi Marquez

Book Notes

Here you'll find a collection of notes from books I’ve read. It's a massive archive of ideas worth reading.

I use these notes to remember important lessons, or whenever I need inspiration. You'll find them useful to learn quickly about the main ideas of many books.

The book notes list:

  • The War of Art by Steven Pressfield (10/10).
    Main idea: The most important thing about art is to work. Turn pro, sit down every day and try, overcome Resistance.
  • The Truth by Neil Strauss (9/10).
    Main idea: Love is not about finding the right person, it’s about becoming the right person.
  • 12 Rules for Life by Jordan Peterson (9/10).
    Main idea: Meaning is found in responsibility.
  • On Writing by Stephen King (8/10).
    Main idea: To be a writer, read a lot and write a lot (4 to 6 hours a day).
  • The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson (8/10).
    Main idea: Simple daily disciplines—little productive actions, repeated consistently over time—add up to the difference between failure and success.
  • The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson (7/10).
    Main idea: Choose better things to give a fuck about (values), because then you get better problems and a better life.
  • The One Thing by Gary Keller (6/10).
    Main idea: Not everything matters equally, focus on your most important goal.
  • Manage Your Day-to-Day by Various Authors (6/10).
    Main idea: A collection of essays about productivity by some well-known creative minds.
  • Show Your Work! by Austin Kleon (6/10).
    Main idea: Put your work out there and make it discoverable while you’re focused on getting really good at what you do.
  • Deep Work by Cal Newport (6/10).
    Main idea: Deep work is important and valuable but requieres focus. The best way to achieve it is with daily planning and rituals.
  • Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport (5/10).
    Main idea: New technologies can distract or support your life. Use the ones that suppot your values and quit the others.

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