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Atomic Habits

I got a lot from this book and learned how getting one percent better every day helps build momentum.

Transform your life with tiny changes in behaviour, starting now.

There’s never been a better time to make a few tiny changes that will revolutionise your life.

A revolutionary system to get one per cent better every day.

Deep Work

Written by an academic this book showed me the importance of focus and attention for boosting your career.

Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It’s a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time.

The Power of Small

My go-to book for when things are overwhelming. Very actionable advice from experts that works!

 The Power of Small will help you take the practical, approachable steps that will change your life, even if you feel completely stuck or defeated.