10 May

Fight Mediocrity Review: Classic Business Books – in 10 Minutes Flat

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Fight Mediocrity logoI’m a fan of business and self-help books. I like the idea of developing myself, of becoming better at what I do, of working more efficiently, knowing more, being happier.

Trouble is, I don’t have the time to read that I would like to have. I snatch minutes here, minutes there (and no, I don’t watch TV). But recently I stumbled across a great YouTube channel: Fight Mediocrity.

This guy is the animaniacs meets Cliff Notes of business and personal development book reviews. He takes an entire book and reduces it to the core concepts – complete with personal stories and explanations thrown in. So now I can speed-read (ok, watch) the classics in 10 minutes flat.

Yeah, you don’t get all the nifty tales and examples from the books. On the other hand you don’t need to spend hours upon hour reading. And his analyses are pretty spot on. I feel that I do get what the books are about from the short overviews and if I want more I can always get the book in question.

To sum it up: it’s fun, it’s accessible and it’s educational. One of those rare moments when what is good for you is also tasty. Go watch.

Here’s a sample:

Linky: Fight Mediocrity YouTube channel

11 thoughts on “Fight Mediocrity Review: Classic Business Books – in 10 Minutes Flat

    • Yepp, they’re a good use of time. Of course, some of them made me want to read the books as well so maybe they’re not so time efficient after all 😉

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