The School of Greatness by Lewis Howes

Book Summary for The School of Greatness: A Real-World Guide to Living Bigger, Loving Deeper, and Leaving a Legacy

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This is a notes pages complied of my personal thoughts from the book and quoted material. Effort has been made to quick appropriate credit to the author.

Informal Summary:

Lewis Howes shares in a conversational format how he developed his overcoming mindset and of other highly accomplished people he’s personally come to know along his journey. Bouncing back and forth through story telling and practical steps, Howes walks with you in making significant changes in your life that he made just a few short years after deciding to get of his sister’s couch.

How to commit to reading a book 30 mins everyday

How many times have you promised yourself during the first week of any given month, “OK, this month I will start and finish a book?” *Raises hand* Guilty. I would borrow the book from the library and let it collect dust. Or I would buy the book, dive into it that Saturday, only to leave the book somewhere on my bed and then find it 6 months later under the bed.

The book you don't read won't help. - Jim Rohn

The book you don’t read won’t help. – Jim Rohn

It wasn’t until I got around a great group of folks that were also actively reading that my discipline grew. Not only did I grow more in knowledge but it helped me start a good habit and encouraged me to structure my day better so that I could have time to read. I strongly encourage you to start building a non-fiction list of business and self-improvement best sellers. If you want any ideas, check out my list here. These types of books will begin to expand your thinking and encourages you to think a little differently.
Here’s a couple of quotes that persuade us into being more objective about reading.

Leaders are readers.

The book you don’t read won’t help. –Jim Rohn

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it. –Oscar Wilde

Regardless of what non-fiction you are reading, here’s how I study a book so that I can get the best out of it.