Reading List 2020

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Books

To all inveterate readers:  
Here is our 2020 reading list

 

At louré, we are always curious. Hungry for knowledge and eager to share it, we've compiled a list of the books we're devouring right now. You have your own reading recommendations. Tell us! We love hearing from you.ti.

 

 

1. Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


¿Have you ever noticed that doing what you love often feels effortless? There's a reason why, and it's called flow. Psychologist and author Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explains the phenomenon of this positive state that increases creativity and joy and sheds light on how to achieve it. He has spent much of his career researching what he calls the "optimal experience" - doing something with focus and ease that brings joy along with accomplishment. Simply put, it's a read on how to find and create your own happiness.

 

 

2. The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg


It's a fact: it takes 23 repeated actions to form a habit. In this fascinating look at perseverance, Duhigg explores the relationship between discipline and success, and the tricks to achieving both. From business executives to professional athletes, some of the most "successful" characters in society have one crucial thing in common: their habit development. Whatever your goal, there is a route to achieving it with a little self-discipline and commitment.

 

 

3. Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari


Yes, it seems like everyone is talking about this book, there is a reason why. Historian and author Dr. Harari delves into human history since its inception, and how we got to where we are today using tools like our brain, language, and fire. For a history book, it is quick and easy to read and will force you to think about human nature in a completely different way. Imagine how far we have come from our first ancestors and how far we will have to go..

 

4. Leading from Purpose: Clarity and Confidence to Act When It Matters Most by Nick Craig


¿A key factor for a fulfilling life Finding a purpose: the reason why we do the things we do. Craig's many success stories, drawn from all kinds of backgrounds and industries, draw energy and passion from a similar source - a sense of purpose that sharpens their focus and propels them toward a firm goal. It hopes to inspire you to reevaluate your own goals and the motivating factor behind your day-to-day life. You don't think you have one Craig could help you find it .....

 

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