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With how funny the world is these days, it’s hard to find a better hit of dopamine than social media.

Still, the books here have all enriched my life so much more than social media ever could.

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Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take ActionStart with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Start With Why provides a great concept along with supporting stories to portray the relationship between how, what, and why in life and in business...
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The Hubbard Rating Scale



My 3-Point Rating Scale

When writing a review, I aim to tell you whether it's worth your time based on a standard rating scale of how 'worth it' I felt that book was.

Was it well written and unique?

Β  Description

No matter how important the topic it has to be creative and coherent.

The goal is to showcase books that offer originality and excellent writing quality.

βš–Β  Rating Scale

    1. ⭐ – Superficial or poorly developed content.
    2. ⭐⭐ – Some depth, but largely underdeveloped.
    3. ⭐⭐⭐ – Moderately insightful or engaging, with reasonable depth.
    4. ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Rich in content, well-developed themes or arguments.
    5. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Exceptionally well written and thought-provoking.

How engaging was it?

Β  Description

We’ve all had those books that we wish we never picked up. This rating addresses how well the author captured my interest throughout the book.

Narrative pacing, content structure, and involvement I felt while reading all go into this rating.

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    1. ⭐ – A true slog. Only finished because I had to.
    2. ⭐⭐ – Some relatable parts, but largely disengaged.
    3. ⭐⭐⭐ – Coherent structure and engaging enough.
    4. ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Very engaging, well structured, and memorable.
    5. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Exceptionally captivating and deeply impactful.

☺ - Did I enjoy it?

Β  Description

Remember, everyone’s opinion is unique and solely theirs.

I’ll try to be as specific as possible in this section. Over time you’ll be able to know if a book is worth your time or not based on what I say in this section.

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    1. ⭐ – This as it was purely unappealing in every way.
    2. ⭐⭐ – I got something out of it, but I can’t call it a good use of time.
    3. ⭐⭐⭐ – The time spent reading was worth it.
    4. ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – I was emotionally invested and thought about it regularly.
    5. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ – Profoundly enjoyable while surpassing all expectations