• True Optimists Believe in Progress, Not Perfection
    This 6 min. read saves you up to 48 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 11 getAbstract summaries (10 books with a total of 2383 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2854 minutes (about 48 hours). Learn more.
    True Optimists Believe in Progress, Not Perfection

    Voltaire’s Candide Or: Optimism Taken to the Extreme

  • Beware of What You’re Chasing!
    This 5 min. read saves you up to 50 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 10 getAbstract summaries (10 books with a total of 2477 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2968 minutes (about 50 hours). Learn more.
    Beware of What You’re Chasing!

    Herman Melville’s Moby Dick Or: The Fatal Consequences of a Single-Minded Obsession

  • Foregoing Comfort for Adventure
    This 5 min. read saves you up to 42 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 10 getAbstract summaries (10 books with a total of 2087 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 2500 minutes (about 42 hours). Learn more.
    Foregoing Comfort for Adventure

    Homer’s Iliad Or: On Embracing Fate and Pursuing Immortality

  • Roll off Your Couch, Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get Rolling
    This 5 min. read saves you up to 62 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 18 getAbstract summaries (13 books with a total of 3065 pages, 2 articles and 2 videos) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 3673 minutes (about 62 hours). Learn more.
    Roll off Your Couch, Roll Up Your Sleeves and Get Rolling

    Albert Camus’s The Plague Or: Don’t Throw Up Your Hands, Roll Up Your Sleeves!

  • Glitz, Glamor and a Very Sad Man
    This 4 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (one book with a total of 208 pages and one article) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 246 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
    Glitz, Glamor and a Very Sad Man

    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby Or: How Not to Be Murdered by Your Mistress’s Husband’s Mistress’s Husband.

  • Breaking Out of the Cinderella Tale
    This 5 min. read saves you up to 5 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 2 getAbstract summaries (2 books with a total of 240 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 283 minutes (about 5 hours). Learn more.
    Breaking Out of the Cinderella Tale

    A Victorian lesson on how to take control of your own narrative.

  • How to Thrive in the Face of Adversity
    How to Thrive in the Face of Adversity

    It is an odd comfort to know that the human species has survived plagues, pestilence, wars and sundry other disasters for as long as humankind has walked the Earth. Here are 5 lessons on how…

  • Denmark Ranked Least Happy Country (in 1603)
    This 4 min. read saves you up to 13 hours
    For your knowledge advantage, we put together the most actionable insights from 3 getAbstract summaries (3 books with a total of 631 pages) on this topic. If you did this work yourself, you would be busy for at least 754 minutes (about 13 hours). Learn more.
    Denmark Ranked Least Happy Country (in 1603)

    William Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Hamlet Or: Why Revenging Your Dead Father Could Damage Your Health

  • Why Read Classics?
    Why Read Classics?

    We are asked this question again and again, especially by business customers. So, we’ll give the answer in a monthly column – and with one of the greats of literature.