This took me much longer to read than it should have. I started it in September 2014 and finished it in May 2015 whilst on the train to Vienna. I think I found the writing style disengaging. The book though does contain awesome stories of success as well as insightful information, the biggest takeaway being
Change your job to change your life
Something I tried to do back in 1998, but thanks to being guilt tripped in to living up to my parents expectations it took me 16 torturous years before I was finally able to quit and change things. Now it is actually too late to do what I wanted to do with my life so I’ve had to pivot and do something else that’s awesome instead.
Anyone at University doing a course they are uninterested in or following a career that is depressing them should look for a way out immediately, rather than finishing or continuing, even if that means cutting out family from your life, something I should have done in 1999. Quite simply, you can’t do what you want to do by doing something else, so unless you are following your dreams and passions, you’re just waiting to die.