The goal of How to Think Bigger: Aim Higher, Get More Motivated, and Accomplish Big Things is to help you learn how to find motivation to become the best version of you. Self-improvement by learning from others. Martin Meadows knows the current important experts on motivation, mission statements and achieving more with less. Think of Adam Grant‘s Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, Charles Duhigg‘s The Power of Habit, Tim Ferriss‘s 4 Hours Work Week, or Steven Kotler, author of . Meadows also includes case studies from e.g. Elon Musk (PayPal, Tesla Motors, SpaceX), Richard Branson (Virgin Group). Flow, focus, drive, time management and passion. Short chapters with crisp clear recaps before turning to the next.
Seven chapters are devoted on surrounding yourself with the right, positive energy. Strive to spend time with people who empower you and motivate you. Make changes in your life. Be self-aware, play to win instead of playing not to lose. Laziness is not a bad thing as long as it’s strategic. Nothing is impossible for a man who refuses to listen to reason. Martyrdom won’t lead you to achievement. Pay close attention to your personal life and never sacrifice it to achieve your goals. The book reads easily, of course practice takes more time.