News from Olivier Roland

10 years later: Re-doing my crazy project to read 52 of the best business books in 52 weeks, and post a weekly review here in English!

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Before elaborating on the many business books I read, I want to introduce myself to those who don’t know me: I am Olivier Roland, I’m 36, I’m French and I’ve been an entrepreneur since the age of 19. I’m currently a blogger, YouTuber, amateur archaeologist, diver, globe-trotter, and international speaker, among many other things! I […]

Conversations With Game Changers

Interview: How Phil earns a million Canadian dollars per year through the 4-hour workweek

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When I, Olivier Roland met Phil, CEO of Oznium, in San Francisco, and he explained to me that he generates 1 million $CAD per year with his company while implementing the  4-hour work week and traveling all over the world, I couldn’t resist the temptation to interview him allowing him the opportunity to share his experience […]

Hack Your Brain and Change Your Behavior

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

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Summary of “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us”:  Drive is not just another book on motivation and management, but an innovative and mind-blowing work. Since the prehistoric era where survival was our main motivation, Taylorism has given prominence to the carrot and stick concept, which is still widely used today. The author explains […]

Communicate Effectively and Negotiate to Win

Influence the Psychology of Persuasion

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Summary of “Influence the Psychology of Persuasion”: As humans, we often react automatically to certain events, because it takes too much time and effort to think about every action we perform; although most of the time these automatic behaviors have their advantages, sometimes they are abused by knowledgeable people who use them to manipulate others; […]

Conversations With Game Changers

Destructive Emotions: How Can We Overcome Them? A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama

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The sound is sometimes a little hard to hear because of the waterfalls, sorry! If you have trouble hearing, click “CC” at the bottom of the video! The icon will then turn red. Summary and Review of the book Destructive Emotions: Hello and welcome to Reunion, where I am writing this new article. I am taking […]