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I started experimenting with the Audiobooks Listening Challenge in 2020 and am beginning to get a hang of how to listen to more audiobooks. In 2022, I would be listening to 50 audiobooks

Strategy

  • Buy one Audiobook every month which comes with my premium monthly subscription on Audible.com
  • Borrow Audiobooks from the Public Library

Listening Times

  • Gym Time: Listen while on the threadmill or during weight lifting session
  • Commute: Listen while in traffic or transit (Airport, waiting time).
  • Early in Morning and before sleeping.

January

I started experimenting with the Magazine reading challenge in 2021 and was able to read 28 Magazines in 2021. I am aiming to be more consistent in 2022.


Goal: Read 50 digital magazines by December 31st, 2022.

Strategy: Borrow from the public library through platforms such as RB Digital and Flipster.

Reading Time: Weekends (1-2 Magazine per week).

January

One of the ways that I try to stay sharp is by listening to my favorite podcasts such as The Tim Ferris Show, How I Built This with Guy Raz, Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman, Lex Fridman Podcast among others. The podcast host interviews the brightest minds and thought leaders wherein they discuss their worldview, lesson learned, insights, recommend great books, thought processes, and navigating the roller coaster called life. – To be the best, learn from the best.

A podcast is an episodic series of digital audio files that a user can download to a personal device for easy listening. 

Goal: Listen to 365 podcasts by December 31st, 2022.
Strategy: Listen to one podcast per day.

  1. Ray Dalio: Money, Power, and the Collapse of Empires – Lex Fridman Podcast
    Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order: Why Nations Succeed and Fail by Ray Dalio 
    Plato’s five regimes | China vs USA
  2. Juliet Anammah (Jumia Nigeria) – E-commerce in Africa – Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
    Jumia Lending | Cameroon 2017 Internet Shutdown
  3. Headspace: Andy Puddicombe and Rich Pierson (2019) – How I Built It with Guy Raz
  4. Marc Andressen: The 6 Secrets of great timing – Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
  5. Rich Roll — From Alcoholic to Ultra-Endurance Star and How to Reinvent Yourself in the New Year – Tim Ferris Show
  6. Coaches’ Corner: Ritual Over Routine, Recalibration Over Resolution & Craft Over Competition – Rich Roll Podcast
    Coaches: Chris Hauth |  Caroline Burckle | Alexi Pappas
  7. David Rubenstein | Patriotic Philanthropy and Leading Large – The Jordan Harbinger Show
  8. Diane von Fürstenberg | Shonda Rhimes – The David Rubenstein Show
  9. Can You Handle This? | Tara Brach – Ten Percent Happier Podcast with Dan Harri
    Trusting the Gold: Uncovering Your Natural Goodness  by Tara Brach
  10. M.M.LaFleur: Sarah LaFleur (2020) – How I Built It with Guy Raz
  11. Leap before you look, w/Marc Lore (Jet.com) – Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman
    Life or Death of an Entrepreneur with Marc Lore – The Ed Mylett Show
    Mindfulness – Just Kaffy Podcast
  12. Why You Need to Pull Weeds w/ Marc Lore – The GaryVee Audio Experience
  13. Reid Hoffman | Surprising Entrepreneurial Truths – The Jordan Harbinger Show
  14. DEEP TIME – A Conversation with Oliver Burkeman: Making Sense with Sam Harris
  15. Achieve More Bliss By Monotasking w/ Thatcher Wine –  The Ed Mylett Show
  16. Talent, Guts and Success Ft Bovi – Tea With Tay Podcast
  17. Discovery Channel and Curiosity Stream: John Hendricks – How I Built This with Guy Raz
  18. The Dirty Truth About Passion W/Mike Rowe – The Ed Mylett Show

One of my favourite type of book to read is the biography/autobiography of great minds. Reading biographies gives the reader a glimpse of the subject/writers life, their journey, lessons learned, failures, successes, trails and tribulations among other insights. To be the best, it is great to study the greats, their work habit, ethics, philosophy, thought process and worldview.

biography is a detailed description of a person’s life. It involves more than just the basic facts like education, work, relationships, and death; it portrays a person’s experience of these life events. 1

Goal: Read 50 biographies by December 31st 2022
Strategy: Read and Finish one biography per week.

January

I have been experimenting with the 100 Books Reading Challenge since 2016 and it has become one of my favourite thing to do yearly. I am always striving to become more self-aware, learning new things, understand the world better and become a better version of myself. I strive to read for at 2-3 hours daily via my kindle, laptop, iPod and on my phone. I am not where I want to be but am not where I used to be.

Goal: I read 100 non-fiction books by December 31st 2022.

January

  1. Your Best Year Ever by Michael Hyatt (8/10) | Book Summary
  2. The Smart Money Woman by Arese Ugwu (9/10) | Book Summary