October 20, 2021
9 Minutes

Anything You Want

Book summary of Anything You Want by Derek Sivers. Read this book summary to review the important takeaways and lessons from the book.

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Table Of Contents

1. What’s Your Compass?

2. A Business Model With Only Two Numbers

3. If It’s Not A Hit, Switch

4. No ‘Yes.’ Either ‘Hell Yeah!’ Or ‘No.’

5. The Advantage Of No Funding

6. Start Now. No Funding Needed.

7. The Strength Of Many Little Customers

8. Proudly Exclude People

9. I Miss The Mob

10. How Do You Grade Yourself?

11. Act Like You Don’t Need The Money

12. You Should Feel Pain When You’re Unclear

13. Little Things Make All The Difference

14. Naive Quitting

15. Prepare To Double

16. It’s About Being, Not Having

17. Delegate Or Die: The Self-Employment Trap

18. Trust, But Verify

19. Delegate, But Don’t Abdicate

20. How I Knew I Was Done

21. Why I Gave My Company To Charity

22. You Make Your Perfect World

What’s Your Compass?

A Business Model With Only Two Numbers

If It’s Not A Hit, Switch

No ‘Yes.’ Either ‘Hell yeah!’ Or ‘No.’

The Advantage Of No Funding

Start Now. No Funding Needed.

The Strength Of Many Little Customers

Proudly Exclude People

I Miss The Mob

How Do You Grade Yourself?

Act Like You Don’t Need The Money

You Should Feel Pain When You’re Unclear

Little Things Make All The Difference

Naive Quitting

Prepare To Double

It’s About Being, Not Having

Delegate Or Die: The Self-Employment Trap

Trust, But Verify

Delegate, But Don’t Abdicate

How I Knew I Was Done

Why I Gave My Company To Charity

You Make Your Perfect World

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