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Praise for Brian and his work

A great resource to live life at your absolute best.

Robin Sharma

Author of the #1 international bestseller The Leader Who Had No Title

Brian Johnson’s PhilosophersNotes is one of the most innovative and useful tools I have come across in the transformational industry in ages. The powerful information Brian packs into each “note” is amazing. He distills the best of the best.

I love receiving my PhilosophersNotes! These essential nuggets carry the juice, light, and knowledge to help raise the consciousness of people around the world.

Marci Shimoff

#1 NY Times bestselling author, Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Soul, and featured teacher in The Secret

Brian’s ability to filter through information, highlight the big idea, drawing together key points and posing them in an understandable fashion for practical use is a gift. Time constraints being the number-one reason given for not regularly reading self development books, PhilosophersNotes are the obvious answer. By allowing me to consume more conscious media than I had previously been able to, PhilosophersNotes have become what may well prove to be a life-improving investment.

Brendan Brazier

Author, The Thrive Diet; Founder, Vega

PhilosophersNotes is an idea whose time has come. Starting from some of the world’s most important books, Brian’s masterful syntheses combine deep insights, humor, and practical applications in a manner ideally suited for our busy lives. I’m hooked!

Randy Eisenman

Managing Director, Satori Capital

Brian has a gift for communicating the gist of serious books in a fun, inspiring way. He is so consistently and authentically upbeat that one learns to see value in everything he points to. For those who want a focus on the useful, compelling parts of books in a pithy, engaging style, you can do no better than to read Brian Johnson’s PhilosophersNotes.

Michael Strong

Author & CEO of FLOW

I’ll keep this short because I’m pressed for time. You’re pressed for time too. That’s why I’m sold on the PhilosophersNotes. I have hundreds of books sitting of my shelf waiting to be read. And, while I’m looking forward to diving into them, the Notes give me the perfect introduction to a title’s big ideas and help me pick which book I want to focus on next.

Jon Bischke

Founder & CEO of entelo

I love the PhilosophersNotes, but it’s not because I don’t have time to read. I subscribed to them because they’re fantastic reminders of books that have had a profound impact on my life. Instead of having to reread them in their entirely, though, I can skim one of these inimitable reviews and get not just the heart of its message, but a boost of inspiration and the feeling that I’m not the only one who sees the critical importance of this sort of wisdom in the world.

Siona Van Dijk

The world's best value in personal development education!

Michael Gelb

Author of N.Y. Times bestseller "How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci" and "Creativity On Demand: How to Ignite and Sustain the Fire of Genius"

PhilosophersNotes are the answer to a question that I’ve been asking myself a lot lately: How do I find the time to read all of the books that I want to read and still live a productive life? Think of these six page gems as movie trailers in the world of inspiring books, except that all of them are going to grab you. Not only because the books that Brian picks are the best of the best, but because of his amazing ability to extract the big ideas of each book and break them down into powerful, efficient, fun to read summaries. The ability to instantly apply this wisdom to my life coupled with the knowledge that makes it easy for me to decide what book I want to dive deeper into next makes PhilosophersNotes a priceless resource in my life.

David Pearson

Co-Founder & COO of Zaadz

PhilosophersNotes is a great Gift! The answers to all your problems have been written down in a book somewhere. Brian is your guide, he allows us to discover many of the great truths of this world in a simple straight forward manner. I have never met him personally but consider him a great friend for having shared so much with me.

Firas Zahabi