3 Things I Learned from Body of Work by Pamela Slim

Read in 2 minutes

Read in 2 minutes 📚GET THE BOOK: Body of Work by Pamela Slim http://amzn.to/2i1O6Wx Body of Work is a playbook that helps people to find the common thread between multiple careers, side projects, volunteering, our education, and everything else we have our hands in even if it seems disconnected. 1. Build Your Body of Work   Focus on building a …

3 Things I Learned from the Book “Manage Your Day-to-Day” by 99u

Read in one minute

Read in one minute Get the book – Manage Your Day-to-Day by 99u – http://amzn.to/2hAAsty  Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M The basic premise of the book is that our routine, or lack of one, plays a huge role in our ability to be successful. Creativity Needs a Framework Daily practice is vital. We overestimate what we can …

3 Things I Learned From Training Camp by Jon Gordon

Read in 2 minutes

Read in 2 minutes   Get the book – Training Camp by Jon Gordon: http://amzn.to/2ib3vBS Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M 1. Mindset To succeed, you have to have a mindset of wanting more. The default is to be average or chug along. Separating yourself from others requires initiative. John Maxwell says, Age and wisdom don’t always come together, sometimes …

3 Things I Learned From The #AskGaryVee Book by Gary Vaynerchuk

Read in 2 minutes

Read in 2 minutes Get the book – #AskGaryVee by Gary Vaynerchuk: http://amzn.to/2hytyTE Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M Clouds vs. Dirt The clouds are your large overall vision. The dirt the tactical trench work needed to execute that vision. Everything in between is a waste of time. Some people see minutiae and don’t know how to navigate, or …

3 Things I Learned from Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon

Read in 2 minutes

Read in 2 minutes Get the book: Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon: http://amzn.to/2hcv4xK Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M My book reading system: https://goo.gl/1nPZ0H 1. Nothing is original We are constantly building upon what we find. Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again. …

3 Leadership Lessons from The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon

Read in 2 minutes

Read in 2 minutes The Energy Bus by Jon Gordon is a parable for approaching life and work with positive energy. 1. You Choose How to Drive Your Own Bus Stuff happens. To everyone. We all have to overcome adversity. This is done not by rah-rah cheerleading, but through optimism, trust, purpose, and doing meaningful work. When adversity strikes, you …

3 Lessons from How Will You Measure Your Life by Clayton Christensen

Read in 3 minutes

Read in 3 minutesThe best way to benefit from this post is to watch the video and then read the article below.  The basic premise of the book ‘How Will You Measure Your Life?’ by Clayton Christensen is: Why are we here, and how do we know we’re making a difference? He tackles this in three sections – Career, Relationships, …

3 Leadership Lessons from Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

Read in 5 minutes

Read in 5 minutes   Get all our book reviews and deep dives by subscribing to our email list Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday is a foundational book that frees us up to truly be successful by thinking about ourselves less. This is a concept that has become somewhat cliche – to get what you want, help people …

Deep Dive Study Guide on Personal Growth: 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth John Maxwell – Live Them and Reach Your Potential (Summary, Notes, Key Lessons, and Tons of Additional Resources)

Read in 38 minutes

Read in 38 minutesThe ‘Deep Dive’ series is something I’m hoping becomes a regular staple on this site. There are lots of good books out there, but here I want to highlight the GREAT ones. That means books that I find myself referring back to over and over again – and have had a transformative impact on me personally. The …

How to Think Like a CEO Even Though You’re Not One and Develop Your Business Acumen

Read in 8 minutes

Read in 8 minutes We usually know the blueprint to increase our technical or functional proficiency in something, but how do you do that with something as intangible as mindsets or thinking? The more you study people at the top, the more they talk about the 10x impact one mindset shift can make. Or they’ll talk about things like the importance of thinking …