3 Things I Learned from Zero to Launch by Peter Thiel

**GET THE BOOK** Zero to One by Peter Thiel http://amzn.to/2qpV90j Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M Doing what we know takes us from 1 to n, but creating something new we go from 0 to 1. The single most powerful pattern Thiel said he noticed in successful people is that they find value in unexpected places, and do …

3 Things I Learned from How to Win at the Sport of Business by Mark Cuban

**GET THE BOOK** How to Win at the Sport of Business by Mark Cuban: http://amzn.to/2ogg2pv Book of lessons learned by Mark Cuban – owner of Dallas Mavericks and investor on Shark Tank 1. The Path of Least Resistance This is why companies like Amazon are so successful. Everything they do is engineered toward removing resistance. Think about one-click purchasing and …

Deep Dive Study Guide On Decision Making: Decisive (Video Course, Summary, Notes, and Additional Resources On Making Tough Decisions And Overcoming Cognitive Biases With The WRAP Framework)

This is the latest installment in the ‘Deep Dive’ series. 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 hope here is to create a resources page …

Integrity – 3 Things I Learned from Becoming A Person of Influence by John Maxwell #JMTeam

**GET THE BOOK** Becoming A Person of Influence by John Maxwell http://amzn.to/2nlX03L Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M John Maxwell defines leadership as influence. People respond to one another according to their level of influence. To increase your leadership capacity means understanding how to increase your ability to influence others. A Person of Influence Has Integrity With Others Character …

Invented Suffering – 3 Things I Learned from What to Do When It’s Your Turn by Seth Godin

**GET THE BOOK** What To Do When It’s Your Turn by Seth Godin http://amzn.to/2mQaky2  Each of us can level up and create work that will be missed when we’re gone. It’s your turn to do it. There Is No Such Things As Writer’s Block Writer’s block is a form of hiding from our work. Habits beat a lack of motivation. A …

CEO Of Your Career – 3 Things I Learned from Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker

**GET THE BOOK** Managing Oneself by Peter Drucker http://amzn.to/2mnMp94 Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M This is a short book about how to become your own CEO for your career Use Feedback Analysis to Discover Your Strengths You can only discover your strengths through feedback analysis. When you do something, write down what you expect will happen and then …

3 Things I Learned from Everyone Communicates Few Connect by John Maxwell

Why is it that two professors can teach the same course, curriculum, utilize the same textbook, and the same presentations, yet one professor’s class is empty and the other one has a waiting list? One communicates, the other connects. In the video above I share three things I learned from John Maxwell’s book Everyone Communicates Few Connect. 1. Connecting Means Focusing …

Embrace Constraints – 3 Things I Learned from Rework by Jason Fried

*GET THE BOOK* Rework by Jason Fried  – http://amzn.to/2ll63OS Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M Rework is the playbook that 37signals (makers of Basecamp) used to grow their company. 1. Embrace Constraints Constraints are advantages in disguise. A great example of this is a haiku. The limits on the number of line and syllables forces you to not …

Career Savings Account – 3 Things I Learned from Do Over by Jon Acuff

GET THE BOOK: Do Over by Jon Acuff –> http://amzn.to/2iSPdVK Listen to the book free on Audible: http://amzn.to/2epQT7M The basic premise of this book is to establish a career savings account utilizing your relationships, skills, character, and hustle to call a “do over” with your career. This “do over” occurs in 4 ways: Career Ceiling – Means you’re stuck and …