Tag: books

  • 5 Books that will make you unstoppable in 2023!

    5 Books that will make you unstoppable in 2023!

    As a known very voracious reader, at least amongst my peer group. I have a lot of people who reach out to me and ask me for book recommendations quite often. This morning I was thinking about some of the recent requests I have had along with the fact that it is a new year […]

  • These five books will teach your child more than any college degree ever will

    These five books will teach your child more than any college degree ever will

    The whole student loan mess and the cost of higher education is a tired conversation. Everyone is having it. I did the formal education thing. I have three degrees and lots of certifications and training and they all have helped me be successful during my career. However, I have to ask the question to myself? […]

  • The Comfort Crisis, Embrace Discomfort to Reclaim your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self,

    The Comfort Crisis, Embrace Discomfort to Reclaim your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self,

    I read a lot of books each year. On average around 40 or so for the last decade. To some people that isn’t a lot, but to 99% of the rest of the world, it is a massive amount. Out of those 40 books each year, I would guess about two-three will actually be compiling […]

  • My top 10 books out of the last 100 I’ve read!

    My top 10 books out of the last 100 I’ve read!

    I recently hit another milestone in my learning journey.  I just finished book number four hundred in seven years.  For some of you, that may seem like a small number.  But to me, from where I started, to where I am today, this is a an amazing accomplishment for me. I have written countless times […]

  • 5 books on sales that everybody should read, especially sales professionals

    5 books on sales that everybody should read, especially sales professionals

    Sometimes a new book isn’t what you need.  Instead you need to go back and reread a book you have already purchased and read.  I can never get it all the first time around.  So going back and reading it again, and again, I can get closer to really understanding the material and ultimately practicing […]

  • Handbook of Self-Determination Research; summary/notes

    In my constant study of human behavior and what motivates us as humans and individuals, I ran across a book titled “Handbook of Self-Determination Research”.  This book takes all of the research and studies that have been conducted by the most recognized and highly influential scientists, researchers, psychologists to ever study human behaviors. The data is […]

  • Primed to Perform book summary and notes

    Primed to Perform book summary and notes

    To build a high performing culture, you must first understand what drives peak performance in individuals. The answer sounds simple: why you work affects how well you work. In their book Primed to Perform; How to Build The Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation, the authors Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor take […]

  • The Four Agreements; book summary

    The Four Agreements; book summary

    As a reader I read lots of books that are sometimes complex and take too long and too many pages to make a simple point. Then there are times I run across little gems that are quick reads with a strong, straight to the point message. On of my most recent reads The Four Agreements […]

  • SPIN Selling; book summary and notes

    SPIN Selling; book summary and notes

    SPIN Selling: Situation, Problem, Implication, Need-Payoff; author: Neil Rackham http://www.amazon.com/SPIN-Selling-Neil-Rackham/dp/0070511136/ SPIN selling was published in 1988, and at that time it was considered to be the most heavily researched book on sales ever created.  The research was compiled over 12 years and 35,000 sales calls, and 1 million dollars in research. The study was compiled from […]

  • What is your online Reputation?

    What is your online Reputation?

    The Reputation Economy; How to Optimize Your Digital Footprint in a World Where Your Reputation is Your Most Valuable Asset. The author Michael Fertik is the CEO and founder of Reputation.com the world leader in digital reputation and privacy management. The book highlights the benefits and the negatives in the current world we live in […]