This week’s book of the week is Atomic Habits by James Clear. At first I had put off reading this book, because I thought that it might be very similar to The Power of Habits by Charles Duhigg. I’m happy to tell you that it is very different. Think of it like this. If they were
This week’s book of the week, Trillion Dollar Coach by Eric Schmidt Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle, is about Bill Campbell, a college football coach who eventually became one of the biggest influencers of silicon valley including Google, Apple, and Intel. “Within 9 months of joining Apple, Bill was promoted to VP of sales and marketing
This week’s book o the week is The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. The Five Dysfunctions of a Team is told through the story of a fictional business and newly appointed CEO. In taking the new position, she also inherited all the dysfunction with it especially when it comes to their team work.
This week’s book of the week is Emotional Intelligence 2.0 by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves. It is a small book and short read, but what I like most about it is that it really focuses on getting you to understanding your emotional intelligence (EQ). You find out what level you’re at and then are
Wednesday’s book of the week is Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini, Ph.D. Dr. Cialdini does an intense study on what gets people to say “yes”. This is useful in sales, marketing, and most importantly leading. Why is it that some people just have this magic glow about them that gets others
To some, a book a week, seems like an audacious goal. I’ve even mentioned it to some leaders and to them it seems like “too much”. “How about a book a month? Or maybe even a book every two weeks?” These are some responds I have gotten back. I’ve even let the thought creep in,
This week’s book of the week is Worth It by Amanda Steinberg. When I’m sitting still and reading or blogging, my cats love cuddling up in my lap. The inability to sit still for too long was either inherited from my mother or came about from years of being a nurse. Which one, I’m unsure.
This week’s book of the week is “Born to Win” by Zig Ziglar and Tom Ziglar. This was Zig Ziglar’s last book written before he passed in 2012. The book was published 5 years later. We’ve been reading a book a week for a few months now, and I admit it’s not easy. Sometimes I
Wednesday’s book of the week is by John C. Maxwell. Author of the New York Times Bestseller The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and previous pastor of Skyline Church in San Diego. He was recognized at “the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazine in 2014.”² I usually like to look up a
Good to great, “Why some companies make the leap… and others don’t” This book is a 5 year study by Jim Collin’s team researchers studying what makes some companies excel comparing them with companies that never take that leap. This book is known as a classic, published in 2001 and selling over one million copies. I’m