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“Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual” by Jocko Willink

What better time to remind ourselves of the importance of discipline than as the holidays come to full swing. The distractions and off-ramps that take us farther from our goals are abundant. I’m not saying that these distractions are bad. … Continue reading

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“How Successful People Think” by John Maxwell: Part One

Honestly, I was skeptical about John Maxwell before I read this book. A person who knows how may always have a job, but the person who knows why will always be his boss. “Thinking is hard work; that’s why so … Continue reading

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“The Organized Mind” by Daniel Levitin: Part Two

This book continues to impress me. The combination of research, techniques, and insights has been very useful in helping me make my own connections between different areas of my life. These areas extend from home and family life, to work … Continue reading

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“The Organized Mind” by Daniel Levitin: Part One

This book helped me understand some of the finer points of being an “executive.” The ways we can externalize our memories and techniques to be in the moment at all times by organizing your time, thoughts, and anything else that … Continue reading

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“Tom Brady: The Man Behind the Arm” by Oliver Broudy. Men’s Health July 2013

With the Super Bowl quickly approaching I moved up this post to today. I read this article on Men’s Health when I was going through a difficult time in my life. The full article really helped me put things into … Continue reading

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“Creativity, Inc.” by Ed Catmull

Large organizations, at least in my experience, become rigid and set in their ways. It’s not that they don’t want to be creative, but the bureaucracy makes it so difficult for creatives or others with good ideas to affect meaningful … Continue reading

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“Work Happy” by Jill Geisler: Part Three

If you want to build, maintain, and improve your workplace, you have to become adept at not just managing, but leading change. Change involves two key challenges for people—learning and letting go. Five change accelerators: Education Emotion Motivation Collaboration Communication … Continue reading

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