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Dec. 13, 2020

This is Water by David Foster Wallace: The capital T truth-about life

Listen to the full speech here: https://fs.blog/2012/04/david-foster-wallace-this-is-water/ About the Book : This is Water In this rare peek into the personal life of the author of numerous bestselling novels, gain an underst...

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Dec. 6, 2020

The Practice by Seth Godin: Why everything you thought you knew about…

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: About the Book The Practice Creative work doesn’t come with a guarantee. But there is a pattern to who succeeds and who doesn’t. And engaging in the consistent practice of its pursuit is th...

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Nov. 28, 2020

Own Your Career, Own Your Life by Andy Storch: why you need to take m…

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book " Own Your Career Own Your Life'' is an incredible reference manual for every person who wants to design a life they are truly pro...

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Nov. 22, 2020

Special Episode: Talking books with Steph Clarke and Kelly Irving

Time for something a little different. This week, to celebrate the 100th episode of Steph’s Business Bookshelf (yes, you read this right, there was an episode zero, so episode 99 is the 100th episode) AND my birthday, I’ve in...

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Nov. 15, 2020

Think Like a Freak by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner: Why morals ca…

About the Book With their trademark blend of captivating storytelling and unconventional analysis, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner take us inside their thought process and teach us all how to think a bit more productiv...

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Nov. 8, 2020

Dream Teams by Shane Snow: How to fight your way to working better to…

About the Book A journey through science and history to understand incredible teams and what makes them tick. In Dream Teams , award-winning journalist Shane Snow takes us on an adventure through psychology, neuroscience, bus...

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Nov. 1, 2020

Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon: How to unlock your creativity a…

About the Book An inspiring guide to creativity in the digital age, Steal Like an Artist presents ten transformative principles that will help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life. Nothing is or...

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Oct. 25, 2020

Marketing Made Simple by Donald Miller: How to use enlightenment to c…

About the Book An essential part of any marketing professional’s tool kit – this strategic and actionable guide shows you how to apply the renowned StoryBrand framework to your brand. Every day, brands lose millions of dollar...

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Oct. 18, 2020

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott: Why you need to start being more weird

About the Book For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simpl...

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Oct. 11, 2020

When I Woke Up by Paul Evans: Why the right relationships can save yo…

About the Book The True Story of Paul Evans written by Carolyn Coe – is one man’s inspiring story of starting rough, making mistakes, personal suffering and the raw grit it takes to get back up when life deals the …

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Oct. 4, 2020

Further Faster by Warren James: How to get your career off to the bes…

About the Book You too can find direction and build a roadmap to take your life and career further faster, even if you are feeling a little under-equipped for the journey ahead. “‘ Further Faster’ is an actionable guide full …

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Sept. 27, 2020

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss: how to make your habits your key for …

About the Book Tim has interviewed more than 200 world-class performers for his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super celebs (Jamie Foxx, Arnold Schwarzenegger, etc.) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, ...

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Sept. 20, 2020

On Writing by Stephen King: Why boredom is the key to great writing

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book On Writing Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King’s critically lauded, mi...

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Sept. 13, 2020

Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg: Why you need to embrace co…

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book From the author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon The Power of Habit comes a fascinating new book that explores the sci...

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Sept. 6, 2020

The Power of Ritual by Casper ter Kuile: how wizards and gyms will ma…

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book “After half a decade of research and hundreds of conversations with people around the country, I am convinced we are in the midst ...

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Aug. 30, 2020

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou: How powerful stories…

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures t...

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Aug. 23, 2020

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl: What is the meaning of lif…

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its l...

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Aug. 16, 2020

What I talk about when I talk about running by Haruki Murakami: What …

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book An intimate look at writing, running, and the incredible way they intersect, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is an ill...

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Aug. 9, 2020

Hit Refresh: How to build better companies and technology for humans

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book The New York Times bestseller Hit Refresh is about individual change, about the transformation happening inside of Microsoft and t...

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Aug. 2, 2020

Losing My Virginity and Finding My Virginity by Sir Richard Branson: …

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Books Losing my Virginity In little more than twenty-five years, Richard Branson spawned nearly a hundred successful ventures. From the...

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July 26, 2020

Strive by Adam Fraser: Why you need to start struggling more

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book Is happiness really the key to a meaningful and fulfilling life? We are all obsessed with happiness. There are thousands of books,...

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July 19, 2020

The 12 Week Year by Brian Moran & Michael Lennington: How to stop was…

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book The guide to shortening your execution cycle down from one year to twelve weeks Most organizations and individuals work in the con...

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July 12, 2020

Start With Why & Find Your Why by Simon Sinek: How to stop being bori…

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book In 2009, Simon Sinek started a movement to help people become more inspired at work, and in turn inspire their colleagues and cust...

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July 5, 2020

Be Brilliant by Janine Garner: How to stop dimming your brilliance

Sign up to the bookmark newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/1119b1358a84/thebookmark About the Book Business was simple; now it’s competitive. Clients were easy; now they’re demanding. Communication was straight forward; now it’s ...

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