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☝️ The Upside of Stress – Kelly McGonigal

This book offers proactive steps to adopt a new mindset for stress. And includes lots of personal stories to back it up. "Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It"

The Power of the 30-Day Challenge

It's amazing how much a person can learn in the first few weeks trying something new. You don’t have to stop watching Netflix or reading the news. You just need to build up a daily practice.

The Exceptional Truth About Winter and Discomfort

Do extreme winter make us sad or happy? This is a story about lessons learned during a snow storm in Philadelphia.
Donald Miller Storybrand

🗣 Building a StoryBrand – Donald Miller

Miller presents 7 universal story points that resonate with people across cultures. A character overcomes obstacles to get what they want....

🏅 So Good they Can’t Ignore You – Cal Newport

Instead of following your passion, you should develop skills and experience, then leverage them to have more autonomy and control over the work you do and your day-to-day schedule.

🧩 The Culture Code – Daniel Coyle

"The secrets of highly successful groups." This book was full of good advice and stories to back it up. I enjoyed the look behind the scenes at Pixar, Zappos and IDEO.

Why I treat podcasts as articles

Some of the most fascinating people in the world will never write or publish anything. Yet we could be lucky enough to listen in on one or two conversations that they have with interesting people.

What I learned building a Soft Robot

Are you ever so curious about a new technology that you want to try to build it yourself? Well, that’s how I often feel, and I’ve saved you the pain of trying to make a soft robot by doing it myself.

🔷 The Idea Factory – John Gertner

"Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation." Terrific history of the laboratory that invented many of the key technologies in today's electronics.
Profit First - Mike Michalowicz

💸 Profit First – Mike Michalowicz

"Transform your business from a cash-eating monster to a money-making machine." A book about why you should be sure that your company can generate a profit, not just survive.