Make it Stick is all about the science of successful learning. And who doesn't want to learn more and learn better? Make It Stick is written by storyteller Peter Brown and two leading cognitive scientists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel. (Get a … [Read More...]
It isn't about being rich, healthy or happy.
It's about being a little richer, healthier, and happier tomorrow.
I call this the -er principle and I write about it in my book,
Lessons From The Bookshelf
I read Willpower by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney about three years ago and it totally shaped how I get things done. There is a lot of science that supports the importance of willpower in getting what we want. In fact, there is a study that … [Read More...]
If you have a project you want to do, but aren't doing. If there is something you want to make but aren't making Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear is a book you need on your bookshelf. It's a big old permission slip that says you get to be … [Read More...]
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future by Peter Thiel is a guide to building innovative and creative companies. Thiel brings his real-life experiences as co-founder of PayPal and as a startup investor to this book to share some … [Read More...]
Let me begin by saying while Creativity was a pretty interesting and highly insightful read, it wasn't an easy one. I love reading about creativity, and along with curiosity, it is one of my favorite subjects. Sometimes I feel like I’m uber creative … [Read More...]
I love the title of this book - I mean who doesn't want to be great, right? Good to Great by Jim Collins talks about what makes great companies stay great and why a majority of companies seem to get stuck at just being good enough. And while it is … [Read More...]
Brené Brown's Rising Strong is about going deep into what is painful and uncomfortable for us. It’s about getting real about why we feel what we feel. And I love the topic of feelings. It’s about being strong enough and brave enough to take … [Read More...]
Welcome to Lessons from the Bookshelf! Lessons from the Bookshelf is my new the podcast that shares the big ideas and lessons from the most influential and well-read books from ancient philosophers to modern-day thought leaders in the genres … [Read More...]