It has been said that leaders are readers. I whole-heartedly agree with that. I believe that the person you will be 5 years from now will be determined by the people you associate with and the books you read. Well your on your own with the association part, but I can help with the book reading side of the equation. The Leaders Bookshelf is a weekly podcast featuring great books that will propel you forward in life... Tune in! Featuring authors like Stephen Pressfield, Tom Rath, Michael Gerbe ...
Wonder that the BEST do better than everyone else? You've come to the right place to find out. Jon Gordon's "Training Camp, A Fable About Excellence" will clue you in to exactly what excellence looks like. Check out this episode of The Leaders Bookshelf.
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho is a classic! Coelho has sold more than 150 million books worldwide and The Alchemist is his most popular. This classic, in it's 25th year stands the test of time. Please enjoy The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Personal growth is an individual thing, but the Laws of Growth are universal. Do you have a personal growth plan? Use these 15 Laws of Growth to create one
"One Word" by Jon Gordon, Dan Britton and Jimmy Page could possibly be the most impactful book you have ever read. That is if you do what it says and follow the process. Time will tell. Give it a listen... Grab your self a copy of "OneWord", and see for yourself!
Erin Smith's book Master the Start is a great read for anyone who is thinking of or who has recently started a business. Erin offers up 10 ways that entrepreneurs ca get out of their own way and create their dream business. 50 great business startup ideas bit.ly/50start
Book Yourself Solid by Michael Port, (Second Edition, Revised & Expanded) The fastest, easiest and most reliable system for getting more clients than you can handle, even if you hate Marketing and Sales!
EVER had even the slightest thought of someday, maybe, possibly, if the stars align... starting a business? YOU MUST read The Entrepreneur Roller Coaster
In “The Millionaire Messenger” - subtitle “Making a Difference and a Fortune Sharing Your Advice” is a really great read. Burchard lays out the mindset of someone who might want to take his or her life experiences or passions or areas of expertise and create a living by sharing and teaching others.
Financial health is a side of personal development that, I don’t believe gets a fair shake. Probably because it always seems like “more of the same” and it’s so boring! Thank you Ted McLyman for breathing new life into this topic!
The Energy Bus, 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy, by John Gordon… WOW! This book is the antidote for what ails you when you feel like your back is against the wall. This book is the cure for the “poor me’s”.
Is this a Leadership book? Is it a Personal Development book? Not really to either, but If you do what Tom prescribes here, chances are that you will live longer, lead longer and have more opportunity to work on your personal development.
According to John Warrillow, in The Automatic Customer there is a better way to sell! It’s called creating a subscription base. He calls it the opposite of Selling & Doing. Building a subscription based, recurring revenue business makes your business a lot more valuable and it is so much easier to run!…
To be effectively, you, as a leader who cares, must know and understand what makes your team tick. Know, understand and utilize their God-given talents and strengths. Strengths Based Leadership takes you there.
You just can’t do everything yourself. That’s one of the biggest things that small business owners struggle with. Get your time back. Regain the passion for your business and start working on in instead of in it. That's what Virtual Freedom is all about.
If you're a fan of leadership... wouldn't you want to know the "Truth About Leadership"? Well here it is, James Kousnes and Barry Posner lay out the 10 "Truths About Leadership". I highly recommend this read for every leader and every leader-to-be
E-Myth Revisited - Why Most Small Businesses Don't Work and What to Do About It, by Michael E. Gerber. Read it and avoidThe Entrepreneurial Seizure!
When Dale Carnegie wrote How To Win Friends and Influence People over 75 years ago, I’m quite sure that he had no idea how impactful his words would be.
The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield. I’m not sure I have ever before encountered so much wisdom crammed into 165 pages.
Talk Like TED... I highly recommend it! I believe that we leaders need to prepare ourselves to impact others. We can do this with a little mindset shift, picking up a few tricks of the trade, plus a little practice.
I loved Kary Oberbrunner’s book Day Job to Dream Job. I chose the book for several reasons. First, I was familiar with Kary from my involvement with the John Maxwell Team. Kary is a JMT certified coach. Second and probably more importantly was the nam
Peter Thiel founded PayPal and after he sold it, invested in some great companies... like Facebook, SpaceX and LinkedIn. He also founded the Thiel Fellowship, which brings together motivated young people and helps them bring their ambitious projects into being.
Disentangling Genius, for me was about the process of untangling the past. Resolving what was, so you can move forward without all of that old baggage. The process of unloading those limiting beliefs was a key takeaway for me.
The Courage to Take Command by Col. Jill Morganthaler is stellar! This book is a leadership A to Z course in under 200 pages. I don’t think that there is anything that Colonel Jill Morganthaler Morganthaler didn’t cover in great detail.
Dream Year by Ben Arment, Does it get any better than this? I think not. Not for those of us who have the seed inside of us and the desire to make something amazing! To finally begin to give some credence to that idea that has been in the back of our minds. The one that whispers or SHOUTS to us for its attention every once in a while... or ALL THE …
The Art of Non-Conformity is a great reminder to dream bigger and seek out an unconventional life. Chris Gullibeau is a writer, a world traveler, a non-conformist, a world changer, a world-dominator
What do you want to accomplish before you die? Is that a question that we choose to ignore? I know I did for a long time. I guess I thought if I didn’t etch the answer in stone, I’d never die. I know… that logic sux doesn’t it? I guess the point is that we only have so many days on this ole planet, only so much time to accomplish life and we get to…
The Coming Jobs War by Jim Clifton is a real eye opener. Clifton presents a very convincing case that jobs or a lack there-of is and will be the single biggest issue facing our global economy… and the effect here in the US looks to be pretty serious.
If you’re completely happy with EVERYTHING in your life, if you find joy in multitasking and clutter, do not read this book. Essentialism is convincing and convicting.
What an amazing book chocked full of great stories about the ancient Spartan culture. Pressfield's descriptions make you feel like you are right there along side of these great warriors. The book made me want to run through walls!
It has been said that leaders are readers. I whole-heartedly agree with that. I believe that the person you will be 5 years from now will be determined by the people you associate with and the books you read. Well your on your own with the association part, but I can help with the book side of the equation. The Leaders Bookshelf is a weekly podcast…