Book Reviews

Simon Sinek - How Great Leaders Inspire Action With an Infinite Mindset

In this post I use the battle of Borodino and Napolean's invasion of Russia to exemplify Simon Sinek's idea of how great leaders inspire action with an infinite mindset. Infinite games observed in everyday life were originally popularized by James P. Carse and recently resurfaced with a business and leadership context by Simon Sinek, author of Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last.

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Andrew Carnegie’s 17 Principles of Success

STOP what you’re doing and LISTEN to Andrew Carnegie’s interview with Napolean Hill. One principle at a time .. Andrew Carnegie .. SPELLS OUT SUCCESS .. spells it out.There remains not a shadow of a doubt, not a question left unanswered. Put all the principles into action and you will achieve your desired level of success as sure as the sun will rise and the stars will shine.

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What if the Path to Mastery Didnt Have to Be 10,000 Hours?

I used to think that the easiest path to success would be becoming a bodybuilder. There wouldn’t be anything to ‘figure out’. No tough problems to solve, no product market fit or customer complaints. You spend more hours in the gym then everyone else = you win.

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How To Break Bad Habits

I think we all have periods of discontentment, especially in situations where someone has things that you don’t. Maybe you’re already good at being content but I think it’s something we all slip up at from time to time and is a great practice of mindfulness if nothing else.

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