How To Read With a Purpose

Back in my days as a banker I spent one year working at a branch that was a pretty good daily commute. Those daily commutes were when I discovered my love for self-education. I remember listening to a Tony Robbins CD and he said when he was first getting started he read 700 books. IContinue reading “How To Read With a Purpose”

Book Quote of the Week 098

High performance is not about a specific type of person. It’s not about winning the genetic lottery, how long you’ve worked, the shade of your skin, how many people are supporting you, or what you’re getting paid. It’s about your performance habits — which you have complete control over. Brendon Burchard

Book Quote of the Week 036

Whatever your brand stands for, you have to deliver on the promise.  Don’t promise what you can’t deliver, and deliver everything you promise.  That’s the only way you’ll ever control your brand.  And beware: brands always mean something.  If you don’t define what the brand means, a competitor will. Richard Branson    

Richard Branson: Business Stripped Bare Notes & Quotes

Richard Branson – Business Stripped Bare   Notes/Quotes: Richard Branson is someone who has always fascinated me. I love his story. I love what he’s done, how he’s done it and how he continues to do it. Following are some of the notes I took while reading one of his books, Business Stripped Bare: Adventures ofContinue reading “Richard Branson: Business Stripped Bare Notes & Quotes”

The Most Gifted and Recommended Books from Tools of Titans by Tim Ferris

This list is at the end of a previous post, Review Notes from Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss, but I wanted to add it here to keep it separate for reference. Many of these top 17 books are some that I have already read. But for those that I have not, they are next onContinue reading “The Most Gifted and Recommended Books from Tools of Titans by Tim Ferris”

Book Quote of the Week – 013

“Treating success as an option is one of the major reasons why more people don’t create it for themselves – and why most people don’t even get close to living up to their full potential…  If you don’t consider it your duty to live up to your potential, then you simply won’t. If it doesn’t becomeContinue reading “Book Quote of the Week – 013”

Be Obsessed with Learning

I recently wrote the blog, Read Less and Study More. Today as I was reading Be Obsessed or Be Average by Gant Cardone he mentioned something in the chapter titled Feed the Beast that made me think about this topic some more. Under the title, Obsessed with Learning, he said: “The easiest way to feedContinue reading “Be Obsessed with Learning”

Read Less and Study More

I really enjoy reading business and personal development books. There are so many good ones out there that I got into the habit of feeling like I had accomplished something when I could finish one book and already have the next one waiting to get started. How many could I read in a year? IContinue reading “Read Less and Study More”