Can You Make Good Decisions When Things Are Tough?

The greats you look up to are just like you. They made hard decisions in the midst of odds that others faced. They kept going when it was hard. That’s what you must do “No,” Merridy continued, her face looking thoughtful, “I think he was probably not much different than us. He was a hero, […]

Should You Read It 006 – Great at Work by Morten Hansen

In episode 6 we’re going to talk about Great at Work by Morten Hansen. Great at Work is all about standing out in your occupation. It’s about doing work that it significant. We all want to matter in what we do, and Great at Work is going to try and help you do work that […]

It Takes 7 Practices To Be Great At Work

In episode 6 we’re going to talk about Great at Work by Morten Hansen. Great at Work is all about standing out in your occupation. It’s about doing work that it significant. We all want to matter in what we do, and Great at Work is going to try and help you do work that matters.

I’m going to cite a lot of resources today that go with Great at Work. There is a link to everything in the show notes so make sure you go there to find the other books and articles I talk about.

You’ll also find a link in the show notes to the full written version of this podcast if you’d like to consume it that way. You can also support the show by purchasing the Amazon eBook version of this show for $2.99.

Purchase Great at Work on Amazon

In our next episode, we’re going to look at Personal Kanban. If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed the the tasks in your task manager, then this system may be for you.

Resources

Episode 4: When by Daniel Pink

Full written review of When by Daniel Pink

You Pulled an all-nighter Because You are An Idiot

Written review of High Performance Habits

Written review of The ONE Thing

Becoming a Master

Written review of Deep Work

Do you work more than 39 hours in a week, your job could be killing you

Written review of The More of Less

Purchase The 10x Marketing Formula on Amazon

Solving hard problems is the key to getting paid well

How to Become Great at Almost Anything

Written review of The Coaching Habit

The Big Leap, talks about your Zone of Excellence

Selection Bias Definition

Written review of Switch by Chip and Dan Heath

Written look at The Obstacle is The Way by Ryan Holiday

You’re Suffering in Silence Because of Your Pride

Successful businesses are profitable organizations charging for products or services. They have certain expenses – payroll, tools, hardware, probably an office space or a warehouse – you name it. In order to break even and start growing, they need to ensure that there are viable and profitable business opportunities. In other words, someone has to […]

Should You Read it 005 – The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath

Today we’re looking at The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath. The Heath’s take a look at how we can leverage the moments in life to maximize their utility. The don’t stop there, they give us a number of tools we can use to design moments that matter for those we lead. Purchase […]

Tall Poppies Provide Value, It’s Time To Be One

Here’s a baseline fact about selling: People buy from people they like. You will never have the opportunity to pitch your products or services if you’re not first authentically connecting to your potential client. – From Frustrated To Frickin Awesome Do you know who your audience is? Are you speaking to them? A few months […]

Making Decisions the Extreme Programming Way

One of the key thoughts if you want to implement extreme programming is that there are two types of decisions. First, you have business decisions. What features are most needed? What brings the highest value to the business? Second, we have technical decisions. How are the features implemented in the project? Each of these decisions […]

Freelance Saturday Volume 3 April 21 2018

Welcome to another weekly edition of Freelance Saturday. Here is some solid reading and listening you can do in the next week to help make your business even more awesome. If you have article ideas, hit reply with a link and I’ll check them out. 210: 8 Steps to Launching Your Own Mastermind Group — […]

I’ve got a new podcast and I need your help

I know that some of you have been reading my book reviews. A few of you have even sent me books to read as a gift because you wanted me to dig into it. Well thanks for all of that. As of today I’ve got a new podcast called Should I Read It. This is […]

Should I Read it 004: When by Daniel Pink

In today’s episode we’re going to look at When by Daniel Pink. When is all about the timing of events in life. Everything from, when is the best time to start something, to how should be you organizing your day so you can get the maximum amount of work done. Purchase When on Amazon Original […]