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Motivation Minute

Dec 24, 2017

  • Steve Jobs in three words:  Intense.  Binary.  Perfectionist.
  • Apple innovated game-changing products - from the iPod and iTunes to the iPhone and Mac
  • Simplistic and highly functional design meshed with intentional hardware and software integration


Steve Jobs (Walter Issacson) -


Dec 15, 2017

Key Takeaways
- Success is not a random accident
- Learn to trust the process over the end product
- The cumulative benefit of a slight edge life far outweighs any single effort

The Slight Edge (Jeff Olson) -

Dec 7, 2017

Key Points

  • Technical experience is a weak indicator of business strength
  • Focus on working on your business as opposed to in it
  • Prototype your processes.  Drive your business towards a clone-able model.

The E-Myth Revisited (Michael Gerber) -

Dec 1, 2017

Key Points

  • People thrive on praise - use it strategically before correction
  • Be careful to value others above yourself
  • Quickly admit your faults while minimizing corrections directed at others


How to Win Friends and Influence People (Dale Carnegie) -

Nov 18, 2017

Key Takeaways

  • If you don’t prioritize your life someone else will
  • Less is more - prioritize only the top 10% of your life’s important activities
  • Intentionally add 50% buffer time and opt to under-promise while over-delivering

Essentialism (Greg McKeown) -