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Motivation Minute

May 27, 2018

Deep Work (Cal Newport)

  • Pushing our cognitive abilities to the limit is a rare and valuable skill
  • Frequently switching between deep and shallow tasks is more inefficient than it seems
  • Choosing boredom over shallow entertainment can help gear you up for more productive...

May 20, 2018

The Intelligent Investor (Benjamin Graham)

  • Sell to optimists.  Buy from pessimists.
  • Popular stocks tend to be overvalued.  Leaning towards more “boring” stocks can produce more long-term consistent gains
  • Divide a portfolio between 90% defensive and 10% enterprising investments

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May 15, 2018

Made in America (Sam Walton)

  • Lean teams stretch a long way, especially when leaders work roles at all levels of the chain
  • Humility as a leader is key to keeping ahead of competition and building relationship with employees
  • Sam Walton’s simple growth strategy - one store at a time

May 5, 2018

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth (John Maxwell)

  • Focus on growth over goals.  Grow through life as opposed to just going through
  • Feeling tension is an essential ingredient in the growth process
  • You can’t change your destination overnight, but you can change your...