Author: Michelle Dean

The Power of Significance: How Purpose Changes Your Life by John C. Maxwell

In this compact book the New York Times bestselling author, John C. Maxwell shows us how to achieve a life of purpose and significance. We all have a longing to be significant, to make a contribution, to be part of something noble and purposeful. But in this book, we learn that we don’t have to be a certain age, have a lot of money, or be powerful or famous to make a difference. We can be significant today. . . If we know our purpose. In The Power of Significance, we’ll find the pathway to a life that matters....

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The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness by Stephen R. Covey

“Most leaders would agree that they’d be better off having an average strategy with superb execution than a superb strategy with poor execution…  Those who execute always have the upper hand” If we want to thrive in any part of our life, we must find our voice and inspire others to find theirs. Leaders in business are in a prime position to do this, and by instilling trust, communication effectively and relinquishing some control, we can benefit the entire company. In The 8th Habit, Covey gently pushes us to find our voice. He shows how to take action to...

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Give Yourself Permission

I am lucky enough to work closely with many business owners. They operate in different sectors and in different industries. They live and work in different countries, in different parts of the world. They are men and women from the ages of 27 to 68 (No the 68-year-old isn’t Dave Dean!!) and whereas they do a lot of different things and live very different lives, they all struggle with the same things, to less or greater degrees.   One thing that I see time and time again is the reluctance to give themselves permission to undertake any task outside of work within...

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What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not! Rich Dad Poor Dad (RDPD) is Kiyosaki’s story of growing up with two dads — his real father (poor dad) and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that we need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having our money work for us. Kiyosaki challenges the belief that our house is...

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You may wonder why are more and more companies are turning to subscription models? Well, here Warrillow explains that sometimes trends aren’t trends because of buzz or visibility, but because they actually work… and sometimes those trends work so well, they start spreading across all industries. He says that subscriptions, the “new” business model, has actually been around for centuries. It’s always been standard practice for newspaper and magazine customers to pay for their products on a periodic basis. Although the subscription model diminished at the onset of the internet, it’s come roaring back. This book explains how we...

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