We all have an inner voice that we can use to evaluate our actions, learn from past mistakes, and better prepare for the future. Unfortunately, all too often, this voice turns into a stream of negative thoughts and emotions. And, rather than help us improve, it can hold us back by causing rumination, anxiety, and even self-sabotage.
Chatter by Ethan Kross is about how to tame and properly harness your inner voice. It covers practical tips for enjoying the many benefits of self-reflection and introspection while greatly reducing unproductive and negative self-talk. …
Most nonfiction books either fail to attract an audience or achieve only short-term success. Those that perform well often rely on expensive marketing campaigns, temporary media buzz, or the author’s popularity. As a result, it’s rare for new authors to break through and create a lasting impact.
Write Useful Books by Rob Fitzpatrick provides an alternative path. It explains how to plan, write, test, and refine engaging nonfiction books using proven strategies from the world of entrepreneurship. The approach can help you create a truly useful book that automatically attracts new readers through word-of-mouth referrals.
Let’s explore three of my…
There are countless books, articles, and podcasts that cover helpful advice for startup founders. However, some insights are far more valuable and essential than others. So, I’d like to share 5 of the best startup tips and advice from 281 business books that I’ve read over the last 22 years as an entrepreneur.
Let’s dive right into it.
One of the fastest ways to validate and improve your startup idea is by talking with potential customers. Unfortunately, these conversations often backfire because people want to be supportive and socially polite rather than blunt and honest. …
A comprehensive list organized into eight popular categories.
Let’s explore 50 of the very best business books of all time. This list includes influential classics and personal favorites that have guided my entrepreneurial journey over the last 22 years. Each one covers unique and valuable insights that can help you achieve your goals in business and beyond.
The list is organized into eight categories: startups, business strategy, marketing, product development, leadership, management, productivity, and self-help.
NOTE: It was difficult to categorize many of the books into just one topic. Plus, many of the themes apply to multiple audiences. So, with…
Many great marketing books cover helpful advice. However, some ideas are more valuable than others. So, I’d like to share 10 of the best marketing tips and strategies from the 281 business books I read over the last 22 years as an entrepreneur.
Some of the essential topics include:
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Explore essential themes for self-improvement and growth.
Some of the key topics and themes covered in this list include:
How To Build A Personal Knowledge Management System
Personal growth involves more than just consuming books, articles, or podcasts. Our brains aren’t very good at storing and retaining information. As a result, we often forget valuable insights and life lessons long before having a chance to make use of them.
How To Take Smart Notes by Sönke Ahrens is about how to better understand, retain, and benefit from great insights. The book exposes the flaws in common note-taking practices and presents a simple yet powerful way to capture insights and convert them into a growing web of knowledge. …
How to build an effective business strategy
Of course, there is nothing wrong with creating a vision for the future or establishing goals. However, it’s a mistake to treat these things as strategies because doing so can prevent us from pursuing the real thing. As a result, we can find ourselves without a deep understanding of the challenges we face or the opportunities worth pursuing.
So, let’s explore six of the best business strategy books that you can read when building an effective plan for success. They cover critical themes, including:
How To Become More Productive And Create Better Results
It often feels like there just isn’t enough time to get everything done. No matter how many tasks we complete, there is always more to do. So, let’s explore five of the best productivity books. They can help you get more accomplished and free up valuable time by tackling essential topics, including:
Learn how to increase your chances for startup success.
While every startup is unique, the core challenges are largely the same. As a result, experienced entrepreneurs can help you adopt best practices and avoid common mistakes on the road to success. The books in this list tackle five key themes: