Notes on the Audio Books & Podcasts I've Listened To

2019

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    In Progress

    The Infinite Game

    Simon Sinek takes a deeper look into a concept he's touched in earlier talks and books.

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    The Ride of a Lifetime

    The story of Bob Iger's journey to becoming CEO of the Walt Disney Company

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living

    Nick Offerman uses his special comedic delivery to tell the story of how he has landed in the life he has today.

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    Start With Why

    Anyone interested in managing people, leading a group, or understanding what motivates people to take the actions they do should read this book.

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    Man's Search For Meaning

    So far, as an audibook this is hard to digest. May be more enjoyable as a hard copy book.

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    In Progress

    The Dream Machine

    A look back at how the way we use computers today was envisioned by the people involved with the digital revolution.

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    In Progress

    Startup Money Made Easy: The Inc. Guide to Every Financial Question About Starting, Running, and Growing Your Business

    A good guidebook to understanding many of the intricacies of startup finances.

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    In Progress

    This Is Marketing: You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See

    Seth Godin's approach to marketing and the value he shares is gold. Hoping this installment continues that.

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life

    Some of the best self-help reading I can recommend.

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander

    Amazing stories and insight into the leadership perspectives of an elite military leader. Highly Recommended.

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    The Expectant Dad’s Roadmap: From Dude to New Father and How to Be Prepared for the next 9 Months and After

    Light listening to help prepare for a baby on the way. Nothing ground breaking that common sense or my wife and mother of 3 didn't already teach me.

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    How to Be a Capitalist Without Any Capital: The Four Rules You Must Break to Get Rich

    Entertaining in presentation, but enough time has passed that I've forgotten the message from this book. Worth a re-listen.

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley's Bill Campbell

    So good it made me regret not taking the opportunity to work on the West Coast and potentially bump into people like Bill Campbell.

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    Recommended As Audio Book

    Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

    Required reading for anyone in the businesses of design, product, or consumer facing services.