Archives: Business Book Review

If You Don’t Like Your Life, Change It! – Book Review

4 commentsJune 28, 2014

I recently picked up Yehuda Berg’s new book If You Don’t Like Your Life, Change It! Instead of writing up a summary or a regular review, I want to share some of the insights I picked up as I read it. Enjoy!

The size of greatness inside of you is measure by the challenges you overcome.

If you have problems with a co-worker for example, what lesson is that unpleasant colleague here to teach [...]


Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It – Book Review

10 commentsMay 24, 2014

Gary Taubes reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century—none more damaging or misguided than the “calories-in, calories-out” model of why we get fat—and the good science that has been ignored. He also answers the most persistent questions: Why are some people thin and others fat? What roles do exercise and genetics play in our weight? What foods should we eat, and what foods should we avoid?

Here are a few of the nuggets I pulled from my reading of [...]


Small Giants by Bo Burlingham — Book Review

8 commentsApril 28, 2014

A few months ago, I picked up the book Small Giants by Bo Burlingham. The book is the best I’ve read this year and is a fascinating read for anyone with a side business, a start-up, or a small business.

For many companies, the only priority is the near-constant pressure to grow bigger, make more money, and crush competitors. Bo shows and tells the stories of companies spearheading an alternate movement to build businesses that are sustainable both in revenue, happiness, or another priority that [...]


How to Hit #1 on Amazon’s Bestseller List

90 commentsFebruary 17, 2014

Today is my birthday and a gift for myself is letting you know about my good friend Charlie Hoehn’s new book, Play It Away.

This is marketing month on OkDork and we’ve already featured these posts:

How to Grow a Blog to 100,000 Visitors in Less Than a Year

How to Create a Marketing Plan

Month of Marketing Preview

 

I first met Charlie while he was filming a video for a friend of mine and I got cold water thrown on my face. I remember [...]