Personal Improvement | OkDork.com - Part 2

My First Book Review of 2016: This Is Earl Nightingale

For my first book of 2016, I decided to pick up This is Earl Nightingale by Earl Nightingale. He used to be a huge radio personality back in the 1950s, and this book is filled with some of his best advice on building character and personal development. Here are some of the lessons I learned...

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Make Things Happen: 3 Examples of Entrepreneurial Proactivity

There is one key difference I’ve noticed among successful business owners and the “wantreprenuer” crowd. One group is waiting for the right _______ (fill in the blank). And the other group decided to make things happen for themselves. Period. I’ll let you take a lucky guess on which group is successful. Today, I want to...

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The Expert Curse: How I Overcome Expectations of Others

at a dinner with my friend tucker i confided with him i was overwhelmed working on okdork. when you start out in your business and do crazy things or experiment and it works or doesn’t, who cares. there’s no one to watch you fall. you're just playing around without expectations. one of my favorite quotes...

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If You Don't Like Your Life, Change It! Yehuda Berg Quotes

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...

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Why We Get Fat by Gary Taubes: A Book Summary

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...

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Morning Routine: My 4 Step Process for Great Mornings

For most of 2012 I was depressed. Heck, while I was depressed I even listed out every single thing I could do to help make my day better. Ever have one of those mornings when you wake up and it all just seems pointless? Your thoughts pester you with questions, “What’s the point of living today?” and...

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