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Amp It Up Book Review (My Key Takeaways)

There’s a lot of good books on starting a business… But not a ton on growing or scaling. Amp it Up by Frank Slootman is a great one. Frank doesn’t start companies—he grows them. He took over the Snowflake data management company when it was worth $4 billion and now, after leading it into the...

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David Goggins Book Review: Can’t Hurt Me

I loved David Goggins’ book. The man is epic. He’s an ultramarathon winner (he doesn’t just run the races — he wins them), retired Navy SEAL, and served in the military for 20 years. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. He got over major insecurities, fears, and a learning disability to become who...

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The Artist’s Way Book Report

The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron is one of my favorite books — and it’s had a big influence on the way I run my businesses and operate as an entrepreneur. I don’t think of myself as a creative person, but this book changed that for me. There’s a lot of unique takeaways from this...

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The 8 Best Business Books You’ve Never Heard Of

Need great business books recommendations? You’ve probably already read Good to Great, The Four Hour Workweek, and Zero to One… But a lot of times, to get ahead in life, you have to read the books that people aren’t reading. Don’t get me wrong — those are great books! But everyone’s already read ‘em. Pick...

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Work Rules by Laszlo Bock

When employees trust leadership, they become brand ambassadors. Make their CEo and board accessible to all employees. Accessible isn’t just “free” but balanced. Decisions manager at Google cannot make unilaterally: Whom to hire, Fire, how much of a salary increase, whom to promote. The problem is that you and I might define our “best people”...

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Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Got this book randomly and had no idea what it was about. It's --- strong. Great writing from a very interesting woman. The book Untamed by Glennon Doyle is more targeted for women but I enjoyed it thoroughly. Some really powerful nuggets in there. Here's my highlights: WE CAN DO HARD THINGS. Your job, throughout...

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