If you’re new to the Monthly Recommendations, here’s the deal:
It’s 2019 and things change FAST. But, like a true entrepreneur, I like to keep up. That’s why I hunt down the latest and greatest podcasts, books, articles, and whatever else I find interesting and share them with you here every month.
Books you need to read:
Outliers: The Story of Success
In this NY Times best seller, Malcolm Gladwell asks what makes high-achievers different because as we know, success doesn't happen in a vacuum.
Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life
Ready to stop stalling yourself? This refreshing, BS-free, self-empowerment guide offers an honest, no-nonsense, tough-love approach to help you move past self-imposed limitations.
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don't
Not every company is not born with great DNA. Jim Collins shows us how can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness and what the universal distinguishing characteristics that cause a company to go from good to great are.
Podcasts you gotta hear:
The Top 3 for Entrepreneurs
These short and easy to digest episodes explore the Top 3 best tips, tricks, and tactics from today's most successful entrepreneurs.
How to Succeed Podcast
The How to Succeed Podcast is the show that helps to get to the top and stay there! It is brought to you by Sandler Training, the worldwide leader in sales, management, and customer service training
BYOB: Build Your Own Business
This is a different kind of BYOB. In the Build Your Own Business show, Andrew Ford interviews ordinary people who have left a job they hate to run a business they love. Andrew explores what worked, what didn't and the nitty-gritty details of how to start a business based on your knowledge and passion.
Articles that will change the way think:
5 Steps to Building Your Personal Brand From Scratch
4 Painful Realities Your Scaling Startup Must Accept in Order to Grow
In case you missed it: September's most popular blog post
5 Reasons Brands Are Failing In 2019
In 2019, branding is your competitive edge and I don’t think enough people are realizing this. These are the 5 ways I think brands are failing
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