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a man sitting on the ground in front of a podium with his hands folded up
Confessions of a Public Speaker
Confessions of a Public Speaker by [Berkun, Scott]
the book sprint by james knap with john zerstley and brad korwitz
Hard to apply if you work solo, but lots of practical tips on how to host a sprint to test your ideas.
a woman is smiling and holding her hand on her chin, with the words learn in russian
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
I wish every person in the work place—man or woman—would read this book!
the book shoe dog by phil knight is shown in black and pink on a gray background
Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE
Phil Knight is a great writer and has a great story to tell. Very inspirational and doesn't paint the path to success as being easy. Quite the opposite.
A lot's covered in this book. From recipes to interior design and socialising on ways to incorporate 'hygge' into your life.
Hygge: The Danish Art of Happiness
A lot's covered in this book. From recipes to interior design and socialising on ways to incorporate 'hygge' into your life.
the subtle art of not giving a f k by mark mannson, m d
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life
A potty-mouthed blogger writes a self-help book on what we should really give a f*** about.
Can't recommend this book enough. Ed will take you on the journey of Pixar and teach you about leadership. Audiobooks, Author, Good Books, Books To Read, Amy Wallace, Overcoming
Creativity, Inc.: an inspiring look at how creativity can - and should - be harnessed for business success by the founder of Pixar
Can't recommend this book enough. Ed will take you on the journey of Pixar and teach you about leadership.
a book cover with two boxing gloves on it and the title how to tell your story in a noisy social world
This book on storytelling via social media is now 4 years old, yet it's aged quite well. Plus, it's written by Gary Vaynerchuk! Love GaryVee.
the seven day start up you don't learn until you launch by dan norris
The 7 Day Startup: You Don't Learn Until You Launch
You don't learn until you launch, so launch quickly, test your assumptions. It's true.
a book sitting on top of a bed next to a pink and blue wall with the words big magic written on it
Self-doubt and anxiety plague many creatives, either to the point we stop sharing our work or quit creating altogether. Big Magic encourages you to live a creative life.
the word calm is written in a circle on a blue background with a white dot
Calm: Calm the Mind. Change the World
A book on mindfulness.
a woman with her hands on her hips standing in front of a poster that says girlboss
From eBay seller to multi-million dollar business, #GIRLBOSS is an empowering read for women in every field.
four thousand days my journey from prison to business success
Four Thousand Days: My Journey From Prison To Business Success
Written by the founder of KashFlow, this is an inspiring account of a ex-criminal who turned his life around in a big way.
a young boy laying down in the sand with his eyes closed and mouth wide open
A quick read, but packed full of entrepreneurial lessons from the founder of CD Baby.
choose yourself be happy, make millions live the dream
A handbook for living in the 'choose yourself' era.
a woman in white shirt and black tie posing for the cover of magazine michaele mone
Thin on practical business advice, but an encouraging story about how hard graft can give you the lifestyle you've always dreamed of.
the cover of an upcoming book, outliers
This book is mentioned a lot in entrepreneurial circles, detailing patterns seen in high levels of success.
the crossroads of should and must find and follow your passion
The perfect book for the inevitable crossroads you'll face in life. A fun and inspiring read.
the book cover shows a man walking up a hill
The Dip Interview with Michael Port
So much gold in this book. It takes a couple of hours to read and costs the same as a burrito (on Kindle).
the cover of a book with black and green letters
ZAG: The #1 Strategy of High-Performance Brands (One-Off)
You can't be a leader by following a leader.
the monk and his ferrari by robin sharma
A reminder that life in the fast lane with material wealth isn't always the path to happiness.
a blueprint with the words sell yourself online on it
We could all do with a blueprint on getting more clients.
i will teach you to be rich by ramit sethi and no guilt, no excuses, just a 6 - week program that works
Weird title, but you'd be silly not to read this—especially if you're in your 20's. Everybody needs a guide like this on personal finance.
the art of social media power tips for power users
The Art of Social Media. Definitely better suited to a social media novice, but still a few tips to be picked up.