Category Archives: Books

Handbook of Self-Determination Research; summary/notes

In my constant study of human behavior and what motivates us as humans and individuals, I ran across a book titled “Handbook of Self-Determination Research”.  This book takes all of the research and studies that have been conducted by the most … Continue reading

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Primed to Perform book summary and notes

To build a high performing culture, you must first understand what drives peak performance in individuals. The answer sounds simple: why you work affects how well you work. In their book Primed to Perform; How to Build The Highest Performing … Continue reading

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16 behaviors that are killing your sales

One of my favorite authors and speakers is Marshall Goldsmith.  Marshall is a New York Times best-selling author of several books.  One of his best-selling books, titled “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There” he discusses the many actions and behaviors … Continue reading

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3 takeaways from reading 200 books

In 2011, I was introduced to a guy who would change my philosophy towards life, success, personal development, relationships, money, and work forever.  The man was Jim Rohn. At that time I was a hard worker.  Matter of fact, some … Continue reading

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Can you see it?

Seeing What Others Don’t; THE REMARKABLE WAYS WE GAIN INSIGHTS; author Gary Klein. Click here for a link to the book. I recently finished this book. In my a typical quasi-book summary, I will include the overall outline and them of … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Win Sometimes you Learn

I recently read John C. Maxwell’s book: Sometimes you win Sometimes you Learn; Life’s greatest lessons are gained from our losses. In my typical book summaries, I will provide a basic outline of the book’s key concepts and my highlights … Continue reading

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Relentless; book summary

In Tim S. Grover’s book Relentless; From Good to Great to Unstoppable, he describes 13 things that make a person relentless. Tim is the personal/physical trainer to some of the most elite athletes. He was the personal trainer for Michael … Continue reading

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How to have massive SUCCESS in anything

The Little Book of Talent.  52 Tips for improving your skills. Author Daniel Coyle. book summary. Buy the book here:     http://www.amazon.com/Little-Book-Talent-Improving-Skills/dp/034553025X/ If you want to have massive success in anything in life it requires you to develop your talents … Continue reading

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Next Generation Leader summary and notes

Next Generation Leader (Five Essentials for Those Who Will Shape Our Future); author Andy Stanley. Andy is by far one of my favorite pastors and speakers. He is the founder of North Point Ministries and each Sunday more than 33,000 … Continue reading

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What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There; book summary and notes

What got you here, Wont get you there; author Marshall Goldsmith.  Discover the 20 workplace habits you need to break. The amazon link to the book is below. http://www.amazon.com/What-Got-Here-Wont-There/dp/1401301304/ In this book the author identifies the 20 habits managers need … Continue reading

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