Book Recommendations

Books Are Your Friends

Can you imagine what it would be like to sit down for a cider with Benjamin Franklin before breakfast (one of his quirkily habits)?

Or how about spending some time with the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, discussing invention and innovation?

Well, just this morning, I got to sit with, and learn about the life of, John D Rockefeller for 45 minutes.

It’s all possible through the amazing (and transformative) power of books.

In 2013, I was fortunate enough to be passed a book by my boss at the time. It was the story of how legitimate entrepreneur, Gerry Harvey, built a series of home furnishing companies called: “Harvey Norman” (now operating in 8 countries worldwide) with his (now deceased) long time business partner, Ian Norman.

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That book took me several weeks to get through. I would get to the gym in the morning at 5:30am and for 15-30 minutes, while drinking a long black coffee, I would sit and attempt to read about the mindset and psychology of success from the $1.3b business magnate. 

I say “attempt to read” because even though the words were being seen, it was the first book I’d picked up in about 10 years, and so the words didn’t seem to transfer from my eyes to my brain that well.

Regardless, 5 years on, and probably 500-750 books later I am obsessed with investing the knowledge of the greats.

I read in the mornings (still maintaining my habit of doing so with a delicious long black), I’ll read on my morning walk (thanks audible) and I’ll even read while in a long line (thanks for the kindle app!)

There are probably 1,000 great quotes about education and reading, but I’ll keep it simple: ‘to be able to read, but to choose not to, is one of life’s greatest tradgedies.’

I’m almost certain I’ve created some kind of Frankenstein quote with the above, but it’s 100% true.

If you need any ideas on what books to read next, I’ve dropped 3 suggestions below. 

1. The magic of thinking big  - David Schwarz

2. Think and grow rich - Napoleon Hill

3. The science of being great - Wallace Wattles

 

Enjoy and happy reading.

Hayden

Change Starts with You

Currently reading a fascinating book by a man named John Wood. John is an ex-Microsoft heavy hitter who threw it all in at the age of 35 to start a education based charity called: Room to Read.

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Since the late 90’s they’ve been on the mission to change the lives of 10 million illiterate children from around the world (they started in Napal where 70% of the population live in poverty, as well as 70% are illiterate!) by providing books and educational resources to upskill and empower the next generation of leaders.

Even though I’m a pretty fast reader (nowadays - which hasn’t always been the case), if a book hasn’t captured me within the first 50 or 60 pages, I simply move on.

Well, I’m 160 pages deep with only 80 left. I guess it’s pretty safe to say that I’m enjoying the insights in this one...

As they say: “life’s too short to read bad books...” (or is it something about wine?)

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The key take away so far: Change begins with you. 

Whether you have plans to change the face of education like John, or if you simply want to change the life of one person (you) it all starts with a decision to get out there and make things happen.

I’ve made a decision that one of my missions over the next 3 years is to make it over to Napal, before funding the build of my very own libraries in one of the villages in honour of what books have done for me.

And since talk is cheap, I’ve started small and made a donation to Room To Read, you can do the same here.

It may not be Andrew Carnegie like*...yet, but we can all do our part.

I hope you’ll do yours for whatever cause hits home for you.

Thanks for the inspiration, John. 

Hayden

 

*Andrew Carnegie is the once richest man in the world, who spawned and created a huge amount of wealth during the Industrial age, to which he put to good use with the build of  over 2000 free public libraries around the world..!

Are Your Delivering On Your Promise?

One of the biggest mistakes you can make on the inside of your business (that will cause great frustration while it continues to remain unidentified) is trying to dictate to your clients what you want for them, rather than simply listening to what they want, and doing your best to deliver that.

Great service businesses become great, by serving their clients.

I know it sounds simple (which is why it’s probably so often overlooked), but you must find out what value looks like for your client and do everything you can to provide that for them.

For example:

Some clients KNOW exactly what to do, and even HOW to do it, but they aren’t sure how to hold themselves accountable or they need someone to keep them on track with their pre-defined strategy.

In this case, they don’t need education, or strategy, or your help to switch their game plan…they just need someone to check-in and hold them accountable to their word.

Let’s look at another example that’s the opposite of the above.

You may work with a client who is able to hold themselves accountable to their word, but doesn’t have the education or the game plan to actually follow. In this case, they are going to highly value your help in working out how to get them from point A to point B, but they’re going to require a lot less attention for accountability.

I have a saying: ‘Don’t spend your clients’ value dollars for them.’ What I mean by this, is each and every client sees value in completely different ways. And it’s wise to identify exactly what that is for them.

Here are some big ones:

  1. They want your accountability and for you to keep them on track.

  2. They want a strategy to execute.

  3. They need tools and tactics to get the job done at an actionable level.

  4. They want to meet others in a similar space and not feel so alone.

  5. They want to fill up their tank with information and education to go back and implement what they’ve learned.

There is a great book by best selling author, Gary Chapman, called “The Five Love Languages” (maybe you’ve read it?). Inside, Chapman talks about the five types of ways that we show love to our partner. They are: words of affirmation, physical touch, acts of service, gift giving, and quality time.

The biggest caveat of all of this however, (and one of the main purposes of the book), is to highlight to the reader, that often the way we show love, is how WE like to receive love…which is not necessarily how the other person likes to receive it.

For example, just because you love receiving gifts, doesn’t mean others do. Sometimes they just love to spend time with you.

Well…the same goes in business relationships. It’s always wise to discover exactly how the client sees value and get busy delivering that to them.

As you know, it’s 15 times cheaper to maintain a client relationship than it is to go out there and find a new one. It’s costly, time consuming and to be honest, not the most effective use of your time.

Take the time to sit down with a piece of paper and ask yourself how each of your top 10, 25 or 50 clients identify’s value (from their point of view), and then perform an honest appraisal of whether you are providing it to them or not.

In business, whether you’re aware of it or not, the client is continually asking themselves: “is this person delivering on their promise…or not?”

With the modern day client, there is no grey area.

If you know you are, keep it up, if not, maybe it’s time to make a switch.

I hope that helps.

Hayden

2 FREE Chapters From My Brand New Book - Your Pocket Coach (no email required)

Below I wanted to share two sample chapters from my brand new book: Your Pocket Coach with you.

But first, a quick story on how we got here.

Ever since first picked up Napoleon Hill's masterpiece 'Think and Grow Rich' back in 2013, I've been deeply fascinated about how combinations of letters, words, paragraphs, and pages can inspire people to take action.

And so as I was holding that life-changing book, I just knew this was a feeling I wanted to share with others

with just one little difference....

I wanted it to be my words, my thoughts and my inspirations being shared with people to help them take action in the direction of their dreams.

A lot has happened since then, and after a few false starts with writings (ramblings) that have never seen the light of day (probably lucky for you), in 2017, I launched my first book (Why Wait To Be Great?).

The entire journey of writing it was incredible..but that's a story for another day).

Regardless...another year has passed since I wrote that one, and it's been huge in terms of learning for me...

Failures
Successes
Reality Checks
Ups
Downs
and everything in-between.

I know you could say the same too.

But over the last year, I'd say one of my most proud achievements is what I wanted to share with you today...My brand new book.

It's called "Your Pocket Coach", and it's the ultimate 'modern-day bible' to literally carry with you in your pocket and get advice with whatever it is you're facing.

Although it's framed as a 'business' book, my hope is, it's going to do a lot more than just help in your business.

Ultimately, it's 60 actionable, practical pieces of advice to help you gain power of your mind, your money, your business and your life....

and then...TAKE ACTION!

So whether you read a page in the AM/PM or a page or two in between clients (each page takes 1-2 minutes), over the course of 3-4 weeks you'll be done!

(or you just binge on it in one go like the 20 or so people who've read the advanced copy)

Either way, you'll start making some much better decisions because you'll have all the information you need to succeed.

Without further ado, here you go

I hope you (really) enjoy it.

Chapter: Be A Master of Simplification

"In a world filled with information, the greatest value you can offer to others is to cut through the noise, break down the complicated and give your clients the clarity they need to make some much better decisions moving forward. 

In 2017 I created a guide which has helped at least two dozen coaches launch their podcasts. I dedicated the entire first page to listing all the reasons most told me for why they couldn’t get started immediately and showed them how each one was simply an excuse. The result? No more resistance. Just action. 

Now it’s your turn. As a master of simplification, you’ll help break things down to the most basic level for others to digest. To take the complex and remove all confusion. That way, those you serve cannot help but take action upon the advice you share, and you’ll be known as a straight to the point results first type coach. 

When you look at it, everything you’ve ever achieved has simply been a series of tasks strung together in a specific direction. Now, it’s time to do the same for others. Take the time to chunk down what it is your clients want, and give them the clarity they need to achieve their dreams."

Chapter: Stand for Something

"If your business stands for nothing, it will fall for anything. It’s time to get clear on what you do and don’t stand for when working with clients. 

Take a look at some of ours: 

  • We don’t do online training. 
  • We don’t do fad marketing. 
  • We don’t make empty promises. 
  • We don’t focus on anything that doesn’t help us grow. 
  • We do focus on results. 
  • We do focus on our clients. 
  • We do focus on providing exceptional value. 
  • We do focus on causes much bigger than ourselves. 

When you develop a clear philosophy on how you do business, potential clients are in a much better position to make the choice whether or not you’re the right coach for them. 

They’ll either be drawn in or pushed away. This is a good thing. Vague messaging attracts vague clients. 

Get clear about who you’re for, and share that with the world. Once you do, watch how quickly the right people are attracted to your business."

...Now...

If you're keen to get a copy direct to your door, you can go ahead and click HERE to secure one of the 100 advanced copies I got printed just for you.

ps. use the code: "FREESHIP" in Australia/NZ and I'll even cover your shipping and handling costs.

Thanks so much for reading.

Would love to know what you think.

Hayden



 

 

Book Notes - John Demartini: The Riches Within

Recently finished John DeMartini's "The Riches Within". I've had a lot of exposure to DeMartini, and have also interviewed him, so this book was designed for me to not only support his material (as a way of paying him back for the many, many lessons learned), but also to have on my book shelf (I love buying great books and having them on my shelf).

Here are my notes:

Introduction:

  • 7 Fears
    • Scarcity
    • Judgement
    • Lack of intelligence
    • Physical Inadequacies
    • Failure
    • Rejection
    • Authority (spiritual power)
  • If you don't plant flowers, you're forever pulling weeds
  • Remove fears with balance (seeing both sides)

Chapter 1: Mental Treasures

  • Fuel your mind with inspiration
    • books
    • fine art
    • great music

Chapter 2: Physical Treasures

  • Plan to live to 120
  • Balance the breath
  • Disease us simply telling your body something

Chapter 3: Spiritual Treasures

  • Determining values
    • How do I fill my space?
    • How do I spend my time?
    • How do I spend my energy?
    • How do I spend my money?
    • Where am I most organised?
    • Where am I most disciplined?
    • What do I think about?
    • What do I visualise most?
    • WHat do I talk to myself about?
    • What do I talk to others about?
    • What do I react to?
    • What are my goals?
  • Inner message: Keep going, help more people.  Do not stop.
  • Build an inspiration book filled with inspiring images

Chapter 4: Financial Treasures

  • Your inspiration will lead you to the greatest sources of wealth
  • 2 important questions:
    • What would I love to give
    • What do people need?
  • Find 100+ ways money helps your highest value
  • FAST investing system (Forced Automatic Savings Technique)
  • Payment Priorities:
    • 1. You
    • 2. Taxes
    • 3. Others
  • Give anonymously
  • Who are you hanging around?
    • Hang around people with $100 and you will become a $100aire
    • Hang around people with $1,000 and you will become a $1,000aire.
    • Hang around people with $10,000 and you will become a $10,000aire.
    • Hang around people with $1,000,000 and you will become a $1,000,000aire.

Chapter 5: Vocational Treasures

  • Love what you do, do what you love
  • "If I gave you a cheque for $5million right now, what would you do?" (finds the real answer to what people want).
  • Every night ask: "What am I destined to do?" Repeat until it's clear.
  • Look at what your life's journey has lead you towards
  • How is doing this actively helping me fulfil my dreams and do what's meaningful to me?
  • All is serving you (even a job you dislike)

Chapter 6: Family Treasures

  • Look for both sides (upside and downsides)
  • What you perceive as a soulmate is already in your life, it's just in several different people, not just one.

 

Chapter 7: Social Treasures

  • Embrace both support and challenge.
  • Make a 'Must Meet' list (50 people you must meet before you die).

Affirmations to say:

  • "I have access to wisdom of the ages"
  • "I am moderate, rhythmic and consistent"
  • "I am humble, I am a disciple and I listen to my soul"
  • "I value my time and space, I am wealthy
  • "I follow my minds invitation and my hearts inspiration"
  • "No matter what happens, I know it's a lesson in love"
  • "I have a mission, I have a message and I lead wisely"

 

Goal Setting: Why Wishing Is Not Enough. (what to really do)

goals1 As we draw closer to the end of the year, we are going to see a huge flurry of 'New Year Resolution-ers' and people hell bent on making 2016 their best year ever.

Coaches will be bringing out new programs and capitalising on this magical time of year, while clients who have a new found burst of motivation decide this is finally going to be the year they make a major change in their lives.

But why is it that our wanting of these goals seems to stray so quickly and the gap between what we think we so badly desire and what we actual achieve ends up stretching so far?

I have studied extensively on the subjects of both motivation and goal setting, and can conclude that unfortunately, people may wish for their goals to come through, they aren't willing to pay the necessary price for that to happen.

One of Napoleon Hill's 'Golden Rules', is that you must always reap before you sow.  You must put in the hard yards before the crops are ready to take to market.  This is the same with building up your client base (they don't just magically fall out of the sky as you may have noticed) and it's the same with losing weight (client's don't get lean first and then have to exercise).

I have written about the power of goal setting before (roughly this time last year….but like anything, I too have learnt more about myself and motivation itself).

It's interesting to go back and notice that what I recommended back then is similar to what I am recommended to you today.  (This tells me I am on the right path as I am more than happy to correct myself when necessary).

So why is it that people struggle with hitting their goals?  What can help?

Below is an actionable guide to get things done along with some great books on the topic of productivity, goal setting and motivation that you can check out for further reading if you wish.


 

Here is what I do: Every morning, as soon as I rise, I switch my light on (otherwise I have a tendency to roll over and attempt to get some more sleep), I then walk to the kitchen, make a coffee and sit down at my desk.

I pull out my a5 notebook dedicated solely to ideas and goal setting (I've filled like 5 of these bad boys in 2015) and at the top of the page I write the date, a heading "Goals" followed by the numbers 1-10 on the left hand side of the page.

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You need to realise that those goals aren't doing any good up in that head of yours.  Your mind is generally full of a many MANY items.  Who I have to write a programs for? What appointments do I have coming up? My client cancelled and wants a new time? What program am I going to follow? What time can I squeeze in a workout?  There is just too much going on up there for goals to be at the forefront of your mind and much too easy to be forgotten about.

I then spend the next 5-20 minutes thinking of all the things I want to achieve.  Some are short term, others are long term.  I don't think too much about it at this stage, but know that I need to get it onto paper, otherwise it will never happen.

I then put a deadline next to each goal.  This isn't a set in stone deadline that if you don't make it, you will be fed to the wolves.  No, it's a deadline you work towards, and if you don't make it, you just simply reset the deadline.  It's a good estimate.

The next, and most important stage, is to decide what you're going to give to achieve the desired results.

What price are you going to pay life to achieve these?

It's not enough to just want $100,000 in your bank.  What are you going to do for the $100,000?  How many clients will you need to see? What courses and skills will you have to increase to become the worlds best strength coach? What decisions will you need to make day by day to ensure you're on the right path?

Decide what you will pay life and get stuck into it.


 

Here's how to break it down.

Each morning after writing my top 10 goals down, I will choose one of the following activities to use with my goals: 1. I list the one single VITAL ACTION that I can take, TODAY, to help me become closer to that goal.  What is the very next step that will propel this goal into immediate action and start to become a reality?

2. I take a blank sheet of a4 paper and brainstorm the hell of of the topic.  This helps me cover all bases and think of all possibilities involved. 3. I break my goals down into actionable steps and mini goals.  I usually pick 1-2 of my main goals and go into great detail of how I can get them done.  This can generally be between 10-40 steps, sometimes more depending on the goal.  No detail is too minuet.

4. I will re-write my goals on the computer, further solidifying them in my brain, followed by printing them out and putting them where I will see them. eg: Shower screen, desk, phone background, fridge door.  I find this process helps the review process to see where I am at with them in relation to my goal timeline.

The last step, is to have enough self awareness to realise when a goal is no longer aligned with your life's purpose.

Peter Drucker wrote:

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A very fitting quote.  If you find this is the case, just stop doing it!

Re-write your future and get busy working towards the new goal instead.  Nothing is wrong with that and it happens all the time.

It's that simple.

To Summarise, Here is the goal setting process I implement: 1. Get into the habit of writing them down (every single day) 2. Give them a deadline 3. Create action steps to get them done 4. Review your progress 5. Re-align/Reset Goals and deadlines where necessary

 

The last thing I want to mention is a quote by Steve Jobs: "Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again." Daily goal writing requires daily discipline but I guarantee you, if you follow this process, you will be much closer to hitting your goals in 2016 rather than being part of the 95% of drifters this world is filled with.

I wish you the very best luck for 2016 and know it's going to be an amazing year for you.  I look forward to helping you on that journey.

Books and Extra Reading Materials I encourage you to check out the following titles which have helped me immensely and are highly valuable (for a low price too): - The Willpower Instinct - Kelly McGonigal (everyone should read this) - Getting Things Done - David Allen - Goals - Brian Tracy (This man lives and breathes it)

Hayden

A Guide to Reading More Physical Books.

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Over the past 6 months, I've had a HUGE urge to read....
When I say huge....I mean at the start of the year my bookshelf had around 6 books...most of which were unread.
You probably know I am a huge advocate of audio books because of their ability to teach you while you're doing something that is fairly mindless (like training, driving to the gym or walking the dog) but I was searching for more...something that required no technology, didn't run out of battery and I could literally do anywhere.
plus....I knew the smartest people in the world were those who were well read.
So i got busy.
I started searching for books I might enjoy.
I was lucky that one of my mentors, had given me a couple of books earlier in 2014 that resonated well with me (and were quite small too which made them easy to read for a beginner).
I used this to propel myself into a deep learning journey where now I read every single day. (more on this later)
I'm no Einstein...yet, but each day I am attempting to better myself...just like you can!
I'm often asked the question about reading physical books and how I manage it?
So with that, here are 5 tips to help you read more physical books:
1. Start Small
Try and find a book that isn't too long or intimidating.  This is going to help you get a bit of momentum before tackling bigger books that may take more of your mental energy to process.
Books that have larger spacing, not as many words per page, simple information are always a good place to start for beginners.  Something from 100-200 pages is ideal.
I really like the title: The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Sheldon Bowles.  This is the book that helped get me started as has some really great lessons.
2. Take it page by page
You don't have to set new records for reading pace...speed will come with practice.  Read deliberately and make your way through the pages ensuring you take in each word.
If you find your mind wandering at times (which is normal), go back and re-read that page.
Purposefully this time and think of your mind as a sponge ready to take in the info.
3. Set yourself a Personal Accountability Challenge
One thing I am a huge believer in is setting challenges.  I also like to amp this up by putting videos/info on social media to tell the world what my plans are.  This forces you to be accountable (unless of course you want to look like someone who can't follow through).

Record a 30 second video today (seriously stop being scared and get it out there...) and put it on social media.

People will respect you a ton more once they see you put your balls on the line AND can follow through.
4. Choose books you're passionate about
There is simply no point in forcing yourself to read in topics you have no interest in.  I'm all for leveling up, but only in the areas of your life that will HELP you excel and become better.
Choose a book that you're interested in and you know you'll stick to.
Recently I've been big on biographies of business personalities and media moguls as well as books on company marketing and branding (Coca-Cola, Mcdonalds, Starbucks etc)
5. If it ain't workin'....stop!
If you aren't enjoying a book, and you're getting minimal benefit from it, stop wasting your time and move on.
Pick up the next one.  There is no shame in not finishing a book...I personally have 6-8 books on my bookshelf that I ready 3-4 chapters of...and wasn't getting any benefit from at the time, so I simply put them back on my shelf and moved on.
When you do this, you might find in a month or two, you feel the urge to pick it back up.
Which you can easily do.
Until then, stop putting unnecessary pressure on yourself.
The thing is, the world is FULL of exciting educational books.  Apply the above tips and increase the amount of physical books you ready today.
Remember, It's not a race, and reading is about both education and enjoyment.
Happy Reading!
Hayden
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3 audio books that have COMPLETELY changed my life over (...and how they will help you too)

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One of the biggest things I've learnt recently is being able to critically evaluate yourself without losing motivation and focus.  Despite sounding easy...putting it into practice at times has been tough.
It takes a bigger vision that you KNOW you're destined for great things...which I know you are.
We all are.
The reason for today's blog post is to share with you three audio books that I believe have truly shaped me as a learner, teacher and human over the past 12 months.
I have listened to over fifty books and these three continuously stand out and are at the top of my audio book leader board.
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1. The Power Of Vulnerability - Brene Brown
Wow, what a book! This has literally 1500+ 5 star reviews on audible.com and it's no wonder...this will honestly kick you square in the face with brutal honesty and straight forwardness.
Brene goes where not many others have gone (and with a great humour in it too).  With over 13 years of research into guilt and shame, I Highly Highly HIGHLY recommend it.
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2. Advanced Learning Techniques - Brian Tracy
Seriously if you've ever spoken to me or heard me speak, you'll know I highly rate anything Brian Tracy does.
In fact he is actually the speaker/author of 8 titles in my audio book collection and over a dozen titles in my bookshelf at home.
What impresses me most about this man is not just his ability to break complex topics down and make them manageable, but that he is completely self made.  He grew up with nothing and at the age of 26 decided enough was enough and started kicking ass.
This book will help you DOMINATE your learning (if you apply the techniques of course) and ramp it up to a whole new level.
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3. The Leader Who Had No Title - Robin Sharma

Robin is one of those gravitational style of people.  Whether it be Richard Branson or Mark Zuckerberg, Robin seems to be able to connect with them all.

In this audio book he takes you through a journey of 4 regular people who put in an amazing effort in their roles and perform at WORLD CLASS levels (setting them apart from the others).  It is a great book to listen to over and over again....which I have done around 8 times now.

Robin is one of a kind and I am hoping to get to Canada later in the year to see him speak at a Summit he is hosting.

Best news of all, you can choose one of these books completely for free on audible.com.  Just use this link and sign up for a free title.
Oh and the reason I love audible is because it is just so easy to buy, download and listen on so many different devices.  (I use my iPhone). It remembers which part of the book you're up to, and finally audible's marketplace has the best titles!
Check them out today and let me know how you go.
Would love to see if they impact your life as much as they have mine.
Cheers.
Hayden

Book Review: Titles from Robin Sharma and Steven Pressfield

bookreview1 Alrighty! I recently had a small break and had some time to reset and really get some reading done.

I completed several books in the 5 days that I was at the resort and really emersed myself in learning.

The below will be a post about what I learned from each one and what you can gain from them too:


 

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Book 1: Robin Sharma - Life Lessons From the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

This is a terrific sequel to Robin's first in the series: "the monk who sold his Ferrari".

In this book, Robin takes a different approach and shares 101 life lessons that you can use in your everyday life.

Most are similar things that I have explained to you guys but here are my favourite 10 principles to take away:

1. Get up early (before your competitors, and reset yourself)

2. Write Thank-you notes (send these to all that have helped you on your journey..it will work wonders)

3. Build a library of heroic books (you know I love this one!)

4. Develop your talents (meaning discover your talents and really focus hard on getting better)

5. Go on a news fast (I never watch the news and I never read the paper)

6. Learn to meditate (I'll be doing this a lot more this year)

7. Carry a goal card (I've previously done some videos on this and it's highly valuable..write down your goals and take them everywhere u go!)

8. Keep a journal (essential as far as I'm concerned..you must have one)

9. Selflessly serve (give yourself unconditionally...if you're betrayed, that's their problem...karma does exist I believe)

10. Master your time (also a hugely important one...you need to get this in order and learn to say no)

I highly recommend grabbing this and when feeling a little down or demotivated, pick it up for 20 mins and give it a blast

Total reading time was around 3 hours.

Enjoy.


 

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The second book is: Steven Pressfield - The War of Art

Knocked off this book in just over 3 hours.

It's quite and easy read.

Although it is more focused to 'the artist' at the risk of sounding cliche (all well fuck it) arent we all artists in some form?

But seriously this book tackles the problem of resistance and covers both why we get dominated by resistance which stops us from doing that which we want to do and also covers strategies to get it rocking and rolling.

If you're finding yourself starting and not following through this book is for you. (Interestingly, Author Steven Pressfield took 10 years to nearly complete writing two books...each which was 99% done before he threw them out as he was afraid of what people would think)

If you find yourself also scared of what people will think, time to give that the ass and really put in.

If my learnings have taught me anything over the past few years it is that people either love seeing you progress and are proud of you, or people hate seeing you progress and are jealous.

Either way who do you think wins? (The one progressing of course)

Give this a read and give yourself a different perspective.

Resistance is a state of mind...time to remove it!

Enjoy this title too!

 

P.S: Have you read a book lately that inspires you or really made you leap into action...?

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