If you read 100 -150 books in a year and it will change your life. I read typically 100 books a year and plan on 150 this year, which is a stretch goal for sure. Include a mix of topics, genres and if you are a non-fiction only reader consider deep diving into a novel and you might be surprised.
“When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” -Lao Tzu
It’s interesting to see what buzz words trend in business and life from time to time. The current trending work of being grateful seems to be everywhere. There are more book and blogs coming out daily about being grateful and thankful. Remember, being grateful is expressing appreciation outwardly and being thankful is more inward.
The virtual assistant space has grown dramatically in the world of the You Economy. The numbers continue to expand into many niche-focused areas to assist individuals with tasks, content, business finances, and everything you might imagine.
One of the great life benefits of doing a long journey on your own without the assistance friends or family, is that you learn to improvise and build resourcefulness that will cross over to your entire life. Living like a hobo (which requires work while traveling to a destination) is what happens when you go on an unsupported journey with the least amount of resources available (hopefully minus the begging!)
A big thanks to my Mom for instilling the power of books into my life from an early age. I remember vividly all the trips to the library and then to the bookstores when shopping malls were the rage. Spending hours in Dalton, Walden, Borders and a host of small independent bookstores were memories that will not be forgotten. An ongoing joke between my Greek wife (Jan) and me is this: I went to bookstores/libraries as a child and Jan went to grocery stores and farmers markets!
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Theodore Geisel (Dr. Suess)
After hearing from my employees and readers over the last several years commenting on my blog, it’s time to finally summarize the best of the best blog posts in one eBook. These 70 short chapters will highlight the most popular blogs from the last 12 years. The most important component is that this summary will add value to your life and business. If you implement one of the ideas, it might be life changing just as it has been for our family, friends, colleagues and team members.
The one trait that can have immediate impact on your business and personal life is building in your mind, the drive of continuous persistence. As we have all heard, the mind can accomplish extraordinary things. Close the loop by building persistence into your daily routine.
As we approach the year-end ultra triathlon-racing season with DECAMANUSA (along with all the other major ultra endurance events), one thing we can guarantee that will happen, is DRAMA. Each athlete deals with adversity and corresponding DRAMA differently, but make sure your event does not end like a Greek tragedy.