Fact-based decision making is crucial in today’s world. Whether it is in business or your personal life data and facts are necessary to support quality decisions. The issue is that most people have a skewed outdated worldview.
In school, I would often get the accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson confused. Who was it that ran around a lightning storm with a kite? And which one authored the Declaration of Independence? As I am a fan of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger I learned that one of Charlie’s heroes is Benjamin... Continue Reading →
Grit - what do you think of when you hear the word grit? Is it a professional athlete's video montage of their extra hours in the weight room mastering their craft (shout out to Eric Thomas's videos)? Or a persistent student pulling an all-nighter before a big exam? Grit is a characteristic that we associate... Continue Reading →
This is a handy reference guide for different ways of approaching your thoughts. John C. Maxwell goes through different types of thinking highlighting what they are and how they can help you in your life. Maxwell highlights 11 different types of thinking giving examples from successful people of how this type of thinking has benefitted... Continue Reading →
Candy Crush, monopoly, chess, Mario Kart, FIFA, giant Jenga… games are a part of our lives from our youngest age. We learn to play games like peek-a-boo before we can even speak to make-believe games to more structured rule-based games like organized sports and board games. As adults, we play games like Sudoku, crossword puzzles,... Continue Reading →
I try to diversify the books that I read and the Spiritual Brain is one said book that dives into neuroscience, philosophy, and religion. It is clearly an academic exercise in the beginning systematically attacking the common arguments or assumptions in the world. The authors ultimately believe that there is a spiritual aspect that cannot... Continue Reading →
The challenger sale profiles different types of sales personalities and identifies a group that consistently over time produce the highest likelihood of performance. The group as the title aptly references is a sales profile of the challenger seller. These individuals approach selling in a way that provides value to clients through education and providing alternative... Continue Reading →
Blue Ocean Strategy is a fantastic read for anyone focused on innovating in their industry. The frameworks, ideas, and concepts apply cross-industry in both the public and the private sector. It provides a framework for how to think about solving problems and finding ways to create value for your customers. I found the example of... Continue Reading →