Resources

The most precious thing that we all have with us is time. -Steve Jobs

Whether we’re starting, growing or struggling in our businesses, helpful resources can bring us much needed insights, strategies and motivation to press on and unlock success, despite the odds.

I’ve compiled a list of some of my favs – from books to products, from insightful quotes to impactful videos – use these resources, bookmark this page, and feel free to share with others. 

re·source·ful·ness

the ability to find quick and clever ways to overcome difficulties.

GET FOCUSED AND TAKE ACTION

Whether we’re leading a team of one or an army, motivating ourselves and others to create something out of nothing is at the crux of our daily entrepreneurial challenge. 

BECOME THE BEST PROBLEM SOLVER

Running a company requires an unwavering attention to detail, but never losing sight of the larger picture. Problems come and go like the wind, and we must prepare for as many as we can. 

TAKE RISKS, FAIL FAST & KEEP GOING.

By definition, startups are both hard and new – we must be willing to fail thousands of times over in order to ultimately find success. Love the journey.

My Picks on Startup Books

Here’s some interesting books on the journey of startups – getting off the ground, formulating your idea, trekking through the decisions that might make or break you.
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Timothy Ferriss
The 4-Hour Workweek
Peter Thiel
Zero to One
Brad Feld & Jason Mendelson
Venture Deals
Reid Hoffman & Ben Casnocha
The Start-up of You
Reid Hoffman & Chris Yeh
Blitzscaling
Alexander Osterwalder
Business Model Generation
Mike Michalowicz
Profit First
Alexander Osterwalder
Value Proposition Design
Gary Vaynerchuk
Crushing It
Ray Dalio
Principles

My Picks on Leadership Books

Whether we’re starting a business or getting through the ups and downs of the journey, the greatest challenge we face is the internal dialogue within ourselves. Here’s some helpful books to get your mind right and produce greater abundance, focus, and fulfillment as you scale your business.
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James Allen
As a Man Thinketh
Simon Sinek
Find Your Why
Jocko Willink & Leif Babin
Extreme Ownership
Carmine Gallo
Talk Like Ted