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November 13, 2019

Contributor:

“there are no bad teams, only bad leaders” 

Why I chose this book:

I’ve heard and read about Jocko before and was curious what his incredibly disciplined attitude and mind had in store in Extreme Owners...

October 29, 2019

Contributor:

“There is a truth of what I’ve been told. There is a truth of what I’ve lived. There is a truth of what I’ve remembered.” 

Why I chose this book:  

No one really knows they hear Steve Aoki, but som...

September 25, 2019

Contributor:

“Your body is not a temple, it's an amusement park. Enjoy the ride.” 

Why I chose this book: 

I have always been a fan Bourdain since getting hooked on his shows like The Layover, No Reservations and Pa...

August 31, 2019

Contributor:

“The key to learning is feedback. It is nearly impossible to learn anything without it.”

Why I chose this book: 

I stumbled upon this book in Audible and have been a big fan of Freakonomics for a while.

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July 2, 2019

Contributor:

“It’s a temptation that exists for everyone—for talk and hype to replace action.” 

Why I chose this book: 

One of my friends had this book and recommended it so I stole it and read it. This was also a g...

June 12, 2019

Contributor:

“Comparison is the death of joy, and the only person you need to be better than is the one you were yesterday.” 

Why I chose this book: 

I overheard Rachel Hollis’ audiobook on a car ride and really enj...

May 15, 2019

Contributor:

“The box isn't all that different from life. If you go in with fear, fear is what you'll find.” 

Why I chose this book: 

I had forgotten a book to read at the park and this book was handed to me to fill...

April 30, 2019

Contributor:

“The beauty of empathy is that it doesn’t demand that you agree with the other person’s ideas” 

Why I chose this book: 

I was looking up negotiation articles and videos online and stumbled across Chris...

April 14, 2019

Contributor:

Favorite Quote:

“One good way to understand a complex system is to disturb it and then see what happens.” 

Why I chose this book: 

To be extremely honest, I’m not sure how this book ended up on my readin...

April 8, 2019

Contributor:

Quote:

“You have to be willing to give 100 percent with zero expectation of receiving anything in return.” 

BOTM: Compound Effect by Darren Hardy 

Why I chose this book:

This is officially my fa...

March 31, 2019

Contributor:

“The master in the ART of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation, his love and his religion...

March 17, 2019

Contributor:

“Being chosen is the greatest gift you can give to another human being.”

I was very excited to read this book as soon as I heard of it. Comedian? Self narrated? And from South Africa?? This is going to...

March 12, 2019

Contributor:

“Nobody wants to show you the hours and hours of becoming. They'd rather show the highlight of what they've become.” 

For some reason it took me a while to read this book even though I am inherently cu...

March 3, 2019

Contributor:

My strengths: Analytical, Ideation, Positivity, Relator and Strategic.

I chose this book because it came highly recommended and I was ultimately curious what an objective well reviewed test would say w...

February 24, 2019

Contributor:

“The consequences of some risky behaviors are definitely not worth the dangers. But in small doses, risk-taking is good for mental health.”

This is an incredibly special BOTM for me as I know the autho...

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