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The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life
Luke Burgis - 2021-06-01
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Explore the theory of "mimetic desire" and its influence on our daily lives, from work to romance to politics, in this groundbreaking book. Based on the ideas of French scholar René Girard, author Luke Burgis reveals how our desires are shaped by those around us and how we can break free from chasing unfulfilling desires. Drawing on his experience as an entrepreneur and student of philosophy and theology, Burgis provides a toolkit for intentional wanting and finding meaning in our lives.
Dan Rockwell
@egobillot YES!! Some book inform, others entertain. A few books change the way you see yourself. Read "WANTING" by @lukeburgis - It changes the way you see yourself and the world.      source
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Atomic Habits
An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
James Clear - 2018-10-16
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Discover a proven framework for improving every day with Atomic Habits. Written by one of the world’s foremost experts in habit formation, James Clear, this instant New York Times bestseller offers practical strategies on how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. Drawing on biology, psychology, and neuroscience, Clear distills complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Whether you want to overcome a lack of motivation, design your environment for success, or simply achieve your goals, Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and give you the tools you need to transform your habits.
Dan Rockwell
@rick_silva Great book.      source
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Coach 'Em Way Up
5 Lessons for Leading the John Wooden Way
Lynn Guerin - 2020-11-17
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"Coach 'Em Way Up" is a leadership guide inspired by the teachings of legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. It provides effective strategies for creating a culture of excellence in the modern workplace, emphasizing the importance of becoming a great coach and leader. Readers will learn how to set good examples, teach effectively, lead with confidence, and mentor others to achieve great success. This book will inspire you to pursue not just greatness but also goodness, and guide you to achieve true success. Let John Wooden be your coach and mentor for the future, and coach yourself, your team, and business up - all the way up.
Dan Rockwell
Great review of, "Coach'Em Way Up," by Nicole Killian on @mobyorkcity ! I recommend this book by ! It's great!      source
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The Hidden Driver of Excellence
Daniel Goleman - 2013-10-08
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Discover the science of attention with 'Focus' by Daniel Goleman. Explore how attention can be strengthened like a muscle and learn how to navigate life in an era of distractions. Goleman shares case studies from fields such as sports, education, the arts, and business to showcase how high-performers rely on inner, other, and outer focus to excel. Gain insight into the habits and skills that distinguish experts from average performers in this practical and informative read.
Dan Rockwell
If you haven't read "Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence," by @DanielGolemanEI ... You should! Great book to start your new year. #book      source
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Burnout to Breakthrough
Building Resilience to Refuel, Recharge, and Reclaim What Matters
Eileen McDargh - 2020-08-04
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Learn to manage your energy and overcome burnout with Burnout to Breakthrough. Renowned speaker Eileen McDargh provides unique insights, humor, and practical strategies for managing your brain and achieving resilience. After a short survey to determine your burnout and resiliency profile, McDargh helps you identify the causes of burnout and energy drains. With an in-depth energy analysis, you'll master the four dimensions of resilience: head, heart, hands, and humor. Whether you're struggling with work demands or seeking to design a better life, this book offers a refreshing perspective and actionable solutions.
Dan Rockwell
Thanks for making this happen. It's a great book.      source
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The Leader You Want to Be
Five Essential Principles for Bringing Out Your Best Self--Every Day
Amy Jen Su - 2019-10-22
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Discover how to become the leader you want to be every day with this insightful and actionable book. Leadership expert Amy Jen Su shares her five key elements for effective leadership - Purpose, Process, People, Presence, and Peace - and provides inspiring stories and research-backed advice to help you increase your impact while reducing stress and improving your overall well-being. Whether you're a manager, artist, athlete, or simply someone who wants to be their best, this book is an indispensable guide to expanding your leadership capacity and thriving as a leader.
Dan Rockwell
Love Amy's book. I received a pre-pub version. It rocks.      source