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The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes
Arthur Conan Doyle - 2020-12-31 (first published in 1927)
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'When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.'In this, the final collection of Sherlock Holmes adventures, the intrepid detective and his faithful companion Dr Watson examine and solve twelve cases that puzzle clients, baffle the police and provide readers with the thrill of the cha...
Deke Bridges
There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact. -- Sherlock Holmes I love this book. Had it since grade school. #SherlockHolmesDay      source
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The Freelancer's Bible
Everything You Need to Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams―On Your Terms
Sara Horowitz - 2012-10-23
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Amazingly, one-third of the American workforce is freelance—that’s 42 million people who have to wrestle with not just doing the work, but finding the work, then getting paid for the work, plus health care, taxes, setting up an office, marketing, and so on. Now help is here, and consultants, independent contractors, the self-employed, “solopreneurs...
Deke Bridges
50 Ways to get Freelance Clients. Great tips by @thelatashajames of Freelance Friday Podcast. She posts several times weekly. Follow her. Side note, read Freelancer's Bible. Great book. Big book, worth it. @freelancersu #branding #marketing #agency      source
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The Rebel's Guide to Email Marketing
Grow Your List, Break the Rules, and Win (Que Biz-Tech)
DJ Waldow - 2012-08-25
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A No-Nonsense, Take-No-Prisoners Plan for Earning Positive Return on Your Email Marketing! They say email is dead. Baloney! 94% of Americans use email. Passionate social networkers use email more, not less. Mobile email is huge. Email offers marketers more opportunities than ever...opportunities to guide customers from consideration and trial to re...
Deke Bridges
Finally got around to reading this classic e-mail marketing book. Lots of great tips, still very relevant. Excellent examples. The Rebels Guide to Email Marketing (2013) by @JasonFalls and DJ Waldow #email #marketing #branding #socialmedia      source
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This Is Marketing
You Can't Be Seen Until You Learn to See
Seth Godin - 2018-11-13
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Real marketing isn't about racking up clicks and tweets; it's about connection, empathy, and making a difference. Over the past quarter century, Seth Godin has taught and inspired millions of entrepreneurs, marketers, leaders, and fans from all walks of life, via his blog, online courses, lectures, and bestselling books. He is the inventor of count...
Deke Bridges
Love listening to creative marketing genius Seth Godin. Author of THIS IS MARKETING, (great book) and numerous others. How to find your visible audience and win trust from your target market. Session with @LondonRealTV. Excellent!      source
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Do Over
Make Today the First Day of Your New Career
Jon Acuff - 2017-01-03
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The get ready, get going guide to navigating career change and doing work you loveNew York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff has drawn millions of online fans who love his refreshing mix of humor, honesty, and wisdom about the world of work. Now he offers his most important book yet, a guide to making big career changes—by choice or necessity—and ...
Deke Bridges
Piles of #books in my car. Here's two recent reads I HIGHLY recommend. You Are A Badass by @JenSincero, also on YouTube as 5 hour listen. I did both, read & listened. Good job Jen. Also... Do Over by @JonAcuff. Great book, Seth Godin says best career book ever. I agree.      source
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You Are a Badass
How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
Jen Sincero - 2013-04-23
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller You Are A Badass is the self-help book for people who desperately want to improve their lives but don't want to get busted doing it.In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author and world-traveling success coach, Jen Sincero, serves up 27 bite-sized chapters full of hilariously...
Deke Bridges
Piles of #books in my car. Here's two recent reads I HIGHLY recommend. You Are A Badass by @JenSincero, also on YouTube as 5 hour listen. I did both, read & listened. Good job Jen. Also... Do Over by @JonAcuff. Great book, Seth Godin says best career book ever. I agree.      source
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The Charge
Brendon Burchard - 2012-05-15
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Burchard makes the case that it's time to re-examine what it takes to feel alive and fulfilled in a stressful, chaotic world. He identifies ten simple drives of human emotion and happiness and shows how they are the gateways to psychological health....
Deke Bridges
Reading this... #TheCharge Excellent book. Loaded with interesting life skills. I believe @BrendonBurchard still lives in Portland. Considered world's top high performance leadership coach. Worth your time, especially life coaches. #books #education #LifeSkills #coach #mentor      source
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Spark Joy
An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up (The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up)
Marie Kondō - 2016-01-05
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Spark Joy is an in-depth, line illustrated, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and v...
Deke Bridges
@ritawynthomas @MarieKondo Happy Friday Rita. It's a great book... part 2 of Marie's first book. Highly recommend.      source
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Crucial Conversations
Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High, Second Edition
Kerry Patterson - 2011-09-07 (first published in 2001)
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* * * Over 4 Million Copies Sold * * * The New York Times bestseller that changed the way millions communicate"[Crucial Conversations] draws our attention to those defining moments that literally shape our lives, our relationships, and our world. . . . This book deserves to take its place as one of the key thought leadership contributions of our ti...
Deke Bridges
Picked up this great book @Powells to read. Better conversation and listening enables you to get deeper into subjects at hand. When talking with people, this makes your communication skills a very powerful tool. Always be learning. #growth #education #leadership      source
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Work On Purpose
Lara Galinsky - 2011-04-19
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I want a meaningful career not just a job. But how do I get there? When passion drives your choices and your talents shine, opportunities abound. But you can't get there if you don't know where or how to start.This book shows you how.Since 1987, Echoing Green has provided over thirty million dollars in seed funding to the world's top young social e...
Deke Bridges
Just finished this book: Work On Purpose by @echoinggreen. Huge thumbs up for learning to lean in and discover yourself. 5 short stories on finding purpose. Looking for a short read that will open eyes? This is it. #ThinkBig #DreamBig #purpose #passion #meaningful #lovelife      source