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Scott Monty is a C-suite coach/advisor and speaker. He helps executives improve their messaging, communicate with more empathy, and become virtuous leaders. Scott was the first executive at Ford Motor Company to lead digital communications and social media.
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Live Life in Crescendo
Your Most Important Work Is Always Ahead of You (The Covey Habits Series)
Stephen R. Covey, Cynthia Covey Haller - 2022-09-27
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The inspirational, encouraging final book from the legendary leadership expert Stephen R. Covey, internationally bestselling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.Stephen R. Covey spent his long and storied career inspiring millions of individuals to make their lives more effective, compassionate, and meaningful. Near the end of his lif...
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When Stephen Covey died, he was working on his last book. His daughter made sure the world saw it. And it's essential reading for anyone, at any stage of their life or career. She joined #TimelessLeadership to talk about it. @simonschuster      source
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The Everyday Patriot
How to be a Great American Now
Tom Morris - 2022-06-29
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Fantastic book that’s needed now more than ever.      source
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The World Played Chess
A Novel
Robert Dugoni - 2021-09-14
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In 1979, Vincent Bianco has just graduated high school. His only desire: collect a little beer money and enjoy his final summer before college. So he lands a job as a laborer on a construction crew. Working alongside two Vietnam vets, one suffering from PTSD, Vincent gets the education of a lifetime. Now forty years later, with his own son leaving ...
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@jsprawka Totally. Currently reading The World Played Chess, and it references a journal kept by a Vietnam veteran. After any difficult civilian experience, he said, "We didn't lose anyone." Which was vastly different than his combat experience...      source
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The Sale Is in the Tale
John Livesay - 2022-02-18
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When @John_Livesay talks, you want to listen. Because he knows the secret to getting attention is through the heart. And that's where stories lead us. His book, The Sale Is In the Tale, breaks down storytelling for anyone looking to sell anything. 🎧      source
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In Turbulent Times
Doris Kearns Goodwin - 2019-10-01
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Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader? In Leadership, Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely—Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil ri...
Scott Monty
@lorirusso It’s a favorite of mine. Plus @DorisKGoodwin’s fanstastic book Leadership: In Turbulent Times is another to put on your list.      source
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Team of Rivals
The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Doris Kearns Goodwin - 2009-02-01 (first published in 2005)
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The bestselling and prize-winning study of one of the most legendary American Presidents in history, Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin is the book that inspired Barack Obama in his presidency.When Barack Obama was asked which book he could not live without in the White House, his answer was instant: Team of Rivals. This monumental and brillian...
Scott Monty
@lorirusso It’s a favorite of mine. Plus @DorisKGoodwin’s fanstastic book Leadership: In Turbulent Times is another to put on your list.      source
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The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Susan Cain - 2013-01-29 (first published in 2012)
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At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over working in teams. It is to introverts—Rosa Parks, Chopin, Dr. Seuss, Steve Wozniak—that we owe many of the great contributions to society.In Quiet, Susan...
Scott Monty
@sfwriter Yes! Best book on introverts I've found.      source
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The Little Things
Why You Really Should Sweat the Small Stuff
Andy Andrews - 2017-03-07
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Wall Street Journal  BestsellerHave you ever wondered why we spend so much time and energy thinking about the big challenges in our lives when all the evidence proves it’s actually the little things that change everything?  That’s right…  Absolutely everything.Little Things embodies Andy’s own approach to life and work, detailing for the first time...
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Each issue of the Timeless & Timely newsletter includes an essay, 3 links to current stories, 3 links to evergreen stories & book & podcast recommendation. This week: Finding happiness in the little things 🎧 Every Little Thing 📘 The Little Things      source
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How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life
Nir Eyal - 2019-09-10
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You sit down at your desk to work on an important project, but a notification on your phone interrupts your morning. Later, as you're about to get back to work, a colleague taps you on the shoulder to chat. At home, screens get in the way of quality time with your family. Another day goes by, and once again, your most important personal and profess...
Scott Monty
@jgombita @nireyal Great lessons from his fine book, Indistractable. I recommended it a few weeks back in my newsletter:      source
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21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Yuval Noah Harari - 2019-08-20 (first published in 2018)
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues."Fascinating . . . a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the twenty-first century."--Bill Gates...
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@Harari_Yuval's book covers essential and urgent topics that will shape our present and near future, including nationalism, religion, immigration, artificial intelligence, and even the nature of truth. Fascinating read.      source