100 Books a Year

100 Books a Year


Join me as I discuss the 100 books I'm reading this year. Learn how what's in these books can be applied to improving your business and your life.


Episode #9: Naked Statistics – How to Think Like a Venture Capitalist and Why You Should Cancel Almost All Your Insurance  

How do Venture Capitalists make money? Why should you cancel almost all of your insurance? How does Netflix know what movie you should watch next? Learn all this and more in this episode as we discuss the book "Naked Statistics". ... Read More

Episode #8: Matchmakers – The Billion Dollar Business Model  

Platforms are all around us. They help us get to work, they help us order products we use, and they even give us a place to stay when we visit another country. In this book, “Matchmakers”, the authors reveal the future of business models: the platform. Learn what’s changed in the world that has unlocked this business model’s potential. ... Read More

Episode #7: The Lean Startup – The New Way to Build a Hyper-Growth Business  

In this episode I discuss the book "The Lean Startup" by Eric Ries. This revolutionary approach to building a hyper-growth business is little known outside of Silicon Valley. A big opportunity awaits for you to apply this method to build a better business of any kind. ... Read More

Episode #6: Wooden on Leadership by John Wooden  

In this episode I discuss the book "Wooden on Leadership" by famous basketball coach John Wooden. Discover how his principle-centered leadership led him to 10 championships, including 7 in a row (no team has ever had more than two in a row). Use his approach in running or business or even in your personal life for a big edge. ... Read More

Episode #5: How to Read 100 Books a Year  

So how do you actually READ 100 books a year? In this episode I share my strategies for reading more AND comprehending more. The idea for this episode came from a post I made on Facebook about the podcast. In summary, YES, you can read 100 books a year too :) ... Read More

Episode #4: Let My People Go Surfing – The Two Key Principles to Building a Legendary Brand  

Want to learn how to build a legendary brand? There are two main lessons I learned from one of my favorite books of the year, Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard, founder of the massively successful outdoor brand, Patagonia. ... Read More

Episode #3: How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes  

How do basic economic principles impact starting and scaling a small business? In this podcast episode I discuss the book How an Economy Grows and Why it Crashes by Peter Schiff. Learn why knowing one fundamental principle of economics can mean the difference between rapid growth and stagnation for a business. ... Read More

Episode #2: Shoe Dog – Never Quit  

Hear about the relentless drive and incredible story of Phil Knight, the founder of the nearly $100 billion retail brand, NIKE. ... Read More

Episode #1: Grit – The Secret to Success in Anything  

In this first episode I discuss the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth. Whether you’re building your first business, going for your first marathon, or trying to achieve just about anything in life, you can learn ... Read More

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