The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle
“Struggle is not an option: it’s a biological requirement.” – Daniel Coyle
In the following video (and PDF) you’ll learn three reasons why people in “talent hotbeds” develop extraordinary talent.
1-Page PDF Summary
The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier
“Coaching for performance is about addressing and fixing a specific problem or challenge. It’s putting out the fire or building up the fire or banking the fire.” – Michael Bungay Stanier
In the following video you’ll learn four questions to coach friends, teammates, and yourself through stressful situations.
Performing Under Pressure by Hendrie Weisinger and JP Pawliw-Fry
“We live in a high-pressure time, where every day we feel we are on the line.” – Hendrie Weisinger and J. P. Pawliw-Fry
We want to perform our best when it matters most (important interview, sales call, presentation, etc.), but the pressure to perform prevents us from being our best.
Watch the following book summary to learn three ways you can be less affected by pressure.
Make it Stick by P. Brown, M.McDaniel & H.Roediger III
“Mastering the ability to learn will get you in the game and keep you there.” – Make It Stick,The Science of Successful Learning
In the following book video you’ll learn three scientifically proven ways to improve retention and attain subject mastery.
Measure What Matters by John Doerr
“The hairier the mission, the more important your OKRs.” – Jini Kim, Nuna CEO
What do Google, The Gates Foundation, and Bono (lead singer for U2) have in common?
They all use OKRs to change the world.
Watch (and read) my summary of Measure What Matters by John Doerr to learn what OKRs are and how you can use them to bring your biggest ideas to life.
Hooked by Nir Eyal
“79 percent of smartphone owners check their device within 15 minutes of waking up every morning.” – Nir Eyal
Are you easily distracted by your smartphone?
If so, the following video will help you understand why. In the video you’ll learn strategies to ‘unhook’ yourself from your phone so you can be less distracted and more productive.