Chris J Wilson

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2019

Atomic Habits

Habits are very powerful due to the compond effect. There are four elements of habits, and you can use these to build good habits or kill bad ones. Use a habit tracker and start small. check it out

Leonardo Da Vinci

Da Vinci was filled with a sense of wonder and curioustiy with the world. He paid attention to things other’s missed like how a dragonfly beats its wings. We should feed our curosity and pay more attention to the everyday things around us. check it out

Digital Minimalism

A great overview of the issues with technology at the moment, a philosophy to address these issues and highly practical steps to implement or adapt. One of the best aspects of the book is how Cal points out that what is right for one person may not be right for you and how you have to work out how to apply these ideas to use technology in an intentional and meaningful way for your life.

This is Marketing

Simply having the best or cheapest product isn’t enough, you need to tell a better story that resonates. To do this, you need to pick a group of people to help and then listen to them so they will listen to you.
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Never Split the Difference

Most of us try to avoid conflict and settle to easily. This can lead to long-term problems. Instead, we need to use active listening approaches and discover as much information as we can to negotiate better. Check it out

2018

Books I’ve read in 2018

Storybrand

Basically we are overcomplicating marketing for ourselves. Clarity is key.

Arbitary Stupid Goal

Stories of a childhood in New York City and the bitter sweet serendipty of life.

Anything You Want: 40 Lessons for A New Kind of Entrepreneur

The story of CDBaby with some unusual lessons along the way. check it out

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