Want to get ahead faster in your career? Stop waiting for others to design a curriculum for you and create your own. Today we’ll talk to two men who’ve done exactly that for themselves and today will share their stories, tips, and tricks to becoming a leader faster through reading. Our guests today, Jeff Brown and Jesse Wisnewski, talk about the importance of reading for our personal and professional lives. They share how they’ve created their own reading curriculum and share tips for all of us.
During our headline, we talk about Bitcoin and a country that is adopting it as an official currency. We discuss the challenges, advantages and cryptocurrency in general. We also throw out the Haven Life line to Steven who is new to financial planning and wants advice for career development. And Doug will share some book related trivia.
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- El Salvador Gets Ready for a Risky Bitcoin Experiment (The Wall Street Journal)
- Should You Invest in Cryptocurrency in 2021? (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
- 5 Blockchain ETFs to Buy If You’re Excited About Cryptocurrency (Business Insider)
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Big thanks to Jeff and Jesse for joining us today. Check out their Read to Lead website and get a copy of their book. You can also check out the Read to Lead podcast, here.
- Who are the top three mystery authors of all time?
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- Steven recently graduated and is working to become a financial planner. He wants to know what advice Joe and OG would give to a new planner.
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- The Art of War, by Sun Tzu
- Purple Cow, by Seth Godin
- Steal Like an Artist, by Austin Kleon
- Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
- The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion
- Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter, by Liz Wiseman
- Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, by Greg McKeown
- The One Thing, by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan
- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Sean Covey and Stephen Covey
- How To Win Friends and Influence People, by Dale Carnegie
- Secrets of Closing a Sale, by Zig Ziglar
- Greatest Salesman in the World, by Og Mandino
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Written by: Brooke Miller
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