It's August, which for this podcast means authors! There's a great lineup of interviews coming for the month, but we're kicking it off with a list of 5 recommendations and a few runners-up that will get you out on the beach.
(2:43) Runners-up: Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard, The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly, and Let's Talk About Death (Over Dinner) by Michael Hebb.
(7:51) It's Not What You Sell, It's What You Stand For by Roy Spence. Are you looking to find the purpose of your organization? There's no better place to start.
(14:26) Selling The Invisible by Harry Beckwith. We are a service economy, and this precient work will guide you in the ways of modern marketing.
(21:30) Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman. A book of poetic prose that conjectures visions of the afterlife that make you think better of this life.
(27:30) Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. Jerome. Heading back to the 19th Century, and off on a comic adventure, this book is escapist in all the best ways.
(37:14) The Why of Work by David & Wendy Ulrich. Finding purpose and passion in the workplace will lead to a culture of abundance. Wins all around!
Host: David Gardner
Producer: Rick Engdahl