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The Ride of a Lifetime: Lessons Learned From 15 Years as CEO of the Walt Disney Company by Robert Iger | Book Notes

At all costs, you must be willing to innovate the way you do business and what your company delivers; "Innovate or Die" mentality.

The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (And When to Stick) by Seth Godin | Book Notes

Winners never quit is an incorrect statement; they do quit, they just know what to quit and when.

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World by David Epstein | Book Notes

Being able to think and solve problems in a general sense allows for innovative breakthroughs and discoveries in a niche field.

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport | Book Notes

This book is a must read for any knowledge worker. Newport gives practical strategies to rid the noise and distraction from your life without having to move to an island in the Pacific. This book is on my re-read list every few years.

Why You Need to Drop Your Tools

These next few sentences could change the way you’re living your life right now. I stumbled upon these thoughts while reading Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. The author was unpacking books by organizational behavior expert, Karl Weick.

Ambition is a Myth

One of the things I would pride myself in being is ambitious. I am able to set goals, examine systems, and then structure habits to reach those goals.

The Importance of 'Who Luck'

In the digital age we’re in, learning online from websites like YouTube, SkillShare, and Lynda.com have made a bachelor degree irrelevant in some companies, especially start-up’s.

Action, Not Intention Determines Your Destination

When I first heard that, I was mind-blown at the depth of the statement and couldn’t figure out how I’ve missed that my whole life. From then on, I started to view life through the lens of, “where is my direction pointing?”