Book Review: Tribes by Seth Godin

Scott Costello All, Blog, Books 11 Comments

I’m back on track with my 1 book a month goal.  It helped that I read the book Tribes because it was a very quick read at only 150 pages.  I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this book but I’ve heard people rave about most of Seth’s books like Purple Cow so I figured why not. Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin This book is all about leading groups of people that Seth refers …

How am I doing? 2nd Quarter Progress Report

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Every 3 months or so I like to go back and take a look at what I’ve accomplished.  It’s a good way to see how I have progressed in my quest at becoming a successful, full time investor.  This exercise really helps me figure out if I’ve been spending my time on tasks that will lead to my goal or if I am wasting my time.   I’m going to run a two part review, one for my real estate related …

Book Review: Start With Why by Simon Sinek

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Maren Kate from Escapingthe9to5.com recommended the book Start with Why by Simon Sinek on her site about a month ago and I’ll pretty much read anything she gives a good word to so I went out a bought it. I’m really starting to enjoy books that are based on human psychology.  Being able to understand why people do what they do is mind blowing because in the normal scheme of the world people’s choices make no sense.  I mean, why …