A breath-taking poem by Sarah Kay, illustrated by Sophia Janowitz.
Contributors Jon Acuff David Allen Lauryn Ballesteros Gwen Bell Scott Belsky Robert Biswas-Diener Sally Bonneywell Chris Brogan Brené Brown Nicholas Carr Scott Case Sue Cruse Melissa Daimler Nancy Duarte Rich Fernandez Keith Ferrazzi Jonathan Fields Seth Godin Lynda Gratton Chris … Continue reading
Read This Before Our Next Meeting is a powerful manifesto about how we can use a few simple principles to turn meetings on their head and create a new culture of decision-making in our businesses. Read This Before Our Next Meeting is the call to action that you need to convince your boss or co-workers that there is a better way to create meaningful work without getting bogged down in time-consuming and unproductive meetings. Continue reading
Pick Four is an updated version of Zig Ziglar’s legendary goal-setting program, The Performance Planner. Updated, simplified and introduced by Seth Godin, Pick Four, is designed to help anyone achieve his or her goals. Using Ziglar’s philosophy that the key to success is directed action, this book challenges the reader to reach outside his or her comfort zone and take the necessary steps to achieve success. Known for his genuine and authentic approach, Ziglar imparts decade’s worth of strategies. Pick Four is an important tool for anyone looking to create positive change; guaranteed to put you on your path to success.
Anything You Want is the insightful and bracingly honest tale of how Derek Sivers unexpectedly became an entrepreneur, and the lessons he learned founding CD Baby and turning it into the largest seller of independent music on the web. Continue reading
For the Collector’s Edition of Self-Reliance we decided to collaborate with Brooklyn-based designers Holstee. Inspired by their company manifesto greeting cards, printed on recycled paper and elephant poop, we decided to create an alternate cover and a set of five greeting cards. Continue reading
Self-Reliance, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s most famous essay, challenges readers to define their own sense of accomplishment and asks them to measure themselves against their own standards, not those of society. We added a contemporary spin to this literary classic by incorporating self-reflections from both historical and contemporary thought-leaders, including Henry Ford, Helen Keller, Jesse Dylan, and Milton Glaser. Emerson’s sage guidance wrapped in modern-day reflections is a great reminder about the potential within us all and that life is what you make of it. Continue reading
Do the Work is a companion to Steven Pressfield’s well-know and well loved manifesto on the creative process, The War of Art. In Do The Work, Steve takes you from A to Z in the process of starting your project, hitting the brick wall, recognizing your creative blocks for what they are, overcoming your Resistance, and then doing the most important thing: finishing the project. Continue reading