Not long ago Mitch Joel, President of Twist Image, published his new book Ctrl Alt Delete: Reboot Your Business. Reboot Your Life. Your Future Depends on It. (Amazon Affiliate Link).
To celebrate the lunch of the book, instead of having the standard book launch party, Mitch invited Seth Godin to join him on stage to have a remarkable conversation about how much business has changed, and what this means for all of us going forward.
This is a fascinating conversation between two amazing thought-leaders. I strongly recommend you to watch the video on its entirety and then go … no … run to buy Mitch’s books.
Mitch Joel and Seth Godin, “CTRL ALT DELETE”
1. Mitch Joel on how everything we know about business has fundamentally changed
2. Seth Godin on The Icarus Deception, pushing the limits and connecting with other humans
3. Seth Godin on risk taking, initiative, curiosity and much more
4. Mitch Joel on the future of the web
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“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author of outstanding books such as Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference and Outliers: The Story of Success (Amazon affiliate links), gives in this video two great examples of hard work that later looked like genius.
Bill Gates got up at 02:00 am to program as a teenager, while The Beatles played together 1200 times, far more than most bands, before they ever got famous.
The point is: Success is the result of putting your heart and mind into something to create successful, meaningful work.
1. Jack White on restriction, creativity and work ethic
2. Michael Phelps: Focus and determination
3. The Pursuit of Mastery
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“‘That won’t work’ is the worst thing you can ever say. ‘That didn’t work’ is cool, but ‘that won’t work’ is not a way to go through life.”
OK … this is it … no more excuses… And you know what? … It’s Charles Duhigg’s fault. Because in his outstanding book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (Amazon affiliate link), he demonstrates that the key to exercising regularly, losing weight, becoming more productive, raising exceptional children, and achieving success is understanding how habits work.
How to break habits
But that’s not all! The book also explores how by harnessing recent scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.
Here is a brief introduction to some of his other findings. Fascinating stuff!
Target knows your secrets
How the military uses habits
So … I strongly recommend you to get this book. I have been reading it for the past couple days and I simply cannot put it down. Interesting, provocative, but most important, full of extremely valuable advice.
Credit: Bud Caddell
1. Are you happy?