Category: Books

Summer with a Roman Emperor; an introduction to Stoic Philosophy

“Don’t explain your philosophy. Embody it – Epictetus.” Part of my summer reading this year has focused on Stoic Philosophy.  It’s a school of thought that dates back to the...

/ August 6, 2017

Award winning Author, Brian Conaghan, is living proof that persistence is fruitful

“Keeping going after all those rejections could seem a bit stupid. I just thought people have hobbies, don’t they?” – Brian Conaghan It was great to see fellow Scot, Brian...

/ January 6, 2017

Creative Collisions: Sarah McCrum is offering you Energy on Demand

One of the best aspects of completing Seth Godin’s altMBA is the fact that I get to be part of an alumni made up of makers, mavericks, change agents and doers...

/ September 12, 2016

Frank Shamrock: A martial arts all-star and coach we can all learn from.

We can often learn from unexpected places: I’m currently listening to Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday.  I’ll post a fuller review later but so far it has been full...

/ August 25, 2016

Caroline Paul: The former firefighter teaching girls to be gutsy

I caught a recent podcast from Tim Ferriss where he interviewed Caroline Paul.  Caroline is a former San Franciscan Firefighter and has also written four published books.  The most recent...

/ May 16, 2016