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The Library

Kick your feet up and enjoy some book summaries, find new podcasts, and read hand-selected content chosen just for you that I think is amazing!

I get excited about studying the habits of successful people.

Ever since I was little, I always loved to read books about success and entrepreneurs working their own strategies and principles to make their life into one they’ve always dreamed.

Today, I still love learning!

I want to focus on bettering myself, giving back to others, and reach my full potential and happiness in life.

I know I’m not alone in this, and I want to share it with you!

This is why I created this collection of my most favorite content.

From books to podcasts, TedTalks, motivational videos, quotes and other blog posts, I’ll share them here for you to consume!

You can look forward to today’s authors such as Jack Canfield, Darren Hardy, Malcolm Gladwell and Tony Robbins, as well as older authors such as Dale Carnegie, Napoleon Hill, and W. Clement Stone.

The Library is a place where I have selected and curated content for you to consume, learn, grow and improve.


Best Business Books for Beginner Entrepreneurs [Gift Guide 2018]

  In this gift guide are my absolute must read books for girl bosses, creatives, and female entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs who are either starting their own business online or are in the midst of running a business and need to learn more about a business...

10X by Grant Cardone [Book Summary]

The first thing I read when I started the introduction of this book was so surprising - it made me say "wow" and wonder if the book could live up to those high standards: The 10x Rule will ensure your success regardless of your talent, education, financial...

How to Use the Compound Effect with Apps to Improve Your Life

  How often do you get overwhelmed with the day to day tasks of managing laundry, dishes, eating, and oh yeah – your business? The truth is: Everyone else gets overwhelmed too – you’re not alone. It’s all in how you manage it. Today, we’ll chat about how...

7 Greatest Skills You Need to Hit Your Life’s Target [Book Summary: Brian Tracy’s Bullseye]

  What if you could hit your absolute biggest target or dream that you have in your life right now? Seriously – your BIGGEST dream that you have in life, can actually come true. You want that, right? You can taste it – your mouth’s watering just thinking...

How to Fascinate Your Customers [Book Summary]

  Do you find ice cream fascinating? That's silly! Instead, if your business were to be an ice cream flavor, regardless of if you like the flavor, would it be vanilla, or pistachio? If you chose plain ol' vanilla - run right back to the business ice cream...

Grace Not Perfection by Emily Ley [Book Summary]

  Emily Ley is the proud owner and operator of a product line and company that has grown in just a few short years. Her products, which are planners, are beautifully created and mimic the beautiful essence of Kate Spade, transferring stunning fashion into...

How To Learn Something Fast & Never Buy A Course Again!

  How to Research the Heck Out of Something Super Fast, So You Never Have to Buy a Course Again!   Research Ultimate Guide To... Bloggers right now are focused on creating long, valuable pillar content. Although this is part of their monetizing strategy –...

Gratitude Will Change Your Life

Late last night I was perusing Amazon Prime Video for something cool to watch. Lately I’ve been interested in watching shows about science, space and astronomy, you know – the normal tv shows everyone watches, right? I came across a show that, as I watched...

Podcast Spotlight: Why the Little Guy Always Beats the Bigger Guy

I recently listened to Barbara Corcoran's new podcast called Business Unusual (she just recently started this in May of 2018). The first episode I listened to was called Why the Little Guy Always Beats the Bigger Guy - and it's a great reminder to us little...

The Dangerous Truth About Time Scarcity & Tunnel Vision

Have you ever been so focused and preoccupied with something else in your brain that you literally can’t think of anything else? If it was work related, it might be focusing on that upcoming deadline while you’re at home spending time with family. If it’s...

Current Bookshelf Picks

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Jack Canfield

This has to be one of the most influential – if not THE MOST influential book of my formative teenage years. Jack Canfield has taught me to take responsibility of what’s in my life, and encouraged me to pursue my dreams.
Through these pages, I’ve learned to take control of my life, and HAPPEN to life, instead of letting life happen to ME.

Sally Hogshead

Sally Hogshead is the author of Fascinate – a book about branding and learning how to use your current skills to grow your brand with more of yourself.

This book is an absolutely excellent read, I highly recommend it if you’re working on building a company, audience, or brand!

Napoleon Hill

The classic Think and Grow Rich really does have some amazing gems hidden inside. Read this book and gleam what you can from its glorious pages – what you take away may impact your life forever.

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Current Podcast Listens

The Pitch

Real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors—for real money. In each episode, we take you behind closed doors to the critical moment when aspiring entrepreneurs put it all on the line. The Pitch delivers on the high-stakes promise of a live pitch without shying away from the nitty gritty details of what happens after everyone shakes hands and walks out of the room.

Being Boss

Being Boss is a podcast for creative entrepreneurs, freelancers, and side-hustlers, whether you’re wanting to quit your day job or have been your own boss for a while now. Authors and “business besties” Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon dig into the mindset, habits, routines, boundaries, branding, marketing tactics, business strategies, systems, and processes that help you make money doing what you love.


Welcome to The GaryVee Audio Experience, hosted by entrepreneur, CEO, investor, vlogger, and public speaker Gary Vaynerchuk. On this podcast, you’ll find a mix of my #AskGaryVee show episodes, keynote speeches on marketing and business, segments from my DAILYVEE video series, interviews and fireside chats I’ve given, as well as new and current thoughts I recorded originally for this audio experience!

Ash Ambirge:

If Somebody Told Me to Pick a Husband at Age Twenty-Three, I’d Likely Be Waking Up Next to Some Guy Who Can’t Spell “Lemon.”

This post is amazing.
Ash writes this article to all of those people who are bored with their lives. Bored to tears, even! Do the thing, learn the stuff, and get back to your real damn life!

Kyle Cease:

Use Humor to Overcome Fear

I’M Why, sitting in a safe room in our house, are we afraid of EVERYTHING?! 

Watch this video by Kyle Cease where he talks about thoughts, mental games, and why our minds just tell us lies!


Ryan Holiday:

I Don’t Have Faith In Myself, I Have Evidence

Ryan says that all of that “Believe in yourself” crap is just total bullshit. He says you can lose faith, but you can’t lose evidence.

Read this article on why all of that self-help book, TedTalk “have faith” is all BS, and what to do instead.

Mel Robbins

Motivation is GARBAGE!

Mel Robbins, one of the best thought leaders of our time, talks about why motivation is absolutely garbage. 

Hint: because it’s never there when you need it!

Watch her talk about her own story, and the secret to self-motivation in this must-see video.

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