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Simple One Step Success Blog Volume1: 1-10 references below in alphabetic order by topic 

 

Antiracism

  1. Reynolds, Jason, & Kendi, Ibram X. (2020) Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and you.

Brain Science

  1. Ford, Julian, & Wortmann, Jon (2013). Hijacked by Your Brain: How to Free Yourself When Stress Takes Over.

  2. Mlodinow, Leonard ( ) How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior: Subliminal

  3. Telis, Gisela (2010, April 15). Multitasking Splits the Brain. https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2010/04/multitasking-splits-brain

Business

  1. Jakes, T. D. (2017) Soar! Build Your Vision from the Ground Up.

  2. Jakes, T. D. (2017) Study Guide. Soar! Build Your Vision from the Ground Up.

  3. Meltzer, David (2019) Game-Time Decision Making: High-Scoring Business Strategies from the Biggest Names in Sports.

  4. Meltzer, David (2020) Game-Time Decision Making: The Course (Free)

Comedy 

  1. Carter, Judy (2020) The New Comedy Bible: The Ultimate Guide to Writing & Performing Stand-Up Comedy

  2. Carter, Judy (2020) The Comedy Bible Workbook: The Interactive Companion to “The New Comedy Bible”. Judy has online groups and courses to review click here

Forecast and Priority

  1. Covey, Stephen (1996) First Things First

  2. Big Rocks with Stephen Covey video

  3. McKeown, Greg (2014) Essentialism: The disciplined pursuit of less

  4. Newport, Cal (2016) Deep Work: (Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

  5. Newport, Cal (2019) Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World

  6. Keller, Gary, & Papasan, Jan (2013) The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results

  7. Johnson, Spencer (1998) Who Moved My Cheese

Habit

  1. Clear, James (2018) Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones. Highly recommend downloading free worksheets from James. His newsletter is fantastic, short, impactful.

  2. Covey, Stephen R. (1989,2004,2020) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

  3. Covey, Stephen R. (2003) The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Personal Workbook.

  4. Covey, Stephen R. (2012) The 3rd Alternative: Solving Life's Most Difficult Problems

Leadership

  1. Brown, Brene’ (2018). Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole hearts.

Memoir inspiration

  1. Goggins, David (2018). Can’t Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds.

  2. Goggins, David (2018) Can't Hurt Me with Audible extra interview (recommended)

  3. Wood, Jake (2020). Once a Warrior: How One Veteran Found a New Mission Closer to Home.

  4. Meltzer, David (2014). Connected to Goodness: Manifest Everything You Desire in Business & Life

  5. Rosen, Jeffrey (2019). Conversations with RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Life, Love, Liberty, and Law.

  6. Brown, Brene’ (2017). Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone.

  7. McRaven, William H. (2017). Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life … And Maybe the World.

  8. Fox, Michael J. (2020). No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality.

Origination Story

  1. Carter, Judy (2013) The Message of You: Turn Your Life Story into a Money-Making Speaking Career.

Other

  1. Eyal, Nir (2014). Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

  2. Ford, Julian, & Wortmann, Jon (2013). Hijacked by Your Brain: How to Free Yourself When Stress Takes Over

  3. Mlodinow, Leonard ( ) How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior: Subliminal

Podcasting

  1. Guberti, Marc (2020). Podcast Domination. Launch, Grow and Monetize Your Podcast.

  2. Dumas, John Lee (2015). Podcast Launch: A Complete Guide to Launching Your Podcast with 15 Video Tutorial! How to Create, Launch, Grow & Monetize a Podcast.

Practice

  1. Gladwell, Malcolm (2008). Outliers: The Story of Success

Schedule Task Mastering

  1. Elrod, Hal (2014). Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life Before 8 am.

  2. Tracy, Brian (2017). Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time.

  3. Tracy, Brian (2017). Eat That Frog! Action Workbook.

  4. Acuff, Jon (2013) Start. Punch Fear in the Face. Escape Average. Do Work That Matters.

  5. Covey, Stephen M. R. (2006) The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything.

  6. Meltzer, David (2019). Game-Time Decision Making: High-Scoring Business Strategies from the Biggest Names in Sports.

  7. Meltzer, David (2020). Game-Time Decision Making: The Course (Free)

  8. Franklin Covey planner binder and planner pages:

    1. FranklinCovey Classic FC Basics Distressed Simulated Leather Zipper Binder - Brown

    2. FranklinCovey Classic Original Two Page Per Day Ring-Bound Planner

  9. Franklin Covey, The Five Choices to Extraordinary Productivity

  10. Dumas, John Lee (2018). The 100-Day Goal Journal: Accomplish What Matters to You

Song Writing

  1. Tweedy, Jeff (2020) How to Write One Song.

Speaking with Humor 

  1. Carter, Judy (2013) The Message of You: Turn Your Life Story into a Money-Making Speaking Career.

  2. Carter, Judy (2020) The New Comedy Bible: The Ultimate Guide to Writing & Performing Stand-Up Comedy.

  3. Carter, Judy (2020) The Comedy Bible Workbook: The Interactive Companion to “The New Comedy Bible”.

  4. Judy Carter online groups and courses to review click here

  5. Anderson, Chris (2016) TED Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking.

Start

  1. Smith, Robert D. (2012). 20,000 Days and Counting: The Crash Course for Mastering Your Life Right Now.

 

Starting

  1. Elrod, Hal (2014). Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life Before 8 am.

  2. Tracy, Brian (2017). Eat That Frog! 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time.

  3. Tracy, Brian (2017). Eat That Frog! Action Workbook.

  4. Acuff, Jon (2013) Start. Punch Fear in the Face. Escape Average. Do Work That Matters.

  5. Covey, Stephen M. R. (2006) The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything.

 

Stock Market

  1. Hirsch, Jeffery A (2012). The Little Book of Stock Market Cycles: How to Take Advantage of Time-Proven Market Patters.

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Training and courses, free and or fee

  1. Franklin Covey, The Five Choices to Extraordinary Productivity

  2. Meltzer, David (2020) Game-Time Decision Making: The Course (free)

  3. Ryan, Chad (2021). Writing a Killer Novel with Chad Ryan Course (free)

  4. Judy Carter online groups and courses to review click here (free and fee)

  5. James Clear 30 Days to Better Habits is a (free) email course

Writing

  1. Gore, Ariel (2007) How to Become a Famous Writer Before You’re Dead: Your Words in Print and Your Name in Lights.

  2. King, Stephen (2000) On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft.

  3. Ryan, Chad (2021). Writing a Killer Novel with Chad Ryan Course (Free)

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