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Mental Wealth by Mike Pagan

Mental Wealth by Mike Pagan

Mike Pagan’s book Mental Wealth is subtitled “Unlock Your Potential, Enrich Your Life”.

Mental Wealth is about creating the environment in your own life where you’re able to build the mental resilience and emotional awareness through the support of others, to enable you to perform at your best. To literally unlock your potential.

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Deep Work by Cal Newport

Deep Work by Cal Newport

I think Deep Work is one of those books which is really talking about a single idea, but breaks it down into what actually proves to be quite complex and interesting elements of neuroscience – why we get distracted, what we can do about distractions and so on.

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Take the next turn…

Take the next turn…

On the road, the signposts stop when you reach your destination, but in business I’m not sure anyone ever stops travelling. We always have to communicate about what we are delivering, about what we could deliver, and continue to build the relationships that are needed for business to thrive. 

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Poke the Box by Seth Godin

Poke the Box by Seth Godin

Poke the Box is described as a manifesto about “starting” by making commitments and making things happen. When I work with businesses sometimes they don’t start, they are waiting – for things to be perfect, waiting for the opportunity to be clearer, waiting for demand for product to arrive.

Sometimes we have to develop the product and then create the demand that it deserves.

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Better Before Bigger by Nick Cramp

Better Before Bigger by Nick Cramp

Better Before Bigger, Rethinking Business Success by Nick Cramp is a book designed for the owners and leaders of what Nick described as “adolescent” businesses.

It is in these businesses that Nick can make the biggest difference. If you run a business there will have been a time when it felt as though it was growing up, you were having to converse with older, more established businesses but without any of the experience, they had.

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Whoops, Apocalypse

Whoops, Apocalypse

We don’t plan to fail and we like to think that we are in control of our own destiny in a way that allows us to bring things back when they slip. Hoping that things will work out is the optimists’ curse, fearing that they won’t is the pessimists’ curse.

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