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Bryan McIntyre, Decorated Marine VET, chooses Skilled Trade (HVACR) over college.

Bryan McIntyre, Decorated Marine VET, chooses Skilled Trade (HVACR) over college.

Today I get to sit down with Mischa Fisher, Chief Economist at Angi.com Mischa has some amazing insights on what…
Gary McCreadie, the Man on a Mission to make fellow HVACR techs better

Gary McCreadie, the Man on a Mission to make fellow HVACR techs better

Today I get to sit down with Mischa Fisher, Chief Economist at Angi.com Mischa has some amazing insights on what…
Shortages of Skilled Trade Workers Providing Great Opportunities | with Mischa Fisher – Chief Economist at Angi.com

Shortages of Skilled Trade Workers Providing Great Opportunities | with Mischa Fisher – Chief Economist at Angi.com

Today I get to sit down with Mischa Fisher, Chief Economist at Angi.com Mischa has some amazing insights on what…
NANO Tech Drop-in for Glycol | with Berkin Arikan – CEO of HydroMX

NANO Tech Drop-in for Glycol | with Berkin Arikan – CEO of HydroMX

Today I get to sit down with Berkin Arikan CEO of HydroMX. For decades propylene glycol (PG) and Ethylene Glycol…
Skilled Trades Interviews | with Ronnie Cochran | Skilled Trades Success Stories

Skilled Trades Interviews | with Ronnie Cochran | Skilled Trades Success Stories

Today I get to sit down with Ronnie Cochran, who got started a little later in his career journey in…
Skilled Trades Interviews | with Jim O’Mally | An Insiders Perspectives on Skilled Trades

Skilled Trades Interviews | with Jim O’Mally | An Insiders Perspectives on Skilled Trades

Today I get to sit down with Jim O’Mally, who has a unique perspective on the subject of Skilled Trades,…

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Publisher Description: In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, author Stephen R. Covey presents a holistic, integrated, principle-centered approach for solving personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity—principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates. 

Publisher Description: An Atomic Habit is a regular practice or routine that is not only small and easy to do but is also the source of incredible power; a component of the system of compound growth. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don’t want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change.

Publisher Description: An Atomic Habit is a regular practice or routine that is not only small and easy to do but is also the source of incredible power; a component of the system of compound growth. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don’t want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change.

Publisher Description:In this instant New York Times bestseller, Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.” “Inspiration for non-geniuses everywhere” (People).

The daughter of a scientist who frequently noted her lack of “genius,” Angela Duckworth is now a celebrated researcher and professor. It was her early eye-opening stints in teaching, business consulting, and neuroscience that led to her hypothesis about what really drives success: not genius, but a unique combination of passion and long-term perseverance.

Publisher Description: New York Times bestseller! More than Five million copies sold!

By now, you’ve heard all the nutty get-rich-quick schemes, the fiscal diet fads that leave you with a lot of kooky ideas but not a penny in your pocket. Hey, if you’re tired of the lies and sick of the false promises, take a look at this—it’s the simplest, most straightforward game plan for completely making over your money habits. And it’s based on results, not pie-in-the-sky fantasies.

With The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition, you’ll be able to: 

  • Design a sure-fire plan for paying off all debt—meaning cars, houses, everything
  • Recognize the 10 most dangerous money myths (these will kill you)
  • Secure a big, fat nest egg for emergencies and retirement!

Publisher Description: Based on a Navy SEAL’s inspiring graduation speech, this number-one New York Times best seller of powerful life lessons “should be read by every leader in America” (Wall Street Journal). 

If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed. On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H. McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day. Taking inspiration from the university’s slogan, “What starts here changes the world,” he shared the ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career but also throughout his life; and he explained how anyone can use these basic lessons to change themselves – and the world – for the better. 

Publisher Description: All-new for 2020! Finally… a simple business planning process for very busy executives… Bankers and Boards of Directors require them. Business educators advocate them. And venture capitalists won’t give you the time of day without one… yet most executives remain frustrated with their business plan process because it is too complex and too time consuming!The One Page Business Plan for the Busy Executive truly simplifies planning! This highly effective process has been used by thousands of senior executives in both public and privately held companies. The book contains thought-provoking assessments, helpful fill-in-the-blank templates, powerful examples, and downloadable spreadsheets that truly simplify the process of getting an executive’s plan out of their head and onto paper!

Publisher Description:Doing well with money isn’t necessarily about what you know. It’s about how you behave. And behavior is hard to teach, even to really smart people.

Money—investing, personal finance, and business decisions—is typically taught as a math-based field, where data and formulas tell us exactly what to do. But in the real world people don’t make financial decisions on a spreadsheet. They make them at the dinner table, or in a meeting room, where personal history, your own unique view of the world, ego, pride, marketing, and odd incentives are scrambled together.

In The Psychology of Money, award-winning author Morgan Housel shares 19 short stories exploring the strange ways people think about money and teaches you how to make better sense of one of life’s most important topics.

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