Shout-out: Jocko and Leif. (Extreme Ownership- How US Navy SEALs Lead and Win)

Hello all! Our Saturday morning shout-outs highlight a post/article/book/other that I’ve come across lately that deserves exactly that: a ‘shout-out.’ The goal here is to hopefully introduce my readers to other authors or bloggers that have had an impact on me, my writing, and my life.   This week’s shout-out is the best thing I’ve read in the last 5 years, if not ever: Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win (New Edition) by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin (both retired SEALs).   For some perspective on my feelings regarding this book: I have given it as a gift to friends, relatives, and employees alike. In fact, it is the literature we use at our business to read, describe, and discuss the culture we have implemented and aspire to in the future. All of our team members have been provided with a copy and I’ve read through and discussed […]

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Shout-out: Mustard Seed Money (My 2018 Goals: Stretching Myself)

Hello all! Our Saturday morning shout-outs highlight a post/article/book/other that I’ve come across lately that deserves exactly that: a ‘shout-out.’ The goal here is to hopefully introduce my readers to other authors or bloggers that have had an impact on me, my writing, and my life.   This week’s shout-out is: Mustard Seed Money’s My 2018 Goals: Stretching Myself   Like last week’s Shout-out recipient (Mad Money Monster), Mustard Seed Money (MSM) is a blogger I’ve subscribed to for a while now and as I’ve been ramping up to re-launch in 2018, MSM is a blog I’ve been diving into quite a bit. For one, his financial philosophy lines up well with mine, and on top of that – I’ve gotten some great inspiration from his posts. This one, in particular, prompted me to take my own goals out of my private notebook to share on my blog. MSM wasn’t afraid […]

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Shout-out: Mad Money Monster (F.I.O.R. – Financial Independence Optional Retirement)

Hello all! Our Saturday morning shout-outs highlight a post/article/book/other that I’ve come across lately that deserves exactly that: a ‘shout-out.’ The goal here is to hopefully introduce my readers to other authors or bloggers that have had an impact on me, my writing, and my life.   This week’s shout-out is: Mad Money Monster’s F.I.O.R. – Financial Independence Optional Retirement   Mad Money Monster (MMM) is a financial blogger that I’ve subscribed to and read for a few months now, and as I progress through her older posts, I’m continually impressed with the quality of both writing and content that MMM shares. This article, specifically, is the one post I wished I had written most last year – but if I can put my jealousy aside for a minute, head over to her page and check this one out.   If you are not aware yet, there is an ever growing […]

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