This site has the download of Seth Godin’s book “The Bootstrapper’s Bible” which I saw a story about on “Your Business” on MSNBC. This site, “Change This” has come thought provoking e-books and some are free. Early in the book he talks about the makers of the game Doom, a company called id , and how they used the seven bootstrapper tools.
Another free book is called “The Secret to Self-Discipline” by Rory Vaden. See what he says about the difference between cows and buffalos. The book is short, direct, and actionable. Give it a look.
In Karen Martin’s book,”Cure the (Self-Inflicted) Chaos First”, she does a great job explaining the “fundamental behaviours that are vital for outstanding performance in any endeavour – clarity, focus, discipline, and engagement.” This is a warm-up for her book “The Outstanding Organization.”
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