Here are some podcasts, talks and books for level-headed and fresh insights on building businesses, fielding new ways to address challenges, developing powerful habits, focusing on productivity, and so much more.

Podcasts & Talks

Screen Shot 2017-12-25 at 10.35.03 PMSimplify is a podcast for anyone who’s taken a critical look at their habits, their happiness, their relationships, or their health and thought, “There’s got to be a better way to do this.”


YMG_Podcast_BlinkistBlinkist gives listeners access to key insights from 2000+ bestselling nonfiction books, transformed into powerful packs you can read or listen to in just 15 minutes. “Big ideas come in small packages.”


YMG_Podcasts3333 Voices features interviews and perspectives on company and life design. They offer a curated selection of interviews designed to stimulate your thinking.  33voices is a global conversation about things that matter in business and in life.

YMG_Podcasts_99U99U tells the stories of how creatives leaders master their crafts and shape their industries. Their resources are germane to  designers, marketers, engineers, educators, artists, or CEOs. — if you approach your work creatively, you are part of the 99U world.


Creative Mornings is a breakfast speaking series in cities around the world. The talks are taped at these gatherings in cities around the world, where creative professionals gather.



The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph by Ryan Holiday




Ninja Selling: Subtle Skills, Big Results by Larry Kendall




Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life’s Work by Steven Pressfield and Shawn Coyne




To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth about Moving Others by Daniel Pink




The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg




The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan




The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande




Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown




The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Buillebeau




18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done by Peter Bregman




The 85% Solution: How Personal Accountability Guarantees Success by Linda Galindo




The Reinventors: How Extraordinary Companies Pursue Radical Continuous Change by Jason Jennings