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.  33 voices is a global conversation about things that matter in business and in life.

YMG_Podcasts_99U99U tells the stories of how creative 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