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  • July 25, 2017
    Summer Reads 2017

    The themes for this year’s summer reading are around reflections on the shortness of life, how we treat the elderly and how we’re unprepared for the later stages in life. A young South African comedian with an entrepreneurial spirit who used his ingenuity and the power of language to overcome …

  • July 22, 2017
    Burning Man Shopping List

    Figuring out to bring for Burning Man can be a confusing and intimidating exercise. You can significantly over prepare and have to figure out the logistics of getting everything into the desert, having used very little of what you brought or under prepare, putting yourself at risk for a bad …

  • June 12, 2017
    Book Updates: Added Remarks and Notes – May

    A summary of book recommendations and updates from the books page for the month of May 2017. This is a monthly post emailed out to my newsletter. I’m also always on the hunt for good books,  contact or tweet  @juvoni recommendations.
    Getting Real: 10 Truth Skills You Need to Live an Authentic …

  • May 2, 2017
    Book Updates: Added Remarks and Notes – April

    A summary of book recommendations and updates from the books page for the month of April 2017. This is a monthly post emailed out to my newsletter. I’m also always on the hunt for good books,  contact or tweet  @juvoni recommendations.
    The Four Steps to the Epiphany: Successful Strategies for Startups That …

  • January 14, 2017
    2016 Annual Review

    The purpose of this annual review is for me to reflect on the year by asking these four questions:

    What went well this year?
    What didn’t go so well this year?
    What am I reducing or eliminating?
    What am I working toward?

    This Annual Review is for me. But I would …

  • January 6, 2017
    Favorite Things 2016

    A list of awesome things I’ve discovered, read, listened to, purchased and watched in 2016.
    The Best Books I’ve Read

    Deep Work — by Cal Newport
    Creativity Inc. — by Ed Catmull, Amy Wallace
    Poor Charlie’s Almanack: The Wit and Wisdom of Charles T. Munger — by Yuval Noah Harari
    The Denial of Death — by Ernest Becker
    Sapiens
    What …

  • January 6, 2017
    My 3 Words for 2017

    I was inspired back in 2015 to do these 3 guiding word annual posts by Chris Brogan. It’s a good way to create a pull towards the future, as opposed to the light push of a resolution.

    How Do You Do It?

    Pick three words that you can use to guide you …

  • January 5, 2017
    The Best Books I’ve Read in 2016

    Deep Work by Cal Newport

    Deep Work is a very powerful concept and skill. It is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It’s a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time. Newport talks about how important Deep …

  • January 4, 2017
    Year in Books 2016

    Total Number of Books Read: 65    4

     

    Number of Physical Books: 30    7

    Number of E-Books: 22    7

    Number of Audiobooks: 13    4

     

    Number of Non-Fiction: 62    1

    Number of Fiction: 3   [icon name=”arrow-up” …