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    Fulfillment and a Double Dose of Quotes

    There’s lots of variety in this week’s piece. Enjoy my 2nd half reading list potentials, a finances vs. fulfillment video, and a double dose of quotes to ponder this week. Thank you to everyone who emailed me last week! Books I am (Considering) Reading Last week I provided my first half 2021 reading list. This week, I want to provide you a list of books that I am considering reading during the second half of 2021: The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work by Shawn Achor Hudson Taylor’s Spiritual Secret by Howard and Geraldine Taylor Positive Intelligence: Why Only 20% of…

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    2021 (First Half) Reading List

    I hope this email inspires you in some form or fashion. I would love to hear from you. Shoot me an email back! Content I am Watching With the end of the school year looming, we’re headed into Valedictorian speech season. I wanted to share one of my favorites with you because it speaks right to the heart of building authentic relationships, one of our core tenets here at Three Action Thursday. Enjoy Kyle Martin’s 2019 (Brutally Honest) Valedictorian Speech. Books I am Recommending I have enjoyed nearly all the books I have “read” (remember, I listen to all books) this year thus far. Maybe you’re in search of a…

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    Taxes, Rules for Life, and Quotes

    This week I have a blend of tax tips and rules for life mixed with a few quotes for your pondering. What I’m Watching Taxes were due this week. Interested in saving cash next year instead of giving to Uncle Sam? First, re-read my piece on why side hustles and businesses are great for your income and your tax strategies. But I would also encourage you to watch this video from the ChooseFI (aka. Choose Financial Independence) Podcast. Their latest podcast is on YouTube, called Tax Tips for Side Hustlers.  What I’m Reading One of my favorite writers, Ryan Holiday, just released a new piece called “50 (Short) Rules for…

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    Boiling Eggs and the Third Door

    This week I’m hitting you with a good book about building authentic relationships and the Third Door, along with (maybe) re-introducing you to John Stossel. Enjoy the quotes below as well! Books I am “Reading” The Third Door: The Wild Quest to Uncover How the World’s Most Successful People Launched Their Careers by Alex Banayan is a book that details the larger-than-life journey of an 18-year-old college freshman who set out from his dorm room to track down Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Steven Spielberg, and dozens more of the world’s most successful people to uncover how they broke through and launched their careers. The Third Door is a great book…

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    99 Pieces of Unsolicited Advice

    Three Action Thursday is intended to give you actionable content that allows you to become the best version of yourself in the domains of personal finance, personal/professional development, and building authentic relationships.  Here are some nuggets that I think you will enjoy… What I’m Reading Kevin Kelly is a best selling author and an accomplished techie, one of the primary founders of Wired Magazine. Over the years he has compiled a list of “Unsolicited Advice” (he’s up to 99 entries) that he has found value in and wants to share with others. I love it! Here are three of my favorites: Ignore what others may be thinking of you, because…