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  • Chris shared from The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work by Scott Berkun
    like attracts like. Every time a company settles for a mediocre hire, it becomes harder to recruit the best.
    Note: @berkun - "Every time a company settles for a mediocre hire, it becomes harder to recruit the best"
  • Chris shared from Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Tony Hsieh
    We don’t have scripts because we trust our employees to use their best judgment when dealing with each and every customer.
    Note: Hire people you can trust with your customers, and then actually trust them!
  • Chris shared from The Warrior's Heart: Becoming a Man of Compassion and Courage by Eric Greitens
    Note: What an incredible book. I loved how "Mr. G." describes how the small choices we make each and every day have lasting impact. Fear happens to all of us, but being courageous means to act in spite of fear. I couldn't put the book down. The stories told were gripping.
  • Chris shared from Inside-Out Simplicity by Joshua Becker
    Be content with what you have, never with what you are. Never stop learning, growing, or discovering. Take pride in your personhood and the progress that you have made, but never become so content that you cannot find room for improvement. Contentment is not the same as complacency. As soon as you stop growing, you start dying.
    Note: As soon as you stop growing, you start dying.
  • Chris shared from The Laws of Subtraction: 6 Simple Rules for Winning in the Age of Excess Everything by Matthew May
    the universal issue facing everyone in this age of excessive complexity is change, whether it’s breaking a habit, adopting a new one, coming up with new and original ideas, shifting a business focus, changing behaviors, changing company culture, or changing the world. At the heart of the matter is the issue of breaking out of well-grooved patterns—minds and mindsets—and creating new ones;
    Note: The universal issue in this age of excessive complexity is change
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Chris York