Do It Now

Skydiving: Do It Now

While reading Del Denney’s High Performance Playbook, I came to the section about his skydiving experience.

“I always wanted to skydive”, I thought to myself.

So I dropped the book, found a skydiving company, and made a reservation.

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10x Is Easier Than 2x

10x Is Easier Than 2x by Dan Sullivan and Dr Benjamin Hardy

Our 10x performance journey begins with the rise of Michelangelo.

At the age of 17, Michelangelo was an unknown artist obsessed with sculpting the human form as accurately as possible. To teach himself anatomy, he found and dissected dozens of human corpses. He literally risked his life to gain this knowledge; if the authorities had caught him “violating a corpse” he would have been put to death. Such was the law in Florence, Italy in 1493.

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Mindful Landlord

Mindful Landlord by Terrie Schauer

Terrie Schauer, author of Mindful Landlord, is a real estate investor and a world champion martial artist. Her skills include kick boxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

The second edition of Mindful Landlord covers lessons learned during the Covid pandemic, a time when landlords (and everyone else) were faced with new challenges and seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

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The Coffee Bean

The Coffee Bean by Jon Gordon and Damon West

Are you a coffee bean?

It’s possible to read the book The Coffee Bean in less than an hour. The second time you read it, it’s better to go slower while savoring the lessons and journaling along the way.

Authors Jon Gordon and Damon West wrote The Coffee Bean as a fable. It describes the challenges faced by a young man as he navigates through life. At one point, our hero is approached by a mentor who shares the metaphor of the coffee bean.

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How to Handle Unexpected Events

Here’s a test of business leadership: How does the team handle unexpected events?

One of our properties in Nashville, Tennessee caught fire on last week. This is a 145-unit property with multiple buildings spread over a large plot of land. One building is completely gone.

Fortunately, no people were hurt. Property and buildings can always be replaced. But human life is precious.

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