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The 15 Most Memorable Books I Read in 2017

Why most memorable? Because “best” and “top” in my opinion aren’t really helpful when it comes to book recommendations. Some books make an impact. Some don’t. These did. As you’ll see, many of these books were not published this year. A few were holdovers from last year that I never got to and a few more were books that I’ve always wanted to read that …

3 Long-Running Jokes I Tell My Dog After Our Morning Walk

I talk to my dog on our walk. Not like a crazy person carrying on a conversation, but I make observations, crack jokes and basically provide him a running commentary of what I find amusing during our daily trot around the neighborhood. Over the years I’ve honed my routine into three catch-phases I find myself repeating to…well…myself as we walk in the door from our …

My 4 Favorite Things About My New Favorite Podcast: The Jocko Podcast

Who is Jocko? Here’s his bio: Jocko Willink is a decorated retired Navy SEAL officer, author of the New York Times bestselling book, Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, and co-founder of Echelon Front, where he is a leadership instructor, speaker and executive coach. He is also a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt, white tea aficiionado and easily one of the most …