Newsletter Ninja by Tammi Labrecque

Title: Newsletter Ninja: How to Become an Author Mailing List Expert by Tammi LabrecqueGenre: Non-Fiction Authorship and PublishingVersion: Kindle BookAmazon Rating: 4.8 (105 reviews as of this posting)Let's dive into the good the bad and the great!The...

Book Review: The Starfish and The Spider By Rod Beckstrom and Ori Brafman

Title: The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless OrganizationsGenre: Non-Fiction Self-Help/Business CultureVersion: KindleAmazon Rating: 4.4 (276 reviews as of this posting)The Starfish and the Spider was chock full of stories I've...

Book Review: Extraordinary by Michael Dauphinee

Title: Extraordinary: The world sold you a map. What you need is a compass by Michael DauphineeGenre: Non-Fiction Self-Help/Business Development Review Synopsis: A decent read that will change lives, but felt rather ordinary in prose and...

Book Review: Solitude by Dean Cole

Version: AudiobookGenre: Science FictionAmazon Rating: 4.4 (162 reviews as of this posting)Solitude was a fun book to listen to. R.C. Bray and Julia Whelan were great narrators who gave the story flair and substance. I love listening to Scifi books, and...

Book Review: The Case for Miracles by Lee Strobel

Version: Kindle BookAmazon Rating: 4.8 (118 reviews as of this posting)The Case for Miracles was a quick and fun read. As a Christian, I found it gave me a broader perspective on miracles and definitively proved that miraculous events happened in our...

Book Review: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss

“Negotiation is not an act of battle; it’s a process of discovery. The goal is to uncover as much information as possible." ― Chris Voss, Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On ItAny guy that has stared death in the face,...

Book Review: The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth by John Maxwell

I had a lot of fun reading through this book. It took several weeks, but that's only because I found every chapter stock full of practical advice and tips that I felt impelled to take notes and immediate action. I even wrote inside the book, feeling...

Book Review: Renegades (Expeditionary Force Book 7) By Craig Alanson

I love reading different types of books. I go from non-fiction about personal goal setting, to how to launch a book, to super duper nerdy science fiction novels. My favorite books to listen to are currently of the science fiction variety, and anything...

Book Review: The Sustainable Edge by Ron Carson & Scott Ford

This book was a good overall read. I wasn't riveted, and I didn't get a zillion practical takeaways, but I felt motivated after reading to find a good balance between work and life. I think their call to find the "Sustainable Edge" is a good one, in that...

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Ready Player One is a book I will listen to over and over again. Read by Will Wheaton, the audiobook is superb. If you even the least bit into sci-fi and consider yourself to be a geek, nerd, or just a casual video gamer, this book will rock your...

Book Review: The Snowball Book Launch by Ray Brehm

The Snowball Book Launch by Ray Brehm is a great guide to orchestrating an effective book launch. While reading, I picked up on several things I will be implementing and testing for my own book launches and then using what I learn for my client's book...

Book Review: Armada by Ernest Cline (Get this book now!)

Armada was a fascinating dive into the question: "What if alien species were testing us and judging our every action?"I Loved it. I've listened to the audiobook twice now and recommend it to any fan of science fiction. Armada was written by Ernest Cline...

Book Review: The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath

This book took me ages to get through. Surprisingly, it's not because I hated it. Quite the contrary actually, I loved it! Every other page had me screenshotting and saving notes. Their conclusions were fascinating and idea profound. Good stuff and a great...

Book Review: “It’s About Time” by Mark Matteson

I enjoyed reading this short yet profoundly enlightening book by Mark Matteson. It was very different from his other book that I reviewed a few short months ago: Freedom From Fear. It was not a fable but a recipe for instant success in the land of...

Book Review: Everybody Always by Bob Goff

Everybody Always was passed on to me by my good friend Kevin Howard (also a guest on our podcast here). I've read Bob's first book Love Does and I was expecting more of the same here. I got it, and then some. Bob expands this book into a personal call to...

Book Review: Power up Your Self-Talk by Michal Stawicki

I'm a big fan of most of Michal's other books, with his Art of Persistence being a personal favorite. In Power up your Self Talk, he once again doesn't disappoint.  If you are looking for a quick read that will no doubt increase your ability to speak to...

Book Review: God is Here by John W. Nichols

I recently picked up a book called GOD is HERE: Finding God in the Pain of a Broken World by John W. Nichols. I loved it. If you enjoy a book will truth spread throughout you will definitely enjoy this one. John's positive message of hope and the loving...

Book Review: The Road to Publishing by Dawn Brotherton

I had the pleasure of reading a book called The Road to Publishing by Dawn Brotherton. Let's get right down to it, the book was fantastic for someone starting out and wondering how the heck you go from notes on a page to published author. It has become my...

Book Review: Bluefishing by Steve Simms

A powerful read on the impact of learning how to give back to others. A big goal for 2018 for my wife and I was to read 50 books each. Halfway through this year we are both well over halfway there. I've read more in the past 6 months than I ever have in my...

Book Review: Freedom from Fear by Mark Matteson

My Review of "Freedom from Fear: The Story of One Man's Discovery of Simple Truths That Lead to Wealth, Joy and Peace of Mind by Mark Matteson" I thoroughly enjoyed this short book given to me a by a good friend of mine and Freedom-Cast guest Kevin Howard....

Book Review: God is (Not) in Control by Jason Clark

God is (Not) in Control: The Whole Story Is Better Than You Think by Jason Clark Many thoughts come to mind just by reading this title. What does this guy think he is doing!? Challenging the sovereignty of God is not our business! God, the possessor of all...

Book Review: Untamed by Jason Clark

Miranda and I recently had the pleasure of having a local singer/songwriter/author on our Podcast. His name is Jason Clark, and well, he is a pretty awesome dude. You can listen to that podcast episode here, but this post is about his book "Untamed." I...

Freedom-Cast Episode 23: 3 Fantastic Books you Need to Read This Year

Welcome to Freedom-Cast faithful listener, we are glad that you are here. In this episode we are starting the Book Club Bonanza, in which we are sharing 3 exciting non-fiction books that you should read right away.Happy 2018 reading everyone!Here are three...

Book Review: 6 Steps to Mindfulness by Dan Leigh

6 Steps to Mindfulness: How to Use an Ancient Practice to Reduce Stress, Calm Anxiety, and Live in the Present Moment (Discover Mindfulness Book 1) I had the pleasure of reading this book by Dan Leigh because he is an author friend of mine. I've also read...

Book Review: 50 Coffees by Jenny Moats

At first glance, 50 coffees is a book about networking plain and simple. In actuality this book is about so much more than that. After reading the first chapter I was hooked and couldn't wait to read it from cover to cover. The author has captured the...

Review of The Habit Blueprint by Patrick Edblad

I enjoyed reading The Habit Blueprint. I don't think it was the world's most riveting book but where it lacked in originality it made up for with clear and precise action steps. It is a rather short read, but don't let this detract you from the book's...

Book Review: You Can Have a Better Life: 21 Secrets to Getting the Life You Desire

I honestly don't remember how I came upon this gem, but I am glad that I did. What a treat. There is nothing earth shattering in this short read, but with its well written subject matter, easy reading flow, and engaging personal stories, Dawna has written...

Review of Play the Man by Mark Batterson

As most of you know, I am a huge fan of the author and Pastor Mark Batterson. He has a good many books based on Christian teachings, prayer, discipleship, and living a meaningful life. He often writes about how we should be striving to do things with our...

Book Review: Let Go By Pat Flynn

This book is about Pat Flynn, first and foremost. He shares tidbits here and there, but this book is about his personal journey to a high level of entrepreneurship. And this is a great thing indeed. This may be no secret to some of you, but for the last...

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