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Getting Plugged In with AY Musik

AY Musik is a musician, sustainability activist, and budding social entrepreneur. He set an audacious the goal of performing live every single day, which created a problem: how can he power amps, mics, and instruments anywhere in the world so he could achieve this goal? That question lead him on a deep dive into electricity, batteries, and ultimately product design, as he built a power…

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How to Pitch Your Ideas with Brant Pinvidic

Brant Pinvidic pitched ideas for a living. As a highly successful TV and film producer, his projects were born and died via his ability to communicate the concept simply, quickly, and effectively.Over time he discovered a simple format that all strong pitches shared. We got to dig into his 3 Minute Pitch format, his journey into and out of Hollywood, and how to apply his format…

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The Best Books on Finding Your Purpose

I love books. After having moved a number of times in the last few years, I should say that I really love the library and digital books (I love my Kindle). I’m always finding new books and checking way too many of them out from the library (which I’ve found is a great way to rack up fees and support your local branch).

I peruse and read just about anything that I can get my hands on related to purpose, passion, calling, vocation, business, marketing, and writing. This is why my list grows way faster than I can keep up with it (just like my library fines!).

The problem with there being so many interesting books out there is that few of them really stand out to me after a few weeks or months have passed. They may be fun to read once, but I’m interested in finding the books that stand the test of time and keep offering more insight the more you read them.

So I wanted to offer my short list of favorites along with why I think they matter.

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