Rogue caught up with Stephen Tobolowsky and we were greatly honored when he accepted to talk with us. Stephen is one of the leading character actors in entertainment today. He has appeared over 250 movies and television shows. He was nominated for a Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in 2002. He is best known for roles in Groundhog Day, Memento, Thelma and Louise, Silicon Valley, Californication, Glee, The Goldbergs, and Norman Lear’s new One Day at a Time for Netflix. He wrote and performed Stephen Tobolowsky’s Birthday Party that premiered at the HBO Comedy Festival. He wrote True Stories with David Byrne and Beth Henley. His storytelling concert film The Primary Instinct was released in 2016 on HULU and is available on iTunes.
What is the secret to Mastery? This is the question Robert Greene has poised to answer in his most recent book. Greene’s insights into the path to expertise in any field is based on his profound insights into the lives of Leonardo da Vinci, Benjamin Franklin, Michael Faraday and Charles Darwin to name but a few. Only with the author’s vast knowledge and historical research to find answers, has he enlightened us with another excellent product. These answers to personal mastery Greene welcomes us to apply in our own lives.
There’s a serious problem with most popular books about entrepreneurship: they assume that all readers want to quit their jobs and go blazing into the start-up world. But if you have a family to support and a mortgage to pay, a job that provides a steady income and health insurance is difficult, if not impossible, to give up. Where can the ordinary person, who doesn’t have a million in the bank and an MBA to their name, go for entrepreneurship advice?
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, Machiavellianism is “the employment of cunning and duplicity in statecraft or general conduct,” the name comes from the Italian diplomat, writer and philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli. In modern psychological parlance, it refers to a duplicitous interpersonal style coupled with a pragmatic and ego-centric moral framework.
“You are what you think. All that you are arises from your thoughts. With your thoughts you make your world.”
As a Man Thinketh by James Allen is credited by Best Selling Author Tony Robbins as one of the best books on Mindset ever written and Robbins is quoted as saying that he personally read it over 10 times, recommending the book “because it’s so small and easy to read and yet so profound”
It teaches in simple yet precise words the essence of mental health.
Modern society is the perfect petri-disk for depression. Social Media updating to see how many likes our last post got, Success Gurus telling us that we simply must live up to our full potential. Everyone has to make a dent in the universe.
We are all special so we’d better start behaving like it.
Well one book that has changed the game on Success, Happiness and Love comes from Mark Manson, Author of “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck,”. His best-selling concept that not giving a fuck is actually the key to happiness.
The Mantra of this new lifestyle is “Zero Fucks Given“. It’s about letting go of the things that shouldn’t matter, so you can start to live for the things that do.
He began noticing that a lot of people were suffering from simply prioritizing and valuing the wrong things. “I was experimenting with different ways to approach the idea that happiness is all about changing your values,” Manson says. “When I wrote an article about the subtle art of not giving a fuck, people loved it and shared it with their friends. So I stuck with that and used it for the book.”
If you are serious about starting you own business, you more than likely already know and have read these book, if you have not than you are not really serious and the future of your enterprise
Standing on the shoulders of Giants and learning from their successes and failure is an essential part of developing the skillset to succeed in Business. Rogue Magazine has reviews the best books of 2017 for inspiration and advice.
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