Resources that I find inspiring and helpful as I build my own business.

Self Journal:

My days and weeks are so much more productive (and much less frustrating) when I stay focused on the things that support my quarterly goals and stop myself from getting distracted by all the other shiny objects.  After using various daily planners, I have found the Self Journal to be the one that supports me in staying focused.

 

"Lead Yourself Backwards - The Missing Link Between Vision and Hustle" by Tara Gentile, the creator of Quiet Power Strategy.  

As a Quiet Power Strategy certified strategist, I use the Quiet Power Strategy method in my work and this talk (which Tara delivered at the Quiet Power Strategy Summit) is excellent.

What's Your Growth Style™?

Introducing a Simple Way to Rid Your Business of the Shoulds, Have Tos, and Analysis Paralysis Once and For All.  Your Growth Style™ is a simple framework for what to focus on.

Blogs and Websites

Tara Gentile's blog - Turn ideas into income, influence and impact - Tara is a creative business coach, author and creator of Quiet Power Strategy.

The Story of Telling by Bernadette Jiwa

Meaningful by Bernadette Jiwa

Chris Guillebeau - Chris is the creator of The Art of Non-Conformity and the author of "Born for This"

Books

Podcasts:

Being Boss - a podcast for creative entrepreneurs

Profit, Power, Pursuit with Tara Gentile - a look behind the scenes of successful small businesses

Magic Lessons Podcast with Elizabeth Gilbert