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2000 Books for Ambitious Entrepreneurs - Author Interviews and Book Summaries

On 2000 Books podcast, we interview today's top Business and self help authors and get the the most important actionable ideas from the world’s greatest books for ambitious entrepreneurs. We also summarize classic business books and self help books for entrepreneurs such as Napoleon Hill - Think and Grow Rich, Dale Carnegie - How to Win Friends and Influence people, Good to Great, Lean Startup, Zero to One, Never Eat Alone, Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos. Some of the authors interviewed include David Allen, Dan Pink, Adam Grant, Chris Brogan, Mike Michalowicz. Our goal is to provide you the best, most actionable ideas from these great books so that you as entrepreneurs, startup founders and CEOs can get to the next level in business and in life using the ideas from these great books

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178[Mental Toughness] Can't hurt me - David Goggins | 8 Mental Toughness Lessons from the Toughest man alive

Can't hurt me by David Goggins is the story of a former Navy Seal who is now hailed as the toughest man alive. In this Episode I talk about the 8 biggest Mental Toughness Lessons from the book Can't hurt me. Get my clickable mindmap of the book here: https://www.2000books.com/maps


3 Dec 2018

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58: [Self Help] Make it Stick - Peter Brown | The New Science of learning Better, Faster and Deeper

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35: [Self Help] Make it Big- Frank McKinney| 3 Keys to living an Extraordinary life

1) Why and how you must commit to killing the ordinary approach in your life in order to become extraordinary? 2) What do we need to do in order to build an extraordinary life? 3) How can we build our risk threshold so that we can go after our biggest dreams? 4) Why we must GIVE now - and not wait till we have enough money/success - in order to grow our own life. Download the FREE 4 Disciplines of Execution guide by Texting the word SUMMARY to 44222 or going to www.2000books.com/summary


19 Sep 2016

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46:[Productivity] The Power of Full Engagement - Jim Loehr| 3 Ways to Increase your Mental Energy to perform at your very best when you need it the most

1. Mobilize four key sources of energy 2. Balance energy expenditure with intermittent energy renewal 3. Expand capacity in the same systematic way that elite athletes do 4. Create highly specific, positive energy management rituals to make lasting changes


26 Oct 2016

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38:[Marketing] Brainfluence - Roger Dooley | 1 Key to communicate with the decision making part of your customer's brain

1) How to tap into that 95% of your customer’s brain that ultimately makes the buying decision? 2) HOW to build a Tribe that loves your business?


28 Sep 2016

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170[Entrepreneurship] Good to Great - Jim Collins | 4 Key differences between a great business and a struggling business

How to build a business that is destined to be great rather than a business that is stuck in mediocrity? Jim Collins is a professor at Stanford Business School and he researched the companies that went from good to great. He also compared them to the companies that were mired in mediocrity. This book is a distillation of all the great ideas from this research. Whether you are a startup with 0$ in revenue or a 100 Billion $ Fortune 500 company.... the principles still hold. If you want to build and grow your business, apply for my coaching program here: https://www.2000books.com/apply


30 Aug 2018

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5:[Productivity] Deep Work - Cal Newport | 4 Rules for Producing more while working less

In DEEP WORK, author and professor Cal Newport flips the narrative on impact in a connected age. Instead of arguing distraction is bad, he instead celebrates the power of its opposite. Dividing this book into two parts, he first makes the case that in almost any profession, cultivating a deep work ethic will produce massive benefits. He then presents a rigorous training regimen, presented as a series of four "rules," for transforming your mind and habits to support this skill. We dive into both the parts of this book during our interview.


6 Jun 2016

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213[Productivity] How to stop wasting your life away - Seneca the Great Stoic Philosopher

Book: On the Shortness of Life by Seneca Never Procrastinate Again: https://www.2000books.com/never Black Friday Coupon Code: BLACK11


29 Nov 2019

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3:[Entrepreneurship] Toilet Paper Entrepreneur - Mike Michalowicz| Why having fewer resources (not more) is the ultimate key to success

"Never started a company before? Struggling with little or no cash? Have no experience, no baseline to judge your progress against? Thank God! You've got a shot at making this work." So says Mike Michalowicz, author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur, a business book that is so uniquely useful, so raw and entertaining, it reads like the brainchild of Steve Jobs and Chris Rock. The founder of three multimillion-dollar companies, including Obsidian Launch, a company that partners with first-time entrepreneurs to grow their concepts into industry leaders, Mike Michalowicz knows what it really takes to spin your great idea into pure gold.


1 Jun 2016

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64: [Biography] Elon Musk - 4 Most important lessons from the Life of Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk

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28 Dec 2016

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209[Self Help] How Elon Musk thinks about challenges

From the books Elon Musk Biography by Ashlee Vance Mindset by Carol Dweck Download my all-time favorite book for free: www.2000books.com/think


8 Oct 2019

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4:[Sales] Go For No - Andrea Waltz| 3 Keys to Increase your success Rate in any endeavor

In a world inundated with sales books on getting to yes, this book recommends just the opposite, focusing on how increasing your failure rate can greatly accelerate your movement toward ultimate success. In this interview, we discuss 3 key ideas: (1) You have to be willing to fail more in order to succeed more (2) Intentionally increase your failure rate (3)The Worst NO that we will ever get


1 Jun 2016

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47: [Self Help] Time Paradox - Phil Zimbardo | How to live a greater life by changing your perspective on time?

1. Harnessing the power of Time Perspective psychology to get the most out of our lives. 2. How to develop a balanced time perspective 3. The right way and the wrong way to be successful in life. Which way are you headed?


1 Nov 2016

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Replay: [Productivity] Deep Work - Cal Newport | Interview with Author Cal Newport

Interview with Author Cal Newport about his book Deep Work. We talk about (1) 3 Big advantages of deep work (2) 3 strategies to implement Deep Work in your life


3 Jul 2018

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60: [Marketing] Buyer Personas - Adele Revella | 5 keys to GAIN insights into your customer’s decision making process so that you can sell more

5 keys to GAIN insights into your customer’s decision making process so that you can sell more


14 Dec 2016

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28:[Relationships]The Art of People - Dave Kerpen| 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want

In Art of People Interview we discuss: -Mirroring -Validate their feelings - Paradox of persuasion - Paradox of Interested vs Interesting -Create your own advisory board


24 Aug 2016

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48:[Self Help] The Power of Story - Jim Loehr| 1 Exercise to change the story that is running your life

How we can drastically change our lives by changing the stories that are constantly running in our heads


2 Nov 2016

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27:[Self-Help] What I wish I knew when I was 20 - Tina Seelig|The 1 difference between those who succeed wildly and those who live mediocre lives

Tina Seelig - the director of Stanford Technology Ventures Program teaches us the most important difference between those who succeed in their entrepreneurial ventures and those who don’t. Some of the ideas discussed: - Why we need to be Missionaries not mercenaries in our Entrepreneurial ventures - For successful people: Bottom is lined with rubber not concrete - Don’t wait for permission from the world - Give yourself Permission to go change the world - Confidence-Passion Matrix


22 Aug 2016

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75[Productivity] Organized Mind - Daniel Levitin| How to organize your mind to solve the most difficult business challenges

Download Action Guide here Text SUMMARY to 44222 to get the Action guide 1) How to build an extension to your brain in order to be able to have a clear brain so that you can think clearly and strategically. 2) How to organize your mind so that you can solve the most difficult business challenges. 3) Why we must utilize task negative modes in order to be highly productive.


6 Feb 2017

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78[Self Help][Ideas] Mastery - How to master any area of your life

How to master any area of your life by understanding the keys to mastery.  Download the Mastery Checklist here Get An audiobook of your choice for free Contact me: Twitter: @2000books Email me: mani@2000books.com


15 Feb 2017

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