I am SO excited about this week’s 5-minute book review segment.
If you haven’t heard, one of my goals this year was to read at least one book a week. And so far I’ve almost doubled that goal!
But more importantly, I’ve committed to implementing at least one new thing from each book I read.
Imagine how much your business would change if you implemented one new thing every single week?
And here’s the best part —
not only am I going to share what I read and what I learned, but I’m also giving away 10 copies of this book.
Here’s how to enter to win…
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We’re picking up to 10 winners every week!
Ok without further ado, today I’m excited to introduce you to
Hal Moore on Leadership by Harold G. Moore and Mike Guardia.
Even though this book isn’t a traditional business book, the lessons and teachings about practical leadership are something that every business owner will want to hear.
And I love the way it’s written with a story and personal account of his (sometimes) life-or-death leadership in the military, followed by the lesson he learned from each life experience.
I felt like I was right there with him as he made decisions… like I could hear the way he thought through things… and his humility despite all of his achievements was inspiring.
Now as you know, whenever I read something, I try and find at least ONE thing I can implement now in my business or life (and ideally THREE great things).
I love the way it’s written with a story and personal account of his (sometimes) life-or-death leadership in the military, followed by the lesson he learned from each life experience.
Leaders must have a plan. If you don’t know where you’re going, then you won’t figure out what else must be done to get there. And in order to make a plan, it starts by being honest with yourself about your current talents and strengths, and what will be required to move forward. “How can I stack the deck for success?” he asks along the way. He takes it a step further though and says that we can expect that things will not go according to plan. So when they don’t, what’s the proactive plan to course-correct. From being short almost 300 men in battle to constraints of all kinds, Lt. General Moore knew what it felt like to have the odds stacked against him. Maybe you’re feeling like that in business too… Whether it’s having tried and not yet succeeded, or having someone close to you think that maybe you’re not cut out for it. Even despite his circumstances, this man chose to perseverer, and left a legacy of inspiration for us all.
From his personal stories to the mindset of leading people into legitimate life-or-death circumstances, this book was equal parts fascinating, encouraging, inspiring, and informative.
Have you read Hal Moore on Leadership by Harold G. Moore and Mike Guardia?
What was your biggest takeaway? Tag me @rachelrmcmichael on Instagram or leave a review of the podcast to be entered to win one of 10 copies this week.
And if you’re looking for a list of all of my favorites, head to rachelmcmichael.com/books for a full listing of all of the books I recommend for online business owners. In this list I’m sharing my favorites for leadership, mindset, team building, productivity, audience and traffic growth, content creation, sales, and money.
As a final reminder…
we’re giving away 10 copies of this book
and there are TWO ways to be entered to win a copy:
Leave a Review
Check out our New Book Recommendation Guide
For more details on all of my favorite books for online business owners (including books on leadership, mindset, entrepreneurship + team building, productivity, audience + traffic building, content creation, sales, and money + finance, click here.
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