Here’s OUR monthly top picks for you (and your field) for reading, listening to and utilizing in order to stay engaged, informed and one step ahead.
BOOK / Happiness is a Serious Problem: A Human Nature Repair Manual
By Dennis Prager
Has someone’s sour attitude ever ruined your day? Equal parts personal development and moral philosophy, Happiness is a Serious Problem examines how our personal happiness (or lack thereof) influences everyone around us. Based on this premise, best-selling author, lecturer, nationally syndicated talk show host and columnist Dennis Prager thoughtfully proves that happiness isn’t just a sought-after state of being—it’s a moral obligation. This book will increase your self-awareness regarding the outlook you project to your team, resulting in a happier organization.
YOUTUBE CHANNEL / Leveling Up with Eric Siu
Leveling Up with Eric Siu is a channel that will help you level up your business skills and master the game of life. The channel covers various business topics, including digital and NFT marketing and features exclusive interviews with today’s leading entrepreneurs, including Codie Sanchez, Alex Hormozi, Leila Hormozi, Neil Patel and more. The mission? Provide insightful content designed to help you grow one percent better every day.
App / Deepstash
The best leaders have a growth mindset—but most leaders have limited time for personal growth. Enter Deepstash: a refreshing app loaded with bite-sized insights and thought-provoking ideas that can fit into even the busiest schedules. With access to summaries of over 200,000+ books, podcasts, articles and more on every topic under the sun, you can learn anything, get inspired, build habits and generally become smarter in just a few minutes a day!
SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM / TUVU
Effective social media marketing is increasingly challenging for small business owners with minimal to no advertising budget. That’s because 42 percent of the content in your newsfeed is paid! So, unless you run Facebook ads, your posts are not even guaranteed to be seen. Enter TUVU, a new social media platform that serves up a totally ad-free experience, among other perks. For the direct seller, this means posts are guaranteed to be seen by your network.
By Jonathan Fields
When we dare to create, fear and anxiety can follow closely behind. How can we overcome those emotions and succeed? Author, lawyer, speaker and serial entrepreneur Jonathan Fields knows how… He signed a lease for a yoga studio in the heart of New York City—the day before 9/11. This experience helped him develop an innovative approach for transforming doubt and fear into catalysts for innovation and achievement. Fields draws on his vast personal experience, scientific research and actionable techniques to chart a path forward.
PODCAST / Social Media Marketing Podcast
Hosted by Michael Stelzner
Founder of the Social Media Examiner, the “world’s largest social media marketing resource,” Michael Stelzner helps millions of businesses discover how to leverage digital marketing to connect with customers, drive traffic, generate awareness and increase sales. Stelzner also hosts the Social Media Marketing Podcast, which has been published weekly since 2012. Through interviewing experts and relating his personal experiences, Stelzner offers new strategies and practical tips to help improve the listener’s marketing knowledge.
From the June 2023 issue of Direct Selling News magazine.