Hosted ByJoe Buhlig & Mike Schmitz

Bookworm is dedicated to doing more than just reading books. Joe and Mike read a book every two weeks and discuss ways to apply the authors lessons to their lives.

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185: Who Not How by Dan Sullivan & Dr. Benjamin Hardy

Today’s author(s) promise to teach us a perspective shift that will help us achieve incredible personal freedom. Join Joe & Mike as they consider who can help them get where they want to go. Adam Grant’s Hidden Potential Quiz Bookworm #184: Hidden Pote…

184: Hidden Potential by Adam Grant

Today’s author offers us a new framework for raising aspirations and exceeding expectations. Join Joe & Mike as they attempt to reach their full potential. Canvas Candy for Obsidian Mike’s YouTube video on Canvas Candy Mike’s Obsidian 101 Black Friday …

183: Build by Tony Fadell

Today’s author (and leader of the product teams behind the iPod, iPhone, and Nest thermostat) shares about leadership, design, startups, Apple, Google, decision-making, mentorship, devastating failure, and unbelievable success.

182: Clear Thinking by Shane Parrish

Today’s author promises to give us the tools to navigate the critical space between stimulus and response. Join Joe & Mike as they embark on a journey to optimize their decision-making and live more intentional lives.

181: On Quality by Robert Pirsig

After disliking Zen & The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Mike decides to give a Robert Pirsig book another go. Join Mike and special guest David Sparks as they consider the metaphysics of quality. Bookworm #180: Master of Change Bookworm #89: Zen and t…

180: Master of Change by Brad Stulberg

This episode of Bookworm is sponsored by: Change is all around us, but most of us resist it. Today’s author argues that we should flip this script on its head and offers us a path for embracing and even growing from life’s constant instability.

179: The E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber

There are a lot of myths about starting and running a small business. Today’s author and small business consultant promises to dispel them with insights learned from years of experience. Join Mike and special guest Shawn Blanc as they consider what it …

178: The Good Life by Robert Waldinger and Marc Schulz

This episode of Bookworm is sponsored by: What makes for a happy, fulfilling life? In a word: relationships. Today’s authors (and Harvard Study of Adult Development directors) promise to show us how we can make our lives happier and more meaningful thr…

177: Life Worth Living by Miroslav Volf, Matthew Croasmun, and Ryan McAnnally-Linz

This episode of Bookworm is sponsored by: What makes a good life? Today’s authors attempt to deliver us a guide to defining and then creating a flourishing life through meaning and reflection in the pursuit of underlying truth.

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