In Episode 86, Jason Blumer and Greg Kyte repeat a tradition by hosting their summer book club. Hear about the books they have loved (or not) and how they have implemented some of the ideas into their own lives. Jason’s 2 books were Pricing Creativity by Blair Enns and The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz. Greg discussed It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be by Paul Arden and Creativity, Inc by Ed Catmull.
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The Business of Expertise
Audio Engineering by: Shane McMullin
Produced by: Jennifer Blumer
About our guest: David C. Baker
David C. Baker is an author, speaker, and advisor to entrepreneurial creatives worldwide. He has written 5 books, advised 900+ firms, and keynoted conferences in 30+ countries. His work has been discussed in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fast Company, Forbes, USA Today, BusinessWeek, and Inc. Magazine. His work has also been featured in the NY Times, where he was referred to as the expert’s expert. He lives in Nashville, TN, but grew up in Guatemala, where he lived with the K’anjobal, a tribe of Mayans in San Miguel Acatán, Huehuetanango, where his parents did medical and literacy work. David helps entrepreneurial creatives make better business decisions about their positioning and marketing, how they structure their roles in the firm, and how to benchmark their financial performance. His most recent book is called “The Business of Expertise: How Entrepreneurial Experts Convert Insight to Impact + Wealth.” He also produces a podcast with Blair Enns at 2bobs.com.