Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness

Physical Copy: Audiobook: By: Steve Magness Rating: B In an effort to distract myself from being tough while training, I listened to another book about doing hard things. Actually the title was “Do Hard Things”. Fitting. The book was broken up into 4 lessons about toughness with stories and examples to drive each of themContinue reading “Do Hard Things: Why We Get Resilience Wrong and the Surprising Science of Real Toughness”

A Marathon? How Hard Could That Be?

In the spirit of continuing to do hard things and riding the high of completing 75 Hard, one of my friends, we’ll call him “Steven”, talked me into signing up for a marathon.  We are in good shape. We have several months to train. Let’s check it off the bucket list. Sign Ups: We signedContinue reading “A Marathon? How Hard Could That Be?”

Investing in Senior Living

Physical Copy: By: Doug Fullaway Rating: B+ What is Senior Living? The Senior Living Market Between 2015 and 2030 the population of those 75 years of age or older is expected to grow by 14.5 million as the baby boomers age. Equilibrium in market growth for senior living construction based on those calculations is approximatelyContinue reading “Investing in Senior Living”

Habits of the Household: Practicing the Story of God in Everyday Family Rhythms

Physical Copy: Audiobook: By: Justin Earley Rating: B+ Being a “Christian” parent isn’t just about what you are doing in their lives. It is first about the work God is doing in your life. We can’t make disciples without being disciples. We can’t teach the grace of God without experiencing the grace of God. “TheContinue reading “Habits of the Household: Practicing the Story of God in Everyday Family Rhythms”

The Comfort Crisis

Physical Copy: Audiobook: By: Michael Easter Rating: A+ Holy smokes this was a great book! The message was challenging and the story telling was phenomenal.  The author explains the benefits of getting out of your comfort zone, both physically and mentally. His explanation is interwoven with an epic story about his own Misogi Challenge, aContinue reading “The Comfort Crisis”

The Insider’s Guide to Investing in Senior Housing: America’s Best Financial Opportunity for the Next 25 Years

Physical Copy: By: Gene Guarino & Jim Guarino Rating: B+ With changes in technology and medicine, people are living longer and longer.  What does that mean for our economy?  What new needs can we anticipate and meet in the future? Housing that meets the needs of seniors is WAY behind the supply curve, so itContinue reading “The Insider’s Guide to Investing in Senior Housing: America’s Best Financial Opportunity for the Next 25 Years”

How We Love: Discover Your Love Style, Enhance Your Marriage

Physical Copy: Audiobook: By: Milan and Kay Yerkovich Rating: A- This book came highly recommended from a friend as a great tool to work on yourself as a spouse. The authors describe 6 love styles and how they all interact with each other. They go through how they interact in healthy and unhealthy ways andContinue reading “How We Love: Discover Your Love Style, Enhance Your Marriage”

How To Invest In A Mobile Home Park

Physical Copy: By: David Rousher Rating: A Well this was a lesson in “Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover!” The graphics on the front of the book are pretty rough. They’re pixelated and cheesy and not in a good way. The binding doesn’t have its title. All and all the cover is poorly executed.Continue reading “How To Invest In A Mobile Home Park”