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JosephMichelli Joseph A. Michelli is the bestselling author of The Starbucks Experience & The Zappos Experience. His new book explores incredible new standards of practice gleaned from the world’s favorite coffee company to make you a better leader.

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Jon Acuff is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author…From writing advertising for The Home Depot to branding for companies like Bose and Staples, Jon Acuff is no stranger to the cubicle. In 2010, he closed the gap between his day job and his dream job when he joined the Dave Ramsey team to become a full-time author.  And Start talks about the road to becoming awesome and how to punch fear in the face.

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Kevin WerbachFrom Wikipedia: Kevin Werbach is a leading expert on the business, policy, and social implications of emerging Internet and communications technologies. Werbach is an Associate Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (since 2004).  His latest book, “For the Win“, talks about how to reap the benefits of Gamification in the workplace.  It’s an awesome interview, and reminds us of our friends over at 8BIT.  Enjoy!

Interview with Kevin Werbach, For the Win Author:


Key Points:

  • What is gamification?
  • What are some of the necessary elements to make your work feel more like a game?
  • Are there any downsides to gamification in the workplace?
  • Where do you see this trend heading over the next few years?
  • And more!

What about you?  Did you enjoy the interview?  What was your biggest take-away?

Bob Burg HeadshotToday we talk to Bob Burg, a sought-after speaker at corporate conventions and for entrepreneurial events. He has addressed audiences ranging in size from 50 to 16,000 — sharing the platform with notables including today’s top thought leaders.  The Go-Giver has shot to #6 on The Wall Street Journal’s Business Bestsellers list just three weeks after its release and reached #9 on BusinessWeek. It’s been translated into 21 languages. It is his fourth book to sell over 250,000 copies.  Download a free sample chapter here!

Interview with Bob Burg:

Or, if you want, you can download the interview here.

Key Points:

  • What is this book about?  And why is it important for people to read it?
  • How important is Laughter at work and in Life?
  • In the book you claim that Happiness is a choice. Do you really believe that?
  • You also claim that the journey towards the goal is more important than achieving the goal. Explain that.
  • And much more!


Talk Back!  How have you benefitted from Giving more in life than taking?