Acting on 1 Idea (Guest Post by Chris Taylor)

Chris Taylor gave me the nudge I needed to start acting on all the books I read. Here’s some background on what he does, and why.
I’m including the feature-length version of Chris’ bio because it’s so cool.

By the time he was 22 years old, Chris was leading a sales team of 120 independent contractors. His team consistently ranked in the top three productivity offices of roughly one-thousand North American teams. He attributes his team’s consistently high performance to a relentless focus on leader and culture development.

Chris left Direct Sales in 2006 to pursue his passion of leadership and team culture development on a larger scale, and founded Actionable Books in 2008. ActionableBooks.com – a company dedicated to using business books as a platform for leader and team growth – earned Chris 2009’s Entrepreneurial Spirit Award, a shortlisting for PROFIT’s Fuel Awards (2011) and has been the topic of articles in the Globe & Mail, Toronto Star and Toronto Business Times, as well as an audio interview for Profit Magazine’s BusinessCast.

In 2010, Chris launched “Actionable Interviews” a video interview series with best selling business book authors and leading thinkers in the business space. To date he’s conducted 42 interviews for the series, with highlights including Seth Godin, Dan Pink, Susan Cain and Sir Ken Robinson. It’s through these conversations that Chris developed The Salaried Entrepreneurâ„¢; an innovative team development methodology that’s being used internationally by companies large and small.

Chris currently lives in Spain with his wife, Amy.

The Luck Factor

Another review at Actionable Books: The Luck Factor by Dr. Richard Wiseman.

If you believe luck is a mysterious force of the universe, you’ll find my summary interesting. If you’ve always believed that luck was something you make, not something that happens to you, you’ll find it even more interesting.

Why business people speak like idiots

[az]0743269098[/az]My review of Why business people speak like idiots by Brian Fugere, Chelsea Hardaway, and Jon Warshawsky is live at Actionable Books.

Go. Read. Comment.

And ponder the fact that I can help you speak like a non-idiot when we spend time together to get your book written