Jeff Brown talks about Reading To Lead

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Jeff Brown was a reluctant reader at school, but he fell in love with it when he had to learn more about marketing in his career. Jeff is a podcaster, mentor, and speaker, with a mission to help people like you bridge the gap between intention and implementation. He does this primarily through public speaking, mastermind groups, membership platforms, courses, coaching, and consulting.

I’m excited to learn more about his latest book, which co-authored with Jesse Wisnewski, ‘Read to Lead: The Simple Habit That Expands Your Influence and Boosts Your Career’. In this productive conversation we explore book clubs, speed reading, being a co-author, the free library movement – and why there will always be a place for books. Be sure to check out the links for all the books we mentioned in this interview!

Talking Points

  • Jeff’s relationship with reading
  • The co-authoring experience
  • Reading books digitally versus physically
  • When to keep or let go of books
  • The books Jeff re-reads the most
  • Interesting findings from writing the book
  • A process for skim reading
  • The benefits of having a book club

Quote

"We are all lifelong learners."

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