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On Tuesday (6/17), Portfolio author David Zweig spoke with host Tom Ashbrook on NPR’s On Point about his new book Invisibles: The Power of Anonymous Work in an Age of Relentless Self-Promotion, and generated a lot of positive feedback from callers who identified themselves as “Invisibles.”  Afterwards, Zweig joked around with the crew of MSNBC’s The Cycle to talk about how anyone can benefit from the traits he’s discovered about “Invisibles.”
  Simon Sinek’s March TED Talk, based on his New York Times-bestselling book, Leaders Eat Last, went live on Monday. The TED.com site prominently promotes the presentation: “What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.”
tumblr_inline_n59r5e89H11rip57tNasty Gal founder and CEO Sophia Amoruso stopped by Union Square in New York City yesterday to distribute 6,000 bagels to the gathered masses to celebrate the publication of her new Portfolio book, #GIRLBOSS.  Learn why this woman is standing in a dumpster here.
The world is full of people telling you how to live your life. Sometimes the advice-givers fall ever-so-slightly short themselves. Don’t miss the trailer for author Zac Bissonnette’s Good Advice from Bad People. The paperback edition of his New York Times bestseller hit stores this week.
Ryan Holiday demonstrated unparalleled dedication to the promotion of his new book,The Obstacle Is the Way, when he had the title tattooed to his forearm.  Holiday’s book argues tumblr_inline_n4wsr8IcnO1rip57tthat there is a formula for success that’s been followed by the icons across history—from Ulysses S. Grant  and Amelia Earhart to John D. Rockefeller and Steve Jobs—a formula that let them turn obstacles into opportunities.  Holiday writes about how they faced with impossible situations, then found astounding triumphs many people aspire to. Watch Ryan Holiday’s The Obstacle Is the Way  video