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Monthly Digest 016

This is a monthly recap of resources that have helped me become the best version of me!

A QUOTE I love --

"If it's important you'll find a way. If it's not, you'll find an excuse."

A BOOK I finished --

Sacred Hoops by Phil Jackson // An in depth look at Phil Jackson's passionate and zen-based approach to coaching. Teaching basketball as a metaphor to life is pretty common. But it's not everyday you get to hear stories about that teaching process to one of the NBA's best team ever assembled! Imagine trying to manage the mindset and expectations of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman and Toni Kukoc simultaneously??

A PODCAST I listened to --

Defining Radical Candor (HBR Ideacast) // As a leader it can be very difficult to give constructive criticism. When you have to give tell an employee or client what they need to hear instead of what they want to hear, how do you still communicate that you genuinely care? Kim Scott explains a few ways how.

A PLACE I recently traveled to --

--> Home to the Hercules Tower and several picturesque beaches

--> Also home to current Kreation Talent Agency client Anthony Green

--> In the northwest part of Spain, known for it's seafood dishes

A few ARTICLES I enjoyed --

A Game Called Life // If you consider life a game, how do you play it? Do you play to win and reach the end? Or do you play to keep it going? I'll let you ponder that one...

Still Want to Be Famous? // If there was not a point in your life when you dreamed of being rich and famous, then you my friend are an outlier! Of course we all dreamt of it growing up. But as we get older, the scarier it gets! Tim Ferris' article goes into detail...


Like anything in life, I will continuously make changes and improvements to this newsletter! That will all depend on feedback I get from YOU! The purpose is to be able to share resources that bring you value. Hit me with feedback on any of the following:

  • Which resource above is your favorite?

  • What do you want more or less of?

  • How can I improve?

Send me a tweet (@Kevin_Tarca), shoot me a DM (@kevintarca) or simply respond to this email!

Have a wonderful month!

-- Kevin

P.S. In case you missed a previous month's newsletter, you can check them all out here!


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