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PEAK: How Great Companies Get their Mojo from Maslow by Chip Conley This is the 10th anniversary edition of PEAK. Chip Conley is the founder and former CEO of one of the world’s largest boutique hotel companies, turned to psychologist Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs at a time when his company was in dire need.30

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I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Steven Kotler for the Maverick Book Club.   We spoke about his newest book, “Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work”. This conversation literally blew my mind, as we discussed the origin of altered “flow” states,30

In the decade since their blockbuster international bestseller Winning was published, Jack and Suzy Welch have dug deeper into business, traveling the world consulting to organizations of every size and in every industry, speaking before hundreds of audiences, working closely with entrepreneurs from Mumbai to Silicon Valley, and, in 2010, starting their own fully accredited online MBA program,30

What’s it take to build a tiny 4 person upstart and grow it to a community of 8 interconnected businesses with 600+ employees doing over $45 million? Perhaps some business savvy, quality execution and marketing skills…but the real ‘secret’ is something else altogether… According to Ari Weinzweig, CEO and co-founding partner of the Zingerman’s Community30

What is Lifecycle Marketing? Lifecycle Marketing is a complete sales and marketing framework designed to help entrepreneurs maximize customer growth and value. Developed by the team at Infusionsoft working with over 10,000 small businesses, this is the same approach Infusionsoft has used to grow from a start-up to a $38 million company—recognized five years in30

This might be a little strange, but have you ever felt like you’re destined for greatness? Not in an egotistical type of way — but simply in a quiet knowing way that you’ve been tapped to contribute something more. If so, this tight 15-minute presentation can help you create your ultimate VISION of greatness that30

Dropping out of pharmacy school, Marc Ecko, declared his future. Without connections or any type of leverage – he used old-fashioned hustle and talent to build an iconic brand hitting over $1B in sales. Marc’s bio would identify him as an American fashion designer, entrepreneur, investor and artist but really here’s his description: My name30

The other day, Maverick1000 members were asking about book recommendations on our private forum. I typically read 1-2 books per week (minimum) so this forced me to sort out some top recommendations by category. I’ve always believed your life is changed by the books you read, experiences you create and the people you meet. Think30