If you own a business or you ever felt like there’s more to life than just obtaining stuff, you should read STRETCH by Scott Sonenshein.*
The premise of this book is by unlocking the power of less, you’ll achieve more than you ever imagine—lifelong satisfaction can be gained from stretching resources instead of chasing more. He gives many examples of businesses who chased more resources ended up bankrupt, versus others that triumphed from stretching their existing resources.
A book summary (as my friends sometimes ask me for):
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A supremely wise man, one of my heroes—Taylor Larimore—said his greatest investment was flowers. Huh?
Oh—and he’s no pansy—he’s a former World War II paratrooper.
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On May 4th we got our financial life mostly in order so we could have DH (dear hubby) join me in part-time land. But none of it would have been possible had we not had Diverse Voices contributing to our decision making over the years.
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I remember getting married. I don’t remember the separation. It happened gradually.
Being in a two-physician marriage has its awesome sides and downer sides. When one physician earns substantially more than the other—and you’re striving for financial freedom—it’s painfully obvious who works full time and who is a part-timer. Someone needs to run the household, so our family doesn’t implode (I respect women working full time who manage to be more patient than I am with the various childcare/personal assistant options out there).
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