Read to Lead University Registration is Open!

Only 50 spots available!

I’ve got some great news. My exclusive book club, created especially for listeners of Read to Lead, has officially re-opened for only the second time.

I call it Read to Lead University.

There are only 50 spots available, and several of those spots have already been snagged by those who were on the standby list after our last open registration.

You’ll need to act fast, or risk missing out all together.

You may be thinking, “Why only 50 spots, Jeff?”

You see, limiting the number of people coming in at any one time, especially for a relatively new project like this one, allows me to truly super serve each member.

Being on the ground floor of something like this is a big deal, so I want to do all I can to make it special. Capping registrations gives me the ability to do that.

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Here’s what you’ve missed – but have a chance to check out once a member…

Since launching the book club in late January to 50 charter members, we’ve read both Reach and Deep Work as a group.

In this short time, members were able to submit questions about Deep Work to the author himself, Cal Newport (and he graciously answered every last one)! The questions and his responses are posted in our members area.

Not only that, but Reach author Andy Molinsky joined us for our very first LIVE monthly book chat about his book! Yes, we recorded it. It’s in the members area AND, it’s AWESOME!

So, what all does your membership get you? Great question. Membership includes:

  • A personal invitation to our LIVE monthly, members-only book chats
  • The chance to build relationships with other members via our live, virtual breakout sessions
  • Access to all book chat recordings (even the ones held before you joined)
  • Access to on-going book- and reading-related resources
  • Entry into our private Facebook group for on-going discussions
  • A subscription to Read to Lead University magazine (our printable and downloadable monthly book summaries)
  • Accountability and encouragement toward your reading goals
  • Helpful strategies each month to ensure you take action on what you’re learning
  • A chance to ask questions of, and forward comments to, some of the authors whose books we’re reading.
  • And, yes, the chance to meet some of our authors through occasional visits to our LIVE book chats!

Sounds awesome, right? But don’t take my word for it. Here’s what current members are saying:

“If you want more meaning, more brain power and more fun in your professional development, you’ve just found it.” – Sherri G.

Right out of the gate we had an opportunity to hear directly from our first book’s author. It’s been very cool and I look forward to the other books this year. – Sovann P.

The group calls are fantastic! Read to Lead University has been a great investment in ME! – Sara H.

The member rate is just $25 per month. AND you should know that once these 50 slots are filled, membership will never be offered at this rate again.

I don’t expect these slots to last long so, if you’re in, make sure you join now by clicking this link:

===>> Read to Lead University Enrollment

You may be wondering, “Jeff, what books are you reading together next?” Great question.

Our April book is called The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks Than Others Do in 12 Months by Brian Moran and Michael Lennington. Then, in May, we’ll be diving into Pivot: The Only Move That Matters is Your Next One by Jenny Blake.

Put simply, I want to help you actually execute on what you’re learning through the reading you’re doing. That’s what Read to Lead University is all about.

Like my wife Annie wrote yesterday morning during her daily devotional time:

Knowledge is good, but there is a vast difference between knowledge (having the facts) and wisdom (applying those fact to life).

Let this community help you with “applying those facts to life.” I hope you’ll join us.

Episode #164: Pursuing Your God-Given Purpose

With Quarter-Life Calling author Paul Sohn

My guest today, despite his relatively young age, is a leadership expert. I should know. I’ve been following his work for several years and he never ceases to amaze me with his consistent and excellent work. 

His name is Paul Sohn and it’s one I believe you need to get to know. 

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A little over a year ago, Paul self-published a book called Quarter-Life Calling. I was actually a part of his “launch team,” helping to get the word out about the book among my followers. Paul and I even talked about him being on the show back then, but weren’t able to work it out schedule-wise. Turns out, that was for the better.

His success with self-publishing and creating buzz around the book caught the attention of a literary agent who ended up shopping the book around to traditional publishers with one eventually signing him to a deal.

Fast-forward a year and here we are. A new-and-improved version of Paul’s book (with 7,000 more words) is about to hit the bookshelves (April 4).

Even if you’re, say, like me and more like Quarter-Life times two, certainly you know someone who this book would be ideal for. For me, that’s my 22-year-old nephew.

Do yourself a favor and check out my conversation with Paul below.

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Episode #155: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity

With 100-Year Life Co-Author Lynda Gratton

Today’s guest is a favorite among her students. She’s a Professor of Management Practice at the London Business School where she teaches on the Future of Work and directs an executive program on Human Resource Strategy. 

She was also named best teacher at London Business School in 2015. I’m talking about Lynda Gratton, co-author of the book The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity.

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Many of us have been raised on the traditional notion of a three-stage approach to our working lives: education, followed by work and then retirement. But this well-established pathway is already  beginning to collapse according to Lynda and co-author Andrew Scott.

Whether you are 18, 45 or 60, you’ll need to do things very differently from previous generations and learn to structure your life in completely new ways.

The good news for you and me is Lynda and The 100-Year Life are here to help.

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Episode #154: How to Find Success and Significance as a Leader

With Elise Mitchell

Today’s guest has had success at just about every turn. Lucky for you and me, she’s chosen to share all she’s learned over the years in a brand new book. 

Her name is Elise Mitchell. And though you may not have heard of her, she’s on a first name basis with Walmart, Procter & Gamble, Hilton Worldwide, Kraft, and numerous others.

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This new book, her first, is called Leading Through the Turn: How a Journey Mindset Can Help Leaders Find Success and Significance.

Whether you’re just stepping into leadership, an accomplished leader seeking something more, or simply stalled along the way, this book’s practical approach to modern leadership will help you navigate the turns and detours on your own journey.

I believe you’ll be changed by it. That’s why it’s being featured in Episode #154.

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Episode #152: How to Go from Blank Page to Published Author with Chandler Bolt

Author of "Published"

I am always delighted to welcome a previous guest back for another line of questioning. 

This time we get to hear again from Chandler Both. Chandler first visited us in Episode #070 of the show when we talked about his then new book called Book Launch.

This time around, Chandler is again out with a new book, this time called Published: A Proven Path from Blank Page to Published Author.

In this episode, I’ll ask Chandler to walk us through each phase of the publishing process, from idea development, writing, and editing, to choosing a title, putting together a launch team, and marketing your new book to success.

And, Chandler says you can do it all in under 90 days! What?!

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