Ian's personal library of books, documents, & notebooks.

Available to residents within 50km of Comox Valley

Radical Honesty

by Dr. Brad Blanton
A published book

From the back of the book: "At once shocking, entertaining, and profound—Radical Honesty is a revolutionary book that takes a fresh look at how we live, love, and attempt to heal ourselves in modern society."

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The Wander Society

by Keri Smith
A published book

Keri Smith has crafted an interactive guide and how-to for becoming a member of The Wander Society, a group of individuals that seek spiritual awakening through the act of wandering. Anyone is welcome to join The Wander Society, and the only thing you need to do to join is to begin wandering your...

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Contagious

by Jonah Berger
A published book

In Contagious, Jonah Berger explains the 6 "STEPPS" to creating viral or word-of-mouth content. He does this with research-based, data-backed conclusions rooted in human psychology relating to the [S]ocial currency, [T]riggers, [E]motion, [P]racticul value, [P]ublic, [S]tories elements of content...

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Measure What Matters

by John Doerr
A published book

Measure What Matters is the hype squad book for OKRs — Objectives and Key results. It summarized what OKRs are and their four super powers. Throughout the book, it discusses how various wildly successful companies implemented OKRs and how they're better off because of it.

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Tribes

by Seth Godin
A published book

Seth Godin wants you to be a leader. To understand how and why humans form tribes, that all of us are in many different tribes, and that tribes benefit from leaders. More importantly: your tribe will benefit from your leadership.

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This Is Marketing

by Seth Godin
A published book

You Cannot Be Seen Until You Learn to See. The synopsis was taken from the back cover: People Like Us Do Things Like This "This is the chance you've been waiting for. The opportunity to bring work you care about to people eager to engage with i...

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Building A Story Brand

by Donald Miller
A published book

Every great brand is built using storytelling. In this book, Donald Miller breaks down the seven elements of great storytelling to help you grow your business.

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Predictable Revenue

by Aaron Ross, Marylou Tyler
A published book

An entirely new kind of sales bible for CEOs, entrepreneurs, and sales VPs to help you build a sales machine. Find what it takes to take your sales team to generate as many highly-qualified new leads as you want, create predictable revenue, and meet your financial goals without your constant focu...

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Expert Secrets

by Russel Brunson
A published book

"Expert Secrets is the map that will allow you to turn your specialized knowledge, talents, and abilities into a business that will work for you! This is one of the shortcuts of the New Rich" —Robert Kiyosaki

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Value Proposition Design

by Alex Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur, Greg Bernarda, Alan Smith
A published book

Value Proposition Design is a how-to manual on designing the value of a product or service. It goes through 4 phases: Canvas, Design, Test, and Evolve. A thorough approach to ensuring your product/service is bringing value to your customers.

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The Conversion Code

by Chris Smith
A published book

The Conversion Code is a set of instructions for generating leads online, how to create appointments from those leads effectively, and ultimately, how to close a sale during those appointments.

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Little Red Book of Selling

by Jeffrey Gitomer
A published book

The Little Red Book of Selling is a pocket reference manual for salespeople of all kinds. This book focuses on improving the salesperson's mindset; after all, to sell your product, you first have to sell yourself.

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Rich Dad Poor Dad

by Robert Kiyosaki
A published book

A book about Robert Kiyosaki's quest to become rich. On his journey, he learned lessons about finances from his rich dad, his best friend's father, and his poor dad, his biological father.

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High Trust Selling

by Todd Duncan
A published book

The industry standard of a sales mindset is that a sale cannot be made without trust. In High Trust Selling, Todd Duncan provides information on how to become a trustworthy salesperson.

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Squirrel Brain Vol. 2: Video Stuff

by Ian McKenzie
A handwritten notebook

The Squirrel Brain series of notebooks are process-work for random ideas that pop in my head. Generally, they are things that I think would be fun that is a business or could be a business. In this notebook, I explore the idea of creating a YouTube vlog about being a schizophrenic entrepreneur.

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Squirrel Brain Vol. 1: Curious Café

by Ian McKenzie
A handwritten notebook

The Squirrel Brain series of notebooks are process-work for random ideas that pop in my head. Generally, they are things that I think would be fun that is a business or could be a business. In this notebook, I explore a unique idea for a café. This notebook has images pasted in.

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Curious Markings Vol. 5

by Ian McKenzie
A handwritten notebook

The fifth in a series of process work notebooks seeing the Curious Markings project to fruition. As of today's date (May 5th, 2019), there are 5 volumes, with a 6th soon coming to a close. Some of the ideas presented in this notebook have made it to the final product, some ideas are in the backlo...

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Curious Markings Vol. 4

by Ian McKenzie
A handwritten notebook

The fourth in a series of process work notebooks seeing the Curious Markings project to fruition. As of today's date (May 5th, 2019), there are 5 volumes, with a 6th soon coming to a close. Some of the ideas presented in this notebook have made it to the final product, some ideas are in the backl...

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Curious Markings Vol. 3

by Ian McKenzie
A handwritten notebook

The third in a series of process work notebooks seeing the Curious Markings project to fruition. As of today's date (May 5th, 2019), there are 5 volumes, with a 6th soon coming to a close. Some of the ideas presented in this notebook have made it to the final product, some ideas are in the backlo...

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Curious Markings Vol. 2

by Ian McKenzie
A handwritten notebook

The second in a series of process work notebooks seeing the Curious Markings project to fruition. As of today's date, there are 5 volumes, with a 6th soon coming to a close. Some of the ideas presented in this notebook have made it to the final product, some ideas are in the backlog, and other id...

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Curious Markings Vol. 1

by Ian McKenzie
A handwritten notebook

The first in a series of process work notebooks seeing the Curious Markings project to fruition. As of today's date (May 5th, 2019), there are 5 volumes, with a 6th soon coming to a close. Some of the ideas presented in this notebook have made it to the final product, some ideas are in the backlo...

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