Hairbrained on American Salon - Summer Reading

As summer begins I would like to recommend a trio of books that I believe will help you create something of value. Even in our digital age, nothing is more powerful than the right written words at the right time. I recommend you read them in this order … on the beach.

Book: The War of Art

Why you should read it: Steven Pressfield identifies the enemy that every creative must face and overcome to create something of value, he calls it resistance.


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Book: Graceful

Why you should read it: Seth Godin presents 30 ideas for making a difference in the world that needs you right now.  

Book: The Everything Store Jeff Bezos And The Age of Amazon

Why you should read it:​ This book by Brad Stone is essentially the biography of Amazon, and its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, who took one of the first and biggest bets on the internet and changed the way the world shops and reads.

Three top videos from this week: 

A Haircut by Aaron Johnson:

Michelle’s Mullet by Douglas McCoy

Bangs by Ira Pope Sage:

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