Listen. Watch. Read. [January 2015]

by Cara Power

Every week, I spend a number of hours listening to, watching and reading online content produced by thought leaders in the domains of Networking, Personal Branding and Leadership.

Not everything I consume is Power Source-worthy. But when I find a podcast, video or article that impacts me in a positive way, I'm compelled to share it with others. With you!

Here are my picks for this week:

Listen is a web site / blog / podcast dedicated to those who are building second incomes outside of their 9 - 5 jobs. The host Nick Loper (himself a side-hustler) interviews guests who share inspiring stories about their side businesses.

In episode 86 (released on Christmas day, 2014!) Nick interviews Joshua Jordison of Joshua discussed how to leverage new features of LinkedIn and offered advice on optimizing your profile.

[Listen to the Podcast]

[iTunes Podcast Link: Unlocking LinkedIn]


I don't know about you, but I'm a huge TED Talk fan. This week, I stumbled across a great one by leadership guru Simon Sinek in which he discusses something I truly believe to be the case... Leadership isn't a role, a title or a rank. It's a choice.

[Watch the Video]


From the NY Times, an interview with Mitch Rothschild, CEO of Vitals -- a website that connects patients and doctors. I find his viewpoint on people management refreshing -- it's all about leveling the professional hierarchy.

[Read the Article]

I've been quoted...

Oh... I almost forgot. On January 9th, I was quoted by author Laura Vanderkam in her Fast Company article, How We End Up Working With The Same People At Every Job.

[Read the Article]

I guess that's technically 2 Reads. At any rate, I hope you enjoy.

If you have any thoughts or feedback on this format, I'd love to hear from you. Let me know your thoughts in the comments section below.

Until next time... Be Powerful!

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