Heroes, Podcasts, Blogs, Books, Articles, Videos, Etc.
*Book: What To Do When It's Your Turn (my inspirational Holy Grail) - if you’re currently directionless &/or dream-rupt, this book is a great starting point, it struck the inspirational match for me & also helped inspire my blogging mission
Podcast Interview about book: What To Do When It’s Your Turn
Video, Q & A: Seth Godin and Nido Qubein
Steven Pressfield - author (& my Mr. Miyagi of creative warfare, thanks to the below book)
*Book: The War of Art - a mind-morpher I use every day. Helps you bust through hidden roadblocks to make real ground on any creative project/endeavor. Basically, it shows you how to get out of your own way. If you're in creative quicksand & can't figure out why you're not moving forward, then this is the book for you! It's a dream-saver.
Joel Osteen - faith-based messages to inspire hope, faith, & big dreams
Video: Remember Your Dream
Video: Ask Big
Video: Step Into The Unknown
Your Creative Push - Podcast, good variety of episodes for all kinds of creatives
Gary Vaynerchuk - social media maverick, builds empires on human connection & “day trades attention”, he's a motivational kick in the @ss if you need to hustle harder & don't mind colorful language (more business-oriented, but still works if ya just need to get the work done). This dude = my jetfuel.
Marie Forleo - multi-passionate entrepreneur & life coach, her mission is to help you become who you most want to be & create a life you love
Iyanla Vanzant - author, speaker, & spiritual life coach
Vishen Lakhiani - mindfulness & personal development innovator
Article from The Mind Valley Academy Blog: Manifest Your Dreams By Challenging Your Beliefs
Brian Tracy - expert on goal-reaching & personal and business development
Eat That Frog! - great book on procrastination & time management strategies (it helped me a LOT)