My Global Hustle

The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living

I stumbled upon this book earlier today and haven’t been able to put it down. Definitely a delightful read especially for all you fellow entrepreneurs out there. I think you find a lot of jewels in this text by Randy Komisar. Click the image for more information – LOM

Brief Summary

The book’s timeless advice – to make work pay not just in cash, but in experience, satisfaction, and joy – will be embraced by anyone who wants success to come not just from what they do, but from who they are.


This month’s issue of Fast Company has a handful of really great articles about Creativity and how it relates to running a dynamic business. My favorites were with the CEO AirBnB Brian Chesky and his desire to reposition the company as a hospitality firm. Another great article features Ed Catmull, head of Pixar, who talks about the importance of a creating a “brain trust” of advisers who he utilizes to ensure that every film they make is of the highest quality. Both are definitely worth checking out. I know I learned a lot. – LOM




I’m often asked what books am I currently reading due to my ferocious reading habit. I figured with the Spring finally arriving it might be time to put together a running list of books for people to check out. Here are a couple of books that I’m reading this month that I think are definitely worth taking a look at. Let me know what you think if and when you get to read any of these titles.  -LOM


Fireside Chat with Ben Horowitz and Steve Stoute

I just wrapped up reading Ben’s new book The Hard Thing about Hard Things and have been obsessed to learn more about his POV on entrepreneurship. His book is a must read for any entrepreneur seeking to build a great company. Check out his conversation with Stoute. – LOM (more…)

YG’s Reading List October 2013

A history of American popular taste in art, architecture, and interior decoration, with short sketches of the men and women responsible for the trends. (more…)