Best Books of 2013 For Free

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Reading is one of those things that we can all partake in to increase our knowledge and capacity, challenge our views, enhance our creativity and become better at what we do. Reading becomes more important than ever as a daily action if we want to become better at life. There were so many great books that I read this year, but there are only a few that made my list as the best books that I read in 2013.

Today, I am giving you a chance to win a free copy of each one of my favorite six books I read this year.

My favorite books that I read in 2013 include:

START: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average and Do Work that Matters by Jon Acuff

Over the last 100 years, the road to success for most everyone has been divided into predictable stages. But three things have changed the path to success: Boomers are realizing that a lot of the things they were promised aren’t going to materialize, and they have started second and third careers. Technology has given access to an unprecedented number of people who are building online empires and changing their lives in ways that would have been impossible years ago. The days of “success first, significance later,” have ended. While none of the stages can be skipped, they can be shortened and accelerated.

Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt

In Platform, Michael Hyatt will teach readers not only how to extend their influence, but also how to monetize it and build a sustainable career. The key? By building a platform. It has never been easier, less expensive, or more possible than right now.

Love and Respect For A Lifetime (Gift Version) by Emerson Eggerichs 

When you touch your spouse’s deepest need, something good almost always happens! Based on three decades of counseling and research, Dr. Emerson Eggerichs leads couples through the intricacies of a marriage built on Love and Respect.  He explores the differences in men and women and how a husband’s need for respect can be balanced by a wife’s need for love. (This is the gift version, not the full version.)

Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day by Todd Henry

Embrace the importance of now, and refuse to allow the lull of comfort, fear, familiarity, and ego to prevent you from taking action on your ambitions…The cost of inaction is vast. Don’t go to your grave with your best work inside of you. Choose to die empty.

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World by Bob Goff

When Love Does, life gets interesting. Each day turns into a hilarious, whimsical, meaningful chance that makes faith simple and real. Each chapter is a story that forms a book, a life. And this is one life you don’t want to miss.

Contagious: Why Things Catch On by Jonah Berger

What makes things popular? If you said advertising, think again. People don’t listen to advertisements, they listen to their peers. But why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? Why are some stories and rumors more infectious? And what makes online content go viral? This book explains the “why” behind all of these questions.

[All book descriptions from amazon.com / Books published 2010-2013 ]
The contest is over, winners have been announced and the books have already been delivered. If you were selected, I have contacted you via email for more information. Thank you so much for stopping by and trying. If you didn’t win, add these books to your reading list, because they will impact you in some way. I will be doing another giveaway in the future and I hope to see you then, too.

I have one copy of each book to give away, today. All you need to do to have a chance at winning one of these six great books are the following two things:

1. Tweet and Facebook Share. Tweet about this giveaway by clicking here. If you do not use twitter, you can share this update on Facebook. Share

2. Leave a comment. Please leave a comment below in the comment section telling me which book you want and why.

This giveaway ends at midnight on Tuesday, December 3rd. Winners will be announced on Wednesday, December 4th. If you are selected as a winner, I will email you to get your physical mailing address, so I am able to quickly mail you your free “Best Book of 2013″.

Thank you so much for reading asmithblog.com.

Which book do you want the most and why?

The contest is over, winners have been announced and the books have already been delivered. If you were selected, I have contacted you via email for more information. Thank you so much for stopping by and trying. If you didn’t win, add these books to your reading list, because they will impact you in some way. I will be doing another giveaway in the future and I hope to see you then, too.

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Giveaway: 2013 Catalyst Atlanta Labs – Known

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For the past few years, I have been keeping up with the different Catalyst conferences from home as I have not been able to make it. My schedule just hasn’t allowed me to go because of course something falls on the week every single time, but when I lived in Atlanta, Catalyst Atlanta was the conference to attend. Trust me, you want to go if you can.

 

The next Catalyst Conference in Atlanta is October 2-4, 2013. 13,000 leaders together. It sells out, so if you haven’t registered yet, make sure you do by Thursday, June 27th. You can save some extra cash by using the rate code FOB and get around 30% off of the regular ticket price. 

 

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