12 Books For Homesteaders Not About Homesteading

On This Episode of The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Harold Talks About 12 Books That Can Help You Homestead That Aren’t About Homesteading.

The Modern Homesteading Podcast, Episode 217 – August 30, 2023

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Books About Productivity

168 hours, we all have exactly the same amount of time. So how do some people accomplish so much more in that time than others? Systems of productivity.

  • Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allenhttps://amzn.to/3P16YDE
    • 2015
    • 352 pages
    • 5 Step System – Capture, Clarify, Organize, Reflect On, Engage
    • This book will help you organize your life and get things done.
  • Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time by Brian Tracyhttps://amzn.to/3Eddou2
    • 2017
    • 144 pages
    • Shows you how to take the 3 essentials of successful time management, decision, discipline, and determination and applies 21 principles and techniques to accomplish your tasks.
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
  • Allen, David (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 352 Pages – 03/17/2015 (Publication Date) – Penguin Books (Publisher)
Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
  • Tracy, Brian (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 144 Pages – 04/17/2017 (Publication Date) – Berrett-Koehler Publishers…

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Books About Money Management

  • Average household debt, 2022 $101,915
  • Average credit card debt, Q1 2023 $5,733
  • Average mortgage debt, 2022 $236,443
  • Average auto loan debt, 2022 $22,612
  • Average personal loan debt, Q1 2023 $11,281
  • Average household income in the US?   $70,784
  • The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramseyhttps://amzn.to/3PeOkJu
    • 2013
    • 272 Pages
    • Build a budget and get out of debt
    • Build wealth even on an ordinary income
  • Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making Machine by Mike Michalowiczhttps://amzn.to/3KYA1GH
    • 2017
    • 224 Pages
    • Small Plate – When less money is available to run your business, you will find ways to get the same or better results with less. By taking your profit first, you will be forced to think smarter and innovate more.
The Total Money Makeover: Classic Edition: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness
  • Classic Edition
  • Way to whip your finances into shape
  • This product will be an excellent pick for you

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Books About Life Skills

  • The Bartering Mindset: A Mostly Forgotten Framework for Mastering Your Next Negotiation by Brian Guniahttps://amzn.to/465l2D1
    • 2019
    • 248 Pages
    • Shows us how to look outside the monetary economy – to the bartering economies of the past, where people traded what they had for what they needed.
    • Demonstrates how to apply this mindset to modern, monetary negotiations.
  • The Effective Communication Method: 9 Keys to Master Communication Skills, The Comprehensive Training Guide to Step by Step Improve Your Communication Skills and Build Successful Relationships by Brian Basterfieldhttps://amzn.to/47NJURc
    • 2023
    • 208 Pages
    • How you speak, language dynamics, active listening, body language, being compassionate, and written communication.

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Books About Habit Changing

  • Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clearhttps://amzn.to/3YZWzN2
    • 2018
    • 320 Pages
    • Practical strategies that will teach you how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to results.
    • Goals are about the results you want to achieve. Systems are about the processes that lead to those results.
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Coveyhttps://amzn.to/45tsLdU
    • 1989
    • 464 Pages
    • Habit 1: Be Proactive
    • Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind
    • Habit 3: Put First Things First
    • Habit 4: Think Win/Win
    • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
    • Habit 6: Synergize
    • Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
    • All with a focus on fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
  • Audible Audiobook
  • James Clear (Author) – James Clear (Narrator)
  • English (Publication Language)
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: 30th Anniversary Edition
  • Audible Audiobook
  • Sean Covey (Author) – Stephen R. Covey, Sean Covey (Narrators)
  • English (Publication Language)

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Books About Marketing

American Marketing Association’s definition of marketing:  Marketing is the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large.

  • This Is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See by Seth Godinhttps://amzn.to/3PcQGbY
    • 2018
    • 288 Pages
    • Marketing is driven by better service, better community, and better outcomes.
    • This book for me takes the sleaziness out of marketing
  • Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen by Donald Millerhttps://amzn.to/45r932B
    • 2017
    • 240 Pages
    • The seven universal story points all humans respond to;
    • The real reason customers make purchases;
    • How to simplify a brand message so people understand it; and
    • How to create the most effective messaging for websites, brochures, and social media.
    • Whether you are the marketing director of a multibillion-dollar company, the owner of a small business, a politician running for office, or the lead singer of a rock band, Building a StoryBrand will forever transform the way you talk about who you are, what you do, and the unique value you bring to your customers.
This Is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See
  • Hardcover Book
  • Godin, Seth (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
Building a StoryBrand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen
  • Hardcover Book
  • Miller, Donald (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

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Books About Family

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families by Stephen R Covey https://amzn.to/3szTwPc
    • 1997
    • 400 Pages
    • Habit 1: Be Proactive Becoming an Agent of Change in Your Family,
    • Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind Developing a Family Mission Statement,
    • Habit 3: Put First Things First Making Family a Priority in a Turbulent World,
    • Habit 4: Think “Win-Win” Moving from “Me” to “We”,
    • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand … Then to Be Understood Solving Family Problems Through Empathic Communication,
    • Habit 6: Synergize Building Family Unity Through Celebrating Differences,
    • Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw Renewing the Family Spirit Through Traditions,
    • From Survival … to Stability … to Success … to Significance,

Homesteading is about much more than growing food, it’s a lifestyle and I hope some of these books mentioned today can help you in your journey and pursuit of the homesteading life.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Families (Fully Revised and Updated)
  • Covey, Stephen R (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 400 Pages – 06/07/2022 (Publication Date) – Golden Press (Publisher)
Dad’s Story: A Memory and Keepsake Journal for My Family
  • Hardcover Book
  • Paige Tate & Co. (Producer) – Herold, Korie (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)

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Happy homesteading and God Bless!

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