I have always been an avid reader my whole life. Reading books on personal development and business innovation are my favorite type of books. Stephen Covey’s books has always been my favorite personal development books and as of a few years ago I have become a big fan of Robert Kiyosaki’s books on business and personal financial education. The books I read have formed all my beliefs and values that I live by and I admire the writers and think of them as my mentors.
I don’t know how it is in other country’s but here in America we spend more of our time working to earn money to live on than any other activity. When I talk to people who are doing work that they do not like it is easy to tell because they don’t have a very positive out look on any part of their life. I am the same way because I find no joy in doing work I don’t like and it has a negative effect on every part of my life.
I have been reading Gallup polls and survey’s for years, I also read their blog and articles published in business publications. They are involved in several types of business analytics and giving advice to large and small businesses all over the world. The Gallup Organization is a fascinating organization and if you want more about them you can visit their website at Gallup.com.
The Born To Build is a new book written by 2 people who have an impressive work history with the Gallup Organization.
Jim Clifton is the chairman and CEO of Gallup, under his leadership Gallup has expanded into a worldwide organization with 40 offices in 30 countries and regions.
Sangeeta Badal, Ph.D. works on Gallup’s builder initiative and does translating research into interventions that drive small business growth.
Both of these writers have written other books and have impressive backgrounds in helping small and large businesses and organizations solve problems.
If you have an interest in learning more about the writers of the book you can Google their names and you will find a lot of information there.
This book combines my two favorite subjects to read about, personal development and entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurship is a path to personal development because it involves the process of learning new skills and new knowledge that is required in each type of business system.
The Gallup organization is an advocate for all types of businesses, from tiny micro businesses all the way up to very large global corporations.
They work with people and businesses to help them find their strengths and weaknesses or what they are good at and what they are bad at.
They provide training for company’s to help them be better employers and to individuals to help them find what type of work that will best suit their strengths.
They advocate for people to learn to work as teams of people with various talents. Each person has different talents and strengths that they can bring to a team effort.
Even if you are not an entrepreneur your self, the job you have was created and built by a person or a group of people who are entrepreneurs, so we are all involved in entrepreneurship in some way shape or form.
According to Gallup, non profits and religious organizations are also entrepreneurial endeavors because it takes the builder mentality to start and run them.
Gallup is best known for their polling and survey’s here in America. I have spent hours reading them and find them fascinating and very educational.
They now do polling and survey’s all over the world and do work in some university’s.
We spend a large part of our life working at our jobs and careers and the Gallup organization is one of those organizations that are designed to help people search for the best fit careers to build our lives around for the best life imaginable.
This is just a little introduction, if you interested in learning more about them then you can visit their website here, Gallup.com.