I know what you’re thinking: “When is Gut Check Press going to write a book about business and platform-building?” The answer is now (and by “now” we mean sometime between actually-now and mid-2015). Below is the Table of Contents, to whet your appetite for money, power, and platform. Enjoy.
Several notable films came out when we were in France, and we’ve been trying to catch up. I’m not sure I’d call The Hunger Games: Catching Fire “notable.” However, we both got embarrassingly involved with the novels on an emotional level, and both enjoyed the first movie enough to watch it twice (sheepish). [...]
(Note: In the aftermath of the news about Driscoll buying his way onto the NYT Bestseller list, I had a conversation with a pastor friend, Cory Hartman, that resulted in us writing the following post together. The first half of it is mine, the second half is his.)
Don’t Get Famous (Seriously, [...]
In a fit of nostalgia, I recently picked up a couple of seasons of The Brady Bunch on DVD. I’m enjoying the walk down memory lane and, for some reason, my boys find this show captivating in spite of plot vehicles such as “Cindy has a secret admirer who is actually (spoiler-alert) Bobby,” and [...]
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Chapter Twenty: If Marcel Proust Were a Quarterback, He’d Be Ted Strongbow
When Strongbow comes to, peering through the bars of his facemask, he can see various officially-licensed golf-shirted members of the Values training staff hovering over him.
“My neck hurts,” he hears himself say, after spitting [...]