Rob LaBonne

About

“You will get what you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.” – Zig Ziglar

Living with intention

I believe in living life with intention versus drifting along with aimless hope.

Anything worth doing is worth doing well and nothing in life comes easy.

Hard work and focused effort breeds success and there is no way to gain without giving.

I value proactivity, honesty, intention, health and kindness.

Don’t ever hesitate to reach out. I’ll do anything I can to help those who are looking to better themselves and the world.

Professional Experience:

LaBonne’s Markets (Current) – VP/Information Systems

Square 9 Softworks – Marketing Specialist

Litchfield County Tents – Owner (Sold May 2012)

Timex Group – Global ERP Team (Internship)

Recent Reading…

“Those who love wisdom must be inquirers into many things indeed.” – Heraclitus

  • Daily Rituals: How Artists Work – Mason Currey
  • The Zone – Barry Sears
  • Moonwalking with Einstein – Joshua Foer
  • Average is Over – Tyler Cowen
  • The Upside of Irrationality – Dan Ariely
  • So Good They Can’t Ignore You – Cal Newport
  • A Random Walk Down Wall Street – Burton Malkiel
  • The Middle-Class Millionaire – Russ Alan Prince
  • Selling the Invisible – Harry Beckwith
  • Getting the Love You Want – Harville Hendrix
  • Stumbling on Happiness – Dan Gilbert
  • The Great Cholesterol Myth – Stephen Sinatra
  • In Defense of Food – Michael Pollan
  • As a Man Thinketh – James Allen
  • Give and Take – Adam Grant
  • The Fourth Turning – William Strauss & Neil Howe
  • Wheat Belly – William Davis
  • Social Engineering – Christopher Hadnagy
  • The Moral Animal – Robert Wright
  • Self Reliance – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Trust Me, I’m Lying – Ryan Holiday
  • Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters – Alan Miller
  • The Way of the Superior Man – David Deida
  • Emergency – Neil Strauss
  • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life – Walter Isaacson
  • The Millionaire Real Estate Investor – Gary Keller
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey
  • What Every Body is Saying – Joe Navarro
  • The Lean Startup – Eric Ries
  • The Checklist Manifesto – Atul Gawande
  • Good to Great – Jim Collins
  • The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves – Matt Ridley
  • The Omnivore’s Dilemma – Michael Pollan
  • Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us – Dan Pink
  • Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor E. Frankl
  • Steve Jobs – Walter Isaacson
  • The Paleo Solution – Robb Wolf
  • We Are All Weird – Seth Godin
  • The Starfish and the Spider – Ori Brafman
  • The Purple Cow – Seth Godin
  • The Paradox of Choice – Barry Schwartz
  • The Happiness Hypothesis – Jonathan Haidt
  • The Art of the Start – Guy Kawasaki
  • Crush It – Gary Vaynerchuck
  • The 4 Hour Work Week – Timothy Ferriss
  • The 4 Hour Body – Timothy Ferriss
  • Linchpin – Seth Godin
  • The Tipping Point – Malcom Gladwell
  • The China Study – T. Colin Campbell
  • Rework – Jason Fried & DHH
  • Be the Pack Leader – Cesar Millan
  • Shock to the System – Catherine O’Driscoll
  • Why Not? – Barry Nalebuff & Ian Ayres
  • Double Double – Cameron Herold