Monthly Archives: November 2012

Change = Opportunity

Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is … Continue reading

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Book Review: FINDING THE PROSPERITY WITHIN

It seems that every book ever written about self-development talks about the power of positive thinking and FINDING THE PROSPERITY WITHIN by Brian Webster carries the same message, but there are a few things that really set this book apart … Continue reading

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Posted in Beliefs, Book Reviews, Change, Goals, Growth, Leadership, Mentoring, self image, self improvement, Servant Leader | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: YOUR FIRST 100 DAYS IN A NEW EXECUTIVE JOB

The opening excerpt of Chapter 8 of the book, YOUR FIRST 100 DAYS IN A NEW EXECUTIVE JOB by Robert Hargrove, really sums up what this book is all about; Every year thousands of managers make transitions into new jobs. … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE TRAVELER’S GIFT: Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success

Ardent readers know you sometimes have to “kiss a lot of frogs” to find a gem. Persistence pays off, however, when you finally run across a book that has the potential to change people’s lives. Such a book is THE … Continue reading

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Book Review: INDIAN YELL: THE HEART OF AN AMERICAN INSURGENCY

This book is a most enjoyable read, but is a very narrow presentation of Indian history. Michael Blake is certainly a very gifted writer and this book is a wonderful presentation, if, and that’s a big “if”, it is read … Continue reading

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Book Review: JIHAD IN THE WEST: MUSLIM CONQUESTS FROM THE 7TH TO THE 21ST CENTURIES

This is the first thing I have ever read from Paul Fregosi and he gained my immediate admiration, not just as a person, but as a writer who is not afraid to convey his message without mincing words. Readers will … Continue reading

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Veni, vidi, discessit – I came, I saw, I left.

Hurricane Sandy brought with it unfathomable destruction. For the past few days we have endless reports of the suffering that is sure to continue for many weeks to come. As the nation prays for the victims and their lost loved ones … Continue reading

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