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Book Review: YES! 50 SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN WAYS TO BE PERSUASIVE

As a follow-up to his wonderful book, Influence, Robert Cialdini co-authored YES!: 50 SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN WAYS TO BE PERSUASIVE with Noah J. Goldstein and Steve J. Martin. I only have one issue with this book; they should have stopped at … Continue reading

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Book Review: HIRING FOR ATTITUDE

Over the years I have read a number of books on hiring the right people and, for the most part, they’ve all been pretty similar or at least have taken similar approaches to hiring. I didn’t really expect to find … Continue reading

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Book Review: WHY LEADERSHIP SUCKS

Though the title of this book, WHY LEADERSHIP SUCKS by Miles Anthony Smith, may or may not be true for you, it is true for many people who aspire to become leaders only to find out it may not be … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Life of Billy Dixon

Having grown up on the remote ranch lands in the Texas Panhandle, just a stone’s throw from the site of the Battle of Adobe Walls, I grew up hearing from the old timers who knew him, stories of the great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Plains Indian History and Culture

PLAINS INDIAN HISTORY AND CULTURE by John C. Ewers is a collection of essays and articles from the author from 1967 to 1994. Ewers lacks no qualification here. He has served as the first curator of Museum of the Plains … Continue reading

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Book Review: THE SCRATCH OF A PEN: 1763 and the Transformation of North America

As with all books in the “Pivotal Moments in American History” series, this book is exceedingly well written. David Hackett Fischer [Washington’s Crossing] has superbly edited this work and his 3 page editor’s note is itself, worth the price of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Undaunted Courage

Just like the great Lewis and Clark expedition, this book gets off to a slow start, but don’t give up on it. It takes a while to lay the groundwork for this great true adventure in American history. And, being … Continue reading

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