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Remarkable books

Flash of Inspiration

Do you believe that you ever have a “Flash of Inspiration?” I love the phrase but I’m not so sure that I believe. In the time since I committed to writing a book for kids, I’ve focused on reading more … Continue reading

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Reading Books

Reading books is a great pasttime of mine. I always find time to read a bit. I posed a challenge to myself about a year ago to start keeping a book journal, and I’ve kept one on my computer with … Continue reading

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Book Journal

Books are a major part of my inner life. I average about 3 books a month, and read a wide range from biographies to science fiction to murder mysteries to just about anything that catches my fancy. I don’t feel … Continue reading

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Hungry Monkey

Hungry Monkey: A Food-Loving Father’s Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater By Matthew Amster-Burton This fun-loving memoir struck a chord with me.  I enjoyed the parenting experiences as well as the recipes, several of which I tried.  I have this … Continue reading

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How to Raise a Child With a High EQ

How to Raise a Child With a High EQ – A Parent’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence. By Lawrence E. Shapiro, PhD Here’s a bold statement:  IQ is up but EQ is down.   We are better able to teach our children … Continue reading

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Moonwalking with Einstein

by Joshua Foer I love this book.  This writer did some research into the Mental Olympics and ended up training to become a competitor himself.  It’s fascinating how the research paralleled the training itself, and how he learned about his … Continue reading

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How Full Is Your Bucket?

How Full is Your Bucket by Tom Rath and Donald O. Clifton This book appealed to me for quite some time.  I love the snippet you can read on Amazon about the grandfather and grandson team, the co-authors.  I finally … Continue reading

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59 Seconds – Conclusion

59 Seconds – Conclusion by Richard Wiseman This book ends with 10 quick things that you can do to improve your overall happiness. The bottom line of this book is that everyone is different but we can all be happier … Continue reading

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Personal MBA – Chapter 3

Personal MBA – Chapter 2 “Marketing” by Josh Kaufman This chapter is quite efficient in explaining what marketing is and why it is important. You have to find prospects that will buy your product, whatever that may be. Qualification of … Continue reading

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Personal MBA – Chapter 2

Personal MBA – Chapter 2 “Value Creation” by Josh Kaufman This chapter lists 12 forms of value with moneymaking potential, then explains ways to test whether your business will prove profitable. The biggest key seems to be Feedback, you need … Continue reading

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