Posts Tagged ‘book’

Lessons Learned – #3

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Lesson #3 of my top 10 insights this year: Good Book – On January 1, I committed to read 20 minutes each morning, and my first selection was a mystery filled with deception, war, betrayal and lust. Over the next 242 days, I missed just four, and finished the book on August 31. Reading 1,598 […]

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Delicious Result

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

My wife’s book club skipped this month’s meeting and attended the movie version of a novel they read: “The Help.” Afterwards, they wanted to go to a restaurant, have dessert and discuss the film. Kathy checked out a couple of nearby eateries’ websites and selected one that remained open late on a Wednesday night. Arriving […]

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Lessons Learned – #4

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Here is the fourth most important lesson I learned during 2010: Human Spirit – It’s set in my hometown. It’s about football. Its main characters are underdogs. That’s why my favorite book this year was “Twelve Mighty Orphans.” I remember my mother telling me that, when she was a little girl, Masonic Home – an […]

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Lessons Learned – #6

Sunday, December 26th, 2010

This is the sixth most important lesson I learned during 2010: Few Words – In his bestselling book, “Drive,” Daniel Pink tells the story of how in 1962, Claire Booth Luce told President Kennedy, “A great man is one sentence.” Lincoln preserved the union and freed the slaves. FDR lifted us out of a depression […]

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‘City of Dreams’

Saturday, May 15th, 2010

William Martin just released his latest novel – City of Dreams – featuring recurring characters Peter Fallon and Evangeline Carrington searching for a box of priceless Revolutionary War bonds. After reading the comments below about how he’s utilizing social media to promote the book, return to my e-newsletter and use “Send This To A Friend” […]

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