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Think and Grow Rich Book Review

What if instead of wishing you were rich was as easy as instead having a strong desire to be rich?Think and Grow Rich is a book written for those who want to be rich but don't possess the right mental capacity or focus to obtain these dreams.

Review of Linchpin - Are You Indispensable? By Seth Godin

"Original thinker, provocateur, someone who cares, the person who can bring it together and make a difference. Someone who owns her own means of production, who leads and connects, and walks into chaos and create order" is a linchpin says marketing guru, Seth Godin in his book Linchpin: Ar

The Perfect Lady?

Just a simple poem about a tomato seller and his own version of a perfect lady.

Learning How to Overcome the 70 Hour Work Week

Though members of the clergy express a high level of satisfaction with their lives, they are also more prone to burn out than many other professions. This is especially true if the pastor has a co-dependent personality. Resources are available to help pastors overcome these tendencies and live happi

W's Memoir: Profiles in Choice

One thing supporters and detractors agree on is that Bush's unpopularity by the end of his second term was the result of choices he had made. His unpopularity was not proof he had made good choices, but it was evidence he had made tough ones.

The Doors of Dawn Chapter 1

As the stage was lit, the elegant and graceful cast danced and sang in front of him. Their eyes bright, and twinkling; so full of life and love for the adventures that they knew in their young hearts awaited them. They spun and clapped in time to the music that forever played for them, a soundtrack

"Herstory" - Profiles of Women in History

I found the beginning chapters of "Herstory - Women Who Changed The World" edited by Ruth Ashby and Deborah Gore Ohrn (with an introduction by Gloria Steinhem), 1995, immensely interesting and, of course, maddening. Knowing that the suppression of women, after so many years of prehistoric

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Like many others, I rushed out last July to purchase the last book in the Harry Potter series. I remember finishing the novel feeling as though it was very well wrapped up, but not particularly ...

Visual Leaders

In Visual Leaders, David Sibbet examines the importance of visualization tools for leaders in the modern workplace. Sibbet shows how managers can use visualization actively during meetings to inspire, support thinking, and promote new projects and ideas. Visuals spark new ideas and increase engageme

Online Book Stores - Expanding the Horizon of Book Reading

Bookstores are the favourite place for the book lovers. They can spend hours here to choose their choice of books. Now, online book stores provide better option of reading with less time spending. This article illustrates the other facet of it.

Small Sacrifices by Ann Rule - Review

Small sacrifices is another Ann Rule masterpiece, that tells the story of small town, Oregon resident, Diane Downs and how it is that she got to the point of no return. Diane Downs took her three children to a rural, back road, pointed a pistol through the car window and she shot to kill.

Promises For a Better Life

Some people say that the grass is always greener on the other side. And you know what? Sometimes it is true. So if we let it happen to us life can be a perpetual problem as we make our way across our amazing land. But before we do we should always ask ourselves where am I going and what does it real

Vampires and Fiction

Vampires used to be considered as horrific, repulsive creatures. However, over the years, this look of the vampires has changed to handsome, young males with excellent powers of seduction. They are known for their erotic powers and their use of sexuality.

George Orwell - Why I Write

Timeless essay "Why I Write", by George Orwell, is as true today as when it was written in 1946. Another of his essays, Politics and the English Language, can still speak to us over sixty years after it was written. In this article I summarise the essays and show why they're still rel

Book Review For "All My Hopes and Dreams"

Yeary weaves a romance full of hopes and dreams that her heroine, Cynthia Harrington yearns to fulfill. "All My Hopes and Dreams" is a solid western romance set in Texas in the 1880's.