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ANGER – OLDER THAN ARISTOTLE

ANGER – OLDER THAN ARISTOTLE

But Aristotle summed it up best: "Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy." To be human is to...

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TO READ NOR NOT TO READ – SHAKESPEARE

TO READ NOR NOT TO READ – SHAKESPEARE

That is the question. When, as a teen in high school, President Obama was assigned a Shakespeare play to read, he thought "My God, this is boring." He changed his mind after taking “this wonderful Shakespeare class in college.” He began by reading Shakespeare’s...

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THE RHODES LESS TRAVELED

THE RHODES LESS TRAVELED

They were children, boys with the same name. They were related - not by blood - but geography. They grew up within blocks of each other in a part of Baltimore known for its poverty, violence, and generational hopelessness. Better said, they grew up in the stranglehold...

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THEY RUN US – CAN WE RUN THEM?

THEY RUN US – CAN WE RUN THEM?

According to Pulitzer-prize-winning reporter and New York Times bestselling author Charles Duhigg, the answer to that question is a resounding yes - or at least “yes” most of the time. That is because the habits that run us are often rooted in our unconscious....

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GRIP OF THE STREET

GRIP OF THE STREET

He had no choice. He had to join a gang - if he wanted to survive. Indeed, survival was all he could think about. And so the “street” pulled him into its grip. This story is as old as it is new - and as heart-wrenching now for other young men “with only one place to...

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CREATIVITY – AN  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GIFT

CREATIVITY – AN  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY GIFT

Everyone has the gift of creativity. The author of this book - an award-winning playwright, novelist, poet, and songwriter with countless credits in theater, film, and television - is certain of that. This gift belongs not only to writers, actors, singers, and others...

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ROSES, TEARS AND OPEN HEARTS

ROSES, TEARS AND OPEN HEARTS

This book consists of “must-have” poems revealing the deepest thoughts and feelings of African Americans throughout modern times. The poems are works of African American literary giants including Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Ishmael Reed, and...

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OWN A ROHN

OWN A ROHN

If the books of Jim Rohn (Rohn rhymes with own) were cars, they would be Rolls Royces – and you would want to own at least one of them.

The Keys to Success is one of these books. The words of wisdom in it run and hum like a Rolls Royce engine – supremely smooth, quietly efficient, and arriving at the destination of the mind with stealth, style, and elegance.

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DIVING DEEPER INTO THE SECRET

DIVING DEEPER INTO THE SECRET

The author of Having it All, John Assaraf, was also featured in The Secret – a landmark book and film that has become a worldwide phenomenon. The Secret popularized the law of attraction – based on the foundational existence of vibrations – as key to creating personal success and new realities.

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ANCIENT WISDOM, MODERN TIMES

ANCIENT WISDOM, MODERN TIMES

Lao-tzu lived in China more than 25 centuries ago. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer lived in Hawaii in the present century. Lao-tzu wrote a book called the Tao Te Ching or, the Great Way. Consisting of 81 verses, it is regarded by many as “the ultimate commentary on the nature of...

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SMALL IS THE NEW BIG

SMALL IS THE NEW BIG

Someone said that while reading this book, a quote by Albert Einstein floated like a refrain in the back of his mind: “If I had an hour to solve a problem and my life depended on the solution, I would spend the first 55 minutes determining the proper question to ask,...

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THE “OHER” SIDE

THE “OHER” SIDE

It is said there are two sides to every story. Sometimes there are three - if there are two books and a movie - as is the case with the story of Michael Oher. The movie was popular and won Oscars. As such it told the story in a “Hollywoodized” fashion. It followed the...

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