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Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

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My Rating of “Permanent Record” by Edward Snowden: 9 / 10 During our lives we will come across a handful of major world events. Using my parents an example – it...

The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power

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My Rating of “The Education of an Idealist” by Samantha Power: 8 / 10 The majority of the world would not know who Samantha Power is. I’ve only come to know of...

Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping and Risking it all with the Greatest Chef in the World by Jeff Gordinier

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My Rating of “Hungry: Eating, Road-Tripping and Risking it all with the Greatest Chef in the World” by Jeff Gordinier: 9 / 10 We all have passions within our lives. I...

Taking Initiative

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What has happened in your pre-adult years that have shaped who you are as a person today? Think about it, shaping you for good and / or for bad! There are a number of experiences...

Lifespan: Why we age and why we don’t have to by David Sinclair

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My Rating of “Lifespan: Why we age and why we don’t have to” by David Sinclair: 8 / 10 Many years ago a friend of mine said something that has stayed in my mind...

Division Director (B) In Review

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It is October 2019 and about twelve weeks since signing off as Division B Director for 2018 – 2019. The last Toastmasters year has been one of hard work, of progress and of...

Consistency Checkpoint

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Back in August Seth Godin posted one of his signature blog posts (URL). This entry touches on the concept of streaks being their own reward over time (think compounding affect)....

Executive Orders by Tom Clancy

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My Rating of “Executive Orders” by Tom Clancy: 8 / 10 Imagine a situation where a new President has been recently put into office (unelected), without a Vice...

The Longevity Solution by James DiNicolantonio & Jason Fung

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My Rating of “The Longevity Solution” by James DiNicolantonio & Jason Fung: 9 / 10 Many reviews on this blog demonstrate the focus I have on learning about...

Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton

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My Rating of “Boy Swallows Universe” by Trent Dalton: 9 / 10 Boy Swallows Universe was random recommendation from a fellow Brisbane person now also living in London....