October, 2019 Archive

Last Days of the Concorde: The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel by Samme Chittum

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My Rating of “Last Days of the Concorde: The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel” by Samme Chittum: 9 / 10 It has been nearly 20 years...

The Secrets of Closing a Sale by Zig Ziglar

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My Rating of “The Secrets of Closing a Sale” by Zig Ziglar: 7 / 10 I’ve heard of Zig Ziglar as he has left certainly left his mark in the world of sales. I...

Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

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My Rating of “Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell: 8 / 10 Talking to Strangers was quite a surprise of a book. I’ve read a few Malcolm Gladwell’s...

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...