Category Archives: self development

Discover or Rediscover Your Public Library

“When I discovered libraries, it was like having Christmas every day.”–Jean Fritz, children’s author Last week was National Library Week, and, though we’re a week late, it’s never too late to discover or rediscover your local library! Just don’t plan … Continue reading

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Celebrating Read Across America

“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.“–Dr. Seuss I love Read Across America for personal reasons. I started my career in education as a first grade teacher. … Continue reading

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Your Greatest Investment Is the One You Make In Yourself

   This is a repost of a blog posted on October 27, 2014 by S.Anthony Iannarino with his permission. “There is no greater investment that you can make than the investment you make in yourself. “There is no greater return … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women Writers

“Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story.  Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands.” –Jane Austen March is National Reading Month and Women’s History Month.  … Continue reading

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November musings: No-vember, Now-vember and Rush-vember

Reflecting on Subway’s special $5 deals reflected in their marketing called Subtember, I started thinking about this month that is almost gone.  (Maybe I’ll repost this in 11 months.) We have elections in November.  And many exercise their right to … Continue reading

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Summer Speed Reading Students Score!

“The speed reading course included a plethora of useful techniques, including methods for studying and for interpreting and comprehending novels and literature.  I feel that after only a week with this course I learned techniques that will prove helpful for … Continue reading

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Great Speed Reading Techniques That save you time!

 Recently, Bonnie James, President of Advanced Reading Concepts was a guest of Mary B. Relotto on the Dames Bond’s Columbus BizTV show. She shared some of the Myths of Speed Reading and tips on how to read faster. You can watch it … Continue reading

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