Category Archives: self development

Wow!  Our summer results are in and they are amazing.  Please click the link to see them!

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What Do Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, JFK, and Jimmy Carter Have in Common Aside from Having Been President?

Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, JFK and Jimmy Carter were all speed -readers. See how they did it. Get a special offer for yourself. Continue reading

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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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