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Top 5 Best Economics Books July 24, 2023 – Posted in: Blog, Books

1. The Big Short by Michael Lewis A description of the events leading up to the 2007-2008 world financial crisis by financial journalist Michael Lewis, who also wrote Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game, this bestselling non-fiction book spent 28 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. In 2015 it was also made into an award-winning film starring Christian Bale, Steve Carrell, and Ryan Gosling. The book follows many of the people who believed the housing bubble was…

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The 7 Best Motivational Books, According to Mental Health Experts November 29, 2022 – Posted in: Uncategorized

“The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen Covey Pros Cons Despite being written over 30 years ago, this book has held up over time and is now known as a classic in the self-help space. It is written to be inspirational and motivating, and it uses real-world examples and anecdotes to distill seven basic tips that you can use in your life to achieve success. It’s easy to read and, more importantly, easy to learn from.…

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Digital vs. Print: The Book Battle Rages On February 2, 2015 – Posted in: Blog, Books, Inspiration, Thoughts

As the holiday shopping season swings into full force, it’s interesting to watch people buying books. Many a wish list has everything from the latest by Stephen King to an Amazon Gift Card (an actual card or via email) to a new e-reader device. Yet the battle for which is more popular is truly running neck and neck. No matter who you ask, the answer is always different, and usually very passionate. Christine Donovan, from Deerfield…

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Life, The Big Lebowski, and What Have You January 30, 2015 – Posted in: Blog, Books, Review

Lebowski ipsum dO YOU SEE WHAT HAPPENS, LARRY? Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit praesent ac magna justo pellentesque ac lectus quis. Mr. Lebowski asked me to repeat that: Her life is in your hands. Elit blandit fringilla a ut turpis praesent felis ligula, malesuada suscipit malesuada non. That is our most modestly priced receptacle. Ultrices non urna sed orci ipsum, placerat id condimentum rutrum, rhoncus. Yeah man, it really tied the room together. Ac…

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Two Books with Horrible Dating Advice – Posted in: Blog, Books, Love

When I was single, I hated dating—which is probably why I didn’t do much of it. There are so many unspoken rules, and girls play games, and it’s enough to make you want to become a celibate monk. Okay, it’s not quite that bad. Fortunately, I was lucky enough to find the right girl, and the rest is history. But even though my “game” probably sucked, I knew some common rules of dating. I mean, the…

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To place among other colors and forms – Posted in: Accessories, Review

A solid aluminum bar, painted a striking red-orange, and bearing the text “TO PLACE AMONG OTHER COLORS AND FORMS.” Limited to a numbered edition of 25 with accompanying edition card, produced and signed by Clark. This is an artwork intended to occupy different areas of your home over time, creating new relational experiences in areas you may have become “blind” to from over-familiarity. This piece asks you to re-see the arrangement it sits with as…

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Writing, Creativity and Motivation – Posted in: Accessories, Books, Inspiration, Posters, Review

Voltaire is reputed to have said to a client “… madam, here is the novel you commissioned it’s in two volumes, if I had more time I could have written it in one.” What a dramatic statement! It gets to the heart of new writers problems – how to be clear and concise. As an established writer I am frequently asked for advice but fail miserably in supplying answers. I have been writing now for…

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