My Publishing Values

From Hugh Howey: Value listing is one of the more important thought exercises I’ve discovered over the years. I was introduced to this by a friend, and my first attempt was to list my top 10 overall values in the world. This sounds easy enough, but you have to do it in order. So what … Read more

“Stone Dreams” by Akram Aylisli

From Words without Borders: The condition of the patient just delivered to the trauma department of one of the major Baku hospitals was very serious. They took the patient, who was lying unconscious on the gurney, along the very middle of the half-lit hospital corridor that stretched the length of the whole floor to the … Read more

How to Recognize If You’re Being ‘Lovebombed’ by a Narcissist

PG realizes that he probably forgot about Valentine Day, so he’s trying to make amends. From Lifehacker: Gary Chapman’s 1992 book The Five Love Languages described the various ways that people display affection in romantic relationships. It became something of a cultural touchstone, putting in relatable terms how people use physical touch, acts of service, … Read more

The Reluctant Mentor

The Reluctant Mentor

– A book by Lew Sauder and Jeff Porter In this fictional account of Stewart  Bicycle Manufacturing, Sauder and Porter explore the working relationship between a successful baby boomer business owner and his Generation Y employee. A self-made man, Roger created his mountain biking business without the help of social networking. Phil, a recent college graduate, […]

Consulting and Professional Services

Consulting and Professional Services

After reading a book by Lew Sauder,  Consulting 101: 101 Tips for Success in Consulting  I was so impressed with the book and the way Lew guides new and experienced Consultants and Service Professionals through story’s, anecdotes and hard facts, I approached Lew to narrate the book and produce it in Audiobook format. Since then, Lew and […]