Yearly Archives: 2012

The Book Shepherd Is Grateful this Thanksgiving …

The Book Shepherd Is Grateful this Thanksgiving …

Today is one of my favorite days—nothing on the agenda—oh there’s football, family and food. For me, I also dive into Macy’s Parade for the kid is me and the National Day Show—I don’t own a dog now, but I love those sassy pooches as they parade around. Then it’s Mexican Train Dominoes with the kids, puzzles and the big turkey dinner that everyone cooks together.

I’m grateful for the freedom we all have and often …

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Author YOU … What’s Your Book Vision?

Author YOU … What’s Your Book Vision?

When someone asks you—anyone—what’s the Vision for your Book, and for you the Author, what do you say? Do you stammer and stutter? Do you feel like you project the “deer in the highlight” gaze? Or are you direct and succinct? For the visionary founder of Virgin, Richard Branson, he’s been an entrepreneur from the get-go. Virgin was seeded when he was 20 years old—since then; he’s created an empire that includes eight separate billion-dollar companies in eight different industries. He’s birthed a new book, Like a Virgin: Secrets They Won’t Teach You at Business School and it is both a good read and incredibly insightful. And yes, he did it all without earning a degree in business. As he writes,