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My Top Five Most Meaningful, Thought-Provoking Podcasts

I used to think that podcasts were a waste of time or just a thing for geeks. I thought that if you wanted to learn something, you should listen to audiobooks on… 261 more words


Things about today:

  1. I finished another Malcolm Gladwell book, Outliers, and, naturally, feel like a total genius, totally inspired (as is the usual with his books).
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Build a Page of Jam...

Word of the Day: Alterocentric – A person who places their primary focus on others.

According to Lisa Cron at Writers Helping Writers, the author should make the protagonist bleed.  285 more words

The Influencers...

Angela Ackerman wrote a great article: How to Find and Reach Influencers and Help Promote Your Book.  You can find it: https://www.janefriedman.com/how-authors-can-find-readers/

“Let the world burn through you. 223 more words

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell and 'The Tipping Point'

In his 2002 book The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make A Big Difference, Malcolm Gladwell tells us that “[t]he tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” I’ve been studying the notion of influence and persuasion recently, and read… 387 more words


How to Stop Mass Shootings?

We Don’t Know How to Stop Mass Shootings

It’s time to face facts. At this moment in American history, we don’t know how to stop — or even seriously reduce — mass shootings. 337 more words


"Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell review

Everyone should read “Outliers.” I make that recommendation with zero reservations. “Outliers: The Story of Success” was actually recommended to me by a former coworker who said she read it early on in her career and it changed the way she looked at the world. 211 more words