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Winston Churchill’s Reaction to Pearl Harbor

December 7th, 1941 A Day Which Will Live in Infamy On December 7th, 1941, the Empire of Japan launched a surprise attack on the United States Navy at Pearl Harbor. 2,403 Americans were killed and another 1,143 were wounded. Up to this point, President Roosevelt

The World’s First Boycott

Origins of the Term “Boycott” Introduction For a majority of the modern world, the term “Boycott” is synonymous with some of the greatest humans to ever grace the Earth. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela used the non-violent form of protest to reshape

How to Quit Your Job and Work From Home

Book: The $100 Startup By Chris Guillebeau About the Author: Chris Guillebeau is an entrepreneur, traveler, and writer. His previous book was The Art of Nonconformity. During a lifetime of self-employment and ventures ranging from online publishing to volunteer work in West Africa, he has visited

Why Benjamin Franklin Ran Away From Home at 17 Years Old

Book: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin By Benjamin Franklin About the Book: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is the unfinished record of Benjamin Franklin’s life written by Franklin himself and is one of the most influential examples of an autobiography ever written. Franklin’s account of

Discovering The ONE Thing

Book: The One Thing By Gary Keller with Jay Papasan About the Authors: Professionally, Gary’s ONE Thing is teaching. He excelled as a real estate salesperson by teaching clients how to make great home buying-and-selling decisions. As co-founder and chairman of the board, he built

How to Stop Making Excuses

Book: The Magic of Thinking Big By David J. Schwartz, PH.D. About the Author: David Schwartz was a professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta and the president of Creative Educational Services, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in leadership development, as well as a renowned

How Men and Women Get Stereotyped in the Workplace

Book: Compelling People By John Neffinger + Matthew Kohut Book Jacket: Everyone wants to be more appealing and effective, but few believe we can manage the personal magnetism of a Bill Clinton or an Oprah Winfrey. John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut trace the path to

Creating Social Currency

Book: Contagious By Jonah Berger According to Book Jacket: Jonah Berger is the James G. Campbell Assistant Professor of Marketing at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published dozens of articles in top-tier academic journals, and popular accounts of his work

Your Brain is Your B*tch

Book: You Are A Badass By Jen Sincero According to Book Jacket: Jen Sincero is a bestselling author and success coach who has helped countless people transform their personal and professional lives via her newsletters, seminars, private sessions, public appearances, articles, products, and books. A