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Jack Kennedy’s Reading Obsession

President John F. Kennedy A Reading Beast In Historic Conversations On Life With John F. Kennedy, Jacqueline Kennedy sits down with Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. in 1964 to discuss her foregone life alongside the recently assassinated president. This heartfelt perspective on JFK’s life behind closed

Death Plagued and Forged President Andrew Jackson

Death and Andrew Jackson Early Years Father’s Death Andrew Jackson was born on March 15th, 1767. Since that day he claimed he had “been tossed upon the waves of fortune.” Jackson’s personality is nearly impossible to sum up in a single sentence. On one hand,

Michael Phelps and Bob Bowman

The Golden Rules by Bob Bowman

Bob Bowman AKA Lifelong Coach of Michael Phelps Rule 1: Where do you want to go? With the end-vision in mind, you are able to create a starting point. Think about it like a treasure map. “X” marks the spot is where the treasured goal

Wall Street Bull

How to Castrate a Bull by Dave Hitz

Book: How to Castrate a Bull by Dave Hitz “On Taking Risks” Launching NetApp Dave Hitz built a multi-billion dollar business in Silicon Valley that he and his partners named NetApp. They offer hybrid cloud data services for the management of applications and data across

Jim Collins

Good to Great by Jim Collins: “First Who…Then What”

Book: Good to Great by Jim Collins “First Who…Then What” Discovering the Strategy When reviewing the strategies used by the executives who took their companies from good to great, Jim Collins finds that: “…They first got the right people on the bus (and the wrong

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen Was Kicked Out of His First Band

Book: Born to Run By Bruce Springsteen Upon reading Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, Born to Run, it was shocking to learn that the now legendary rockstar was booted from his first band; not only that but a crew he had put together himself! Thankfully, Bruce was