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Alternate Posting Location: Book Review of How Winning Works

The Fire Geezer was kind enough to publish my review of How Winning Works: 8 Essential Leadership Lessons for the Toughest Teams on Earth. The author, Robyn Benincasa, is a firefighter/EMT and a very accomplished adventure racer.

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Book Review: Official Guide to Blogging for EMS

The  by Dave Konig lays out the practical steps to beginning as a blogger in emergency medical services (or any healthcare topic) and answers many common questions asked by new bloggers. In the Kindle ebook Dave explains blogging platforms, the importance of blogger identity, types of posts and media content, and wisely guides readers through […]

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Book Review: Resurrecting the Street after 9/11

Note: RESURRECTING THE STREET will be free for Amazon Kindle download between September 7th and September 11th. : Overcoming the Greatest Operational Crisis in History is an account of the impacts of the September 11, 2001 terrorism attacks on the World Trade Center on the financial markets, with a focus on the trading and settlement […]

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Book Review: A Never Event

 is the chronicle of nearly 100 patients of the Fremont Cancer Center that were infected with hepatitis C through poor infection control practices and what I believe to be criminal actions of the nurses and physician running the clinic. I stumbled upon A Never Event while browsing through the Kindle Owners Lending Library. The cover […]

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Book Review: 2 Weeks a Year Finding Humor in Iraq

, by SSG Trent Cherin, is an ebook chronicle of SSG Cherin’s experience deployed in Iraq for a year spanning 2003 and 2004. 2 Weeks a Year caught my eye as I was browsing the Kindle owners lending library because the cover photo is of the author standing in front of an Army Ambulance. SSG […]

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Book Review: Google+ for Business by Chris Brogan

Google+ is Google’s foray into social networking and how to use it for business is the topic of  by marketing expert and social media evangelist Chris Brogan. In the book, which I read on my Kindle Fire, Chris overviews Google+ with a focus on business. Considering the challenge of writing a book during the infancy of the […]

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Book Review: Three Cups

I was fortunate to receive a review copy of  (Amazon affiliate link) from booksneeze.com just before Christmas. In a quick and easy to understand parable, Three Cups introduces children to some foundational money management principles. Any household or personal budget needs to begin with spending, saving, and giving equal to what you make. The Three […]

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Book Review: Nothing to Lose, Everything to Gain

How I went from gang member to multimillionaire entrepreneur by Ryan Blair. For reasons not totally clear or obvious to me a book publicist sent me (Amazon Affiliate link) by Ryan Blair. Because I am generally interested in business and self-improvement books I decided to give the book a read. Attitude, Determination, and Influential People […]

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Book Review: Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog: the true story of a blind man, his guide dog, and the triumph of trust at Ground Zero. (Amazon Affiliate Link) is an interesting and captivating story of Michael Hingson and his guide dog Roselle. The book begins early on the morning of September 11, 2001 as Mike and Roselle wait out a […]

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Book Review: Poke the Box

 is the first manifesto published by Seth Godin’s new venture the Domino Project. The premise of the book is: 1. You have ideas. 2. Start working on an idea. 3. Ship the results of your idea. 4. Repeat. You can do this. Go. Ship. Now.