Category Archives: Self-help

The Personal Business Plan: A Blueprint for Running Your Life

Stephen Bruyant-Langer explains the logic behind his recently released book, The Personal Business Plan: A Blueprint for Running Your Life.

 

As shown on thepersonalbusinessplan.com:

The Power of Pause Released in Taiwan

The Complex Chinese translation of Nance Guilmartin’s The Power of Pause was released on May 1st in Taiwan.

John Corcoran on Adult Literacy

From the San Diego Union Tribune:

corcoranADULT LITERACY DESERVES FOCUS

“My task, which I am trying to achieve by the power of the written word is to make you hear, to make you feel … to make you see.” Joseph Conrad, “Lord Jim”

The number of adults reading at an elementary-grade level has grown beyond the 50 percent level in the United States and continues to grow.

The ability to maximize our greatest potential as residents is founded upon each individual possessing basic literacy skills (the fundamentals of learning and communication). Yet we are ignoring the fact that 90 million adults living in America are challenged when reading the business language of the world: English. We can no longer accept the status quo that exists today in too many of our schools. More than 30 percent of our students drop out of school, and if you are African-American, it’s 50 percent, and if you’re Hispanic, it’s 54 percent.