Year: 2014

Improvements to Amazon Kindle book samples

Ramon Thomas /December 26, 2014

We recently received this message from Amazon.com: We are pleased to let you know about some improvements that we made to Kindle book samples: – Samples that you download from the Kindle book store will now be saved in the cloud so that you can access and read them on any supported Amazon device or Continue Reading →

Creative Gratitude before Christmas 2014

webmaster /December 19, 2014

From Strategic Coach: The world is constantly creating enormous capability on your behalf. The trick is to be tuned in so you can see it and take advantage of it. This begins with gratitude. Without that mindset, you don’t have any awareness of your resources and opportunities. But when you have it, you suddenly appreciate—and Continue Reading →

Toastmasters Reveals 2014 International Convention Speakers

webmaster /July 27, 2014

California, July 16, 2014 – Toastmasters announced the featured speakers for its upcoming 2014 International Convention. The lineup of presenters is highlighted by former Head of Development at BBC Television, Robin Sieger and Malaysian media CEO Rohana Rozhan. “We have an impressive and diverse group of speakers who represent the excellence that Toastmasters speakers are Continue Reading →

Logic and illogic in education

Ramon Thomas /June 10, 2014

This week’s guest blog is by Jon Rappoport. I’ve engaged with Jon Rappoport since 2012 and studied his material on imagination. I’m confident this course in logic is worth the investment.   In two of my collections, The Matrix Revealed and Power Outside The Matrix, I include training in the art of logic and critical Continue Reading →

The higher-education bubble

webmaster /May 19, 2014

Education is a bubble in a classic sense. To call something a bubble, it must be overpriced and there must be an intense belief in it. Housing was a classic bubble, as were tech stocks in the ’90s, because they were both very overvalued, but there was an incredibly widespread belief that almost could not Continue Reading →

Stop Stealing Dreams

Ramon Thomas /May 18, 2014

STOP STEALING DREAMS: On the future of education & what we can do about it. Seth Godin unravels the reason why we have school, and asks the question, “What is school for today?” in the post-factory world. Seth Godin is the author of 14 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been Continue Reading →

Seth Godin on Education Reform

Ramon Thomas /May 12, 2014

Seth Godin interviewed by Graham Brown-Martin about education reform. After watching this I’m confident Seth Godin has read the books of John Taylor Gatto, author of Underground History of (American) Education.