You Don’t Have A Life Plan??

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”

~ Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn (1930-2009) was an American author, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. His success in rising from very modest beginnings was often the topic of discussion at his speaking engagements. He was a much sought-after speaker in the personal development industry. Continue reading “You Don’t Have A Life Plan??”

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8. #RRBC: What was Divine Scepter Like?

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the eighth of many, which will follow.

Setting:   Nonnie and John follow their host, Professor Marco Rossini, back into the kitchen of his home on the University of Genesis City (UGC) campus. Marco finds an apron in a storage slider and hands it to Nonnie to put on. She reads the writing imprinted on the material and immediately lashes out at her host. Continue reading “8. #RRBC: What was Divine Scepter Like?”

Rejection’s Not Bad – Accept It!

“As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.”

~ Steve Mariboli

 

Tune in to the RAVE WAVES BlogTalkRadio show, ASPIRE TO INSPIRE where this post is the topic of a lively discussion. This is a production of Rave Reviews Book Club.

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Dr. Steve Maraboli is a highly successful American author, coach and mentor who calls himself a Life-Changing Speaker. His doctorate is in the behavioural sciences and he is described as the most quoted man alive. This quote interested me because Dr. Steve is talking about rejection, and like many other people, I have always feared rejection by people I want to join or to be with. Continue reading “Rejection’s Not Bad – Accept It!”

7. #RRBC: How Did the U.N. Take Over Space Travel?

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the seventh of many, which will follow.

Nonnie and John have followed their host, Professor Marco Rossini, back into his formal living room in his home on the UGC campus. They have settled back into their armchairs and look expectantly at Marco, who is about to explain to Nonnie how the UN was in a position to launch the mission into deep space to a planet they believed was habitable. Continue reading “7. #RRBC: How Did the U.N. Take Over Space Travel?”

Your Dream – Embrace It, Then Chase It!

“Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.”

~ Nido Qubein

Dr. Qubein is a businessman, motivational speaker and President of High Point University in North Carolina. Since 1974, he has given more than 5,000 presentations and penned more than a dozen books on leadership, sales, communication and other related topics. Continue reading “Your Dream – Embrace It, Then Chase It!”

Love Yourself – You’re Worth It!

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”

~ Buddha

 

Buddhism is based upon the teachings of Gautama Buddha who taught in eastern India over twenty-five centuries ago. His philosophy sought a middle way between unbridled sensuality and severe self discipline that would deny oneself any sensual pleasure. His teachings were handed down by oral tradition until put into writing four centuries later. Continue reading “Love Yourself – You’re Worth It!”

6. #RRBC: What’s the Nitednations, Papa?

Nonnie Jules is the founder and President of RAVE REVIEWS BOOK CLUB, as well as interviewer of RRBC authors in the famed, “Who’s On The Shelf With Nonnie?” interviews. Her interviewing skills are legendary and she decided to accompany Author, John Fioravanti, through space and time to another galaxy 700 years into the future. Nonnie’s goal is to meet the key personalities on planet Genesis featured in Fioravanti’s series, The Genesis Saga, and utilize her formidable skills to find out something more about these characters. This scene is the sixth of many, which will follow.

Setting:   Nonnie and I have followed our host, Professor Marco Rossini, into the cozy kitchen of his home on the University of Genesis City (UGC) campus. We are drinking coffee around his table and munching on cookies he baked himself. Marco interrupted a story “Marco Leaves Nonnie Hanging” about Jethro Hodge and his young grandson, Joachim, in order to serve refreshments. It looks like Nonnie is anxious for him to continue…
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