How to Lose Friends and Alienate People is a bare-faced satire on Dale Carnegie's worldwide best-selling book How to Win Friends and Influence People. It is also a self-help book, but it tackles the issue from the other side. Irving always considered that Dale Carnegie was all wrong when he encouraged people to smile and be optimistic. His philosophy is totally different. For Irving, great life achievements can be made by those who live negatively.
This story came to me in the form of a letter and email, and I am publishing it with the author's permission, I hope, word for word, with nothing changed or left out except the author's name and the city where he lives....
There are three great truths in the book Moneyball that will help you become more successful in your life.... On Balls Alone shows you what they are and why they are so important to you.
"I Guess He Needed The Money"
This is a horrible, true story. One person called it "gruesome". I agree with that statement. It is a story not for the faint of heart. Turn back now, if that is you. What it really is though, is a strong dose of reality. Not of just how frail life is and how quickly and horribly it can end, but also of how cold and inhumane people can be to each other. People in both low and high positions. You have been warned. I have told this story as I have heard it. All names have been changed except my own.
This article discusses the missing key that helped the author earn more money as a new indie writer. That key is speed, as evidenced by the Oregon Ducks. See how speed breaks all the traditional rules and can help you in the new and changing world of ePublishing.... Just like it did for the Ducks...and led them to a Rose Bowl Championship....
"Misleading... Not what I expected."
Jerry "Boogie" McCain was one of the last of the old Blues Musicians. He had three ways he could kill you. The best was with that blues harp. You don't want to know about the other two. I was fortunate enough to live in the same town as him and to talk with him just weeks before he died. This is what I know of him, and of his life, death, and funeral. I went to the funeral, and followed him all the way to his last resting place. By doing so I was present when the most important thing about Boogie was made known
This story is for all those who have ever wanted to see President Obama in person but couldn't. It tells what it was actually like to be there among the 50,000 or so other people that day, March 7, 2015, when the first black president of the United States of America came to speak at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama.
In the time of Eric Garner's death, what happens when a white man "can't breath." This is one white man's story.
When officials come to disinter a noted Civil War figure, they receive an a horrible surprise. The body is still bleeding. From the Mouth. But why. The wife and the gravedigger know. But they are not talking. It is up to the doctor among the group to find out why this could be happening. And he does.
WARNING: This short story is for adults only. It contains hard language and hard situations. Meet Candy: She's fallen for some wrong men in the past... And she's become a little more self-destructive each time. Now meet Jay. Her new love. The one who is going to take her all the way to the bottom.
The District Manager. You've met someone like him before. The question is, wouldn't the world be a better place... Without them?