Buck the System is now available! Step One: Watch the video Step Two: Read the book - available exclusively at the Amazon.com Kindle Store. Step Three: Start your project, write your book, launch your business, etc. Share it if you like it - thanks! - Randy
I recently listened to a very interesting radio interview with the drummer from Aerosmith, Joey Kramer. As I live outside Boston, it’s not unusual to hear Aerosmith band members on the radio when they pass through town since they’re from the area. What made this interview particularly interesting was the topic—gourmet coffee. Kramer was there to talk about Rockin’ and Roastin’, a business he launched in 2012. The interview started out covering the basics of the business—organic/eco-friendly grow methods, and the differences between the handful of coffees his company produces. Then the question of “why” came up. Why did Kramer start this business?
Here are the table of contents and introduction for Buck the System: Stop Marking Time and Start Making Noise! The book will be available exclusively in Kindle form through Amazon.com by the end of the month. Sign up on the right to receive an email alert once it's officially available.
A few months ago I read historian Steven Pressfield's Gates of Fire and it knocked me on my ass. After reading the last page I closed the book, set it down on my desk, and wondered how a human being could have created such an awe-inspiring work of art. It's about the Battle of Thermopylae (AKA "300") and I can't help but think Pressfield's version is exactly how things played out - word for word - straight down to King Leonidas' rousing speeches.
This is what I've been working on for the past six months - it'll be out sometime in February 2014. Buck the System is a call to action/kick in the pants for people who feel stuck in a rut. People with cool ideas but lots of reasons why they're not [...]
Thinking of buying copies of Norwich Matters or Norwich Heroes for Christmas? If so, consider ordering now. All book orders received before midnight December 19th will ship immediately and pre-Christmas delivery is guaranteed (U.S. Only...add some time for APOs). Also, If you'd like your books signed just send a note [...]
The following is an excerpt from Norwich Heroes. The Illusion Captain Chris Leitch and his crew of two couldn’t have been happier when they departed Grand Bahama Island aboard the Illusion, a beautiful 67-foot sailboat, bound for Newport, Rhode Island, where the boat’s new owners eagerly awaited its arrival. When [...]
Jack Weafer (NU'70) was as tough as woodpecker lips. He was a lifelong jock, competitive triathlete, successful psychotherapist, family man, and general overachiever accustomed to being in full control of his life. Then, one day, he unexpectedly fell backwards more than 50 feet into a rocky ravine - shattering everything [...]
This short 15 minute film has been about three months in the making. It's a blend of interviews, a few war stories, and some tips on research, writing, and publishing. I hope you enjoy it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHNuHkpHo_E See reviews of my books on Amazon.com See more comments about this video on [...]
Have you ever wondered about your family's military history but didn't know where to start? In honor of Memorial Day, Ancestry.com is offering FREE access to its military records through May 27th. This includes enlistment, draft, and service records dating back to the American Revolution. This is a great tool [...]