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Showing posts from January, 2008

What's Write Today is The Secret

There is a great book called The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. Actually there is a DVD, a book and a Web site at about the secret.

The secret, according to the Web site is, "The secret teaches us that we create our lives, with every thought every minute of every day."

Big secret! I think I've known that since birth. The true secret is how to change your thinking when your thinking is destroying your life. The book does try to provide ways to change one's thoughts to be more positive and more grateful. I've tried these tips and techniques to no avail.

It's hard to turn over 40 years of thinking one way to thinking in another. I've tried. I've failed. Nonetheless, I believe in the secret and thinking the book is the ideal self-help book. The secrets of a successful happy life are simple and the book does not try to complicate matters.

It tells it like it is. If you think it, feel it, see it in your mind's eye, believe it --- it will happen in…

What's Write Today is Print Lives!

One of the great debates of late is whether print media is dead - killed off by digital media. I've read several articles of late that prove otherwise.

Print media is still king. One of our local newspapers had an editorial last month by the city editor that claims the newspaper's sales for the printed version are stronger today than ever. And, the full paper is online for everyone to read for free but they continue to sell the printed copy. And, they have even increased readership and sales because of the online version.

Selling Power magazine's publisher wrote in his editorial (November/December 2007 issue), "Last month I asked Selling Power readers to share your thoughts about print vs. online. I was floored by your overwhelming response in support of print."

Readers sent in commentary about their experiences with print vs. online. One reader commented about a business in northern Ohio going paperless then going out of business. Another reader commented, "We…