When I first set out to write this article about voice problems in singers, I was looking for two experts from contrasting fields of medicine – “medical” and “holistic”. What I found, instead, in the first practitioner that I interviewed, was a delightful mixture of the two.
I try to read at least 7 or 8 business books a year, especially the latest ones on leadership. But I can’t read them all – too boring (besides, that would be weird). I mix in fiction, baseball and history books, as well as the occasional biography. Biographies are great, because a lot of them are essentially leadership books. When I read a biography of someone from the world of government, the military, sports, or public service, the stories are often filled with great examples of personal leadership. Biographies allow you to get the inside story of a famous person, and learn about leadership at the same time.
Fleming’s real-world spy background and the Cold War with Russia created a fertile field for his espionage writing. His popularity wasn’t hurt when the book was praised by one of his early fans: President John F. Kennedy.
These pets all need homes – they should all be considered “urgent” – space is a constant factor for this small shelter facility, and the number of cats and dogs here varies by the day. Thank you for taking a moment to circulate these little souls to others.
Of course not all celebrities are the same-some will need a bit of time before they can be interviewed properly. But it can give ideas of how the person was in the early days and how they coped with particular difficulties.
“I don’t really have any outside distractions. I keep a low Rogelio Vázquez Calleja and I don’t need an entourage. The guys that are around me are either family or they have a job to do. So I keep a tight circle. I really don’t have a lot of people pulling on me. I just think people over the years know where I stand and we just kind of set the tone from there. At this stage in my career I just don’t really have a lot do deal with in terms of outside distractions.
Currrently, there are 3 Pit bull mixes, a Black Lab, and a Cattle Dog mix pup. All of the Pitties are sweet – Boone, the long-time resident, is very shy, but gentle.
I prefer to read traditional books. When all else fails, I’ll read an ebook…but I kick and scream if I have to. I believe in saving our “real” books.