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Amazon Celebrates World Book Day with Global Free Library in Seattle Thursday April 20

Amazon World Book Day OffersWHAT:                On Thursday, April 20, Amazon invites the Seattle community to come together to celebrate reading and inspire everyone to take some time for reading and books, in honor of World Book Day (which falls on Sunday, April 23rd). 

Amazon will host its first ever celebration of World Book Day with a Global Free Library at the Van Vorst Library and courtyard. The Seattle event is one of several in a series of Global Free Library events being held in 12 countries around the world.                    

Leading up to the event, Amazon employees and book publishers will donate books to supply the free library, allowing community members to bring a book to donate and take a book home to enjoy. Each attendee will be able to share the personal significance of the book they brought to donate on a unique bookmark provided to place inside the book for the next person to enjoy. 

In addition to the free library, the event will include Continue Reading

Frank Romano’s New Breakthroughs In The Drive For Peace In The Middle East: Changing Public Opinion Through Interfaith Unification

Frank Romano Works For Peace in the Middle East Frank Romano, PhD, doesn’t merely talk about the possibility of sustainable peace in the Middle East, he champions programs through interfaith unification and has seen first-hand the results of these efforts.  Even though Frank Romano has found himself in dangerous situations, he has spent decades of his… Continue Reading

Five Steps to Integrating Coaching into your Talent Management Strategy

by Renée Robertson Coaching means many things to many people. Many times a certain technique that is referred to as “coaching,” isn’t really coaching at all; it’s actually counseling or feedback. For example, you may have heard or had this happen to you – a manager will say, “Let me give you some coaching around… Continue Reading

Squaring to Bunt: Transparency Shows

By Beth Noymer Levine In 2003, during the investigation into steroid use among Major League Baseball players, many players issue denials. Yankees first baseman Jason Giambi never denies his use to the grand jury, but it takes him four more years to publicly acknowledge it and apologize. “I was wrong for doing that stuff,” Giambi… Continue Reading

Got Talent? TALENT MANAGEMENT EXPERT’S TIPS FOR DRIVING CHANGE AND BUSINESS GROWTH THROUGH INTERNAL COACHING PROGRAMS

As a former Fortune 500 Director of Talent Development, Renée Robertson designed and implemented a groundbreaking internal coaching program. This program earned Robertson her first of two International Coach Federation’s prestigious Prism Award, making her one of only nineteen winners globally. This program engaged more than 600 leaders from all functional areas of the company… Continue Reading

Author Uses Real-Life Examples To Help Parents Improve Communication With Their Kids In Behind The Counselor’s Door

Warren, MI, June 19, 2015 – Kevin Kuczynski’s compelling collection of real problems he’s encountered over his years as a counselor in a high school draws from the perspective of the students themselves. Behind the Counselor’s Door: Teenagers’ True Confessions, Trials, and Triumphs (HCI Books) bridges the gap between adults and teenagers and has the… Continue Reading