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Book winners and “7 Principles of Public Speaking”

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Here’s the next installment of our December book giveaway: “7 Principles of Public Speaking” by Richard Zeoli. You may not give keynote addresses, but these tips will help you lead team meetings and present at your next Chamber of Commerce event, for sure.

And, I’m still unpacking a Honda Civic’s worth of boxes, so stay tuned for more chances to build your library.

Congrats to the winners of our book giveaway so far! Hope you all enjoy them.

  • Jan Gross, Heritage Landscapes, San Anselmo, Calif.
  • Jerry Solis, Omega Lawn Care, Riverside, Calif.
  • Graham Oldreive, Ducke’s Lawn Care, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • David Burger, Burger Landscapes, Rome, Ill.
  • Paul E. Morgan, The RainHarvest Company, Snellville, Ga.
  • Matthew Lawonn, Lawonn Lawn & Landscaping, Milwaukee


December 9th, 2011 at 10:17 am

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A month’s worth of gifts – Built to Last

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The office clean out continues! Here’s the next installment in our December book giveaway: Jim Collins’ “Built to Last.”

After he published “Good to Great,” Collins’ books became legend in business as guides to success. Email me at if you want it.


December 8th, 2011 at 3:55 pm

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A month’s worth of gifts

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During the next week, we’re moving our editorial offices from our palatial corporate HQ in Richfield, Ohio, to our company’s historic main headquarters in Cleveland. Apart from making very important and serious decisions about desk assignments and where the printer needs to go, I’m also cleaning out my bookshelves.

So, all this month, I’ll be giving away the best business and books I’ve collected during the past few years. All you have to do is email me your mailing address, and our elves I will drop the book in the mail.

First up is Robert Glennon’s “Unquenchable: America’s Water Crisis and What to Do About It.” Glennon, a professor at the University of Arizona, spoke at the 2010 Irrigation Association show, and is an expert on water rights and the impact they’re having on our country. It’s a great read.


December 5th, 2011 at 7:58 am