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James Donaldson’s Book Review – Political Incorrections by Bill Maher

This was a hilarious collection of opening monologues from Bill Maher, taken from his previous show, “Politically Incorrect”. If it doesn’t have you doubling over in laughter, it will at least bring a smile to your face as you think back over the years on the various topics that Bill talks about. Of course, he goes over the Clinton years, Bush years, the OJ trial, and so many other crazy things we’ve lived through over the last couple of decades.

Once in a while, due to not having the current “context” the jokes and humor falls flat, but for the most part, if you are in any way a Bill Maher fan, you will get him and get this book as well.

I like good humor, especially stuff that’s relevant and current.

Enjoy this very funny read!

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Get Your Free Copy of Standing Above the Crowd Ebook

Standing above the Crowd is a book that will give you fantastic insights about how to “Stand Above the Crowd “versus “Standing out from the Crowd” ….. all without having to be 7 feet tall like your author James Donaldson.

You’ll find in this book that I share a lot of success strategies and how to live a life that will continue to have you standing above the crowd.  I share with you experiences that I’ve had throughout my years as a 20 year professional NBA basketball player, a 30-year owner of a small business, decades of leadership throughout various communities and a recent run towards an elected office in my hometown of Seattle Washington.

I take the approach that anyone can do it if you try and apply yourself ”.  How many times have you found yourself wanting to take advantage of an opportunity that’s right in front of you, only to talk yourself out of it because you don’t think you’re up to the task?  I’m here to tell you, that all successful people have the same thoughts, fears, and apprehensions, but yet the successful ones continue to forge on anyway.  Successful people are not afraid to try and sometimes come up short.  Successful people don’t always bat 100%.  Successful people have many failures that you don’t even hear about before you finally hear about the success that brings them to our attention.

There is an old Yoruba proverb that says: “Your Failures In Life Come From Not Realizing Your Nearness To Success When You Give Up”.  Wow, think of it, how close to success you probably really are when you give up on chasing and achieving your dreams!

You don’t need to be a self-starter and a self-motivated person like myself in order to “Stand above the Crowd”.  All you really need, is a vision, passion, their willingness to sacrifice short-term gain for your long-term goals, and then “stick to it” attitude that keeps your “Eyes on the Prize”.

One thing that you have to remember, is that all of us are essentially the same.  We come into this world as newborns, “bald, wrinkled and toothless” and we exit this world (God willing) “bald, wrinkled and toothless”.  So the question is, how we live our life between point “A”, when we enter, and point “B”, when we exit?

How do you want to live your life?  How do you want to stand above the crowd?  What kind of meaning and significance do you want your life to have?

“Standing above the Crowd” will help you to rise up above life’s dramas, traumas, pettiness, negativity, and dozens more situational issues that tend to keep us down and hold us back from achieving our dream and fulfilling our potential.

I’m a firm believer in that were placed here on this earth to be the best we can be.  If you’re a person of faith like I am, you’ll even see that in Scripture Jesus Christ says he has “come to give us life and to give us life abundantly”.  Is another beautiful thing?  We all deserve so much more, but yet many times we find a way to sabotage it and fall far short of our potential.

When I tell people about the book that I’ve written, “Standing above the Crowd” the first response tends to be, “well that’s easy for you to say, you’re already above the crowd” as they look up at me hopefully in admiration of my physical stature and height.  I quickly add a tagline on to the title and say, “maybe the name of the book should be, Standing above the Crowd…. without having to be 7 feet tall”.  I have fun with the title, and I have fun with everyone who talks about it with me.  But what I want to do, is encourage everyone that they too can stand above the crowd, without having to resort to outrageous tactics that can be embarrassing or damaging to their reputations.  After all, there’s a huge difference between being “famous” and “infamous”.  Both get you a lot of attention but one is a positive thing, and the other is a negative thing.

In this book, you’ll read stories about people I’ve worked with along the way and had tons more talent than I had, and much more physical ability than I could ever wish for, and were way smarter than I could ever hope to be, but I was able to compete alongside with them because of what I call my 3D Approach.

3-D Approach is as simple as remembering these three things and applying them:

  • Desire
  • Dedication
  • Discipline

It can’t get much more simple than that but yet for whatever reason many of us find ourselves coming up a little short (no pun intended).

In Standing above the Crowd, you’ll find helpful advice from the team of wonderful people that I’ve surrounded myself with throughout the years.  I’ve always believed in a team concept approach, because we truly can’t do it alone.

Enjoy your copy of Standing Above the Crowd! 

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Complimentary Stability for Seniors ebook: Presented by The Donaldson Clinic – Tip #10

“Stability is a huge concern for seniors as they lose muscle and bone mass. The good news is, there are a lot of things that you can do in order to ensure that this doesn’t become a big problem for you. Check out our eBook, Stability for Seniors, to learn about how you can make your body more stable, even as you grow older.” 

 

The Donaldson Clinic www.donaldsonclinic.com is presenting to you, a complimentary e-book, “Stability for Seniors”, that you can download, print out and have handy and helping those who are challenged a little bit with stability problems, weakness in the legs, difficulty in walking, standing or sitting, etc.

Download your free copy now!

 

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Complimentary Stability for Seniors ebook: Presented by The Donaldson Clinic – Tip #9

“The source of your stability is your core – your abdominal muscles, your hips, and your lower back. By doing exercises like planking, you will find that your core is a lot stronger. This will help with your balance and prevent issues like falling and instability from becoming a regular part of your life.” 

 

The Donaldson Clinic www.donaldsonclinic.com is presenting to you, a complimentary e-book, “Stability for Seniors”, that you can download, print out and have handy and helping those who are challenged a little bit with stability problems, weakness in the legs, difficulty in walking, standing or sitting, etc.

Download your free copy now!

 

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Complimentary Stability for Seniors ebook: Presented by The Donaldson Clinic – Tip #8

“When you’re adding exercise and/or balance activities to your routine is that you need to be able to listen to your body.  Is your body comfortable? Is it starting to become painful? Are there possible injuries occurring? You can prevent further issues by understanding and listening to your body as you exercise.” 

 

The Donaldson Clinic www.donaldsonclinic.com is presenting to you, a complimentary e-book, “Stability for Seniors”, that you can download, print out and have handy and helping those who are challenged a little bit with stability problems, weakness in the legs, difficulty in walking, standing or sitting, etc.

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James Donaldson’s Book Review – JFK and the Unspeakable by James Douglass

I think this book and the author, took us on a very interesting journey through the Oval Office, and the Cold War years, during the JFK administration.

Great insight and information that’s very helpful to piece together the tremendous stress and pressures that JFK was under, apparently from all sides, to keep us from nuclear annihilation, and manage two navigate us towards peace, and eventually allowing us to witness the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Also interwoven through this great book, was the “back-and-forth” between the military and intelligence agencies of the United States, who were committed to winning the Cold War at any cost, and JFK’s change of heart was a direct threat to their power and influence.

And, for additional intrigue, following along on the movements of Lee Harvey Oswald and his shadowy handlers, to the winding road in Dallas where an ambush awaited the president’s motorcade.

Very compelling, and fascinating! Especially coming on the heels of the just recently released “classified” JFK reports.

Great book for all of us history buffs out there!

 

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Complimentary Stability for Seniors ebook: Presented by The Donaldson Clinic – Tip #7

“As we grow older, our bodies are not quite as strong as they used to be. That’s why low-impact, but high result, exercises like yoga and/or Pilates can make a big difference in your balance and your health. Consider joining a class or working with a yoga teacher to get the best results. ” 

 

The Donaldson Clinic www.donaldsonclinic.com is presenting to you, a complimentary e-book, “Stability for Seniors”, that you can download, print out and have handy and helping those who are challenged a little bit with stability problems, weakness in the legs, difficulty in walking, standing or sitting, etc.

Download your free copy now!