OK, this is shameless promotion, but I’m doing a year-end/holiday push. A few months ago, I published my first ebook on Amazon. It has nothing to do with insurance. It consists of 52 of my favorite quotations, each accompanied by a very short essay on the subject. The idea is that each week of the next year can begin with an inspirational or thought-provoking quotation and some hopefully wise observations about it.

For a video preview of the book, including several quotational excerpts, CLICK HERE.

Here is a list of the topics for each week’s quotation and essay:

Week 1: Coping with adversity
Week 2: Self-pity
Week 3: The ‘good old days’ illusion
Week 4: Time indigestion
Week 5: Carpe diem
Week 6: Tapping your potential
Week 7: An ounce of prevention
Week 8: Procrastination
Week 9: Stereotyping
Week 10: Risk management
Week 11: Hidden wealth
Week 12: Communication
Week 13: Finding a job you love
Week 14: Making the most of a job you don’t love
Week 15: Distorting the truth
Week 16: Cherry picking data
Week 17: Balance
Week 18: Parenthood
Week 19: Efficiency vs. effectiveness
Week 20: Bigotry and hate
Week 21: Don’t sweat the small stuff
Week 22: War and peace and friends and foes
Week 23: Charity
Week 24: Don’t put off until tomorrow…
Week 25: Excellence
Week 26: Why time flies
Week 27: It’s the journey as well as the destination
Week 28: When right is wrong
Week 29: Measuring your wealth
Week 30: The rush to judgment
Week 31: Fear
Week 32: Responsibility
Week 33: Parents and teenagers
Week 34: Listening
Week 35: Three keys to happiness
Week 36: Conscience and the law of majority
Week 37: Perception vs. reality
Week 38: The foundation of society
Week 39: Excellence and doing what’s right
Week 40: Principle vs. preference
Week 41: Attitude
Week 42: Individuality
Week 43: Age and perspective
Week 44: Wealth and the greenness of grass
Week 45: Honesty
Week 46: Lying, a double-edged sword
Week 47: Priorities
Week 48: Honor
Week 49: Empathy
Week 50: Politics
Week 51: Three kinds of personal failure
Week 52: Happiness

Do you know someone who loves quotations? Do you know someone interested in motivational books? Do you know someone who might appreciate this as a gift because you can’t think of anything else to give them? Are you looking for a unique gift for family, friends, employees, coworkers, customers, etc.? Amazon allows you to gift ebooks or buy and share them electronically…you can even have Amazon send the gift email on a particular day (like Christmas eve).

In addition, the book includes a link to yet another book of 1,500 quotations that includes a section on how to use quotations in your speaking and writing. The PDF download is absolutely free to anyone who buys the “52 Greatest” book. You’ll find the link on a page early in the book and near the end.

For more information or to order the book on Amazon, click here.

Thanks for indulging me!

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Bill Wilson

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One of the premier insurance educators in America on form, coverage, and technical issues; Founder and director of the Big “I” Virtual University; Retired Assoc. VP of Education and Research from Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America. Reprint Request Information