DMV REI Mastermind Book Club Teleconference

  • May 28, 2014 · 8:00 PM
  • Teleconference/Webina­r

Today we will discuss books of interest.Please share from any book you have read that has inspired you to do and become more as an Entreprenuer. We are still working out the details of the book club, so please bring your ideas and positive attitude.  

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How this works:

You purchase and read/listen to the book. You will update the group here on MEETUP as to where you are in the book and your 'aha' moments. We will meet via teleconference/in-person and discuss the book on the last Wednesday of the month.

Lifelong benefits of joining a Book Club:

Everyone knows that reading expands your horizons and book clubs help to do this at an even greater level, with the in-depth discussions and assimilations of different viewpoints all contributing to increasing your knowledge and appreciation of the world around you.

Joining a reading group can also help to extend your reading, as you'll be tempted to try different types of books that you might not otherwise have chosen by yourself. Many people can become accustomed to the comfort of reading in a favourite genre and may not realise how much they might actually enjoy an altogether different type of book, until they are persuaded to try by other members of the reading group.

Discussing books helps to reinforce things in your mind and enable you to retain information better.

Each new book allows you the opportunity to "start afresh" and "do better" - whether it is with more participation, improved leadership of discussions, more commitment to reading or simply better retention of the information learnt.

Participating in reading group discussions does wonders for your communication skills, teaching you to listen to different points of view and different ways of expression, as well as "discuss and disagree" without resorting to emotional arguments. It teaches you to be both honest and yet tactful, which is a difficult but extremely valuable skill. It provides great experience for use in other arenas, such as work and business - and even family events - so that you learn to express yourself appropriately and accept disagreements without taking it personally.

For those shy of public speaking, book clubs are a great way to start practising expressing your opinions to an audience or summarising information and presenting it in a coherent and engaging way.

For those with writing aspirations, book clubs can be a wonderful breeding ground for ideas as well as provide the motivation for you to pen your own literary masterpiece. Listening to other people's assessment of a book and their discussion of likes and dislikes about plot, character and style, can help enormously in your quest to become a better, more successful writer.

Last but not least, book clubs are great social forums and provide many opportunities to meet and befriend new people from all walks of life, as well as providing an enjoyable and meaningful addition to your social calendar.


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  • Tori J. M.

    Beyond Positive Thinking

    A common-sense approach to achieving success in one's life offers workable, step-by-step methods and positive visualization techniques to help readers personalize goals, trust creativity, transcend old beliefs and limitations, and transform positive thinking into positive action. Original published in 1988 Berkley Publishing under the title of ""The Advanced Formula For Total Success."" For 13 years it continued to sell under that title. In 2002 Berkley Publishing discontinued publishing ""The Advanced Formula For Total Success."" As soon as it went out of print, it became a collector's item with copies selling for up to $100 per copy on the Amazon.com used books marketplace. In 2003 Dr. Anthony decided to update the book and republish it under the original name of Beyond Positive Thinking with an introduction by Joe Vitale.

    1 · May 28, 2014

  • Angela

    Today we will discuss books of interest.Please share from any book you have read that has inspired you to do and become more as an Entreprenuer. We are still working out the details of the book club, so please bring your ideas and positive attitude.

    May 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    What book is being discussed tomorrow?

    May 27, 2014

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