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Drop Out And Get Schooled

Author : Patrick Bet-David
ISBN : 099744102X
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Education is broken and most graduates are broke. The purpose of this book is to start an important dialogue about college education. I will make the case for why I believe 70% of college students should drop out. The concept of giving our trust to the educational system without accountability has not worked. I believe it's time to ask serious questions: Why do we go to college in the first place? - Who should go to college and who shouldn't? - Can I succeed and do great things without college? - Why do tuition and textbooks cost as much as they do? - Have colleges simply become a big business (with tax-free status)? - Are the subjects taught in college sufficient for life or do we need an upgrade? Let me clarify something: this is NOT a book that declares that higher education is a terrible thing. Many professions require it, but I believe education can and does take place in many forms. As a college dropout and an autodidact, I've read over 1,200 books in the last 15 years and believe there are many paths we can take to get educated and do great things. Fair Warning: You may have passionate feelings about the points in this book. Regardless of how strong you feel one way or another, my desired outcome is to start a broad dialogue so we can process the issues - together. Ready?

The Next Perfect Storm

Author : Patrick Bet-David
ISBN : 9781938582417
Genre : Business & Economics
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The International Bestseller!_x000D_ _x000D_ What's next?_x000D_ _x000D_ Do you remember when the average annual return of a ninety-day CD at a bank in October of 1981 was 16.6%? How about the fact that the S&P 500 experienced a minimum annual rate of return of 21% in five consecutive years from 1995 to 1999? And let’s not forget how real estate had a record breaking decade in the 2000s with an annual rate of return of 9.27%. Do you ever wonder what the next boom will be? That’s exactly what this book is about. Patrick Bet-David explains how five different current conditions have combined to create the next perfect storm in an industry that’s been ignored for almost four decades._x000D_ _x000D_ Patrick Bet-David is the author of The 25 Laws for Doing the Impossible and The Next Perfect Storm. In October of 2009 Bet-David launched People Helping People (PHP) with a vision to create a different kind of financial services firm. In only two years, PHP grew to over 5,500 associates in thirty-three states, more than doubling in size year after year. PHP has now been recognized as the fastest growing financial services company in America (2011).

Doing The Impossible

Author : Patrick Bet-David
ISBN : 099762230X
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What does Doing the Impossible really mean? This book is for those who have a desire to achieve greatness and are ready to take the steps to turn that desire into a reality. At one point or another in this book, you will experience several different reactions - excitement, curiosity, joy, laughter, or even tears - but the ultimate goal is to encourage and challenge you to make a decision to do the impossible. That may have a totally different meaning to you than it did to Steve Jobs, Thomas Edison, or any of the other role models we will look at; but whatever Doing the Impossible means to you, the goal of this book is to help you realize that you have the capacity to do what the critics think is impossible. - Patrick Bet-David, Introduction to Doing the Impossible. Doing the Impossible is a roadmap for those who want to do something big with their lives. The book goes over 25 steps that the reader should take to re-create themselves, identify their cause, and make history. Patrick Bet-David shares his own impossible crusade and gives key principles for anyone looking to do the same.

The Life Of An Entreprenuer In 90 Pages

Author : Patrick Bet-David
ISBN : 0997441003
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an Entrepreneur? The purpose of "The Life of an Entrepreneur in 90 Pages' book is to help you lay a foundation to achieve your dreams. Many people have passion and a burning desire to achieve something more but need direction and assistance focusing their energy. In this book, I have outlined six key points on the path to experience the life of an entrepreneur. These points will become your personal "compass" and will help you point the way to setting a vision that is uniquely yours as you pursue your dreams. You will also get a glimpse into the lives of several very successful entrepreneurs along the way. The key points are: 1.The Truth - Accepting Reality 2.Vision - Looking Forward 3.Commitment - Staying with Your Vision 4.Resiliency - Recovering from Setbacks 5.Validation - Experiencing Confirmation 6.Drifting or Driving - The Challenge! My hope is that this book motivates you to action and you personally discover the satisfaction of the life of an entrepreneur.

College Without High School

Author : Blake Boles
ISBN : 9781550924367
Genre : Education
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Because the real world is the best education.

Getting Schooled

Author : Emma Chase
ISBN : 9780997426274
Genre : Fiction
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Head of the class... Garrett Daniels has this whole life thing figured out. The cocky, charismatic former high school star quarterback is an idolized football coach and "cool" teacher in the hometown where he's not just a golden boy — he's platinum. He has good friends, a great house on the lake, and the best damn sidekick a man could ask for: Snoopy, the albino beagle. Then...Callie Carpenter comes home. And knocks him right on his tight end zone. Back to school... Callie has a pretty sweet life herself...on the other side of the country. But circumstances — that she'd prefer to never speak of again — have brought her back home, helping out her parents and substitute teaching at her old high school. Now she's facing bickering, raging hormones, constant gossip, awkward weirdness, and drama galore...and that's just the teachers. Just like old times... When Garrett offers to show his former high school sweetheart the secrets of his winning teacher ways, Callie jumps at the chance - and then has to stop herself from jumping him. Good friends are all they can ever be. Or...these teachers just might end up getting schooled — by love.

Beyond Positive Thinking 30th Anniversary Edition

Author : Dr. Robert Anthony
ISBN : 9781683506768
Genre : Self-Help
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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.

Schooled

Author : Paul Langan
ISBN : 9781591941774
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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With low grades and bad advice from friends and family, Lionel Shepard has a hard time achieving his dream of playing basketball for Bluford High.

The Millionaire Dropout

Author : Vince Stanzione
ISBN : 9781118652770
Genre : Business & Economics
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If like millions of others you know deep down that you deserve to do better than where you are today, than this book is for you. Not a book based on old fashion theories or textbook scenarios, The Millionaire Dropout is instead based on tried and tested methods of increasing personal skills, increasing your wealth, improving your life-style and releasing all the personal power that is locked up inside you. Based on the author’s firsthand experience of bootstrapping himself out of failure, The Millionaire Dropout is for anyone who wants to learn the secrets for increasing their income and their standard of living. Divided into three sections readers will walk through the stages for taking control of their life, learning how to make more money, and learning how be smart with their successes. Everyone owes it to themselves to invest a little time and effort into increasing their standard of living and releasing the personal power that is locked up inside of us all.

Getting Schooled

Author : Garret Keizer
ISBN : 9780805096446
Genre : Education
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In this powerful, eloquent story of his return to the classroom, a former teacher offers a rousing defense of his beleaguered vocation Perhaps no profession is so constantly discussed, regulated, and maligned by non-practitioners as teaching. The voices of the teachers themselves are conspicuously missing. Defying this trend, teacher and writer Garret Keizer takes us to school—literally—in this arresting account of his return to the same rural Vermont high school where he taught fourteen years ago. Much has changed since then—a former student is his principal, standardized testing is the reigning god, and smoking in the boys' room has been supplanted by texting in the boys' room. More familiar are the effects of poverty, the exuberance of youth, and the staggering workload that technology has done as much to increase as to lighten. Telling the story of Keizer's year in the classroom, Getting Schooled takes us everywhere a teacher might go: from field trips to school plays to town meetings, from a kid's eureka moment to a parent's dark night of the soul. At once fiercely critical and deeply contemplative, Keizer exposes the obstacles that teachers face daily—and along the way takes aim at some cherished cant: that public education is doomed, that the heroic teacher is the cure for all that ails education, that educational reform can serve as a cheap substitute for societal reformation. Angry, humorous, and always hopeful, Getting Schooled is as good an argument as we are likely to hear for a substantive reassessment of our schools and those who struggle in them.

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