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David Krueger MD

David Krueger MD announces the launch of The NeuroMentor® Institute of Peak Performance Training Program • Peak Performance PlayBooks: The Mind and Brain Science of Performance Preparation, Practice, and Optimization • 7 Peak Performance Webinars offer practical guidance for coaches and clients/players to strategically apply the mind and brain sciences to achieve and sustain optimum success. The Table of Contents of the 3 PlayBooks and the Outline of the 7 Webinars at “Sneak Peek” on www.NeuroMentorInstitute.com show the scope of the material. Associated website

Jyrki Penttinen

Jyrki Penttinen has released 5G Dictionary: Terminology and Definitions. It presents essential terms and their common-sense descriptions about the fifth generation cellular system. Telecommunications is known for the overwhelming amount of abbreviations. The issue is that many entities such as standardization bodies, mobile network operators, device manufacturers, service providers, seasoned professionals, and consumers alike, usually have their own, established “language” when referring to the details of 5G. These different terms and their varying interpretations may often cause confusions. 5G Dictionary brings a solution to this issue and clarifies the most important 5G-related terms easing the interpretation of technical documents and communications. Associated website

Mickey Goodman

Mickey Goodman's latest book for Vince Spinnato, My Pursuit of Beauty: A Cosmetic Chemist Reveals the Glitz, the Glam and the Batsh*t crazy, debuted January 10 and drew praise from Tori Spelling and Lorna Luft, Judy Garland's daughter. HOW DO I ADD THE BOOK COVER? Associated website

G. Gaynor (Jerry) McTigue

Jerry (G. Gaynor) McTigue's seventh book, Business Blather: Stop Using Words That Sound Good But Say Nothing!, was published in January, 2021 by Pick Me Up Books. The writing and speaking guide blasts the pretentious language, bewildering jargon, annoying acronyms, and numbing wordiness plaguing business discourse today, while arming readers with powerful tools and advice for creating clear, concise, high-impact business communications of all types. Associated website

Charles Fishkin

Charles A. Fishkin has written an article that discuses how organizations can create effective risk management programs to address unwanted risk that can give rise to financial losses or reputational damage. The article further discusses the appropriate role of risk committees as components of a risk management program. The article was published online on Risk.Net, a website for finance professionals. Associated website

Rosemary Keevil

The Art of Losing It: A Memoir of Grief and Addiction, by Rosemary Keevil, published October, 2020 Associated website

Harvey Rachlin

Harvey Rachlin wrote an opinion article for the New York Daily News entitled "What About Titles for the Rest of Us?" Following the brouhaha that resulted from the Wall Street Journal op-ed about the "Dr." title used by Jill Biden (as well as all others who have an M.D., Ph.D or Ed.D degree), Rachlin's piece discusses the mediocre "M" prefixes (Ms., Mrs., Mr.) the rest of us are stuck with. Associated website Associated website

David Krueger

David Krueger contributed a chapter, “Sustaining Extreme Success: Mindset Matters for Peak Performance” to the recently released Amazon #1 Bestseller, The Successful Mind: Tools to Living a Purposeful, Productive, and Happy Life.   Erik Seversen, Editor (Thin Leaf Press, Los Angeles, CA)This chapter is excerpted from the NeuroMentor® Institute of Peak Performance Training Program.  Associated website

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    – Sidney Sheldon
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