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Benjamin Franklin: The First Mr. American

benjamin franklin

  To determine who is today’s “true great American” is a challenging question to answer definitively. Naturally, many might start (probably Americans first) by listing music and film stars (maybe Tom Hanks?), presidents, reality TV stars, businessmen… Some might take a more grounded approach, perhaps naming a scientist, explorer, or…

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As a Man Thinketh

Misliš stvaraš Džejms Alen As a man thinketh

  Do you know what common thread runs through names like Norman Vincent Peale, Tony Robbins, or the now-cult documentary/book “The Secret” by Rhonda Byrne, as well as dozens of other successful individuals in the world of business, motivation, and whatnot? They all share one thing in common: a small,…

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Norse Mythology

Norse Mythology 1

  Talking about Neil Gaiman and his artistic achievements really doesn’t make sense… the man has worked on comics, written novels and short stories, read books for audio editions, collaborated on movies and series, published publications… and won awards in whatever field he dabbled in. Although he might not be…

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The 10X Rule

The 10X Rule 2

  (deep sigh): Haaaaaaaaa…… The 10X Rule…… what to say/write when you encounter people like Gary Vaynerchuk, Brendon Burchard, Dan Lok, Robert Kiyosaki, Tim Ferriss, Tony Robbins…or Grant Cardone? What is truth, and what is illusion when it comes to these people? Are they individuals who first achieved some success,…

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99 Sufi Stories

99 sufijskih prica

  I have always believed that “stories are meant to put small children to sleep and “wake up” the adults”. As children, we enjoy these tales (fairy tales, fables, anecdotes…), that is, their mystical/fantasy/fantastic element. As we grow older, we realize that many of these stories carry significant and meaningful…

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The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick 3

  When I finished reading the novella “The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick,” I wasn’t sure how to approach this work by Peter Handke. Did I like this book or not? Should I have perhaps started with one of his more recent works, instead of one of his earliest…

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Everything Is F*cked

Ma sve je sjebano everything is fucked up Mark Manson

  One of the most-read texts on this blog (in fact, this text is still the champion in terms of the number of visits) is the review of Mark Manson’s book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck”. This book ended up on my shelf known as the “Shelf…

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Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Put mirnog ratnika Peaceful warrior

  This book and I go way back… there’s a lot of history there. How much, I wonder… about seven or eight years? Maybe a year more? When I first saw the book “Way of the Peaceful Warrior”, its title (including the cover) caught my attention, as did some quotes…

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Volvo Trucks

Volvo kamioni Erlend Lu

  Do you remember our friend Doppler from the novel of the same name by Erlend Loe? Our Norwegian friend who had enough of everything and went to live in the forest? As you probably recall, our brilliant friend, on one hand, had grown weary of people and their presence,…

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My Grandma the Zen Buddhist

Moja baba zen budista

  After his first book “The Path of Change,” Sinisa Ubovic’s second book has decided to navigate the waters dominated by works like “The Alchemist” (Paulo Coelho) and “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari” and “The 5 AM Club” (Robin Sharma). These works, let’s call them, are “inspirational-motivational novels.” The…

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