"Some say opportunity knocks only once. That is not true. Opportunity knocks all the time, but you have to be ready for it. If the chance comes, you must have the equipment to take advantage of it." Louis L'Amour
ARE YOU A MEMBER OR FACILITATOR OF A BOOK CLUB, STUDY GROUP, ORGANIZATION, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION OR WORKPLACE? THIS SERIES PROVIDES EXCELLENT MATERIAL FOR WORKSHOPS.
Starting out? Starting over? Retiring? Considering a life change? For fresh insights, ideas, approaches, skills, techniques, and realistic applications, explore:
Mining Your Resources AN INSPIRATIONAL BOOK/WORKSHOP SERIES BY NELLIE JACOBS
The metaphor of mining illuminated for me how we sometimes have to dig deep and work hard to find pure gold, precious gems or fuel for firing our imagination. JULIE WRATTEN UK specialist nurse/Coronary Heart Disease and Counsellor
To inspire with compelling stories, personal insights, specific skills and possible applications To provide stimulating indepth discussion in groups such as: • High Schools • Colleges •Continuing Adult Education • Career Counselling • Book Clubs • Study Groups•
To offer an interactive course guidebook for group leaders to help ignite the imagination of participants. Suitable for: • Facilitators •Therapists • HR personnel • Counsellors • Educatiors •
BETWEEN THE COVERS
• Probing Interviews/Case Histories • Interviewees' Lessons Learned • Personal Insight activities and workbook offer means for readers' self-discovery • Chapter-by-chapter Discussion Topics and Questions encourage self-reflection for readers/conversation and debate for groups
SOME TOPICS COVERED
• Family and work relationships • Education • Home-schooling • Alcoholism • Good/bad parenting • Résumés • Perceptions/misperceptions • Careers • Strategies for success • Creative thinking •
Nellie - your talent for evoking the real creative messages from all your guests is second to none!! The inspiration you provide for your listeners cannot be measured, because it is so great and far reaching. MARCI SEGAL - featured in Chapter 5 CEO Creativityland; Co-founder World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15-21
Nellie is an incredibly creative and innovative individual. I had the pleasure of being a guest in her radio show and was truly impressed her style and her ability to synthesize the information into valuable lessons.
Creativity academics and specialists, creative business people, and "extra"ordinary individuals who candidly describe their accomplishments, any “failures” or obstacles they encountered along the way, inner resources they’ve developed or relied upon, considerations they’ve taken into account, and specific details of how they attained their successes. These personal stories will touch you in different ways and degrees, ignite your imagination, and motivate your creative thinking.
Chapter 1: Michele Mele / Never Too Old to Follow Your Passion Chapter 2: Harry Van Bommel / Personal Experience=Opportunities Chapter 3: Karen Fraser / Making Opportunity Knock Chapter 4: Neil Doctorow / Perseverance Chapter 5: Marci Segal / Optimizing Your Creativity Chapter 6: Wendy Woods / Laughter. The "Ha-Ha" That Leads to "Ah-Ah"
Nellie combines creativity, curiosity, professionalism, encouragement and decades of media experiences to bring out the best in her radio program guests. She is a great listener and, therefore, a great interviewer. Knowing her through her published books as well means I am fortunate to be able to refer her to many colleagues in various fields. As the current generation says, "She's awesome!" HARRY VAN BOMMEL - Featured in Chapter 2 PSD Consultants
I love hearing the different ways in which the experiences of different people pertain to my life and how these great things people offer are things I can use in my life to make the world a better place! I find your contribution to the world's inspiration for creativity very fascinating and deeply moving! I have gotten a lot of inspiration from many of your guests as well as from your thoughts.
JAMIE STAGGS, Florida.
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Do you think that it is possible that all of your guests who have been bringing to you all of these life lessons are really being channelled through you just to so that I can get the messages? Whatever it is, it has been an enormous gift for me and I thank you. ANONYMOUS
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