TOP NON-FICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR

TOP NON-FICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR

The winner of the annual NIEA award for best work of Non-fiction went to David Rose for his SUPER SIGHT. UNDAUNTED was one of five Finalists. Read more about all five books…

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TOP NEW BOOKS ON LEADERSHIP

TOP NEW BOOKS ON LEADERSHIP

  I wish to offer my congratulations to Lisa Gable for earning this year’s NIEA* Award for best new book on Leadership.  Lisa is the Author of Turnaround: How to Change Course When Things are Going South.  In the book, the hands-on executive and Wall Street...

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CULTURE AS A COHESIVE FORCE

CULTURE AS A COHESIVE FORCE

My colleagues’ reaction to the horrors on 9/11 and their resolve to quickly rebuild the company was driven by more than just human instinct. Despite the utter horror that rained down on the people of Baseline, I witnessed the company’s strong corporate culture take center stage. Read more…

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FINDING THE RIGHT PHOTOS

FINDING THE RIGHT PHOTOS

  “A picture paints a thousand words” is an often-used cliché that holds much truth.  By itself, without human explanation, a photo or a painting can connote time and place.  They can also elicit feelings of warmth, coolness, despair, dread or even pure joy. ...

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A PROUD AND PRODUCTIVE SON OF 9/11

A PROUD AND PRODUCTIVE SON OF 9/11

  On September 11, 2001, ten-month-old Jake Campbell lost his loving mother due to a murderous act of hate.  Jill Maurer Campbell was the executive assistant to the founder and CEO of Baseline Financial Services, which was headquartered at the World Trade Center....

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MARATHON METTLE

MARATHON METTLE

  On November 7 of this year, Kellie Kenny will run the New York City marathon. It will be her first NYC marathon since she ran it twenty years ago in November 2001—soon after the horrific events of 9/11. Kellie’s decision to run this particular race again is...

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HOBOKEN HORROR

HOBOKEN HORROR

  On September 11, 2001, the quaint, square-mile, urban town of Hoboken, New Jersey found itself right smack dab in the middle of the chaos. Located on the banks of the Hudson River overlooking Manhattan, Hoboken serves the entire state as a very important...

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THREE-BOOK GIVEAWAY

THREE-BOOK GIVEAWAY

Now through August 23rd, 2021, sign up for my mailing list and you are automatically entered to win 1 of 3 copies of The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11, by Garrett M. Graff.

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THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE

THE CITY OF BROTHERLY LOVE

  Imagine for just a moment… It’s Noon on September 11, 2001, and you reported to work this morning at the World Trade Center in New York City. You are thankful to be alive, but feelings of gratitude are the furthest thing from your mind. You’re still not exactly...

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ALL HAIL, THE FIRST RESPONDERS!

ALL HAIL, THE FIRST RESPONDERS!

  On 9/11, several thousand on- and off-duty police and rescue personnel responded to the calls for assistance. As thousands of office workers fled the World Trade Center, these heroes ran in the opposite direction. They did not hesitate. They sprinted into the...

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