It happens all the time.  I have every intention of writing, posting and keeping everyone informed of my efforts.  Yet, in the midst of all the traveling, I can’t seem to keep up with the tweets, texts, and other technological transmissions.

It got me to thinking….

1) If smart phones are so smart, why can’t I blog from one? Answer: (Because I am not the techie I so desperately want to believe I am).  It turns out I can blog from my phone (and not just because I think I can)! So I will be from now on as I hustle and bustle about.

2) On this million dollar quest of mine, I keep learning just how much more I have to learn (as you likely noted from my previous point).

3) Much of my learning has to be done as I travel, which generally requires extensive reading – and not just the Internet kind.  Yes, some of us still read books…and I without a kindle am likely to be seen with one of the paper persuasion (Xmas is coming up my friends – one can only hope).

4) Phones, books, blogs, and finance (my million dollar quest) make for a great combination!  Being one to share, I figured I could blog about it.  How being a reader-leader is changing my life and keeping me balanced as I embark down this million dollar path; specific titles that have been of assistance; and of course I’ll be doing it from my beloved Crackberry – Merlin the Magnificent.

Because I happen to be of the female persuasion, I’m often drawn to books more purposefully directed at women.  However, the open-minded man will find this information particularly useful.  (NOTE: Unless he tries to use it against a woman whose read the same books…then he’s straight out of luck).

I wish you all the best of everything on your respective journeys. Namaste.


Money Management & Investment
a) Suze Orman’s Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke (Suze Orman)
b) The Smart Cookies’ Guide to Making More Dough (with Jean Chatzky)
c) Girl, Get Your Money Right (Glinda Bridgforth)
d) Girl, Make Your Money Grow (Glinda Bridgforth)

Career Development/Lifestyle Design
a) The 4-Hour Workweek (Timothy Ferris)
b) Pitch Like a Girl (Ronna Litchenberg)
c) The Girl’s Guide to Kicking Your Career into Gear (Caitlin Friedman, Kimberly Yorio)
d) Women-omics (Claire Shipman, Katty Kay)

a) The Girl’s Guide to Owning a Million Dollar Business

Harmony & Balance
a) Until Today (Iyanla Vanzant)
b) Eat, Pray, Love (Liz Gilbert)
c) Deal Breakers (Bethany Marshall)
d) The Power of Who (Bob Beaudine)

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