Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach, Book Review

Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach follows his bestselling Jonathan Livingston Seagull, which I loved. I can’t say the same thing about this book, and let’s get my bias out of the way, I detest books where you have a “sage” trying to show you your errant ways, directing you to the proper path. Or it could be my introverted self, speaking, getting annoyed at the notion of some well-meaning person forcing you to speak, when you do not want to. I love learning, and I am open to learn from others, but … [Read more...]

The Invisible Mentor 5-Stage Model Expanded

The Invisible Mentor 5-Stage Model Expanded Yesterday, I introduced The Invisible Mentor 5-Stage Model, and today in the final instalment in the series, I will expand it, to give you a clearer idea what it is about. The model is a professional development system, and for it to work for you, you have to devote the time. As some may know, last year, I embarked on an informal liberal arts education, where I took a number of courses online. Of the courses that I took, only one I paid for, and I bought it when it was 75 percent off. I spent considerable time choosing my courses, but I made a … [Read more...]

5 Stages of the Invisible Mentor Model

5 Stages of the Invisible Mentor Model Why Invisible Mentors? The ideas, examples and achievements of personally aligned role models can provide you with inspiration and stimulation that helps you refine and achieve your goals. That’s one of the reasons why readers love the invisible mentor interviews. Through articles, interviews, books, videos, podcasts, blogs and courses, the advice of successful and accomplished people is shared with you. Ongoing exposure to the works of effective practitioners will help you exercise critical thinking, support the discovery of information … [Read more...]