SummaReview of Anthem by Ayn Rand

“While getting a taste of American life via the American films she watched in university, Ayn Rand knew that she would someday live there. While living in Chicago for six months with her relatives, she changed her name from Alissa Zinovievna Rosenbaum to Ayn Rand…” An excerpt from a profile of Ayn Rand on The Invisible Mentor. Ayn Rand is best known for her international bestsellers Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. Can you imagine living in a world where there is uniformity, everyone is the same, they are told what to think, where to work, where to live, what time to go to bed, and when to arise, and you are not allowed to form … [Read more...]

The Invisible Mentor Week in Review

This is what we talked about on The Invisible Mentor Blog this week: The Early History of the Airplane by Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright, Wisdom of Life Profile: Ayn Rand, Philosopher, Author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, and Senior Account Executive, National Speakers Bureau, Jeanne-Marie Robillard. Adventures in Learning An assortment of blog posts with information to help you in a variety of ways. Adventures in Learning: Learning Tools and Resources to Help You Succeed in Today’s Fast-Paced World  Booked for Mentoring The Early History of the Airplane by Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright is a great book for … [Read more...]

Wisdom of Life: Ayn Rand, Philosopher, Author of Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead

Ayn Rand - Mini Biography Wisdom of Life: It’s seldom that anyone moves straight to the top in their career. Ayn Rand wanted to become a writer, however, she had to work as a movie extra, junior screenwriter, filing clerk, head of the wardrobe department, freelance script reader to achieve her goal. But she always made sure that she carved out the time to write. Introduction: While getting a taste of American life via the American films she watched in university, Ayn Rand knew that she would some day live there. While living in Chicago for six months with her relatives, she changed her name from Alissa Zinovievna Rosenbaum to Ayn Rand. … [Read more...]

The Invisible Mentor Interviews Roger Dacre, Medical Doctor Part Two

Interviewee Name: Roger Dacre, Medical Doctor Company Name: Dr. Roger I Dacre Website: http://www.doctordacre.com Avil Beckford: Tell me a little bit about yourself. Dr. Roger Dacre: I was born in London, England and when I was about six years old my parents moved to Barbados. A year or so later they sent me back to attend boarding school in the UK. I attended medical school in the UK, in London, England and then I emigrated to Canada and did residency or specialty training in family medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. After that I worked for 10 years in my own family practice in Cambridge, Ontario and … [Read more...]