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Yes. Lessons from Elvis! What sort of lessons are we suggesting from this iconic singer who gyrated his way onto television and the big screen? The anniversary of the death of ‘The King’ is August 16. Elvis left behind, a huge fan base, music and movie memories and…………..lessons. Elvis 1957 Believe it or not, entertainers like Elvis, can show us how to follow our dreams, how to persevere and make things happen. Lessons on how to utilise our ideas, push forward and to chase our goals no matter what. Few successful entertainers would have let anything stand in the way of achieving their goals...
Bambi World Premieré - London UK - 8 August 1942!! We all love BAMBI - with a script of no more than 900 words, it captivated the world at it's world premiere in London. This success was replicated in the following launches in the USA and around the world. This dear little deer has become one of the most precious and loved Disney characters ever. Walt Disney has touched the minds and imaginations of children and adults around the world. His wonderful imagination and artistry is etched into our minds forever. Did you know that he started his artistic life in Marceline, Missouri, USA, selling...
“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music” – Albert Einstein Music is in the air – literally - with music talent shows airing globally on the television, we are blown away by the talent of these budding artists. They may go on to become household names, just as the amazing musicians of the past eras have. What genre of music do you like? Why not create conversation and rapport in the classroom this week by introducing music in general? Across all generations, music is a huge interest, and...
It is with much pride that we share this latest book review of our 'Amazing Entrepreneurs" title. Written by Don Sloan of Publishers Daily, we feel he has really captured the very essence of our mission to inspire people to be the best that they can be, through the power of iconic and amazing role models. This is what he had to say:- Amazing Entrepreneurs by Dr. Charles Margerison is nothing less than a fascinating glimpse into the hearts and souls of 25 world-shaping businessmen and women. This erudite --- yet highly readable -- volume profiles some of the best-known names in twentieth...
"A city tour unlike any other......" As you walk around the great cities of the world, you are traveling in the footsteps of amazing people. This new series from Amazing People Worldwide brings this connection to life, revealing unique insights on these cities from the perspectives of iconic greats, including Charles Dickens, Gustave Eiffel, George Washington, Michelangelo, and many more. If you were walking through the streets of London in 1595, you may have met William Shakespeare. In our publication, Amazing People Of London, we have imagined what he would have said about the great city...
AMAZING ENGINEERS - CELEBRATING RADIO WAVES AND RADARS!! On this day, 80 years ago, the world lost a wonderful mind when Guglielmo Marconi passed away. To celebrate his life and achievements, and his great friendship and collaboration with the amazing NIKOLA TESLA , we invite you to read their first-person life stories in our ' Amazing Engineers' title and then to take this challenge – find out more about these amazing men and their contributions to our world. How would communication look today if they had not persisted and brought us some incredible innovations.? Compare these two amazing...
What are you reading this July 4 th ? Amazing Americans: U.S. Icons of the Past Come to Life in Compelling New Interview-Style Book of “Conversations”. A collection of innovative, personal stories by educational psychologist Dr. Charles Margerison. ‘Amazing Americans’ enables readers to meet some of the United States’ most inspirational and iconic characters, to hear them tell their stories as they’ve never been told before. From Amelia Earhart and Abraham Lincoln to Thomas Edison; over twenty amazing Americans come back to life in a book critics are calling “surprising and inspirational”...
Helen Keller was the first deaf-blind person to ever achieve a bachelor of arts degree. A prolific author, she surmounted all obstacles and odds to become a leader in the field of literature, a lecturer and perhaps most importantly a political activist for women’s rights, and for people with disabilities. Born in Alabama on 27 June 1880, Keller was a healthy child until the age of 19 months, when she was overcome by, what is now believed to have been scarlet fever. The ordeal left her both deaf and blind. However, she reinvented her ability to communicate over time, by developing signs with...
He’s the subject of what many call ‘the most famous photograph in the world’: a symbol of leftist radicalism and hero of anti-imperialism… but who was this brooding, beret-wearing character, and what exactly did he stand for? Ernesto (Ché) Guevara was, amongst other things, an Argentinian Marxist revolutionary, who played a pivotal role in the overthrow of Batista’s dictatorship of Cuba. Through strong personal will and tenacity he became second in command of the Castro regime and fought for human rights, freedom and equality. Born on June 14 th 1928 in Argentina, Che applied himself to...
“The ship struck, and remained immovable, except by the heaving of the surge that beat her against the crags of the rock upon which she lay. … we had too much reason to conclude that we were upon rock of coral, which is more fatal than any other, because the points of it are sharp, and every part of the surface so rough, as to grind away whatever is rubbed against it, even with the gentlest motion.” And with that diary entry, Captain James Cook explains how he haphazardly discovered one of the seven wonders of the natural world. Rock of coral indeed; He had, in reality, dry docked ‘The...

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