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Daniel Blanchard’s Interview of Thom Fox!

   Thom has an amazing story and is an amazing man who helps our youth in so many ways. Thom didn’t always have it easy though. For many years Thom struggled with drug addiction, life on the streets, was shot, stabbed and even left for dead a few times. Thom has climbed out of that [...]

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The Next Level of Feeling Strong!

A Teen Leadership Blog! Listen to Dan's podcast on this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbcdgHJEeNE Award-winning author, speaker, and educator. Those who have been following my Granddaddy’s Secrets are probably already aware of the progression of growth that the subtitles of my Granddaddy’s Secrets book series suggests. The first book’s subtitle of “Feeling Lucky?” means that the teen [...]

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Daniel Blanchard’s Blog Interview of Author Patricia Hermes!

 Patricia Hermes is the author of almost fifty books for readers from early middle grades through young adult, as well as two nonfiction books for adults. Her books have won many awards and recognitions: American Library Association Best Book, Smithsonian Notable Book, C.S. Lewis Honor Book, Ira Children's Choice, as well as many state awards, [...]

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We All Have Freedom of Choice!

A Teen Leadership Blog! Award-winning author, speaker, and educator. Our forefathers understood the importance of choice. Choice really is the underlying theme in our country’s revered Declaration of Independence. Its author, Thomas Jefferson, boldly proclaimed in this document to King George III of England that all of us humans have the right to [...]

By |October 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on We All Have Freedom of Choice!

Daniel Blanchard’s Interview of Author Tony Abbott!

  Over the last two and a half decades, Tony Abbott has written one hundred books of mystery, fantasy, and adventure for young readers aged 6 to 14, including Kringle, Underworlds, and the long-running series, The Secrets of Droon. He is also author of the realistic novels Firegirl (2006 Golden Kite Award for Fiction) and [...]

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BOOK BORROWINGS-Goals by Brian Tracy

   Borrow this book if you have to! Borrow the information inside of the book if you are smart! And make it yours if you are wise!   If you only get one thing from this book, it should be the next thing. Write down your goals; make plans to achieve them; and work your [...]

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Believe In Yourself and Go to Work!

A Teen Leadership Blog Watch Dan's Vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6krYL_314NA Award-winning author, speaker, and educator. Becoming a successful leader really is a balancing act. In order to become a successful leader we must believe in ourselves and balance that belief off by getting off of our butts and doing the necessary work to be a successful [...]

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Daniel Blanchard’s Blog Interview of Author Lauren Baratz-Logsted!

 Lauren Baratz-Logsted is the author of over 30 books for adults, teens and children. Before becoming a writer, she was an independent bookseller, a freelance editor, a book reviewer, a sort-of librarian and a window washer. Find out more at: www.laurenbaratzlogsted.com or follow Lauren on Twitter @LaurenBaratzL Lauren, did you always know that you wanted to [...]

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Do What You’re Supposed to Do!

A Teen Leadership Blog! Watch Dan's Vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFq4Uqb2__k Award-winning author, speaker, and educator. It’s the bottom of the 9th. Bases are loaded. Two outs. Up by one, and the pitcher looks worn out. The manager signals the bullpen. The door swings opens and a pitcher trots out towards the mound to the chant of, [...]

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Daniel Blanchard’s Interview of Wrestling Coach Legend, Jim Day!

 Jim Day graduated from CCSU and began his career at Berlin High as a special education teacher. In 1981 he became the head wrestling coach. In 1986 his team won the first of nine state titles. During the years 1985-1994 his teams finished either 1st or 2nd in the state. From 1999-2003 his team won [...]

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