A View from the Roof: Lessons for Life and Business

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Acanthus Publishing, Nov 1, 2005 - Self-Help - 150 pages
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A university professor. A restaurateur. A Hollywood leading man. The Mackie Men of New Orleans have made success a family tradition. In A View from the Roof, Presidential Award-winning speaker Dr. Calvin Mackie reveals just how they did it. Through a slideshow of poignant stories involving the Mackie brothers' tough-as-nails roofer dad Willie, readers will learn the hands-on, humorous lessons that propelled Calvin and his brothers to the top of their professions. From the hot gable rooftops of New Orleans to the set of a Spike Lee film, this book will leave readers with a view they'll always remember.

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When I first started to read this book I was going through some ruff times in my life. This book really motivated me to want to be better, and go that extra mile. After the first couple of pages I really started to relate to it, especially since the author is from New Orleans. Read full review

Contents

Nothing is Greater Than Education Training Experience
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Learn to Love What You Do or Find Something Else to Do
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T Make SelfDiscipline Your Habit
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Dr. Calvin Mackie is one of the nation's most prolific young motivational speakers. His passion and talent is totally devoted to helping people unleash their greatness and transcend personal and societal barriers. Operating under the premise that exposure and experience are two important parameters of success, he utilizes unique strategies to motivate and inspire. Calvin Mackie has lectured widely throughout the United States, helping people change the way they think about achieving their lifelong dreams. A sought-after speaker, Dr. Mackie has worked with internationally recognized companies that include Coca-Cola, The Ford Motor Company, and N.A.S.A.

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