Diamonds, Alzheimer’s and Taking Breath Away

Three recommendations for reading came out of the recent Private Duty Homecare Association’s Leadership Summit in Phoenix:

With a focus on making joyful moments for those who are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s Disease, Dr. Jane Thibault a noted Gerontologist recommends Caring Moments of Joy by Jolene Brackey Read a news excert about this book here.

Release Your Brilliance is Simon T. bailey’s latest book and it is about taking the 4 Steps to transforming your life and revealing your genius. Simon says that everything you need to be brilliant is already inside you.

  • Reawaken your genius
  • Re-ignite your internal light
  • Release your potential

Simon shared his four key steps to cut and polish the gem that is you in his keynote presentation:

  • Clarity: Seek Profound Insight
  • Color: Discover Unwavering Belief
  • Cut: Take Bold Action
  • Carat: Choose to Be Big

You can order the book here

Read more about Simon here.

Chip R. Bell is a customer service specialist who knows how to get customers to rank you a 5 on a 1-5 scale for attentiveness and response. His new book, Take their Breath Away is authored by Bell and John E. Patterson and will be available May 2009 in a bookstore near you. Visit to read more about this expert. is another Web site run by Chip Bell with training offerings all focused on making employees perform better.