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“I Can’t Squeeze My Theme In!”

By Steven Pressfield
Published: April 27, 2016

 

A couple of friends have written in:

Will Smith and Matt Damon in the movie of "The Legend of Bagger Vance"

Will Smith and Matt Damon in the movie of “The Legend of Bagger Vance”

“I know what my theme is, but I can’t figure out how to get it into my story.”
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Business and Motivation

Good to Great

by Collins, Jim

The second-favorite book (after Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations) of Marine general Jim “Mad Dog” Mattis, who led Marines in Afghanistan and commanded the First Marine Division in Iraq. Brilliant, no-nonsense insights into how organizations succeed . . . and fail.

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