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The Power of Meaning, Part 1


In this week’s Marot Memo, I discuss the book The Power of Meaning by Emily Smith.  The book is terrific – here’s a link if you want to purchase or read a sample.

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Archive: New England Identity: An Interview with Joseph Conforti

In today’s podcast, we discuss what it means to be a New Englander with Joseph Conforti, Professor Emeritus at the University of Southern Maine. We talk about the region’s history and what it means to be a New Englander in the 21st century.

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Next American Experiment – Habits and Good Books 11/26/2012

In this edition:

Chris and Dean talk about the book The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and Good to Great by Jim Collins. Dean also recommends a book he’s reading now called Tap Dancing to Work by Carol Loomis a biography about Warren Buffett.

Drop us an audio comment or a comment down below to let us know what you think of this new segment! We’ll be back next week talking about what should be done about the fiscal cliff. Drop us a line and weigh in!


RFNE Ep 2.5 – The Call of the Island

The pier at Peaks Island, ME

In this week’s episode, we discuss island living and the writer’s craft with Maine author Fran Houston. Eric Messick talks about power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, and Shawn Sheehy introduces the first topic for the Next American Experiment.

You can find details about Fran Houston’s book at http://www.fortheloveofpeaks.com/