Sunday, July 26, 2020

Stepping Stones To Success

Greetings! I hope this posting finds everyone healthy. For me and my family, we had a couple of close scares, but all tests for COVID-19 came back as negative. My fractured shoulder, after eight weeks is healing and the pain is less and less. I call that success.

Speaking of success, today I am introducing you to a book, "Stepping Stones to Success," written by several authors. It was published in July of 2010, but the advice from some of the best-known professionals doesn't get old. After that, I have an interview with one of the authors, Patrick Ratchford.  Take a look.

Stepping Stones To Success Paperback – July 1, 2010
by Patrick Ratchford (Author), Deepak Chopra (Author), Jack Canfield (Author), Dr Dennis Waitley (Author), Emmy Shubert (Illustrator), Chris Ott (Illustrator)

Experts share strategies for mastering business, life & relationships. Stepping Stones to Success is a must-read for those who want to learn from the most knowledgeable and innovative thinkers of our time. Between the covers of this book, you will learn exciting new ideas about how to enrich your personal and work life. The experts included in this book are well qualified to give you what you need to unleash your creativity. Their ideas will help you discover the infinite possibilities that await you as you continue your life's journey. If you have a goal, you must design a method of reaching it. Then you have to move - actually take the steps and move toward your goal. Stepping Stones to Success will inspire you to take those first steps. Don't miss this opportunity to learn and grow. Everyone needs the information in this book. When you read it, you'll see why.


I really enjoyed reading Stepping Stones to Success; I thought I knew how great Kathy Perry is, but the more I learn, the more I continue to be impressed. --Brian White

I am so very impressed with Kathy Perry both as a person and as an author. Her information is just SOLID! Watch for her to speak in August 2010 as part of the Holistic Health Mastery Series. --Yvonne Charneskey

I just finished reading Kathy Perry's chapter - Social Media & Self-Empowerment Tools for Success, in Stepping Stones to Success and loved it. I'm so impressed with her expertise. --Liz Becsenesco

Product Details

·    Paperback: 311 pages
·    Publisher: Insight Publishing; First Edition edition (June 1, 2010)
·    Language: English
·    ISBN-10: 1600135366
·    ISBN-13: 978-1600135361
·    Package Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.5 inches


Yvonne EL Silver joins Jack Canfield, Deepak Chopra, and Denis Waitley (and contributing authors) to share insights for success in business, life, and relationships. This book is an interesting compilation of intriguing interviews conducted by David E. Wright, President - International Speakers Network. Yvonne shares strategies to ACCELERATE! and live an extraordinary life - simple tips to implement that will make a difference in personal advancement.

Patrick Ratchford

Tell your readers a little about yourself, where you grew up, where you live now, where you went to school etc. Let them get to know the personal you.

I grew up in New Mexico... The Land of Enchantment. I now spend time between Las Vegas, Nevada & Southern Beaches of Thailand. I went to school in New Mexico as well, primarily the School of Hard Knocks, mixed with a dab of formal education. Enjoy reading obviously immensely so. I love beaches, scuba diving, sea walking, parasailing, paragliding, and the rabbit hole of the internet.

What inspired you to author this book?

To help assist individuals with a few answers that I've discovered in life that have helped provide success and, more importantly, peace of mind. Bearing in mind that there are so many different levels to success that are specific to each individual.

Where did you get the inspiration for your book's cover?

I wanted the setting of the stones to have a zen effect on the individual seeking there own proper path in life.

Who has been the most significant influence on you personally and as a writer?

Napoleon Hill, Og Mandino

What were your struggles or obstacles you had to overcome to get this book written?

Extreme isolation for 30 days. Enough said.....

Tell your readers about your book.

For those seeking a shorter path toward achieving their goals, this work will serve as the proverbial Cliff Notes if you will. A short cut of sorts, to minimizing the potholes of life that we encounter in this journey of ours.

Who is your target audience, and why?

Individuals seeking answers in their path toward success, which means everyone, regardless of how they may define success, the core principles remain the same.

What do you consider your greatest success in life?

The relationship with my late mother, the ability to save financially & world travel.

What one unique thing sets you apart from other writers in your genre?

Eclectic experiences from both ends of the food chain.