Category Archives: Motivation

Some advice and inspiration from a best-selling author

Keep the faith,

Stan R. Mitchell

Oak Ridge, Tenn.

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 If you enjoy fast-paced books, you just might like my works. “Sold Out” tracks the life of a legendary Marine Sniper after a CIA unit decides to kill him for reasons of national security. “Little Man, and the Dixon County War” tells the uphill fight a young deputy faces after finding himself in the sights of a mighty cattle baron. And “Soldier On,” a short novel, follows the lives of several German soldiers in a depleted infantry company trying to make it through the final, miserable months of World War II.

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47 habits of highly successful employees

It’s approaching Tuesday, which means your Monday is officially over and it’s time to buck up and actually come closer to earning that paycheck!

And with that in mind, I thought I’d shared this amazing link I came across.

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James Rollins, his $15 million deal, and its lesson for us

Not sure how many saw the news, but James Rollins received a $15 million multibook deal recently.

That’s amazing news in a number of respects.

One, you don’t hear of deals that big these days, especially for just four books.

Two, “there were not multiple bidders, and he was not jumping to another publishing house,” according to the article.

Three, there has been “a slump in print sales in recent years, (and) publishers have been more cautious about paying huge sums for book advances,” the article says.

But I think Rollins’s news has a pretty big lesson for us all.

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23 things people who love their lives are doing differently

Good evening, my fellow members of Mitchell’s Militia!

Hope everyone had a great 4th of July!

I have to say it really helped me recharge. Danah and I hung out with some friends on the 4th, and then spent the weekend catching up, resting, and taking care of some overdue chores around the home.

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10 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Happy People

Good Monday morning my fellow members of Mitchell’s Militia!

Hope you guys had a great weekend!

Here are ten quick slides to get your week off to a great start!

Keep the faith,

Stan R. Mitchell

Oak Ridge, Tenn.

P.S. Please consider subscribing for email alerts of new posts.


 If you enjoy fast-paced books, you just might like my works. “Sold Out” tracks the life of a legendary Marine Sniper after a CIA unit decides to kill him for reasons of national security. “Little Man, and the Dixon County War” tells the uphill fight a young deputy faces after finding himself in the sights of a mighty cattle baron. And “Soldier On,” a short novel, follows the lives of several German soldiers in a depleted infantry company trying to make it through the final, miserable months of World War II.

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