Hey everybody... This week, Dodge and I are unpacking his conversation with William Martin. We try to have a simple conversation on a simple concept and fail terribly. But that's the path of the Tao, right? Thanks to William's guidance, we know not to beat ourselves up about such things, but move through it. We appreciate you moving through the conversation with us. Thanks for showing up. — Pete
William Martin and the Gentle Path of the Tao Te Ching
The Change Paradox
Hey everybody... it's Pete. At one point in our conversation today, Dodge will say that he's going to try to explain to you all what the Tao is. Our guest, who has been studying and thinking about the Tao for more than three decades says in response, "Good luck with that." That pretty much says it all for me, too. I've read a bit, thought some, studied my fair share. But the Tao is one of those pesky constructs, an intellectual raccoon trap, and just when I think I have a handle on what it means for me, I get my metaphorical fist stuck in the bottle and can't break free. That's why we're glad to have William Martin on the show with us today. He's written many Tao-inspired books, including The Parent’s Tao Te Ching, and his latest, The Activist's Tao Te Ching. A graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and Western Theological Seminary, he has worked as a research scientist for the Department of the Navy, a clergyman, and a college instructor in counseling, communications, and the humanities—and for many years, conducted workshops and seminars on the application of Taoist and Zen thought to the issues of everyday life. All that is to say, we're in good hands with Bill today. He's not a high mystic — an oracle on the hill — he's a guy who has worked hard to understand this thing in a way that can make it approachable to the rest of us. We deeply enjoyed talking with him and hope you do, too. Links & Notes Freedom, Simplicity, and Joy — William Martin's Home on the Web Buy the Books • William Martin's Amazon Author Page
Bestselling author William Bernhardt discusses the latest news from the world of books, offers writing tips, and interviews William Martin, New York Times-bestselling author of Bound for Gold and many other wonderful historical novels.Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Newsa) TikTok's channel #BookTok spurs major book saleshttps://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/20/books/booktok-tiktok-video.htmlb) BookClub.com invites you to find writers for your book club discussionshttps://www.bookclub.comc) Fan fiction is sold on Etsy with elegant bindingshttps://www.theverge.com/22311788/fanfiction-bookbinding-tiktok-diy-star-wars-harry-potter-twitter-fandomd) Amazon and the Big Five publishers are sued for alleged price-fixinghttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210325005940/en/Hagens-Berman-Booksellers-Sue-Amazon-and-Big-Five-Publishers-for-Alleged-Monopoly-Price-Fixing-the-U.S.-Print-Book-Markete) Stephen King turns his home into a writers retreathttps://www.lonelyplanet.com/articles/stephen-king-house-writer-retreat?fbclid=IwAR3UzJ9eZqOBVUQLWax5i-tp_cp1LYATZBrHW5CpitN49OOqt-EZHQbnII0Chapter 3: InterviewBestselling author William Marin shares the lessons he has learned during his four-decade career as a professional author. You will learn:a) The one work a writer needs to keep in mindb) The importance of a good editorc) How to make the most of opportunity, andd) What the day of a pro writer looks like.Chapter 4: Parting WordsWilliam Bernhardt will present a series of online talks on literary topics through Context Learning. Everyone is invited to watch live, or to watch a recorded version during the following week.April 4-Jane Austen: The Cult of the Janeiteshttps://www.contextlearning.com/products/jane-austen-janeitesApril 11-The History of the Mystery: Sherlock Holmes, Lupin, and Cohttps://www.contextlearning.com/products/sherlock-arsene-mysteryThe next guest on this podcast will be NYT-bestselling author Jacqueline Mitchard, author of The End of the Ocean, the first-ever Oprah's Book Club selection.Keep writing!William Bernhardtwww.email@example.com
Do Not Ask Your Children To Strive by William Martin | The Parent's Tao Te Ching | Recited by Simerjeet Singh | Inspirational Poem
Motivational Speaker Simerjeet Singh's Podcast
“Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but it is the way of foolishness. Help them instead to find the wonder and the marvel of an ordinary life. Show them the joy of tasting tomatoes, apples and pears. Show them how to cry when pets and people die. Show them the infinite pleasure in the touch of a hand. And make the ordinary come alive for them. The extraordinary will take care of itself.” ― William Martin, The Parent's Tao Te Ching: Ancient Advice for Modern Parents Read by Simerjeet Singh Watch this video on YouTube: #SimerjeetSingh #WilliamMartin #InspirationalPoems #Poetry #Poems #EnglishPoems For more information about Simerjeet's work as a motivational speaker, please visit his website: http://www.simerjeetsingh.com Subscribe to our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/simerjeetsingh
Four Decades of Writing Excellence with William Martin
Red Sneaker Writers
Bestselling author William Bernhardt analyzes the latest news from the world of books, offers tips for writers during the coronavirus crisis, and interviews New York Times-bestselling author William Martin.Chapter 1: IntroductionBernhardt offers listeners a free Red Sneaker Writers book.Bernhardt's new thriller, Twisted Justice, can now be ordered.Bernhardt's sons have a movie review YouTube channel. Search for: William BernhardtChapter 2: NewsScribd is offering free access for 30 days.Kindle Unlimited subscriptions are free for two months.Apple is offering free eBooks and audiobooks.The Internet Archive has created a controversial National Emergency Library to distribute free eBooks during this crisis--with no compensation to the authors.Book sales continue to drop in most areas--but not in juvenile nonfiction.Penguin Classics is diversifying its list of classics.Chapter 3: Writing TipsBernhardt shares what has inspired him to write these past thirty years--hoping to inspire listeners. Use this time to write!Chapter 4: Interview with William MartinWilliam Martin has been a bestselling author of historic thrillers, most recently Bound for Gold, for almost forty years. He shares some of the secrets and lessons he has learned during this amazing career.Chapter 5: Parting WordsFor your free book, email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPlease consider ordering Bernhardt's latest thriller, Twisted JusticeThanks to the composer of our new theme music:Funny Adventures by WinnieTheMoogLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6048-funny-adventuresLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/Summer Hit by WinnieTheMoogLink: https://filmmusic.io/song/6036-summer-hitLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/
The Morning Show- 1/23/20 Bryan Albrecht/William Martin
WGTD's The Morning Show with Greg Berg
This interview is the first 2020 monthly Morning Show visit from Bryan Albrecht, the president of Gateway Technical College. With him is William Martin, Chief Innovation Officer for the City of Racine. We talk about what that title entails- and about what it means for the city of Racine to be designated as a Smart City.
Master story teller and New York Times bestselling author William Martin stops by to talk about his recent book Bound For Gold., the sixth Peter Fallon adventure, epic about the California gold rush and a lost journal with a modern parallel storyline. Martin has written eleven novels, a PBS documentary along with numerous book reviews, magazine articles, and a cult-classic horror movie.