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For Dummies

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That’s right, For Dummies has turned 20! In November 1991, "DOS For Dummies" rolled off the press with 7,500 units and the yellow-and-black machine has not stopped since. Not even those closest to the brand could have anticipated the profound effect the brand would have on publishing and pop culture – everything from books to sound bites and placements in major motion pictures. But 20 years and 200 million books later, For Dummies is the most widely recognized reference series in the world and continues its goal of “making everything easier.”

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That’s right, For Dummies has turned 20! In November 1991, "DOS For Dummies" rolled off the press with 7,500 units and the yellow-and-black machine has not stopped since. Not even those closest to the brand could have anticipated the profound effect the brand would have on publishing and pop culture – everything from books to sound bites and placements in major motion pictures. But 20 years and 200 million books later, For Dummies is the most widely recognized reference series in the world and continues its goal of “making everything easier.”

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For Dummies

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That’s right, For Dummies has turned 20! In November 1991, "DOS For Dummies" rolled off the press with 7,500 units and the yellow-and-black machine has not stopped since. Not even those closest to the brand could have anticipated the profound effect the brand would have on publishing and pop culture – everything from books to sound bites and placements in major motion pictures. But 20 years and 200 million books later, For Dummies is the most widely recognized reference series in the world and continues its goal of “making everything easier.”

Rank #1: Dr. Steven Stein : Emotional Intelligence For Dummies

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Dr. Steven Stein is a clinical psychologist and CEO of Multi-Health Systems (MHS), an internationally known psychological test publishing company. A leading expert on psychological assessment and emotional intelligence, he has consulted to military and government agencies including the Canadian Forces, U.S. Air Force, Army, and Navy, special units of the Pentagon, FBI Academy, as well as corporate organizations including American Express, Air Canada, Canyon Ranch, Coca-Cola (Mexico), and professional sports teams. He has appeared in numerous Canadian media outlets, both print and broadcast. Dr. Stein co-authored the international best-seller The EQ Edge: Emotional intelligence and Your Success and is the author of the newly released Make Your Workplace Great: The 7 Keys to an Emotionally Intelligent Organization.
Learn more about the "For Dummies" book series here: Dummies.com
The show is hosted by Bob Andelman of Mr. Media Radio.

Mar 02 2011

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Rank #2: Shamash Alidina: Mindfulness For Dummies

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Shamash Alidina is a professional mindfulness trainer, teacher and lecturer. He trained in mindfulness at the Centre For Mindfulness in Bangor and he has a Masters degree in Education, with a focus on brain and behaviour. Shamash is qualified as a professional coach and he has a certificate in Counselling Skills.
Shamash has been teaching meditation for over 10 years in schools and on university courses. Currently, he works part-time at a London secondary school, where he teaches children how to practise meditation. He spends the remainder of his time running mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) courses in London.
Learn more about the "For Dummies" book series here: Dummies.com
The show is hosted by Bob Andelman of Mr. Media Radio.

Mar 16 2011

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Rank #3: Julie Adair King: Digital Photography For Dummies

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Julie Adair King has been covering digital cameras and photography for over a decade. Along with the six editions of Digital Photography For Dummies, Julie has also written For Dummies guides covering specific Nikon and Canon digital SLR cameras, as well as Digital Photos Projects For Dummies. She also works one-on-one with beginning digital photographers in the classroom at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.

Mar 22 2011

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Rank #4: Danna Korn: Living Gluten-Free For Dummies

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Danna Korn is also the author of Living Gluten-Free For Dummies, Wheat-Free, Worry-Free: The Art of Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free Living, and Kids with Celiac Disease: A Family Guide to Raising Happy, Healthy Gluten-Free Children. Respected as one of the leading authorities on the gluten-free diet and the medical conditions that benefit from it, she speaks frequently to health care professionals, celiacs, parents of celiacs, parents of autistic kids involved in a gluten-free/casein-free dietary intervention program, and others on or considering a gluten-free diet. She has been invited twice to be a presenter at the International Symposium on Celiac Disease.
Danna has been researching celiac disease since her son, Tyler, was diagnosed with the condition in 1991. That same year, she founded R.O.C.K. (Raising Our Celiac Kids), a support group for families of children on a glutenfree diet. Today, Danna leads more than 100 chapters of R.O.C.K. worldwide. She is a consultant to retailers, manufacturers, testing companies, dietitians, nutritionists, and people newly diagnosed with gluten intolerance and celiac disease. She also coordinates the International Walk/Run for Celiac Disease each May in San Diego.
Learn more about the "For Dummies" book series here: Dummies.com
The show is hosted by Bob Andelman of Mr. Media Radio.

Mar 15 2011

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Rank #5: Rob Ludlow: Raising Chickens For Dummies

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Rob Ludlow runs BackYardChickens.com, one of the leading sources of information on the web on raising chickens -- whether they're at home in urban, suburban, or rural backyards. Rob and his family raise a small flock in their San Francisco Bay-area backyard.
Learn more about the "For Dummies" book series here: Dummies.com
The show is hosted by Bob Andelman of Mr. Media Radio.

Mar 02 2011

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Rank #6: Matthew F. Miller: A Dad’s Guide to Pregnancy For Dummies

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Matthew F. Miller received a master of professional writing degree from the University of Southern California. His first nonfiction book, Maybe Baby: An Infertile Love Story, revealed his 2-1/2 year journey to become a father. He lives in Chicago with his wife and daughter and works full-time as both a writer/editor and stay-at-home dad.

Learn more about the "For Dummies" book series here: Dummies.com

The show is hosted by Bob Andelman of Mr. Media Radio.

Mar 15 2011

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Rank #7: Jim Lemke : Resumes For Dummies

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Jim Lemke has earned a reputation as a leader in talent strategies and processes. He is director of organizational development for Opportunity International. Previously, Jim spent 15 years as a human resources consultant. His client list included: Real Networks, Southern California Metropolitan Water District, Northrop Grumman, Southwest Airlines, Jet Propoulson Laboratory, United Arab Emirates University, and the White House. Jim has held executive positions with Wachovia Bank, TRW, UCLA, Walt Disney Imagineering, and Raytheon.
Learn more about the "For Dummies" book series here: Dummies.com
The show is hosted by Bob Andelman of Mr. Media Radio.

Mar 03 2011

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Rank #8: Marsha Collier: eBay For Dummies

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Marsha Collier made her mark as the top-selling author on eBay. Her books, including eBay For Dummies, Starting an eBay Business For Dummies, and eBay Business All-in-One For Dummies, combined to sell over a million copies. She's expanded her expertise to cover social media, especially its use as a customer connection tool. Marsha was recently named a NOW Award All-Star by the Twitter-focused 140 Character Conference. One social media insider even called her eBay For Dummies the "first social media book" for its insight on connecting individuals for positive results.

Mar 09 2011

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Rank #9: Andy Rathbone: Windows 7 For Dummies

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Andy Rathbone is the author of all editions of Windows For Dummies. Over the last seven editions of the book, dating back to Windows 95 For Dummies, the franchise has sold over 7.6 million copies. Rathbone also is author of all editions of Upgrading & Fixing PCs For Dummies as well as For Dummies titles on MP3 and TiVo.
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Mar 24 2011

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Rank #10: Mark Harter

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Mark Harter — Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for 4d Global partners - Mark has over 25 years of experience in starting, running, and funding technology companies. He has led startup and existing operating businesses as an operating executive and investor, where he has raised in excess of $200 million in funding. He has been the President and/or CEO of several startup and early stage companies where he managed payrolls of over 150 persons. Previously, Mr. Harter was CEO of a boutique investment bank and private equity firm concentrating investment activities in the Internet, telecommunications, and semiconductor sectors in the U.S. and Europe. In the U.S., he engineered and oversaw the acquisition of the first retail wireless home networking company by Cypress Semiconductor (NYSE:CY). In Europe, he managed a number of technology and manufacturing projects, including satellite television systems, paging systems, and cellular systems, and he developed and refurbished a number of manufacturing facilities. In this capacity, he worked with major Western companies, including Ford Motor Company, Coca-Cola, Anchor Glass, and Glenayre Communications. Mr. Harter received a dual Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in Economics and Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley.

Mar 10 2011

33mins

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