Joan Lunden Hosts Women’s Power Breakfast in Ann Arbor

Brian Bartes with Joan Lunden My friend Joan Lunden was in town yesterday. Joan hosted a forum in Ann Arbor called the Women’s Power Breakfast. Yesterday was Women’s Health and Fitness Day, the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women. The panel discussed major issues facing women today, and global efforts to improve the future [...]

Interview with Alex Mandossian

Please join Brian Bartes  tonight — Wednesday, July 27 at 8:00pm eastern — for a free TeleWebcast, as his good friend Alex Mandossian interviews him about his new book, Life Lessons: A Guide to Creating and Living Your Best Life. If you don’t know Alex, then you’re in for a real treat. He’s the CEO of Heritage House Publishing, [...]

What To Do With a Financial Windfall

In a recent survey, teenagers were asked what they would do with a $500 windfall. The top two responses were “Spend on things I want” (67%), and “Spend on going out with friends” (56%). When asked what they would do with a $5,000 windfall, the top two responses were “Save for college” (84%), and “Save [...]

National Handshake Day

Today is National Handshake Day.  Apparently, this day is recognized each year on the last Thursday of June. Shaking hands has been documented as far back as the 5th century BC. A depiction of two soldiers shaking hands can be found on part of an ancient Greek stele—an upright stone or slab—dating back to the [...]

Last Chance For Life Lessons Bonus Gifts

Thank you very much for your help on June 9! We almost made it! When you purchased the book, Life Lessons at, then you helped make it one of the top selling success books last Thursday! On launch day, your act of purchasing Life Lessons moved the book ahead of more than 1,000,000 books available. Congratulations! I really hope [...]

06.09.11 – Not Just Another Thursday

Mark your calendar for this Thursday, June 9, 2011. Here’s the reason why:

Get Signed Copy of Life Lessons by Brian Bartes

Would you like Brian Bartes to sign your copy of Life Lessons: A Guide to Creating and Living Your Best Life? Would you like a gift copy personalized for the recipient? If you answered “yes” to either question, then here’s what you need to do: 1. Order your copy (or copies) from the Life Lessons [...]

Make Your Own Luck

Rob Dyrdek started skateboarding at the age of 11. By 16 he had turned pro, and he started his first company at the age of 19. As Dyrdek describes it, he “took after it with absolute and total passion.” Today, Dyrdek owns a skateboarding empire that includes TV shows, clothing lines, toy lines, and skateboarding [...]

Download Your Free Chapter of Life Lessons

When you’re looking for a book to purchase at the bookstore, you probably look at its cover, turn it over and review the back cover, then open it up to read a bit of the book. Since you’re not in a bookstore, and Life Lessons: A Guide to Creating and Living Your Best Life won’t [...]

Review Copy of Life Lessons

In an effort to create buzz leading up to the June 9th release of my upcoming book, Life Lessons: A Guide to Creating and Living Your Best Life, I am pleased to offer review copies of the book. The publisher will be sending the book out later this month. If you are a blogger, publish [...]