Sometimes a small book can be more enriching than a large volume. What would you do if you ran the world? By Shelly Rachanow is such a book. It inspires, encourages, and urges women to take action to improve themselves, their loved ones, their community, and the world. Encouraging people to participate is an incessant task, but the creative way in which the author offers her ideas should motivate even the most apathetic people as they begin to work on themselves and gradually advance their ambitions.
The book has four main sections:
o What would you do … for yourself?
o What would you do … for your loved ones?
o What would you do … for your community?
or What would you do … for the world?
Each section has examples of women’s accomplishments and encouraging witty quotes from very important people like Mother Teresa. In the first section, after Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote from “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent,” the author encourages women with: Take their advice and stop consenting to being overworked, used, abused, abandoned … Subsequently, a quote from Oprah Winfrey, telling women to do something so daring that even they can’t believe they are doing it, leads to “incredible ideas in action” and a “My Opinion Rocks” commitment to them. women print and sign.
The Making … For Your Loved Ones section begins with an inspiring list of ten items, followed by examples of what women did and could do in that category, including an “I accept your choices” pledge, leading to courageous love. , beautiful and bright inspiration, like the one made by Dana Reeve for Christopher Reeve.
The third section also has a list of ten things to do for the community and volunteering, followed by ideas, motivational stories, quotes, and a pact to make the community a better place. The fourth section also follows the same pattern as the previous three sections, and all sections include recommendations for noteworthy websites.
Although, at first reading, the ideas in this book may seem highly idealistic, they are doable, and each story of the experience challenges and encourages readers. The women’s successes are uplifting and encouraging.
What would you do if you ran the world? it has a blue cover and 160 pages. It was published by Conari Press in February 2009 with ISBN-10: 1573243582 and ISBN-13: 978-1573243582.
Shelly Rachanow graduated from George Washington University and Emory University School of Law. Lives in Los Angeles, California. The success of his first book If women ruled the world … gave him the encouragement for this book. She has a blog on MySpace with the title ifawomanranthecountry. He is also on LinkedIn and Facebook.
The most significant concept in this book is the challenge for women to take charge of improving themselves and the world. Nothing else can be more important than that.