THOUGHT PROVOKING LESSONS OF LIFE:

True Short Stories from the Real World

by Wendell V. Fountain, D.B.A.


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£11.95
Hardcover
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Softcover
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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/21/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781468548624
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 180
ISBN : 9781468548631

About the Book

This is Volume I of other books to come. This book is a diverse compendium of actual life-learning situations, events, and conditions seen and/or experienced by or through the eyes of the author. In many cases names and places have been changed to protect the privacy of others. The purpose of this book is to share many of life's lessons which accentuate thinking and thought production of the reader. This book is a learning tool. Between these covers, you will discover stories which deal with politics, power, pettiness, ethics, morality, spirtuality, legal and illegal behaviors and practices with which we are all faced on a frequent basis.


About the Author

Dr. Wendell V. Fountain is an author, entrepreneur, and business consultant. He has served as President of Fountain & Associates since 1984. Academically, he has a B.A. in psyschology, from the University of North Florida, an M.A. in human resources management (HRM) from Pepperdine University, and an earned doctorate in business administration (D.B.A) from Nova Southeastern University. He has been actively involved in the Academy of Management since 1982. In 2009, from one of his novels, (Grace), he adapted a screenplay, which he co-wrote, then directed, and produced the full-length feature film Grazia (The Movie), which was filmed primarily in St. Augustine, Florida and other parts of northern Florida. The movie premiered in January 2010 at Epic Theatres of St. Augustine, Florida. It was based on a true love story laced with suspense and intrigue. The movie Web site is . For more than 25 years, he taught undergraduate and graduate courses for a number of colleges and universities such as Florida Community College, Eckerd College, Jacksonville University, University of North Florida, Central Michigan University, Nova Southeastern University, and Webster University. He has completed post-doctoral studies at Harvard University Business School, The Wharton School, and The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. He served on the board of VyStar Credit Union from 1982-2008, a multibillion dollar institution, in which he played a major role in its business strategy, formation, and direction. He also served as the President of the VyStar Financial Group, a subsidiary of VyStar Credit Union. In 2009, he authored two books, Rainbows from the Heart and How to Build a Southwestern House. He was inducted into Who's Who In America's Credit Unions Inaugural Edition (2007-2008). In the spring of 2012, his book titled THOUGHT PROVOKING LESSONS OF LIFE: True Short Stories from the Real World was released. In August of 2012, Fountain Productions of Fountain & Associates, which he and his wife Dr. Grace Mandicott Fountain are principals, presented the Karaoke Seniors USA contest combined with a variety show (The Show of Appreciation). The Web site is: , which was hosted by Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort Hotel & Casino of Laughlin, Nevada. He and his lovely wife, Grace, and his mother-in-law, Angeline Grace Mandicott, live in southern Nevada. Contact information: e-mail at (wendellfountain@yahoo.com) or his business Web site .