Based on extensive research, Dr. Toftoy provides practical, rubber-meets-the-road thoughts to INSPIRE us. The ALPHA TEAM, characters from his first two novels, gathers weekly to discuss important topics of life. This book is written TO you and FOR you, the reader, providing insights to help you cope with personal difficulties, make self-improvements, and assist or care for others. It will be beneficial to teenagers, young adults, seniors, men and women.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Mentor Program. Dr. Toftoy is a Professor, Emeritus at the George Washington University, a disabled veteran, and the recipient of TWO purple hearts.
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About the Author
He has a doctorate in strategic planning, an MBA from Tulane University, and a BS in engineering from West Point. In the corporate world, he served as General Manager for Raytheon Service Company, Director of Marketing for Lear Siegler, Inc., and President of PATCH Associates, among others.
At George Washington University, he served as the director of the Entrepreneurial Small Business Program and taught at the undergraduate and graduate level in The Business School.
Toftoy has received numerous academic, corporate, and military awards and honors and currently serves as a business strategies advisor to several local companies in Arlington, Virginia.
(Vietnam Veteran - Awarded Two Purple Hearts)
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A Compelling & Visionary Approach to Finding Motivation & Inspiration September 7, 2014 By Cindy Bauer "Author & Editor" (Missouri) “A very compelling book; a must read for everyone...young, old, men, women, youths. The author’s extensive research and study took over three years. This included personal one-on-one live interviews, live small group discussions with people of diverse backgrounds, books, journal articles, internet articles and posts, and email correspondence. Dr. Toftoy took a risk by changing genres from mystery/thriller to self-help/motivational. He tackles many important life issues...all in one book. Using the same four characters of his Alpha Team from his previous two novels, it is written as though you are present at their weekly Alpha Team fireside talks—as if you are a part of the discussion. The thoughts provided are helpful and key in dealing with personal difficulties. Selected quotes, sayings and poems blend in wisdom and add depth to the particular topic under discussion. His strategy in writing this book is very clever and unique. To my knowledge, there has never been such a book written covering all of the topics this one does, nor using characters from the author’s other books. As Dr. Toftoy’s primary editor, I didn’t meddle too much as far as topic content; however, we did work closely together to insure the outcome would be a top quality book. It will be a useful tool in understanding and prevention of the topic matters for anyone, as we are all subject to the possibilities of them occurring to us or a loved one, no matter our backgrounds. Highly recommended reading.” Cindy Bauer Primary Editor