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Remember Me: Creating & Leaving an Inspiring and Memorable Legacy

Remember Me: Creating & Leaving an Inspiring and Memorable Legacy

by Richard O. Weijo PhD


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An inspiring gift for moms and dads!Author Richard O. Weijo, PhD, sees the seventy-six million baby boomers in America and almost ten million in Canada as one sleeping giant, waiting to be awakened to the power of legacy. His book Remember Me: Creating & Leaving an Inspiring and Memorable Legacy is a call to action.In Remember Me, Dr. Weijo takes an expansive look at what legacy entails and provides a detailed guide to planning and implementing a legacy that will enrich the lives of future generations, stressing why it is important for baby boomers to take responsibility now for the legacy that they want to leave behind after they are gone.Providing diagrams, worksheets, personal anecdotes, and additional resources, Dr. Weijo guides readers through a logical process that begins with deciding on the scope of their legacy and moves through steps that include looking through the lenses of the past, present, and future, discovering themes, identifying the recipients, selecting which gifts to share, and building an action plan. Perhaps most importantly, Our Dreams for Our Children will show you how to communicate and reinforce your story in a way that it will be remembered and cherished by younger generations.As George Santayana said, "Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it." The power of your legacy lies in your ability to affect the future by ensuring that the wisdom you have gained by your unique experience and through your family's heritage will serve as meaningful guideposts down the road. It's a gift well worth passing on, and now is the time to think about how you can help create a promising future for many generations to come.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781545485958
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/17/2017
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

As I was preparing to retire from industry, I began to think about legacy. But it was the birth of my granddaughter Elsie that inspired me to write my book Remember Me: Creating & Leaving an Inspiring and Memorable Legacy. Having been awakened to the power of legacy, I wanted to put out the wake-up call to the seventy-six million baby boomers in the United States and almost ten million in Canada to start now to plan and implement their legacy.

My undergraduate degree is from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. I earned an MBA and a PhD from the University of Minnesota, and then became an assistant professor of marketing at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Later, while in the energy industry, I was a senior analyst at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, publishing extensively on marketing and new product development. I was also a manager of market research and director of customer channels at Portland General Electric. Presently, I am now a consultant and a writer.

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