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The Power of Acknowledgment (ACKNOW)

Judith W. Umlas
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Price: $9.99
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How much can really be said -- or learned -- about the art of acknowledgement? The answer is, a lot. "Consider all the people you meet up with everyday," Judith Umlas begins her book. She then takes you through the consciousness of day-to-day interactions and spends time looking at these transactions. She asks you to take control, to breathe life into them through the power of and in acknowledgement. Umlas refers to acknowledgement as a 'flick of the switch' to show that it is so easy to do, although it is so often overlooked. She suggests that we begin by acknowledging people we do not know very well, or even at all, to those who are closest to us -- ensuring that each time we do acknowledge someone that it is authentic.

The Age of Enlightenment changed the way mankind thought about life, culture and human relationships. In this provocative book, Umlas unleashes the concept of an Age of Acknowledgment we can all help bring about. In a time of celebrity worship and self-absorption, Judith's well-reasoned and heart-felt appeal is so counterculture as to be revolutionary. Imagine, as does the author, people acknowledging each other's humanity, accomplishments, talents and wisdom on a continuous basis. It might just catch on. And wouldn't that be something!