Destination Awesome Book | Reference Guide

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Chapter 1

Hard Times, College Majors, Unemployment, and Earnings. Georgetown University, Georgetown Public Policy Institute, Anthony P. Carnevale & Ban Cheah, May 2013.

Intergenerational Social Mobility: The United States in Comparative Perspective, Emily Beller and Michael Hout,, Fall 2006.

American Exceptionalism in a New Light: A Comparison of Intergenerational Earnings Mobility in the Nordic Countries, the United Kingdom and the United States, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit Institute for the Study of Labor, January 2006.


Chapter 2

SUCCESS magazine, Your Personal Best, Change in Course, July 2009. Janine Shepherd story.

15 Inspirational Rags-To-Riches Stories by Eric Goldschein and Dana Eisenberg | Dec. 28, 2011.


Chapter 4

Larry Winget, You’re Broke Because You Want To Be (Gotham, 2008)


Chapter 5

Shawn Achor, The Happiness Advantage (Crowne Business, 2010)

SUCCESS magazine, Jilted! But Not Defeated, October 2013. Josh Opperman story.

Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines, Linda Elder, Winter, 1996. Vol. XVI, No. 2.


Chapter 6

SUCCESS magazine, Homeless to Happyness, May 2008. Chris Gardner story.

SUCCESS magazine, Famous Failures, October 2013. Norman Vincent Peale story.


Chapter 8

In Brief: Fact Sheet, Guttmacher Institute, Facts on American Teens’ Sexual and Reproductive Health, February 2012, SEXUAL ACTIVITY.

The Currency Of The New Economy Is Trust, Rachel Botsman,, June 2012


Chapter 9

SUCCESS magazine, Legend Series, Shoot for the Moon, August 2009. Les Brown story.

Brendon Burchard, The Charge (Free Press, New York, NY 2012)

The Secret to Getting a Job after College by Larry Chiagouris. Brand New World Publishing, 2011.

Katy Perry: Part of Me, 2012 Documentary, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, Imagine Entertainment, Perry Productions, Direct Management Group, AEG Live

EMI Music, Pulse Films, Magical Elves Productions, Splinter Films


Chapter 10

SUCCESS magazine, Your Personal Best, Climbing Blind, April/May 2008. Erik Weihenmayer story.

SUCCESS magazine, Lessons From Sports, Pushing Past The Fear, June 2009. Laird Hamilton story.


Chapter 11

Weekend Edition, NPR, December 2012. One Direction Interview

John C. Maxwell, The 15 Invaluable Laws Of Growth (Center Street, New York, NY, 2012)


Famous People Who Found Success Despite Failures by Benny Hsu


5 Tips To Developing Thicker Skin by MARGARITA TARTAKOVSKY, M.S


How To Develop A Thicker Skin by Scott H Young

The Thick Skinned by Lybi Ma, published on September 01, 2004


Chapter 12

The American Institute of Stress, Workplace Stress,


Chapter 13

National Center for Health Statistics.
Health, United States, 2011: With Special Feature on Socioeconomic Status and Health. Hyattsville, MD. 2012.

Graduate Kyle Clarke nets a great job, by Joanne Butcher, The Journal. Dec 14, 2010.

TV viewing at ‘all-time high,’ Nielsen says. By Taylor Gandossy.


Chapter 14

SUCCESS magazine, Improving Your Most Important Relationship in Life, October 2008. Robert Stuberg.

One dead after swimmers caught in Pass-A-Grille rip currents, FOX13TampaBay, June 27, 2012. – ixzz2SMhSLlbJ

Teen dies, another in critical condition after swimming accidents in Gulf Shores surf, Mark R. Kent, Press-Register, April 18, 2012.


Chapter 17

U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2012

Broke And Getting Broker: 22 Jaw Dropping Statistics About The Financial Condition Of American Families. March 29th, 2011. The American Dream.


Chapter 20

The Art of Flight, Brain Farm Digital Cinema, 2011. Starring Travis Rice.

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