Steve Harvey

Biography

I am going to be sixty this year and feel I've led a fairly interesting life starting in Glasgow in Scotland and after a period of thirty years in South Africa I have been in Australia for the last sixteen years. My working life has been mostly in manufacturing and quality management. I'm 'Joe Average' in most respects and been through most of what you'd expect for someone my age. As I grow older though I am happier too. This is mostly due to my wonderful wife and an attitude to life that often only comes with the years of experience.Since studying psychology at university in the late 1980's I have always been interested in motivation and the reasons why people do what they do. I've often thought about what gets people up in the morning and motivates them to go on every day. From many hours of debate on this and similar subjects and wide reading I conclude that it's growth that motivated us. We either grow in ourselves, learn as we do to solve life's problems or we don't. If we don't we are doomed to a life of relative unhappiness, sometimes without really being aware of our situation and what we can do to change things.

Books

Displaced
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future computer enhancements are the only way to keep up with the pace of development and ever increasing work demands. When our character can't keep up he is removed from his job and his home and sent to a work camp outside the metro. His efforts at improving his work performance lead to the modification of an android work 'companion' and a near disaster which only makes things worse.
Small Team Problem Solving Projects For Manufacturing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Manufacturing
A book on using the project management approach to solving larger problems in manufacturing. The methods used are explained in detail including a worked example. This is a precise guide with no anecdotes or extraneous material.
365 Stop Dreaming and Do It a Precise Guide to Setting and Achieving Your Goals
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This is short, easy to follow and precise guide to setting and achieving your goals. It is based on a simple concept that if you do one thing every day towards achieving your goals you will succeed. It is example based to help explain the process.

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