Review of Skip The Line

by Hans-Jürgen John Skip The Line by James Altucher – Ingenious, Simple Strategies to Propal Yourself to Wealth, Success and Happiness The Author: James Altucher is an entrepreneur, active angel investor, writer, podcaster, stand-up comedian, and chess master. He is the author of eighteen books, including the bestsellers The Power of No and Choose yourself! … Read more

Review of The Real-Life MBA

by Hans-Jürgen John The Real-Life MBA: Your No-BS Guide to Winning the Game, Building a Team, and Growing Your Career by Jack & Suzy Welch The Authors: Suzy Welch is a best-selling author, television host, and business journalist at Harward Business Review. Through her work at the Jack Welch Management Institute, she is predestined to … Read more

Review of Great Advice

by Hans-Jürgen John Review of GREAT ADVICEFor solving everyday challenges at work and in life. A book by David Wee and Handi Kurniawan. AUTHORS: Thomas Edinson founded Edison General Electric Company in 1889, which later became General Electric (GE). In August 2000, the company had a market capitalization of $601 billion, and was then the … Read more

Why reviews on Johntext?

by Hans-Jürgen John Why reviews on Johntext? Well, Johntext is about authors and their books. Every day so many new books are published that it seems impossible to read them all. A pre-selection is important. Reviews help with that. We learn from others. Each time we read a book. For example nonfiction. Reading books is … Read more

Road accidents eat up development aid – Roland Wiederkehr

Road accidents eat up development aid – Roland Wiederkehr

500 children die every day on their way to school. 1.3 million people die each year as a result of road traffic collisions. Between 15 and 20 more million people suffer road traffic injuries.

The WHO (World Health Organization) has declared this number of fatalities an epidemic. It estimates that if we do not stop this epidemic, it will result in 2 million deaths and 30 million injured between 2020 and 2030.

In addition, victims are hardly ever insured. Aside from the immeasurable suffering, follow-up costs of traffic accidents add up to 1 to 3 % of the gross domestic product of these countries. That’s twice the total of development aid that these countries receive!

Most leaders and citizens around the world are unaware of it: a Tsunami (3500 death toll) or the 9/11 attacks (3000 death toll) are extensively covered by the media and remain in people’s minds for months. On the other hand, the scale of these world deaths due to traffic accidents is hardly covered by the media and therefore not present in our minds. and many other organizations want to change this now. I helped to make road safety to a development aim in the agenda 2030 of UNO. Now I help to reach this aim. Please support.

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This text was published in the February Newsletter of Global Goodwill Ambassadors (GGA) on Johntext Alaska. Publisher of the Newsletter is Hans-Jürgen John, Founder of Johntext – read more

Review of The Priceless Gift

Title: The Priceless Gift Author: Hemalatha Gnanasekar                   Blurb: The Priceless Gift deals with the problem of sexual abuse at the workplace. But the irony is that most of the victims bear the wrongdoings silently. As a result, they find themselves unable to develop healthy relationships for fear … Read more

Review of Guru with Guitar

Guru with Guitar by Vikrmn

Title : Guru with Guitar   Author : Vikrmn                   Blurb : Guru with Guitar “Life is like a guitar. Tune. Play. Repeat,” says Viktor, a US based financial professional of Indian origin. He was rich, smart, intelligent, witty and emotional too, but still was lost in … Read more

What Lisa-Marie Fischer and Richard DiPilla have in common?

photo of Lisa-Marie Fischer and Richard DiPilla

Wonder what Lisa-Marie Fischer and Richard DiPilla have in common? Whats the news?   The first two worldwide newsletter of Global Goodwill Ambassadors are published with founder’s letter of Richard DiPilla – see below   — INTERVISTA CON Richard DiPilla – Fondatore Global Goodwill Ambassadors (GGA) — Long Term Economy Remember Lisa-Marie Fischer? The singer … Read more

Review of Arjun

Cover of Arjun without a doubt by Dr. Shinde Sweety

Review of Arjun Title : Arjun   Author : Dr. Shinde Sweety       Blurb : I knew there was nothing poetic about death. I knew not that the most horrific battles are fought off the battlefield. Arjun: The idealist in a non-ideal world; the warrior whose deadliest opponent was his conscience. History forgot … Read more

Review of She Ekla Chalo Re

Book Cover of She Ekla Chalo Re by Author : Dr Shayan Haq ,Santosh Avvannavar

Title : She Ekla Chalo Re   Author : Dr Shayan Haq ,Santosh Avvannavar   Editor : Rajashree Ghosh     Blurb : Set in the backdrop of 1990 Calcutta, She Ekla Chalo Re is a story about finding one’s own identity in spite of all odds. The story spins around the life of Kusum, a … Read more

Review of The Curse Of Surya

The Curse Of Surya by Author : Dev Prasad

Title : The Curse Of Surya     Author : Dev Prasad       Blurb : Sangeeta Rao, a beautiful, feisty reporter at Channel 7 TV in Singapore, rushes to Agra on a special assignment after an early-morning phone call. At the Taj Mahal, she meets Alan Davies, a charming Welshman. But a terrorist attack … Read more

Review of No Turning Back

No Turning Back by Authoress : Hemlatha Gnanasekar

Title : No Turning Back   Authoress : Hemlatha Gnanasekar     About the book : In “No Turning Back”, Swaminathan is a victim of parent rivalry. Unable to bear his father’s harsh words, his mother leaves the house one day; only to end her life. On learning about this, his father is traumatized so … Read more

Review of Married Virgins

Married Virgins by Author : Rituparna Deshmukh

Title : Married Virgins   Author : Rituparna Deshmukh     Blurb: In Married Virgins Akira, deeply in love with Usain, dreams to create her beautiful world with him. Raghav, her colleague and best friend, loves her one sided unconditionally. Akira sees her dream world shattering when her parents refuse to give their permission to … Read more

Review of Love Forever @Rajpath

Love Forever @Rajpath

Title : Love Forever @Rajpath   Author : Kalpana Mishra     Blurb : True love can blossom anywhere, in a government set – up too, and can be as permanent as the job itself. Shalini, a government employee, strongly feels that there is no point in getting married and joining the brigade of abused wives. … Read more

Review of The Disguised Prince

Title : The Disguised prince   Author : Shankar MM     Blurb : You are neither a good warrior nor a good leader.” These words haunt him.   Raksha, a young prince, decides to prove himself and seeks a path not knowing where it will lead him to. However, his destiny has other plans.   … Read more

Review of Rhyme With Me

Title : Rhyme With Me   Author : Mary Kunte       Blurb :Written in simple rhyme, the poems touch upon emotions, nature and imaginative situations.   Other styles of poetry also have a place in the book: Acrostic, Rictameter, Haiku and Onomatopoeia.   The first letter of each new line when put together … Read more