Reading the Book of Life

by Bernie Swain
Success and accomplishment don’t happen in a vacuum; they rise from our most profound experiences—if we’re paying attention. I credit Alex Haley, the author of Roots and one of the most compelling people we’ve had the privilege to represent, for helping me to recognize that. One day in the late eighties, Alex showed up at our office unannounced. He was like that—even though he was one of the best-known writers in the country at that time, he would just walk … Continue reading "Reading the Book of Life"