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Ryan Flaherty

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Ryan Edward Flaherty is an American professional baseball former infielder and current coach. He is an advance scout and development coach for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball.
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The Alchemist
25th Anniversary Edition
Paulo Coelho - Sep 09, 2014 (first published in 1988)
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Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. What starts out as a journey to find...
Ryan Flaherty
I’ve loved The Alchemist for a very long time.     source
The Slight Edge
Turning Simple Disciplines into Massive Success and Happiness
Jeff Olson - Nov 04, 2013 (first published in 2005)
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The Slight Edge is a way of thinking, a way of processing information that enables you to make the daily choices that will lead you to the success and happiness you desire. Learn why some people make dream after dream come true, while others just continue dreaming and spend their lives building dreams for someone else. It’s not just another self-he...
Ryan Flaherty
Talks about forming habits before they form you, and what types of habits you want to form.     source
Speed Trap
The Inside Story of Ben Johnson and the Biggest Scandal in Olympic History
Charlie Francis - Feb 07, 1991 (first published in 1992)
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"Speed Trap" Inside the Biggest Scandal in Olympic History. Charlie Francis with Jeff Coplon.Has anyone won the Olympic 100m with such dominance since 1988? Coach Charlie Francis repeatedly asked himself this question out loud 20 years after this book was written. Today we have more understanding to questions like this. "Speed Trap", the story rema...
Ryan Flaherty
The author was a massive influence on me.     source