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Bumblebees Fly Anyway: Defying the Odds at Work and Home

3.25  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Overcoming barriers
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published May 1st 1997 by Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company (first published December 1995)
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Debbie Richard
Jun 19, 2014 Debbie Richard rated it really liked it
Ms. Wells overcame many obstacles in her life. I especially like this from page 86 and can relate, "From childhood, I believed that God loved me and was concerned about my life. Over time, I have experienced His power at work in many circumstances. I've learned that His strength is there for me when I am weak. He has assigned value to my life, so who am I to try to convince Him that I am worthless?"
Sandy
Jul 14, 2015 Sandy rated it it was ok
Shelves: memoir
I have mixed feelings about this book. I've heard the author speak & she's a dynamic, enthusiastic, inspirational speaker, but that voice doesn't come through in the writing. Part memoir, part information about leadership skills in the work force, some of the sections feel forced. I preferred the parts about her personal life & her struggle to overcome adversity.
Debbie Gifford
Aug 11, 2011 Debbie Gifford rated it really liked it
Some parts were very sad. My fave parts: "It matters, you know. It matters to me what you do with your life."

"My upbringing was not traditional, my beginnings inauspicious, but a handful of people who loved me communicated to me that my actions have consequences,that my life has value, that what I do impacts more than just myself. That's all it took - a handful of people"

"When had the fire in me begun to cool? I knew the answer: when my paycheck became more important to me than my principles. I
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