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Philip Keith

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Phil Keith earned a bachelor's degree in history from Harvard and has done master’s work at Long Island University and the Naval War College. After graduating from Harvard, Phil went directly into the Navy and became an aviator. During three tours in Vietnam, he served with distinction and was awarded, among other decorations, the Purple Heart, Air Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, and Navy Commendation Medal.
After his wartime service, Phil rose to the rank of Commander in the Naval Reserve and is also a licensed US Coast Guard Captain and Master’s Mate. As a business executive, he worked for two Fortune 500 firms and is a former assistant professor of business at Long Island University. Since 2007 Phil has been an adjunct instructor at th
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One and Two Star Reviews: Are They Curses or Blessings in Disguise?

When my first major non-fiction book was released two years ago this month (“Blackhorse Riders”-St. Martin’s Press), I was thrilled to see a steady stream of 4 and 5-star reviews posted to my Amazon page. Yes, a couple of good friends had, indeed, helped me out by supporting me through their own contributions, but better than 90% of the reviews I received were from complete strangers.
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