Welcome to Excitation, Belief, and Control, a new book by Don Hodor, has been published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

What makes some people more successful? Is it their personality? Do they have a high IQ? Maybe it’s their strong work ethic? Long working hours? Are its physical characteristics above average? What really sets these successful people apart as leaders rather than followers? With my engineering background as a resource and the number of successful people I have met over the past 20 years, I set out to document all aspects of their lives and actions. You ask, “Is this another self-help book?” I, too, have read dozens of self-help books. These books tell stories and offer step-by-step procedures for success, but none have really hit the mark on the simple, concrete essence of their success. With an engineering training as a tool and a logical approach, I got started.

I like to find the “common denominator” when solving a problem. I don’t have time to learn the complicated steps or detailed formulas to be successful. Let’s get to the point quickly and precisely. Like I said earlier just give me the time, not how to build a watch! The secret is in three words: Excitement, Belief and Control. Read on to find out how and why this simple formula works.

About the Author
Don Hodor’s business career began with Gimbel’s department stores in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia as senior director of information technology. His responsibilities included all point of sale cash registers, network computers, telephone systems and surveillance systems where he reported directly to the CEO and President. After ten years, he founded Southpoint Telecom Technology in 1990 and then the Southpointe Chamber of Commerce in 1993 with the goal of networking businesses and establishing a database of businesses in Southpointe Industrial Park in Western Pennsylvania. In 2011, he launched Southpointe Quarterly Report & Directory¸ a comprehensive magazine listing businesses, articles and points of interest from the Southpoint business community.

Don has been a twenty-year member of the board of directors of the Washington County Council for Economic Development and past chairman of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and the 84th Chamber of Commerce. As well as the former president of the Rotary Club of Houston, Pa., Member of Masonic Lodge 164 and member of the 32nd degree of Scottish Rite. He is the director of the twenty-fifth annual Southpointe show. He participated in the Post-Gazette Energy Forum roundtable and appeared on television.

He is a private pilot certified by the Federal Aviation Association. He commissioned a 58-foot yacht, taking her from Annapolis, Maryland, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and later to Key West and the Bahamas. Don relaxes by cruising a 34ft C&C on Chesapeake Bay and playing piano and guitar. Don is married to Geri with a son and two daughters and 5 grandchildren. Visit Don’s company website at https://www.southpointetelecom.com/.

Welcome to Excitation, Belief, and Control is a 204 page hardcover retail price of $ 11.00 (eBook also available). The ISBN is 978-1-6453-0805-8. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press, to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at http://dorrancepressroom.com or to purchase the book visit our online bookstore at https://bookstore.dorrancepublishing.com/ welcome-to-excitement-belief-and-control /

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