All diets are not equal

It took me a while to understand that, but after having published dozens of books about diet and nutrition, and having read much more, I have reached the conclusion that our knowledge is still very limited.

The story of cholesterol is a perfect illustration. In the 50’s with Ancel Keys’ Seven Countries Study, America started to think that fat was a bad thing and a low-fat high carb diet began to be officially recommended.

War on fat

Gradually, the idea became mainstream and people started to remove fats from their diet, replaced saturated fat by unsaturated fat which means eating margarine instead of butter. Continue reading “All diets are not equal”

I’m a procrastinator

Hi, my name is Stéphane Leduc and I’m a procrastinator.

I am not the only one, we all are, were and will always be procrastinators. I’ve learned to say that from Strategic Coach founder, Dan Sullivan.

Moving this blog to another server

Yesterday I was in a long conversation with GoDaddy support team, talking about FTP, PHP, etc.

Of course, this is not an easy task and I am quite proud of the accomplishment. But is it where I create value? Continue reading “I’m a procrastinator”

We are recruiting (again)

Having a team is not always easy and sometimes people that you appreciate decide to leave, to go for a new life, under some other sky… This is perfectly normal.

As announced on Eddison Books web site, we are opening a position as Rights Executive to replace Melissa who decided to change. If you are a junior interested in a career in international publishing, this can be an opportunity.

What is it about

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Where is my personal library?

I am feeling nostalgic. Last year when I had lunch with Robert Greene, we were talking about internet marketing and he told me the best specialist was his former apprentice, “son élève”, Ryan Holiday.

I have read two of his books and today, I have visited his website.

Ryan Holiday’s personal library

I have been an early adopter of e-books, I have hundreds of them on my Kindle. Electronic format has the huge advantage of transportability. It takes no more room to store hundreds or thousands of books. Continue reading “Where is my personal library?”

Tarot cards as a self-help tool

I believe the first discovery of Tarot cards is through the Major Arcana which can be seen as a series of allegories of the spiritual journey, from Fool to the World…


Beginner’s Guide to Tarot. #tarot

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I am learning the cards one by one and sharing this on my Instagram account. But I have understood recently the value of the Minor Arcana. Each suit represents an aspect of life that we need to look after. Continue reading “Tarot cards as a self-help tool”

The gears I love

I might not be a real minimalist but I try to go for essential. Essential means choice and quality. I spend my time with these pieces of stuff and even if there is still room for improvement, I now believe it is important to surround ourselves with good quality and design.

My work stuff

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Should I blog on Saturday?

I am not Jewish but there are a few people around me who practice what they call Shabbat.

According to the Bible and the tradition, the world has been created in 6 days and on the 7th, the creator decided to rest. By consequence, it probably became one of the 1st social law: weekly day off. I believe before that most people were working 7 days a week.

The traditional Shabbat mixes prayers and family moments. I am not a believer in any religion but I feel this is very wise to stay away from work once a week. Continue reading “Should I blog on Saturday?”

Do you Facebook

If I seem to have found some answers for my blogging question, I still have some about what I should do on some social media, especially Facebook.

Recently I have realized that I am this platform for almost 10 years, it means I have given a lot of data about my private life to Mark Zuckerberg during this years… Pretty scary, isn’t?

Privacy is one of the biggest problems with social media. The other one is the time consumption. Continue reading “Do you Facebook”