Bart Springer believes that learning is a lifelong activity. A member of the Jim Thorpe Rotary Club, he shared his passion, and his reading list, at a recent meeting of the West End club.

Bart, who with his wife Meriel owns Crave restaurant in the Albright Mansion, listed several resources for people who would like to improve their attitude and performance. His top-five books:

  1. Personality Plus, Littauer
  2. How I Raised Myself from Failure to Success in Selling, Bettger
  3. How to Have Confidence and Power in Dealing with People, Biglin
  4. Resolved, Woodward
  5. The Ant and the Elephant, Poscente

A past president of the Jim Thorpe Chamber of Commerce, Bart also talked about another resource, the Mental Fitness Challenge series of books and videos. And he issued a challenge to West End Rotarians: gauge your mental fitness by taking a test at