Mental Illness

The Table of Contents of The Bipolar Millionaire

By John E. Wade II / February 29, 2016 /

To give you insight into the contents of my memoir, I offer the Table of Contents as follows:➢ Introduction➢ Prologue: A Life-Altering Experience at the United States Air Force Academy➢ Part I. The Making of a Millionaire➢ Chapter 1. Growing Up Wealthy➢ Chapter 2. My Life as a CPA, Husband and Father➢ Part II. Having…

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REVIEW Part III: A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links between Leadership and Mental Illness

By John E. Wade II / February 5, 2016 /

A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links between Leadership and Mental Illness By Nasir Ghaemi, M. D. Review by John E. Wade II REVIEW Part III  President Franklin Roosevelt was described by a famous judge as having “… a first rate temperament.”  Psychologically the author described FDR’s personality as hyperthymic—high in energy, very talkative, outgoing, and…

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REVIEW Part II: A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links between Leadership and Mental Illness

By John E. Wade II / January 29, 2016 /

A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links between Leadership and Mental Illness By Nasir Ghaemi, M. D. Review by John E. Wade II REVIEW Part II One of my personal heroes is Winston Churchill, who stood staunchly during World War II, inspiring Britain and the Allies to achieve their ultimate victory over Adolf Hitler, another figure…

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REVIEW Part I: A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links between Leadership and Mental Illness

By John E. Wade II / January 22, 2016 /

A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links between Leadership and Mental Illness By Nasir Ghaemi, M. D. Review by John E. Wade II REVIEW Part I This is a fascinating book, explaining in a compelling manner how some of the greatest leaders of the past two centuries—Abraham Lincoln, Gen. William T. Sherman, Winston Churchill, Mohandas Gandhi,…

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Interview with Sara Troy on S.E.L.F. Discovery Radio

By John E. Wade II / November 30, 2015 /

I sincerely thank Sara Troy both for the hour-long interview concerning my memoir, The Bipolar Millionaire and the Operation, as well as for her permission to present it to you on my own website.  Sara was gracious in her style of the discourse and in the opinions she gave and received. Thank you, Sara!

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Another Precious Life Lost

By John E. Wade II / August 10, 2015 /

As reported in the New Orleans Advocate, a 24 year old Harahan man, “…whose behavior was consistent with bipolar disorder and paranoid schizophrenia…” was released from a mental facility and committed suicide. His father rightly thought he was not ready cope with his life. I have bipolar disorder and am quite healthy, perhaps a beacon for…

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Launch of The Bipolar Millionaire At Garden District Book Shop

By John E. Wade II / August 5, 2015 /

Launch of The Bipolar Millionaire At Garden District Book Shop Cradled in the Rink and the Garden District Presentation By The book’s author, John E. Wade II As a CPA for 29 years, I didn’t get many opportunities for speeches or presentations. Actually I don’t remember any. So I did a speech for the Republican Women…

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Precious Lives Lost in Lafayette, Louisiana

By John E. Wade II / July 27, 2015 /

Two beautiful young women who had everything to live for were shot and killed in a movie theatre in Lafayette, LA on Thursday night, July 23rd.  News reports differ on whether it was seven or nine others wounded in the shooting.  The perpetrator was described as a “gunman [who] had a history of mental illness”…

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Launch Party for The Bipolar Millionaire

By John E. Wade II / July 21, 2015 /

Yesterday, July 20th was the official publication date for my book, The Bipolar Millionaire, and it is available now at many locations. Thursday, July 30th will be the book launch party where I will present The Bipolar Millionaire in an honest and frank manner. As a CPA for 29 years, I had no real opportunities to speak publicly, but I have…

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My Upcoming Book, The Bipolar Millionaire

By John E. Wade II / July 9, 2015 /

I’m excited about the publication of my memoir on July 20th and the first event at the Garden District Book Shop on July 30th, 6:00 till 7:30 PM, a Thursday night. Light snacks, soft drinks, water and wine will be served. I have been practicing my speech as I hope and pray that you will enjoy…

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