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The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die (BK Life)

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Publisher Comments:

What are the secrets to finding happiness? Why do some people live well and die happy? John Izzo asked thousands of people to identify the wisest person they knew. ""The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die"" shares what he learned from over 200 people aged 60-106 whom others said had found the meaning in life. From town barbers to Holocaust survivors, from aboriginal chiefs to CEO's, these people had over 18,000 years of life experience. With warmth and wit, this book shares the ""Five Secrets"" to a happy and purpose-filled life which Izzo distilled from listening to these stories. Dr. Izzo also shows the reader how to put these secrets into practice in our lives. This book will make you laugh, bring you to tears, and inspire you to discover what matters long before you die. Based on a highly acclaimed TV series appearing on public television, this book takes the reader on a heart-warming and profound journey to find lasting happiness.

Review:

"From the pushy title on down, corporate speaker Izzo (president of The Izzo Group) offers lots of insistent but uninspiring advice for an audience presumably unfamiliar with the real value behind clichés like 'be true to your self,' 'leave no regrets' and 'live the moment.' Based on interviews with the 235 wisest individuals Izzo could find (culled from some 15,000 nominees), advice boils down to commonsense sayings and platitudes ('every day is a gift'), illustrated by short anecdotes and personal insights. Those new to the self-help genre will find tried and true advice, but little to motivate a real life change." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

The author of ""Awakening the Corporate Soul"" shares valuable, practical advice gleaned from interviews with people from age 60 to 106.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781576754757
Author:
Izzo, John
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Author:
Izzo Ph. D., John
Author:
Izzo, John B.
Location:
Oakland
Subject:
Personal Growth - General
Subject:
Success
Subject:
Self-actualization (psychology)
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Subject:
BEST SELLERS, PERSONAL GROWTH, CAREERS, SUCCESS
Subject:
Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
BK Life (Paperback)
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
178
Dimensions:
8.51x5.55x.54 in. .56 lbs.

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Product details 178 pages Berrett-Koehler Publishers - English 9781576754757 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "From the pushy title on down, corporate speaker Izzo (president of The Izzo Group) offers lots of insistent but uninspiring advice for an audience presumably unfamiliar with the real value behind clichés like 'be true to your self,' 'leave no regrets' and 'live the moment.' Based on interviews with the 235 wisest individuals Izzo could find (culled from some 15,000 nominees), advice boils down to commonsense sayings and platitudes ('every day is a gift'), illustrated by short anecdotes and personal insights. Those new to the self-help genre will find tried and true advice, but little to motivate a real life change." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
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The author of ""Awakening the Corporate Soul"" shares valuable, practical advice gleaned from interviews with people from age 60 to 106.
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