This is a great book for me. It definitely keeps me motivated on a daily basis. I love the examples and it provides great formulas for both professional and personal environments. If anyone is willing to move up in the world, and want to strategically make effective plans throughout their lives, it starts with this material.
There was nothing new to learn. Same as Think and grow Rich but in a simplified format. The whole book could have been written in one paragraph rather than several hours of just repeating the same thing over and over.
Yes, it was written in an engaging way.
Not sure if this is a business book. Comes across more as a self help book for seriously disadvantaged individuals. Like Tim Robbins for kids.
I keep forgetting to check for the "abridged" mention. I have yet to like an abridged audio book I liked. This one was no exception. It is a far cry from the unabridged written book I bought some 25 years ago.
The concept of Thinking Big is a great one, but let me sum this book up in two phrases and save you the 5 hours this book demands. "Think Big. Achieve more."
Sorry, but this one was boring with stuff commonly heard elsewhere.
The Magic of Thinking Big delivers a good, positive message; however, the presentation and material fall far short of anything "big." The soundbites between sections are more of an annoyance than pleasantry and the material leaves the listener with only vague generalities to cling to. I found the overall message positive and not to be a waste of time; however, you could listen to 15 minutes of Dr. Laura and come away with more concrete practices and lessons.
Don't get me wrong; there's good stuff here, but if you've read any Tony Robbins, Dale Carnegie, or really any self-improvement text, you'll already be familiar with what you'll find here.
This book was amusing if it wasn't anything else. The cheesiness made it worth the while. It reminded me of the audio that used to accompany filmstrips from elementary school. Listen to it with a friend and have a good laugh. That being said, it still had a few good nuggets in there that I'll apply.
It seems a little dated with how it is presented, but it is easy to follow. Very good examples of the principles he is talking about.