Nice to hear the techniques learnt in other self help books put into a novel/story format. An easy listen. You will hear the same things you hear in other self help books. A bit of promotion at the end, but that's fine for a free book. well worth a listen.
Very easy listening, very entertaining and simply understood. The messages came through clearly and I would recommend it to anyone who wants to be the employer not employee. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
The author was inspired by Napolean Hill's work "Think and Grow Rich".
I think the book was very well written for the modern times, and a great listen as well.
If you are into self development books or motivational books, why not try this book?
I hope everyone enjoys this great opportunity!
This book pretty much takes Napolean Hills, Think and Grow Rich (which I recommend to anyone) and turns it into a dialogue between two people.
Where I really got turned off was when it was said repeatedly that for success a person has to work 80 hours a week (not something in Think and Grow Rich). This is just ridiculous. To have to work 80 hours (that's 12 hours a day Monday to Friday and 10 hours a day Saturday and Sunday each week) is not success. I would say that is more failure in my eyes. Success is being able to have more freedom and enjoy your life. Yes you have to be ready to work hard when you have to and there will be some long hours sometimes.
I suggest paying the reasonable price for Napolean Hills original works and you will get much more and more clear without the unnecessary added conversational bits.
I disagreed with a lot of the author's ideas. Much of it was sugar coated "when you wish upon a star" type optimism that in my actual experience has proven untrue.
Hm, don't know if I have one.
This book offers some cliche maxims about success. It's an individual story about a guy's run in with a millionaire on a plane-- and though it's an enchanting and interesting story at times, I just found that it was too optimistic and "drinking" its own kool-aid so to speak. Unfortunately I think it lacks the breadth and sophistication that a real evaluation of monetary success takes. Being passionate alone isn't what brought this guy success. The guy found a way to monetize something tangential to his interest and passion that had a market he was a part of. The elements in the story just aren't analyzed as accurately as they could be-- and I feel too much is put on the idea of doing what you are "passionate" about. I have two businesses-- one is my passion, and one I fell into via my side job I used to pay my way through school. The one I fell into is 5-10x more profitable than the one that is my passion-- in that business I am in the top 2% of my field. I just don't think you can say "this is my passion" and therefore succeed-- even if you don't think like an employee. That is not enough. You have to respond to the marketplace.
Some of the story really just turned me off because my experience has been very different.
Inspired life-navigator, self employed twenty-something, a-book-a-week-minimum-listener, loyal sweetie to my family& buddha loving do-gooder
I did not expect to care much for this book, fearing it would be superficial or cheap or something. It was not, it was well organized, had an empowering & uplifting motivation to it. Great little narrative for when unrewarding but comfortable stagnancy sets in.
Slightly cheesy if anything, but in a degree I thought made it endearing.
I enjoy the information, but kind of basic concepts and ideas. It's on the inspirational side, not quite as much on the practical side.
Easy to follow
I had a hard time understand his british accent at times.
Yes .. its short and a good refresher if you listen any of the works of Napoleon Hill or Brain Tracey.