After hundreds of fictional movies of spies and their lives, their real story is not what you'd expect. But now I can watch movies and know what is real practice and what is not in the spy world. My only criticism of the audio book is the voice of Dayna Baer--it so annoyingly monotone.
She might not be that way in real life, but their manager should have considered an actress to read her part because emotions sell. Regardless, I will buy another book written by Robert Baer...eventually.
Definitely a must read for entrepreneurs! I buy books on business constantly; this is different from the others because it's not your Mickey Mouse Fairy Tale story as if everything happens in a perfect world. This book gave real stories with solid advice for the real world in which business is conducted. The fear, the questions, the doubt, and the decisions we all face as business owners are addressed with practical advice, such as looking at your business from the right perspective. My business is a service, and I still gleaned a lot of information and ideas from the examples of his stories. I think the best one, which I wish I would have learned long ago, was not to take business advice from your tax consultant, lol!
Can't wait till the movie comes out! The story is written so well, you lost yourself in it.
While I have read many books on the subject, Sharma articulates "Leadership" in a more succinct way--you get a lot for it being such a short read. I'd recommend it to anyone.
While I very much enjoy learning history and true stories that provide insight, this was a great story worthy of a book. However, some of the details drag, but it's still a great story.
I'd read anything about how Malcolm Gladwell processes stuff. In this interview, he tells us how he himself chooses books---I took it to be great advice.
He articulates concepts I've always wanted to learn in such a way any layman can grasp.
I have already given the hard copy of this book to people as as gift.
It gives you real meat--no rambling, just pure applications to grow one's willpower.
don't think so
it would be a documentary, but "willpower", "will not power"--you put in text everything you want people to remember. (I'm in marketing)
Self growth starts here
This information was amazing, but I feel it should also be marketed as an effective Time Management Tool. I've read and applied at least 5 time management tools--this one is what I consider to be the best.
This is the first time I've read an autobiography and disliked the person it was about. Progress or success is NEVER an excuse to treat people badly.
If you've read Malcolm Gladwell's "Blink" or if you've read "Your Brain at Work" by David Rock---you don't need to read or listen to this book. The others tell this story better. This reads like a text book for the 70's.
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