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Failing Forward Audiobook
Failing Forward
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John C. Maxwell
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John C. Maxwell
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Failing Forward Audiobook

Failing Forward

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It seems that some people are born to achieve anything they want. Some would say they are lucky, are blessed, or have the Midas touch. But what truly is the reason for their success? Family background, wealth, greater opportunities, high morals, an easy childhood? New York Times best selling author John C. Maxwell has the answer: The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.

Maxwell says that if you are like him, you were never prepared to deal with failure. Coming out of school, he feared it, misunderstood it, and ran away from it. But he's learned to make failure his friend, and he can teach you to do the same.

Listen to everything by John C. Maxwell.

©2000 by Maxwell Motivation, Inc., a Georgia Corporation; (P)2000 by Thomas Nelson Publishers

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    Justin Cincinnati, OH, USA 10-23-06
    Justin Cincinnati, OH, USA 10-23-06
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    "Great Book for Those who Have a Pessimist Attitude"

    As always, Maxwell does a great job at clearly covering a topic in an organized and easy to follow way. This is a great book for anyone who is in the trap of negative self-talk and can't quite seem to take themselves to the next level. It's also a great book for anyone who simply wants to give themselves a good re-charge of their optimism.

    Maxwell gives 15 great ways to make failure become a stepping stone to success through viewing it differently. If you have recently suffered a failure and can't get out of the dumps, buy this and listen to it!

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    David muntinlupa city, N/A, Philippines 01-22-04
    David muntinlupa city, N/A, Philippines 01-22-04
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    "Hope!"

    Hope is what this book has given me. It is one of the most inspiring books I ever read (listened to).

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    Paula 05-19-16
    Paula 05-19-16
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    "Courage to fail"

    This is a great book. I have always defined myself by my failures, as though I am a failure. After this book, I am actually feeling a sense of courage to go and try again! Removing me from my failed attempts at things is challenging but monumental.

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    Joy Williams 04-04-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book for personal growth and development!!"

    John C Maxwell is brilliant with his words and his wisdom. We are all on this journey of life together, I would much rather be failing forward minded than just failing. I wish I could get all of the world's skeptics and pessimists to read this!

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    Hawkeye USA 03-02-16
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    "Eceptional concepts!"

    Concepts are made real with excellent stories! Makes the reader comfortable with failing and without feeling defeated.

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    Jason R 02-15-16
    Jason R 02-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Great book"

    this book was awesome ! I couldn't wait to listen to what John had to say everyday.

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    "failing foward"

    Great reading and highly motivational. John always has a great way with words and storytelling

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    Felisha 12-30-15
    Felisha 12-30-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Great book"

    We all fail at some point in our life, instead of standing down and moving into a slump. We have to fail forward!!

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    Amazon Customer 11-27-15 Member Since 2015
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    "definitely worthwhile!"

    Loved it. you really get through it easily. The ideas, encouragement, and lessons are applicable to anyone's life. you will be a better person because of this book. I have ideas from this book that I will keep with me for a long time and pass on to others.

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    Dustin Earl 11-03-15
    Dustin Earl 11-03-15 Member Since 2015
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    "great information"

    i definitely need to listen to this over and over. need to take notes, though.

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