Initially, the young man does not realize he is talking with one of the most peaceful and successful people in the world. However, through a series of conversations and experiences that occur up on peaks and down in valleys, the young man comes to make some startling discoveries.
Eventually, he comes to understand how he can use the old man's remarkable principles and practical tools in good and bad times and becomes more calm and successful himself.
Now you can take a similar journey through the story and use what you find to your advantage in your own work and life.
©2009 Spencer Johnson, M.D. All rights reserved.; (P)2009 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved.
these concepts are taught in many ways from the resources I have come across in my readings, and this is just one more classic to add to my list of life changing books to live by!
Such a well constructed story that conveys some very profound yet common sense messages. This book helps you connect the dots and gives you some good cognitions, all of which you already know to be true but somehow have been programmed to forget. Highly recommended.
This makes on examine the highs and lows of our lives. How long you want to stay in the valley or say on the mountain tops of life. Author uses the simplest of examples to make you think about your life's up's and down's. Must Read and examine.
There are so may great lessons that can be applied form this book both personally and professionally. I truly enjoy the story and how life has a way of circling back around. I will definitely add this to my list of books to read and Reread again!
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