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The Carpenter: A Story about the Greatest Success Strategies of All | [Jon Gordon]

The Carpenter: A Story about the Greatest Success Strategies of All

Michael wakes up in the hospital with a bandage on his head and fear in his heart. The stress of building a growing business, with his wife Sarah, caused him to collapse while on a morning jog. When Michael finds out the man who saved his life is a Carpenter he visits him and quickly learns that he is more than just a Carpenter; he is also a builder of lives, careers, people, and teams. As the Carpenter shares his wisdom, Michael attempts to save his business in the face of adversity, rejection, fear, and failure.
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Publisher's Summary

Best-selling author Jon Gordon returns with his most inspiring book yet, filled with powerful lessons and the greatest success strategies of all.

Michael wakes up in the hospital with a bandage on his head and fear in his heart. The stress of building a growing business, with his wife Sarah, caused him to collapse while on a morning jog. When Michael finds out the man who saved his life is a Carpenter he visits him and quickly learns that he is more than just a Carpenter; he is also a builder of lives, careers, people, and teams.

As the Carpenter shares his wisdom, Michael attempts to save his business in the face of adversity, rejection, fear, and failure. Along the way he learns that there's no such thing as an overnight success but there are timeless principles to help you stand out, excel, and make an impact on people and the world.

Drawing upon his work with countless leaders, sales people, professional and college sports teams, non-profit organizations and schools, Jon Gordon shares an entertaining and enlightening story that will inspire you to build a better life, career, and team with the greatest success strategies of all.

If you are ready to create your masterpiece, listen to The Carpenter and begin the building process today.

©2014 Jon Gordon (P)2014 Gildan Media LLC

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    Michael. I could best identify with his humanness and struggles


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    What insight do you think you’ll apply from The Carpenter?

    To look at life through the lens of loving, caring, and serving.


    Any additional comments?

    Through the simplicity of rerouting our thoughts and actions, we can achieve great things.

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    Rick Levesque 01-19-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Masterpiece, easy read, great ideas"

    Jon is an excellent speaker and his words are powerful and easy to follow. Worth the money.

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    It was a great listen and had excellent lessons couched in a engaging story. Highly recommended

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    "Great message for live a greater life."

    This book gives a message on how to live, your personal and professional life. Must read for anyone at crossroads.

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    Very inspiring story. We should all have a Carpenter like J. I have one called Jesus who keeps me going.

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