An attractive mix of entertainment, motivation, and practical instruction, the Shift Your Brilliance audio comes with additional stories and commentary from the author. Simon's masterful narration guides the listener smoothly through the steps and possibilities of becoming a "shifter". A shifter, it is explained, is one who is ready to create the future in uncertain times. They do not find themselves shifted about, unhappy, and wishing for better luck.
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Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle are three of philosophy's greatest contributors. You already knew that. But what you might not know is that they all lived in classical Athens at around the same time. You might not know that Socrates was executed for practicing free speech. You might not know that Plato was sold into slavery for making the Tyrant of Syracuse angry. And you might not know that Aristotle tutored the famous Alexander the Great. The philosophers were part of some crazy world events as well. The Peloponnesian War, the Macedonian takeover, and more...it's all there.
Augustus, born Gaius Octavius Thurinus in 63 BCE, was the first emperor of Rome. From the moment his great-uncle and adoptive father, Julius Caesar, died when he was 18, his life was one action-packed conflict after another. From the unexpected inheritance of a hefty fortune and a heap of responsibilities, to fighting off a foe who should be a friend, to seeking revenge on Caesar's assassins, he had his work cut out for him.