Do you believe that our success or failure is in our hands?
Or, do you believe everything is pre-ordained?
I am going through a phase of rediscovering what success means to me and I have been reading a lot (Fiction and Non-Fiction) about success. A
collea friend gave me this book and I want to tell you guys all I’ve learned so far.
Fact and Fiction are melded into one in this book about a not-so-young executive whose life is on a downward spiral. Fired. Broke. Daughter gets sick. No insurance. Nothing. The only option left for David Ponder is death… Really! As his car skids off an icy bridge, David is tossed into a world where he will learn lessons that will revamp his life journey and set him on the path to success.
In this dream world, he meets seven (7) very interesting characters and his life is intertwined with single scenes in the histories of these famous people and each one gives him a lesson that they are reportedly famous for.
Harry S. Truman – Decisiveness
King Solomon – Wisdom
Joshua Chamberlain – Action
Christopher Columbus – Focus
Anne Frank – Happiness
Abraham Lincoln – Forgiveness
Archangel Gabriel – Persistence (i think?)
I enjoyed the book, because it taught some valuable lessons about life. Valuable lessons that the earlier you learn, the better for you in this life. We’ll take these lessons one after the other in the next 7 weeks and round off with a closing post in the last week. Sort of like a Sunday-Sunday Tonic!
In other news, it looks like I’m a Snapchat honey! ID: thealaroro. Follow me and see my day (when I have the data to share!). What’s your snap ID?
Also, what self-development books have you read in recent times?