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The Choice

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This book, and the class that is built around it, explains for a general audience the solution to an age-old problem in the human sciences. This solution calls into question many widely accepted beliefs about human behavior and relationships.
Published by Arbinger Institute (first published 2002)
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The Choice, by the Arbinger Institute is a refreshing new approach to self-betterment. It puts the responsibility back onto the right person, ourselves. The authors attribute our responsiveness to others or our desire to serve others as the deepest sense of what is right. When we feel to assist another and follow through we are showing responsiveness. When we resist the feeling to help others, we be
The choice is a very consise short book, maybe even a phamphlet. It is spiral bound and can only be purchased through Arbinger. It was published in 1998, coming before all the other great books from Arbinger like Bonds That Make Us Free (2001), Leadership and Self-Deception and the Anatomy of Peace.

The Choice is without the stories found in the other 3 books and a great intro and/or review of the principles taught by Arbinger. These books are an instruction manual for life and a must read for e
This is a great companion book to the Anatomy of Peace, also put forth by the Arbinger Institute. I really love how clearly they allow the reader to see faults in him/herself (the real ones, not the martyring kind) and gives hope and direction for a lasting and fulfilling change. This work summarized the principles of their program - it reads very quickly - it's several thoughts on a page - not a real story or even a self help book. It reads more like a compilation of thoughts.
If there is one thing that I remember from this book, it is "I am not the teacher, I am here to learn".
Amazing book, very deep, very self finding book. I recommend it to everyone
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