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The latest book from Shad Helmstetter, Ph.D., the author of the classic personal growth best-seller, What to Say When You Talk to Your Self. The Gift is the inspiring story of women and men who are changing their own lives - by helping other people change theirs. This beautifully-written book helps you put the 12 best personal growth concepts ever discovered into practice ...more
Hardcover, 199 pages
Published September 28th 2005 by Park Avenue Press
(first published January 1st 2005)
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I agree with some of the other comments. It feels like the first several chapters are trying to "sell" you on Arbonne. Most people reading it have already figured out the benefits of the business. I set it down for several months. When I picked it up again and got to some of the chapters having to do with self management I thougth he had some really good things to say. Attitude. Focus. Goal Setting. Time management.
The general concepts and opinions of the book were alright. Most of the authors experience seemed to be with Arbonne and I got fairly tired of having the author pitch it. I have to wonder if Arbonne didn't slip him some money to sell their product or something. Aside from the authors overwhelming fascination with Arbonne I would have like to see some real evidence of research. He cites nothing and alludes to research but that is all. At the end of the day I think his opinion is worth considerati ...more
Oct 03, 2012 Monica rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: entreprenurial types, people willing to work to change the quality of their lives and help others
Recommended to Monica by: My RVP +AM
I like Arbonne opportunity and products and was enjoying the book but put it down and have not picked it up again. Getting obsessed is nutty. Having a good attitude is great.