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Leadership Wisdom from the Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: The 8 Rituals of Visionary Leaders. Robin Sharma

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  1,480 Ratings  ·  78 Reviews
This book follows on from the international bestseller The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari and features the extraordinary lawyer turned monk, Julian Mantle. In this book he returns to the west to help an old friend transform his company using the leadership rituals that he learned from the ancient mystics with whom he lived. These 8-rituals of leadership blend cutting edge busin ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 1st 2005 by Hay House (first published 1998)
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Alaa Shhatha
لا أحد ينكر ان هذا الكتاب له تأثير خاص عليك عندما تقرأه
ولكن تبقى المشكلة هي "هل نستطيع فعل كل ماقاله جوليان ؟\!
فيه افكار جميلة جدا وبسيطة لتعيش حياتك المثالية
وبإذن الله سأحاول تطبيقها
من اكثر الأشياء التي ركز عليها هي
- اسأل نفسك كل صباح ماذا تفعل لو كان هذا آخر يوم في حياتك ؟
-افعل ماتحب فأنت ستعيش حياة واحدة فقط .. إن فاتت لن تستطيع تعويضها

والكثير من النصائح الجميلة بالنسبة لمن يباشرون دخول عالم الحياة الفعلي وعليهم تحديد مهنهتم المستقبلية فسيكون من الرائع ان تسمع لنصائح محام ستيني (جوليان) ا
Sep 01, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
من ناحية أفكار الكتاب فهو ما بيختلف عن بقية كتب التنمية )سيطر على عقلك, احترم وقتك., عش بانضباط....)
الجديد يمكن هو جمع هي الأفكار في قصة سهل إنك تتذكرها
أسلوب الكتابة مو ظريف أبداً
و بستغرب جداً كون هاد الكتاب واحد من أكثر الكتب مبيعاً
Aug 10, 2010 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Much worse than Monk...... Simply writing silly books ??
Lavesh Dixit
Jul 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Picked up the book from the railway station for a train journey. I have not yet read the book "The monk who sold his Ferrari", but knew about the popularity of the book, so decided to give this book a shot.
Though I was disinterested while I read first few chapters when the narrative story was being woven, but as the author started to talk about the real stuff, the 8 wisdom lessons, the book started getting interesting. Very inspiring when I had read the whole book, with some great quotes from al
Šta da čitam
Nov 07, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psihologija
Nisam mogla da se nateram da je procitam do kraja. Ne prijaju mi njegove knjige jednostavno, kao da citam gomilu nabacanih statusa sa fejsbuka. I to osrednjih. Ne drzi paznju, pise o stvarima koje su drugi mnogo bolje docarali, o opstepoznatim stvarima... Ni kaludjer mi se nije svideo.. ne postoji uputstvo za dobar zivot, to morate sami da izvucete. A u tome vam mnogo vise mogu pomoci neke druge knjige.
Dominic M
Feb 07, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: bookshelf
Got this book as a Christmas friends gift at office.

Purely from a book review perspective, the book is pretty bad. Repetitive in its narration and no new ideas in its presentation when compared with any of this other works. I had to struggle to finish the book and I am quite sure I glazed off in between reading some of the sections. Took me a long time to slog through it.
Iman  Al_kindia
Aug 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
كتاب رائع بحق ..به حكم كثيرة عوالم مبتكرة تجذبنا للإبداع والعمل والعيش لحظة بلحظة ..والتفوق على النفس والحياة .
Jun 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
بعد قراءة هذا الكتاب قد تظهر لك الأحلام التي تخليت عنها وإذا طبقت مافيه قد تتحقق ، فعلا كتاب رائع
Svitlana Paveletskaya
Лучшая книга из прочтенных в этом году. Настоящее вдохновение и возможность применять советы на практике здесь и сейчас. Максимально простая и интересная подача и четкая структура
Christine Jones
I have read books on leadership, the philosophy of success, and appropriate approaches to management in the past. This book simply didn't work for me.
The author has clearly taken some well chosen ideas for self improvement, particularly for those in leadership positions, and supported it with a narrative of a student learning from a master. In this case the student is a CEO in need of desperate guidance, and the master is a retired lawyer turned monk. Perhaps it is due to my own philosophy and
Ashok Vaishnav
This is a sequel to author's fabulously successful, The Monk Who Sold His Safari.
The author has distilled the essence of Leadership Wisdom entwined in a fable in the preceding book.
Here the format is retained that of a fable-telling narrative, but the content is thick with truisms, and necessaary explanations,of Leadership Wisdom.
The author has presribed Eight Rituals, which when practiced, in spirit, would help transform the leadership behaviour to that of a visionary leader.
These rituals are:
Ben Payne
The central conceit of the book, that of a selfish CEO of a failing company coming across a former colleague who is now a monk, and who gradually changes his outlook and makes him a better man and businessman, doesn't really work. The characters are little more than mouthpieces for the author's ideas; as fictional characters they are unsatisfying.

If you can get past that, however, on the level of a non-fiction, motivational book about good leadership, the book is actually pretty good, and offers
If anybody asks me, which is my ideal choice for a Class X Moral Science text book? I would say, Leadership Wisdom! A pleasant experience reading this one. Robin Sharma explains a few outdated or already known theories with respect to Leadership. In my humble opinion, Leadership in the Corporate world is far more demanding and skillful than he has made it out to be in the book. A good practical guide for students, in the early part of their childhood. From an adult's viewpoint, a good means to f ...more
Shivani Gupta
Sep 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It is a phenomenal sequel to The Monk who Sold his Ferrari. A company which at one point of time was of much acclaimed fame and the most coveted one, plunged into darkness for the reasons not known to its CEO, Peter Franklin. At this juncture, his long forgotten friend, Julian Mantle stepped into his life, to assist him in overcoming this phase of life. Julian, through his ways of wisdom made Franklin discover his shortfalls and rejuvenate his entire portfolio with his eight practical lessons.

الثريا ♚
Jan 03, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
After finishing this book the only thing i want is to meet the great Robin Sharma. The ideas are similar to what i have read previously in books. But this time it is introduced nicely and in an interesting form. I wished if i were a Businesswoman to apply them to my organization to see effective they are. But the spectacular thing about the book that it doesn't discuss management from the organizational point of view but also from the personal prospective. Can't wait to read another Robin Sharma ...more
Feb 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful and a very inspiring book, everyone should read it and not only business man or woman.
I must confess this is not the kind of book I would usually choose to read, but my father recomended it to me and even when I was reluctant at first,right on the first page I start to enjoy it and to see all the wisdom it contain.
I wont say more, I would only repeat that everybody should do it, no mater what you do for a living, this book will change your mind or will remind you of things you alread
Euisry Noor
Kebijaksanaan yang sederhana, dan relatif tak ada konsep yg begitu baru juga sebenarnya, karena nilai-nilai yang ditawarkan mengadopsi kebijaksanaan tradisional ketimuran yang sudah berabad adanya. Tapi tetap saja, mengingatkan kembali dan kembali... dan barangkali saya memang lebih mudeng kalau 'dinasehatin' lewat bentuk cerita :D.

Tetap saja, mau baca buku kebijaksanaan versi manapun, ketemu lagi sama satu versi yang sudah jelas-jelas: teladan kepemimpinan Rasulullah SAW.
Dec 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Absolutely loved the book. The message throughout the book is simple and to the point. The way it's presented seems so natural. You can relate to the story and introspect whether you're going down the same road. If you are, well then better think about it again. I particularly love Robin's way of presenting i.e. in the form of a story. Great book! Definitely need to have read "The Monk who sold his Ferarri" in order to get the utmost advantage out of this book.
Sushant Meshram
If person who is at the top management level in any organisation really want to be most successful leader then, then he must read this book.
In now a days most people run after only money. While running behind it they miss the most desirable moments of the life. For such people also it will be beneficial. By reading the book they can learn how to live a life. Most famous quote from this book " Purpose of a life is a life of a purpose."
This is the most complete and lucid work on leadership. Something which is doable, can be tried and practised. It actually inspires to undertake that first step of followership- of value, rituals and practices, so essential to imbibe before you think of inspiring others. It talks about the relevance of knowledge, compassion, empathy and diversity that makes someone anear complete man. I always recommend thi book to my friends.
Mohammad Abokhalil
أخيرًا، خلصت الكتاب

أفضل ما في الكتاب، إنه ساعدني باتخاذ قرار ألا أضيّع وقتي في مثل هذه الكتب

الحقيقة كتاب بالنسبة لي غير ممتع بالمرة، وعلى الرغم من إن فيه مجموعة من الفوائد إلا إني لم أجد به ما كنتُ أتوقعه بل أثبت لي العكس تمامًا، وهو أن مثل هذه الكتب هي التي أسست للتفكير الإلحادي بين الشباب المهووس بالغرب.
Feb 10, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Această carte musteşte de înţelepciune şi modestie. Tratează cele mai clasice şi simple reguli de leadership. E diferit de cel studiat la facultate.

Şi povestea în sine e tare atrăgătoare şi bine pusă la punct :) Chiar m-a amuzat. Nu pot citi asemenea cărți în fiecare zi, dar odată pe an se poate :)
Frumoasă carte, o să mai vreau s-o citesc și, bineînțeles, să mă amuz :)
Javal Nanda
Jul 28, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good book to guide on how to become a visionary leader. It is not only for the leaders with title(CEO/managers/team lead..) but it is a useful for any person to any position to understand how each and every person contributes in their own way and become a part of a big goal / vision. Shows you the path on how you should lead your life.
Tarique Ejaz
Nov 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If one needs to develop their leadership skills, then this book can go a long way in helping one do so.

Put in an eloquent and easy learning manner, Robin Sharma so easily traverses over the basic rituals required (with a perfect share of reasoning) to develop/hone your ability to lead.

Inspiring read. Truly.
Jan 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow - This book does not disappoint. Such wisdom told in an easy-to-read story format - this time applied to a company in trouble on a step by step basis (hence the title 'Leadership Wisdom...'. Amazing quotes I want to pin up to remember. Certainly recommended to anyone interested in management and leadership.
Jacqueline Wright
I highly enjoyed this read. Lessons of leadership wisdom presented in a parable have made it an amazing read but have also helped to enforce my reflection back to personal life and reality. Highly recommend.
Jinay Savla
Aug 25, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An amazing book by Robin Sharma where he looks at minute details in the Entrepreneurship world. Gives best solutions, its one of the perfect books that I have read after The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari.
Petya Petrova
Идеята за предаване на методология за лидерство чрез измислен разказ е добра, но историята е доста посредствена. На моменти разговорите между двамата герои са отчайващо глупави, особено репликите на директора на голямата компания. Като изключим това, има какво да се научи от книгата.
Indah W
Jul 19, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-finished
Ntah kenapa baca buku Robin Sharma yang ini tuh tersendat2 bangets, huahahaha :p

Mungkin karena topiknya tentang kepemimpinan dalam organisasi githu kali yee makanya ngga terlalu tertarik ^o^

Ngga tau dhe bakal gua kelarin apa kaga tapii sepertinya sih ngga, maap yaa, Robin :D
Althea Goh
Storyline was lame and cliche. The entire story was written in a conversational style. I believe the ideas can be communicated even without the storyline. It didn't make it more pleasurable and interesting to read but rather a chore to get to the key concepts.
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Robin Sharma is one of the world’s premier thinkers on leadership, personal growth and life management. The bestselling author of
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari,
Who Will Cry When You Die? and
The Saint, the Surfer, and the CEO and four other books on self-transformation.

Robin Sharma is in constant demand internationally as keynote speaker at the conferences of many of the most powerful companies

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