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“Identifying drive as the single greatest key to success in every area of life, [Tamara Lowe] investigates its origins, concluding that everyone is hardwired with a specific motivational pattern, or DNA, and that anyone can nurture and harness its potential in themselves, their children and coworkers…Full of practical tools and techniques (including a useful “Goal Achievement Blueprint”), this refreshing and inspirational book is sure to keep readers on a path to self-realized, self-motivated success.”
“Revolutionary and inspiring! Whether you are a new college graduate, entrepreneur, or executive, Get Motivated! is a must-read.”
Rick Belluzzo, former president & COO, Microsoft
“This is an eye-opening and empowering book that will help you in your personal and professional life. I encourage you to Get Motivated! and read this book.”
John C. Maxwell, New York Times bestselling author of The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
“If you want to get in shape and improve your quality of life, this is the book for you!"
Dr. Earl Mindell, author of Vitamin Bible and Prescription Alternatives
“If you manage employees, work with children, or have employees who act like children—read Get Motivated! You’ll learn to motivate everyone from kids to adults, with outstanding results!”
Brian Tracy, personal and professional development expert
“I am inspired! Tamara Lowe does not just offer career motivation, but has a whole section in Get Motivated devoted to showing parents how to motivate their children.”
Heather Whitestone McCallum, Miss America
“Rule #1 for a successful life is to read Get Motivated and get going!"
Phil Town, MSNBC/CNBC financial analyst, author of New York Times #1 bestseller, Rule #1
“A great read for sales pros!"
Tom Hopkins, bestselling author of How to Master the Art of Selling
“If you want to live a more productive life this is a must-read.”
George H. Ross, executive vice president & senior counsel, The Trump Organization
“Get Motivated! is AWESOME BABY, WITH A CAPITAL A!”
Dick Vitale, ESPN
Lowe, cofounder and executive vice president of Get Motivated Inc., producer of the world's largest business seminars, shares a system for motivating yourself and others based on an eight-year study conducted with more than 100,000 people. Identifying drive as the single greatest key to success in every area of life, the author investigates its origins, concluding that everyone is hardwired with a specific motivational pattern, or DNA, and that anyone can nurture and harness its potential in themselves, their children and co-workers. The author explores the motivational value of money and relationships, and distills lessons from such high achievers as Jerry Lewis, Colin Powell, George Foreman, Joe Montana and Mother Teresa. A substantial section on raising positive, focused children sheds light on the phases of childhood and correlating motivators at each stage. Full of practical tools and techniques (including a useful "Goal Achievement Blueprint"), this refreshing and inspirational book is sure to keep readers on a path to self-realized, self-motivated success. (Jan.)Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Lowe, who went from dealing drugs to advising five presidents, knows something about motivation. Through years of research and interviews, her team (Get Motivated Inc.) developed a model of motivational "DNA"-the drives, needs, and awards that inspire individuals to succeed. In a Myers-Briggs style, Lowe demonstrates how readers can make the most of their own motivators and those of others. A useful, illuminating way of applying type to understanding oneself; recommended for all public libraries.