Noah benShea's The Journey to Greatness National Public Television Edition

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Overview

Beloved poet-philosopher Noah ben Shea helps you begin your journey toward happiness and a life of meaning with his practical and commonsense approach, inspirational messages, life-changing stories, and sage humor.

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Deepak Chopra
“The insights in Noah ben Shea’s work will benefit and transform all those who read it.”
Larry King
“Noah ben Shea is a compass because he has with wisdom, compassion, and humor helped so many of us find our way. He is like a Zen Mark Twain.”
Jack Canfield
“Noah ben Shea is a wise and compassionate man. His writings have touched me deeply. I highly recommend his work.”
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“Noah ben Shea has elevated the human spirit to great heights with his wisdom.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412972086
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/11/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,369,333
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Noah ben Shea is one of North America's most respected and beloved poet-philosophers, and a source of strength to millions around the world. He is the international best selling author of 20 books translated into 18 languages, including the famed Jacob the Baker series. He has spoken and taught at the best universities; served as a Dean at UCLA, visiting lecturer at MIT and The Fuqua Graduate Business School at Duke University, guest professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Francisco Medical School, and a Fellow at several long range think tanks including USC's Center for the Humanities, and the esteemed Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

If you "Google" his name you find over 25,000 websites tied to his work. Noah ben Shea's inspirational thoughts are branded with some of North America's largest companies, dramatically impacting the workplace, and have appeared in hospitals, banks, on sugar packets, apparel, teddy bears and on over 30 million Starbucks Coffee Cups. His weekly columns on life were published for five years by the New York Times Regional Syndicate, and nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. He has spoken at the Library of Congress, is included in the Congressional Record, been published by Oxford University Press, and the World Bible Society in Jerusalem.

A highly sought after public speaker, he is also a private advisor to corporate and political leaders, serves as an Ethicist for the The Sansum Diabetes Research Institute, was nominated for the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas that Improve the World Order, and in 2007 his work in Russian translation won 1st Prize at the European Intellectual Book Fair in Moscow. Noah ben Shea is also the Nat ional Laureate for the ALS Association.

Now you can also have inspirational quotes from Noah ben Sheadelivered dailydirectly to your inbox, via twitter, or on Facebook.

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Table of Contents

Let's Begin Here . . . Because This Book Is About Making Your Life Better Sooner
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Part I: Getting Ready for the Journey
1. Sometimes the Only Thing Worse Than a Bad Mirror Is a Good One
2. No Matter What You Want to Be, Be Forgiving and Be Prepared
3. Take Small Steps and Make a Great Leap Forward
4. The Doors You Pass Through in This Book Willl Dramatically Reduce Life's Costly Tuition of Experience
5. The Visit Is Often in the Revisit
Part II: The Journey
6. Humility and Faith
7. Observation and Self-Witnessing
8. Habits
9. Responsibility
10. Fun
11. Communication
12. Charity and Kindness
13. Change and Resiliency
14. Leadership of Self and Others
15. Handling Adversity
16. Embracing Opportunity and Optimism
17. Compromise
18. Passion and Compassion
19. Character
20. Solitude and Community
21. Wellness
22. Do It Now
23. Peace
24. Spirituality
25. Love
The Road Ahead Is Always Under Construction

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