Succeed Because of What You've Been Through: Learn How to Acquire the Five Points of Prosperity

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Using the lessons learned from living through an emotional roller coaster of a childhood, Rhonda Sciortino discusses the five points of prosperity that enabled her to persevere and start a successful business: good health, good relationships, peace, joy, and financial stability. From a childhood of poverty, filth, hunger, and loneliness to an adulthood of affluence, order, and fulfillment, Sciortino draws on her personal experience to show how to use the obstacles in life as stepping stones to a great future. ...

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Using the lessons learned from living through an emotional roller coaster of a childhood, Rhonda Sciortino discusses the five points of prosperity that enabled her to persevere and start a successful business: good health, good relationships, peace, joy, and financial stability. From a childhood of poverty, filth, hunger, and loneliness to an adulthood of affluence, order, and fulfillment, Sciortino draws on her personal experience to show how to use the obstacles in life as stepping stones to a great future. Topics covered include lessons from abuse, how to avoid being hurt again, taking charge of your life, making right choices, and treating people right. Designed to ignite hope, these are practical, measurable steps towards newfound success.

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“This book is a must read as it is a story not only of survival but of overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles. It proves that nothing can stop you if you keep your vision focused clearly in your mind and bring others with you on the journey.”  —Melvin Gravely, president, National Foster Parent Association

“Rhonda provides a powerful, challenging and motivating depiction of facing and working through adversity. I strongly endorse this book as a guide to taking control of your life across all domains.”  —Gregory Manning,, PsyD, clinical psychologist, trainer, and consultant

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780983092100
  • Publisher: N&SMG, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2011
  • Pages: 265
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Rhonda Sciortino was abandoned at the age of six months, raised by a mentally ill man and alcoholic woman, and used the coping skills from her childhood survival to start her own business. This, along with her other investments, developed into a multi-million dollar balance sheet. She is the author of From Foster Care to Millionaire. She lives in Newport Beach, California.

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Table of Contents

Why Write It Now? More Importantly, Why Read It? 9

Chapter 1 Lessons from Abuse 17

Chapter 2 Lessons from Others 31

Chapter 3 Lessons After I Thought I Knew Everything 37

Chapter 4 Why We Do What We Do 49

Chapter 5 Get Over the Hurt and Avoid Being Hurt Again 71

Chapter 6 Take Charge! 109

Chapter 7 Prepare Yourself for Success 141

Chapter 8 You're Here for a Reason 155

Chapter 9 Making Right Choices and Treating People Right 175

Chapter 10 Serving Others Is the Key 181

Chapter 11 So What Do You Want? 199

Chapter 12 Make Money Work for You! 219

Chapter 13 Advice of Role Models 249

Chapter 14 The Present Is So Good 253

Chapter 15 Conclusion 259

Suggested Reading 264

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