25 Truths: Life Principles of the Happiest & Most Successful Among Us by Ed Douglas
25 Truths is a motivational and inspirational guide built around Christian principles about living life to its fullest potential. This book is about what is important in life, such as character and values, dealing with others, faith, family, mental and physical health, happiness, making a difference in the world and other practical life principles practices by successful individuals.
Each truth is written in brief, easy to read sections describing why the truth is so important while reinforcing each truth with personal stories & examples. In today's fast paced world there doesn't seem to be much time for discussion about such critically important concepts, but now through this book, you can learn and master the 25 Truths.
Ed Douglas retired in 2006 from Citizens Bancshares Bank, in Chillicothe, Missouri, after nearly thirty-two years with the company. He spent his last twenty years as president and, later, chairman and CEO. Under his leadership, the company grew its capital and increased assets over tenfold to a 1,000,000,000 dollar bank holding company with locations in twenty-five towns. His current title is Chairman Emeritus and Board Member of Citizens Bancshares.
He is a Certified Financial Planner and currently operates Ed Douglas Certified Financial Planning/Consulting. Ed is the author of two other books, Making a Million with Only $2000: Every Young Person Can Do It, and The Money Marathon: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom. He regularly gives financial seminars and speaks to groups on important financial topics. Ed has been appointed by three different governors in Missouri to statewide positions, including Commissioner of the Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission and President of the Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents. He and his wife Marla reside in Chillicothe and they have three children.