Everyone has their own idea of what it means to have character. For Larry Cowsert, the concept was shaped by lessons he learned from his grandfather and others close to him. These lessons were so profoundly impactful that Cowsert decided to chronicle them here, in a captivating, easy-to-read book, so that others can learn from and use them to develop their own concepts of character. These aphorisms were funny, clever, provocative, and even harsh, but they captured the author’s attention and demanded thought. In these pages, the author refers to these "sayings" as lessons and, by using places, times and people in history shows the reader just how each can help improve and strengthen our own character.
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About the Author
Larry Cowsert is something of a renaissance man. Few people can claim to have led a team in developing a medical diagnostics application for long-duration, manned space flight AND also owned and operated a recording studio. Furthermore, as a business consultant, he is an award-winning business plan writer and has written over 100 business plans, including plans for grain elevators, cryogenic blood banks, mortgage lenders, landscape contractors, drive-thru coffee shops, and software companies. He also founded and ran the first software company to conduct a Direct Public Offering via the Internet in 1996.To say he has a broad range of experiences would be saying too little. When one considers that he is legally blind, his accomplishments become even more exceptional!CHARACTER is his first retail book and he calls upon the experiences and insights he has gathered throughout his life to create thought-provoking "lessons" in being, having, and building character.Larry and his beautiful wife Michelle have been married for nearly 25 years.