Ordinary to Extraordinary: Seven Principles for Life Success

Ordinary to Extraordinary: Seven Principles for Life Success

Ordinary to Extraordinary: Seven Principles for Life Success

Ordinary to Extraordinary: Seven Principles for Life Success


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Ordinary to Extraordinary is a concise guide with seven foundational evergreen principles for newly launched boomerang and early career seekers (and their parents) who intend to transform their ordinary livelihood into extraordinary lifelong success. 

Life can offer crossroads and obstacles that may deter even the most resilient individual from reaching their highest potential. What if there was a set of seven foundational principles that could redirect anyone from any background facing any adversity to overcome these challenges and propel them to lifelong success? 

Ordinary to Extraordinary was designed as a quick read, with simple-to-follow principles for anyone short with time and, “on the go.” Gary D. Josephson MD, MBA offers a concise guide with life remedies that can transform anyone’s ordinary life to one of enjoyment, happiness and sustainable success. The lessons within Ordinary to Extraordinary will inspire readers to embrace a life that’s extraordinary!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781631958199
Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
Publication date: 08/09/2022
Pages: 174
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Gary Josephson received his bachelor’s degree with honors from the State Universityof New York (SUNY) at Albany and his MD degree at SUNY Downstate Medical College with Distinction in Research. He completed an otolaryngology—head and neck surgery residency at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary where he was honored with the Resident Teaching Award and Turner Award for excellence in otolaryngology. During this time, he was the medical correspondent for a local newspaper in Manhattan. His column included health and wellness tips and facts to improve well-being. Dr. Josephson also completed a pediatric otolaryngology fellowship at the Universityof Virginia, as well as an MBA from the Universityof Massachusetts, Amherst. 

Dr. Josephson is the Chief Medical Officer at Nemours Children’s Health—Jacksonville. He holds academic rank of Professor at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and the Universityof South Florida College of Medicine. He has been named in “Jacksonville’s Best Surgeons in the City” and listed in “Castle Connelly” and “Best Doctors in America” Dr. Josephson has numerous peer-reviewed publications in the medical literature in addition to a medical text he edited titled “Complications in Pediatric Otolaryngology”. 

In 2015, Dr. Josephson was honored by his undergraduate alma mater and was the commencement keynote speaker for the graduating class of the College of Biological Sciences. His address shared his seven life principles and how they pave a road to success.  On a personal note, Dr. Josephson enjoys nature, outdoor activities, and staying physically fit. His greatest passion is spending time with his wife, Patricia, a Jacksonville pediatrician, and their two children, Samantha and Grayson. 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xv

Preface xix

Introduction xxi

Principle 1 Attitude, Attitude, ATTITUDE! 1

Principle 2 Knowledge and Wisdom 15

Principle 3 Relationships and Community 31

Principle 4 Sustainable Wealth 45

Principle 5 Spiritual Core 65

Principle 6 Healthy Living 81

Principle 7 The Art of Giving (Benevolent Arts) 97

Conclusion 109

Call to Action 113

About the Author 115

Bibliography 119

Endnotes 131

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