The Gift of Wisdom: Lessons for a Lifetime

The Gift of Wisdom: Lessons for a Lifetime

by Neal Whitten

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This warm, readable, and ultimately inspiring book for all ages shares with the world the treasured wisdom of our elders. From many hours of interviews and through open-ended questions, veteran author Neal Whitten draws insights from the life experiences of 25 older Americans.Representing different ethnic, economic, religious, and social groups, the interviewees reflect on their diverse lives and express their unique perspectives. They share with us the wisdom they have developed over the years and offer their advice for a life well lived.
The thoughts shared in this 480-page book cover a wide range of topics, including philosophies in living life, relationships, family and parenting, spirituality, education, health, finances, vocation, workplace, stress, pursuing your dreams, hobbies and leisure time, caregiving, dealing with hardships, aging and retirement, doing it all over, and so much more.
Because The Gift of Wisdom: Lessons for a Lifetime covers a broad range of life topics, it is intended to help, comfort, or inspire almost anyone-teenagers, college students, and adults of all ages, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, or religion. The book has material that speaks to new or seasoned professionals in the workplace, newlyweds, parents, grandparents, caregivers, retirees, and people going through hardships, pursuing their dreams, or simply looking for thoughts to pause and reflect upon. The book is specially designed to be easily read and referenced.
The author sincerely hopes the insights, wisdom and guidance in this book will help you be more comfortable with who you choose to be and more happy, prosperous, and successful in your life. This treasure trove of wisdom offers readers a true gift: the gift of wisdom.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013272750
Publisher: The Neal Whitten Group, Inc.
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 480
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Neal Whitten is a popular speaker, trainer, consultant, mentor, and author with over 35 years of front-line experience in human resource development, leadership and soft skills, and project management. After earning an electrical engineering degree from the University of Florida, he worked for IBM as a software engineer for 23 years, holding technical, project leader, and management positions. Shortly after leaving IBM in 1993, Neal founded The Neal Whitten Group, which offers a wide range of services, including speaking engagements; training and consulting services in leadership, project management, and personal development; and mentoring services for project managers and other leaders.
Neal is the author of 6 other books in the project management field. With this book, Neal wants to expand his reach across America by capturing and sharing the often-overlooked wisdom of the elderly, so that we may all benefit from everything our elders have to offer. He believes in unleashing the great personal potential of each individual and connecting with those who make up the backbone of America.

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