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In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of “outliers”–the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?
Three decades ago, on one hot summer afternoon at a camp in Lagos, Nigeria, a stranger from Wisconsin befriended a young African boy. This nine-year-old, like so many other children in Africa, had never known the comfort and security of owning a pair of shoes. In this inspiring book you will read the dramatic story of how that one gift not only transformed a life, but became the catalyst for an organization that provides “Shoes of Hope” for millions of needy children around the world.
Throughout his legendary career, John C. Bogle-founder of the Vanguard Mutual Fund Group and creator of the first index mutual fund-has helped investors build wealth the right way and led a tireless campaign to restore common sense to the investment world. Along the way, he’s seen how destructive an obsession with financial success can be. Now, with Enough., he puts this dilemma in perspective.
Its tip-off time and time to get that W, a WIN, in the most important game of all . . . the game of life! Dick Vitale has been in our homes for more than 30 years calling College Basketball on ESPN. Now, invite him in to share the incredible legacies lived and lessons learned that have resulted in a formula for success hes willing to share with todays young men and women. This is not just an advice book, its a playbook for life! ~Dick Vitale Hell tell you how pride, passion, and perseverance can work in every persons life. Youll see how energy, excitement, and enthusiasm are choices you can make every single day and in every single situation. Dick talks about the drive and determination that have never let him down. Hell share stories from the lives of his heroes on and off the court. Dick speaks to readers in a way never more personal than in these pages. He does this beautifully through real-life stories from all walks of life and he discusses real-life issues confronted by todays students including: criticism, social media pressures, over-scheduling, family dynamics, gossip, self-esteem, bullying, and more. Youll hear from Dicks heart, feel his joy, and be moved to make the right choices. Whats more is that youll be amazed by how simply you can make his T.E.A.M. your own as you apply the offensive and defensive strategies necessary to navigating lifes difficulties. Hands-on work, tear-out activities, and plenty of goodies from Vitales M for motivation file will make this a read that is as life-changing as it is enjoyable. Its gonna be Awesome, Baby . . . and so will YOU!
At the age of 24, working with his wife at a car wash, Larry Winters was struggling to get by. He decided he needed to make a change for the better, so he seized control of his life and, day by day, built his own business. Along the way, he learned many lessons about sacrifice, personal responsibility, determination and independence.