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Gifts & Deals
Feb 02, 2016
| ISBN 9780143108542
Sep 04, 2014
| ISBN 9780698152557
Sep 04, 2014
| 177 Minutes
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Feb 02, 2016 | ISBN 9780143108542
Sep 04, 2014 | ISBN 9780698152557
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Why does the story of Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion touch us? Like all great entertainment, their journey resonates. We see ourselves in the characters and likewise wish we possessed the power, the brains, the heart, and the courage to make our own dreams come true.So what are your dreams? What do you want? Is it a promotion? Improving a relationship? Rescuing a child? Finding a new job? Saving a marriage? Getting a degree? Finding the love of your life? Making a difference in your community? This book will help you get whatever you consider worthwhile in life.
Simply put, when you unleash the power of personal accountability it will energize you in lifealtering ways, giving you a concrete boost that enhances your ability to think, to withstand adversity, to generate confidence, and to increase your own natural emotional, mental, and intellectual strength. Roger Connors and Tom Smith know this because they’ve seen it work in their own lives and witnessed it in the lives of some of the most successful and influential people in the world.
The authors first introduced this powerful accountability philosophy in the New York Times bestseller The Oz Principle. Since then, millions have come to know them as “The Oz Guys” and they have gone on to help leaders all over the world teach and apply the principles you’re about to learn. Principles that have generated billions of dollars of wealth—along with a host of even more important results. Devotees of The Oz Principle have brought lifesaving medications to market, created better education in community colleges, greatly surpassed charity fund-raising goals, and improved medical practices in battlefield hospitals.In The Wisdom of Oz, Connors and Smith present the practical and powerful principles of personal accountability in simple, down-to-earth terms that you can apply in your homes, schools, communities, churches, and volunteer groups. The book will help you strengthen family relationships, improve friendships, motivate children, increase value on the job, improve health and financial well-being, or achieve whatever it is you most desire.
Drawing on engaging stories about those who have overcome great odds—including South African president Nelson Mandela, Polish WWII hero Irena Sendler, and everyday men and women—Connors and Smith demonstrate that by taking personal ownership of your goals and accepting responsibility for your performance, you also take control of your success.
You will read stories about people just like you who learned to beat their struggles, like the New York area fisherman who fell off his lobster boat and was adrift at sea for twelve hours in the chilly Atlantic . . . but survived. You will learn the traits that allowed a college senior who landed flat on her face in a 600-meter race to jump up and win. Or a thirteen-year-old soccer player who moved from the bench to the starting lineup.You will discover that while no one will ever wave a wizard’s wand and magically solve all your problems, there is a way to experience the near magical impact of personal accountability.
The bestselling authors of The Oz Principle return with a time-tested guide for achieving more in life
When people see the reality of their circumstances and own full responsibility for what happens next, they can solve any problem and overcome any obstacle. See it. Own it. Solve it. Do it. Those four steps to accountability can transform anyone from a blame-game playing victim to a world-class success.
Full of time-tested techniques and engaging stories, this book will help readers take the journey of self-discovery that will win them the courage, brains, heart, and willpower to get everything they want.
Roger Connors and Tom Smith are cofounders of Partners in Leadership, an international management consulting firm with hundreds of clients… More about Roger Connors
Tom Smith and Roger Connors are cofounders of Partners in Leadership, an international management consulting firm with hundreds of clients… More about Tom Smith
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