Click to receive personalized book recommendations daily.
Check Out These
21 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read
See the List
Best Seller
Mastery by George Leonard

Mastery

Mastery by George Leonard
Paperback
Feb 01, 1992 | 192 Pages
See All Formats (1) +
  • Paperback $15.00

    Feb 01, 1992 | 192 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Feb 01, 1992 | 192 Pages

Product Details

Praise

Praise for George Leonard and Mastery

“George Leonard is a remarkable man who embodies what he teaches: an amazing curiosity, a passionate intelligence, and the rare combination of someone who has both a broad vision and the focused mastery of details.”—Dean Ornish, New York Times bestselling author of The Spectrum

“If he’s right—and Leonard has been right so many times about prevailing zeitgeists that you have to wonder if he has a third eye—the upcoming decade might be known as the decade of mastery.”—San Francisco Chronicle

“George Leonard translates the wisdom of Zen into a self-help program for sticking with it—whether you want to learn aikido or need support in realizing long-held goals.”—The New Age Journal

“The practical wisdom in George Leonard’s book will have a great influence for many years to come.”—Michael Murphy, author of Golf in the Kingdom and The Future of the Body

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Part One: The Master’s Journey
Introduction
1. What Is Mastery?
2. Meet the Dabbler, the Obsessive, and the Hacker
3. America’s War Against Mastery
4. Loving the Plateau

Part Two: The Five Master Keys
Introduction
5. Key 1: Instruction
6. Key 2: Practice
7. Key 3: Surrender
8. Key 4: Intentionality
9. Key 5: The Edge

Part Three: Tools for Mastery
Introduction
10. Why Resolutions Fail – and What to Do About It
11. Getting Energy for Mastery
12. Pitfalls Along the Path
13. Mastering the Commonplace
14. Packing for the Journey

Epilogue: The Master and the Fool

Looking for More Great Reads?
Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now
Back to Top