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Millions of us are drawn each year to find the one great book that will capture our imagination and inspire us to chart a course to personal and professional fulfillment. 50 Success Classics is the first and only ‘bite-sized’ guide to the books that have helped legions of readers unleash their potential and discover the secrets of success.
Mapping the road to prosperity, motivation, leadership, and life success, 50 Success Classics summarizes each work’s key ideas to make clear how these timeless insights and techniques can inform, inspire and illuminate a path to authentic achievement. Following his recent bestseller 50 Self-Help Classics, Tom Butler-Bowden presents this wide-ranging selection of enduring works in the literary and the legendary: pioneering thinkers, philosophers and powerful leaders who have shown us how to Think and Grow Rich, acquire The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, become The One-Minute Manager, solve the challenging puzzle of Who Moved My Cheese? and discover The Art of Wordly Wisdom.
From the inspirational rags-to-riches stories of such entrepreneurs as Andrew Carnegie, Warren Buffet and Sam Walton to the leadership lessons of Sir Ernest Shackleton, Eleanor Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, and Nelson Mandela, 50 Success Classics goes back to the basics to find the classic books on staying true to ourselves and fulfilling our potential. Practical yet philosophical, sensible yet stimulating, the 50 all-time classics span biography and business, psychology, and ancient philosophy, exploring the rich and fertile ground of books that have helped millions of people achieve success in their work and personal lives.
About the author (2010)
Tom Butler-Bowdon is recognized as an expert on personal development literature. His 50 Classics series has been hailed as the definitive guide to the literature of possibility and has won numerous awards including the Benjamin Franklin Self-Help Award and Foreword Magazine‘s Book of the Year Award. A graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Sydney, he lives and works in both the Oxford, UK, and Australia. www.butler-bowdon.com
|50 Success Classics: Winning Wisdom For Work & Life From 50 Landmark Books
|John Murray Press, 2010