The Monk Who Sold his Ferrari
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I honestly thought this was a biographical account of a dude who really did sell all his posessions and wander off to discover the meaning of life.
Ask yourself, what’s the point of climbing the steps of success if you have missed the first steps of your own kids? Whether the dash of ego, the good education, the impressive job title, or the seemingly 'have-it-all lifestyle', we can relate to the intensity of his world, a world full of success and glamour but devoid of time; time to think, to feel and to develop spiritually. If you need the motivation to start living a well-rounded life, then this book is a must-read for you.For 20 years Robin has refined and perfected his framework by coaching the leaders of some of the most impactful organizations on the planet such as NASA, Microsoft, Nike, GE, and Yale University. These steps might seem simple and obvious, but what makes goals, success and destiny appear so elusive is because the pursuer has yet to arrive at self-knowledge. It’s a metaphor, which says whenever you help someone else, some of the benefits will come back right to you.
The current world has become highly competitive, which is the primary cause of the rising stress level.Sentence-Summary: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari is a self-help classic telling the story of fictional lawyer Julian Mantle, who sold his mansion and Ferrari to study the seven virtues of the Sages of Sivana in the Himalayan mountains.
A stressed and unhappy businessman is sent on a round-the-world trip to retrieve some talismans by his uncle, a Buddhist monk.
I also appreciate how the message behind each talisman is written at the back of the book, so you can refer to it whenever.