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"Filled with common-sense insights—on business and life—for future generations." —USA Today
"Thought-provoking...engaging...Think of it as Tuesdays with Morrie for MBAs." —Fortune
"The conversational tone is so casual that only after readers put the book down will they realize they just received a bucketload of valuable information and advice." —Publishers Weekly Review
"This work offers wonderful wisdom for navigating the inflection points in our lives." —Mehmet Oz, MD Professor and Vice Chair, Surgery, New York Presbyterian/ Columbia University
“This book is truly a gift for all those seeking fulfilling careers.” —Wendy Kopp, Founder & CEO, Teach For America
“Beautifully written. Compelling. The books should be read – and re-read – by women and men of all ages!” —Henry Rosovsky, Former Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
“This is a book of head and heart, of wisdom and emotion. It is Tuesday’s with Morrie meets What Color is Your Parachute? Howard’s Gift is a timeless classic.” —Mindy Grossman, Chief Executive Officer, HSN, Inc.
“Howard will go down in business history as the primary promoter of entrepreneurship. He is both wise and smart.” —Arthur Rock, Venture Capitalist, Arthur Rock & Company
“From a student interested in philosophy to the one pursuing pre-med, from the future attorney to the aspiring executive, Howard’s Gift is a priceless guide for the incoming freshman charting his or her homework – of the graduating student contemplating professional options. Every freshman should buy it; every graduating student should read it." —Don Bishop, Chief Administrator for Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid Scholarships at the University of Notre Dame
"Just as thousands of Harvard Business School students and countless others from around the world have benefitted from Howard Stevenson's wisdom, insight, and example, so will the readers of this very remarkable book." —John McArthur, Dean Emeritus & George F. Baker Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
I found the book very useful and easy to read.
Most of us have had what Howard calls "inflection points" that challenge us to make choices that will allow us to live a full and satisfying life.
As I read this book I was thinking of all the choices we have before us from the minute we awake until we retire each and every day.
This book makes me feel more confident to my choice or reaction while I'm on my inflection point. Even now I'm good, I still consider about what cards do I have in my hands and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kurt Chen
This is a nice book with some interesting insights. There was nothing i had not read before but not a bad idea to read it again.Published 5 months ago by Rita Carr
This book spoke to me. Loud and clear.
It was if the author and Howard were speaking to me from an armchair in the same room, with a warm fireplace to sit, relax, and... Read more
The thoughtful, wise approaches to how one may view, consider and deal with significant, life altering changes that we (human beings) are all confronted with in our careers and... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Walter Pienkowski
I thought this is one of the most thought provoking books I've ever read. I sent copies of one of the chapters to all five of my kids
asking them to read it and then let's... Read more
Having slogged through corporate-speak for 20 years, and attempted to read the Harvard Business Review a time or three, I probably should have taken a pass on Howard's Gift. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Karen Tiede
Wow! I just couldn't put this book down!! First of all, it is very well written and engaging, and what I simply love the most is that it deeply focuses on the simple fact that... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amber FLYNN
Truly wise people are rare. It is inspiring to read about Howard and to have some of his wisdom rub off on you as you go through the pages. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Michael Tamilio
Maybe I need to give this book another shot but it just seemed so tedious to me. I've read a fair amount of books on business, life planning, goal setting, ad nauseam (probably at... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Book Addict