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Ever since the story of his transformation from homeless, single and struggling father to millionaire became known the world over, Chris Gardner --whose life story both inspired the movie The Pursuit of Happyness and became a #1 New York Times bestseller by the same name--has been inundated with two questions: “How Did You Do It” and “How Can I Do it Too?” Gardner’s power-packed, transformational reply is the basis of this long-anticipated book.
As a departure from standard self-help tomes that promise overnight riches and exclusive secrets for success, Gardner avoids any tilt toward magical thinking by staying with real issues and solutions impacting individuals in all walks of life. If you’ve had the rug pulled out from under you, or have been dealing with the loss of a home, a job, a health or financial crisis, or simply can’t find the motivation to pursue new challenges, Start Where You Are abounds with life lessons that offer hope and provide a road map for starting anew. This is also the book for anyone ready to launch a personal, professional undertaking, or break generational cycles that hem in their potential.
Taking stock of his own credos, including “The Cavalry Ain’t Coming,” “Find Your Button,” and “Seek the Furthest Star”-- Gardner’s 44 life lessons are earthy, soulful, and always accessible. With an array of stories from the author’s own life, as well as from those he has known or admired, both famous and not, Start Where You Are has arrived just in time to embolden and encourage all of us, even in our era of great global change, reminding us of the infinite resources we already have in our collective pursuit of happyness, and spurring us on in only one direction - forward!
This book is not only a wonderful true story full of insight and lessons, its also a fantastic read.
Here, in this book, he is sharing his experience and gives us 44 lessons in life, which can lead us to great success despite of where we are right now!
Normally I leave review only when it is bad, probably like most regular people, because I get lazy and forget to write one, when it is a good one.
Start Where You Are is written by well-known author Chris Gardner who is most famous for his memoir titled The Pursuit of Happyness. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Jacquetta Roden
I respect any man who has built himself into something and Chris Gardner has certainly done that. There are many lessons to be learned in this book.Published 1 month ago by Rich R
I love reading! This book is amazing. Its about man`s will power and how everyone can fulfill their dreams!
The author is strong person.
Begin building the life you want, and this book will guided you towards your goal. Let go, lets get started.Published 2 months ago by Dale
I got the book shipped quickly to me. Faster than i expected. It was brand new & i think it was also signed when i opened it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Bridgitte
and I really got one. It is not what others can do for you but what can you do for yourself.Published 3 months ago by Luis Camacho