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Even Eagles Need a Push: Learning to Soar in a Changing World Paperback – July 2, 1994
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"It is a book for the 90s. You must read it!"
--Pat Riley, author of The Winner Within and former head coach of the New York Knicks
"Even Eagles Need a Push caused me to evaluate my life as well as my profession. It forces you to expand your horizons."
--Lou Holtz, Head Football Coach, University of Notre Dame
"With compelling clarity and courage, David McNally offers a hopeful prescription for those poised in the search for purpose."
--William W. Warrick, Senior Vice President and General Auditor, American Express Company
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"This is a self-help book that helps! It works!" -- Larry King
Top Customer Reviews
David McNally begins with the question: "Why does the thrill of soaring begin with the fear of falling?" he goes on to ask how you can overcome that fear and dare to live, and he takes you from motivation through inspiration to action. In fact, if you're prepared to work at this book (sounds strange, doesn't it), it will be you who writes the ending.
This is not so much a table-thumping "You can do it" book, as a quiet journey at your own speed that allows you to discover your own potential and teaches you how to choose your attitude and transform your life... success with dignity would sum it quite nicely.
I heard a knock at my door. A man stood there and told me he had just bought my house at a foreclosure auction. I had no idea. My ex had this done behind my back after depleting the equity. I had paid for the house myself. I had no legal recourse. I did not have to let the man in but I did, he came over a week later and gave me this book. It had clearly been read by him as there was quite a bit of highlighting. This book had such an impact on me because he did more than read the book, he lived it. He did much, much more than give me a book, he gave me a push and the motivation and inspiration to start all over. At a time when I should be retired after working my whole life for everyone else. I've learned this is not the end. It's a new beginning. This man was a "winner", one in a million and he read the book and gave it to me. I will be ever thankful.
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A book that allows me to participate in the logic and perspective that it promotes. The exercises, while they appear simple, are thought provoking and assist in unearthing those... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Eula Rogers
I checked this book out on Amazon thinking it would be very helpful, while a little helpful, I didn't like all the fill blanks that is part of the book.Published on March 31, 2013 by Amazon Customer
Great information and motivation for someone searching for a meaningful career-specifically a high school/college age person. But appropriate for older adults.Published on September 22, 2011 by jani
This book is ok not much different from a whole host of self help books out there. It may sound trival but I hated the way the margins were set in the book with lots of white... Read morePublished on November 23, 2010 by dee lundgren
I'm fairly young and just starting in my career really, so I feel I was not the intended audience for this book. Read morePublished on March 24, 2007 by J. S. Breunig