Others are fueled by someone else’s belief in them, an unwavering belief in themselves, or the urge to pit themselves against daunting odds. Some of those profiled are driven by a childhood dream or long held ambition. Owen, it’s all about having the Try—the quality of giving 110 percent to the task or challenge at hand.
In the try—a dozen true stories of ordinary people who’ve done extraordinary things across varied fields of endeavor—Owen reveals The Try as a character trait that can be forged in several ways. By connecting the dots in this collection of stories, he also delivers practical “how to” advice for those who want to cultivate The Try in themselves or those they love.
Still others find the try in a life-changing moment when they hit rock bottom or come face-to-face with failure. What all high achievers have in common, confronting every obstacle, focus, is a blend of inner drive, and determination that pushes them to pursue their goals relentlessly, Owen believes, and never, ever giving up.
What is it that separates the doers, and success stories among us from the dreamers, leaders, also-rans, and wannabes? To bestselling author James P. Used book in Good Condition. His insightful profiles bring to life new scientific evidence that effort trumps ability. Owen provides inspiration that will strike a chord with anyone who has a lofty goal, a deep personal ambition, or a major challenge to face.
Cowboy Ethics: What It Takes to Win at Life
A new approach to business ethics is quietly taking hold in executive suites and corporate boardrooms across America. They show us what it means to stand for something, and to strive every day to make your actions line up with your beliefs. Cowboys are role models because they live by a code, ” says author James P.
A new introduction traces the rise of the Cowboy Ethics movement, while a new epilogue discusses how to live by the code. It’s ideal for corporate gifts, business students, the new graduate, or any career person who cares about doing the right thing. Owen. And isn’t that as good a definition of integrity as you can find?” In the years since, universities, the book’s Ten Principles to Live By” have been embraced by scores of companies, and even a state government.
Once they did, common-sense principles can be more effective guides to business leadership than a truckload of corporate mission statements, they discovered that its simple, rules, and ethics manuals. Frustrated by an epidemic of misbehavior at all employee levels, management teams are getting back to basicsback to the idea that personal character and individual responsibility are the ultimate keys to integrity, just as they were back in the days of the Open Range.
A decade ago, the book Cowboy Ethics first inspired businesspeople to look to the Code of the West. This updated tenth anniversary hardcover edition traces the evolution of this grassroots business movement in brand-new chapters while preserving the inspirational lessons and stunning photography of the original.
Cowboy Values: Recapturing What America Once Stood For
Now owen continues his nonpartisan message, offering the legacy of the cowboy as a model of accessible, positive qualities that all can agree on, regardless of religion or political persuasion. This new book explains the enduring values he observed in cowboys, courage, ones that can lead us to personal and professional fulfillment: a can-do” spirit, authenticity, chivalry, strength of character, humbleness, and heart.
Accompanied by striking full-color photos, and it will inspire readers from all walks of life in the tradition of best sellers such as Fish!, this motivational guide is the only book of its kind, Good to Great, and Think and Grow Rich. His first book, cowboy ethics, has sold more than 60, 000 copies in two years.
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Cowboy Ethics: What Wall Street Can Learn From The Code Of The West
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Cowboy Values: Recapturing What America Once Stood For
Americans are known for being optimists, but it doesn't take a cynic to see that our country is seriously off-track. Ethics. West. We can't turn back the clock or legislate our way out of society's malaise. Living by a code that centers on principles like honesty, loyalty, and courage, the working cowboy is an enduring American hero--one providing just the kind of inspiration our country needs to find unity and hope in these troubled times.
For a definition of those shared values, we need to look no further than the Cowboy Way. We're upset by greedy corporate executives, who line their own pockets at others' expense; we're disgusted by gutless politicians, who pander to special interest groups; and we're appalled by a culture that glorifies materialism and self-gratification.
No wonder so many of us feel a deep yearning for a simpler time when civility was the norm and a handshake could seal any deal. Owen uses the language of the cowboy to deliver a nonreligious, nonpartisan message about qualities and values that people are yearning to incorporate into their everyday lives.
It's as if "what's in it for me?" were our national motto. But here's what we can do: Look to the bedrock values all Americans share. Wall Street. Used book in Good Condition.
Refuse to Lose: 6 Ways to Overcome Obstacles & Win the Game of Life
West. Used book in Good Condition. It is also a dynamic book for individuals looking to find their ‘personal legends’ and make an impact on their community. Ethics. Shakespeare famously wrote: “All the world’s a stage. Not only is all the world a stage, but all of life is a game. In refuse to lose odell bizzell presents the analogy of how life is a game and how one can literally play the game of life and never lose.
This book will teach you:– The only way to win the game of life. The single best way to positively impact those around you. The 4 most important areas in life that everyone should desire to win in. This book is ideal for students looking to enter college that will have to overcome obstacles in their transition.
After reading this book you will learn how to become a better leader and successfully persist through the obstacles and challenges life will present. Wall Street.
This book imparts a valuable lesson to its readers―that of living honestly, giving back to the world, and getting the most out of what life has to offer. Light-hearted sayings and witty quotations about life as a cowboy, together with David Stoecklein's striking photographs, make up this tribute to the simple code and genuine moral values of the many working cowgirls and cowboys of the West.
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