The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Dec 27, 2007 - Business & Economics - 144 pages
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An engaging book that brings new relevance to the old proverb “Give and you shall receive”

The Go-Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. And so one day, desperate to land a key sale at the end of a bad quarter, he seeks advice from the enigmatic Pindar, a legendary consultant referred to by his many devotees simply as the Chairman.

Over the next week, Pindar introduces Joe to a series of “go-givers:” a restaurateur, a CEO, a financial adviser, a real estate broker, and the “Connector,” who brought them all together. Pindar’s friends share with Joe the Five Laws of Stratospheric Success and teach him how to open himself up to the power of giving.

Joe learns that changing his focus from getting to giving—putting others’ interests first and continually adding value to their lives—ultimately leads to unexpected returns.

Imparted with wit and grace, The Go-Giver is a heartwarming and inspiring tale that brings new relevance to the old proverb “Give and you shall receive.”


  

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User Review  - Karthikeyan C - Flipkart

This book took me a few days to read, and left me with a feeling that the lessons are going to last me a lifetime. It’s one of those books that are profoundly simple to read. It takes a few key ... Read full review

GO-GIVER is the Book I wanted for so long Unconciously...

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It is the book which I think at least our govt should make it mandatory form the very schooling or it should be made mandatory at the early college level so that each of the student will take 100 ... Read full review

Contents

The GoGetter
1
The Secret
9
The Law of Value
21
The Condition
35
The Law of Compensation
39
Serving Coffee
53
Rachel
57
The Law of Influence
63
The Law of Authenticity
81
Gus
97
The Law of Receptivity
101
Full Circle
113
The GoGiver
121
The Five Laws of Stratospheric Success
129
Acknowledgments
131
Copyright

Susan
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About the author (2007)

Bob Burg regularly speaks to public audiences, corporations and associations, including international Fortune 500 companies.

George Pratt, Ph.D., and Peter Lambrou, Ph.D., are licensed clinical psychologists in practice at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. Both have served as chairman of psychology and are on staff at Scripps. They maintain private practices in La Jolla.

John David Mann is an award-winning author whose titles include the New York Times bestseller Flash Foresight, The Go-Giver, It's Not About You, and Take the Lead.

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