The Game of Life: How to Succeed in Real Life No Matter Where You Land

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Running Press, 2003 - Self-Help - 160 pages
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Geared toward the graduate and others about to embark on new adventures, this upbeat, practical guide is based on the classic Hasbro game, invented in 1959. Thoughts, questions, advice, axioms, and anecdotes draw from the board game's spaces, such as Rent Apartment, Pay Day, and Mid-Life. (Pay Day advice: The trick is to treat your pay day not as a barometer of your success. Lao-Tzu said, 'When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.' Just don't let that contentedness keep you from asking for a raise when the time comes.) Author Lou Harry also expores the rich history of The Game of Life, now part of the Smithsonian's permanent collections, and its impact on pop culture.

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User Review  - David - Goodreads

Excellent book. Not a deep long read, but really simplified life and offers some deep truths. Read full review

Review: Game Of Life

User Review  - Goodreads

Excellent book. Not a deep long read, but really simplified life and offers some deep truths. Read full review

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Lou Harry, a journalist and stand-up comic, lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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