The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success (Google eBook)

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Thomas Nelson Inc, May 2, 2005 - Self-Help - 240 pages
640 Reviews
The Traveler’s Gift effectively combines self-help with fiction . . . sustaining momentum while simultaneously passing on instructions for positive thinking . . . an exemplary job at providing positive suggestions for overcoming life’s obstacles.” - Publishers Weekly

“Andy Andrews will challenge you to reach your fullest potential.” - John C. Maxwell, Founder, The INJOYTM Group

The Traveler’s Gift touched me in a way no other book ever has.” - Barbara Johnson, Humorist and Best-Selling Author

Only a few months ago, he was a successful executive. Now he’s a desperate man. But a divine adventure is about to unfold. Join David Ponder on an incredible journey that will help you discover the Seven Decisions for Success.

In the tradition of best-selling books by Og Mandino, The Traveler’s Gift is destined to become a classic.
  

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Better writing and story telling then in the Noticer. - Goodreads
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Review: The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions That Determine Personal Success

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I read this for book club. It's not a book I would normally have chosen for myself. I'm being generous by giving it 2 stars. I couldn't stand the way the information was presented or the writing style ... Read full review

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User Review  - Victoria - Goodreads

A book that can either take you on a positive personal journey or be dismissed. I appreciate the truths in the book and the narrative to push the reader to be in charge of their life... The ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
17
Section 4
35
Section 5
51
Section 6
73
Section 7
91
Section 8
111
Section 9
141
Section 10
169
Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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About the author (2005)

Andy Andrews is an internationally known speaker and novelist whose combined works have sold millions of copies worldwide. He has been received at the White House and has spoken at the request of four different United States presidents. Andrews' bestselling book, The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success, is an international bestseller that remained on the New York Times bestseller list for four and a half months; it has been translated into nearly 20 languages. Andrews lived a relatively normal life until the age of nineteen, when both his parents died, his mother from cancer, his father in an automobile accident. Andrews says he made some bad choices at this point in his life found himself homeless, sleeping occasionally under a pier on the gulf coast or in someone's garage. He begain to ask himself, "Is life just a lottery ticket, or are there choices one can make to direct his future?" Over time, he read more than two hundred biographies of great men and women. How did they become the people they were, he wondered. Were they simply born this way? Or were there decisions made at critical junctures in their lives that led to such success? Andrews finally determined that there were seven characteristics that each person had in common. This became the basis for his story in The Traveler's Gift. Andrews also wrote The Butterfly Effect, The Heart Mender, The Noticer, and The Noticer Returns.

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