The precious present

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Doubleday, Feb 23, 1984 - Religion - 79 pages
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Discover the precious present and find yourself! A simple story, engagingly told,The Precious Presentdoes more than capture the heart; it is a valuable gift for anyone seeking a deeper level of fulfillment and personal happiness. Telling a story of vital significance in today's fast-paced, competitive environment,The Precious Presentwill help you discover the joy in life we all seek--whether we go to Wall Street or around the world to find it. Just as Spencer Johnson's bestsellerThe One Minute Managerhelped rehumanize the workplace around the world,The Precious Presenthelps each reader rediscover his or her own humanity.  This beautiful tale demonstrates the delicate art of balancing your spiritual and material needs, and shows how this goal can be maddeningly elusive--and gloriously attainable.

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Exactly what I expected. Arrived on time in good condition. Only dissatisfaction was that it limited me to three copies I needed four. Read full review

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This book reminds us of what we all forget while we are in the middle of the hustle and bustle of our busy lives. "The Precious Present" is exactly that... precious, momentary, one of a kind, and in need of our attention. Recommended for all ages. Read full review


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Spencer Johnson is an internationally respected thought leader and number one bestselling author whose insights help millions of people discover simple truths they can use to have healthier lives with more success and less stress. He has often been called "the best there is at taking complex subjects and presenting simple solutions that work."

He is the author of the #1 bestselling books "Who Moved My Cheese?", an amazing way to deal with change, and "The One Minute Manager"(R), the world's most popular management method, written with legendary management consultant Kenneth Blanchard.

Dr. Johnson has written many other international bestsellers, including The Present, Yes or No, and four other books in the One Minute(R) series: "The One Minute Mother, The One Minute Father, The One Minute Teacher, " and "One Minute for Yourself; "and the popular children's book series, ValueTales(R)

His education includes a B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern California, an M.D. degree from the Royal College of Surgeons, and medical clerksbips at Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Johnson has served as Medical Director of Communications for Medtronic, the inventors of cardiac pacemakers; Research Physician at the Institute for Inter-Disciplinary Studies, a think tank; Consultant to the Center for the Study of the Person, and the School of Medicine, University of California; and Leadership Fellow at the Harvard Business School.

His books have been featured often in the media, including CNN, the "Today" show, "Larry King Live, Time, BusinessWeek, " the "New York Times", the "Wall Street Journal, Fortune, USA Today, " the Associated Press, and United Press International.

Spencer Johnson's books are available worldwide in twenty-six languages.

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