The Generosity Factor: Discover the Joy of Giving Your Time, Talent, and Treasure

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Harper Collins, May 26, 2009 - Religion - 128 pages
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In the tradition of the bestselling book The One Minute ManagerŽ, authors Ken Blanchard and S. Truett Cathy, entrepreneur and founder of Chic-fil-AŽ restaurants, present this Ebook of The Generosity FactorTM—a parable that demonstrates the virtues of generosity.It’s the story of a meeting between the Broker—a young man on his way up the corporate ladder who has the illusion of success, yet deep inside feels insignificant—and the Executive—the CEO of a very large and successful company who claims the greatest joy in his life is his ability to give to others.Thinking he might get a competitive edge by meeting with the Executive, the Broker’s worldview is turned upside down as he talks to the Executive and hears the principles that form his life. He calls it The Generosity FactorTM—a way to give time, talent, treasure, and touch to those in need.Providing a unique twist on what it means to thrive in business, at home, and in life, this story will forever change your definition of success.

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User Review  - Deborah Caskey -

This is an easy read, but it is jam-packed with wisdom and teaching how to be generous no matter who you are or how much you have. It is a great book to read to your children. It made me go over to ... Read full review

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I am not a reader, but decided to pick up the book and could not put it down. It is one of the best books I have read in the last ten years! It inspires you to learn the difference between success and significance. Read full review

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Cover Page Title Page Copyright Dedication The Contradiction
The Broker 2 The Driver
The Executive
The Column
The Open Door
The Seeds of Significance
The Rights of Ownership
The Inventory
The Return
A New Revelation
Putting It All Together
The Future Story
Praise for The Generosity Factor

Finding Opportunities
The Next Step
Home and Heart
About The Authors
About the Publisher Consumer Engagement

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Ken Blanchard is the coauthor of The One Minute ManagerŽ and fifty other books, including the New York Times business bestsellers Gung Ho! and Raving Fans. His books have combined sales of more than eighteen million copies in more than twenty-seven languages. He is the chief spiritual officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, a full-service global management training and development company that he and his wife, Dr. Marjorie Blanchard, founded in 1979.

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