“The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari”
by robin sharMA
A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams & Reaching Your Destiny[pic], by Robin Sharma, is an interesting book — as the subtitle suggests, it’s a fable, and it’s one that will certainly make you give some thought to your life, your goals, your dreams and how your daily habits help you reach those dreams. The author is a leadership expert and author, and he fills the book with a combination of life strategies. Many of these are useful, but whether they work in combination is the real question. Why I chose this book?
I had no clue what this book was about or who Robin Sharma was until I received it as a proficiency prize in my second year of college. I was pretty disappointed that I had got a life skills book that would be boring and unimpressive because I was expecting a book of fiction. One fine day I reluctantly opened the book and ran through its pages. On the due course I found it really captivating and inspirational. The author made it simple and interesting from the start till the end. The Fable
The book takes the form of a fable about Julian Mantle, a high-profile attorney with a crazy schedule and a set of priorities that center around money, power and prestige. As such, Mantle represents the values of our society. The eleven chapters are meticulously planned and flow seamlessly from one to the next. Julian Mantle, a very successful lawyer was the epitome of success. He had achieved everything most of us could ever want: professional success with an seven figure income, a grand mansion in a neighborhood inhabited by celebrities, a private jet, a summer home on a tropical island and his prized possession a shiny red Ferrari parked in the center of his driveway. Suddenly he has to come terms with the unexpected effects of his unbalanced lifestyle. John, who is a friend as well as co-worker of Julian, narrates the story. He begins by describing Julian’s flamboyant lifestyle, his exaggerated courtroom theatrics,...
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