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Unformatted text preview: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari Copyright Philosophers Notes, LLC page 1 The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari A Fable About Fulflling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny by Robin Sharma HarperOne 1999 224 pages The Big Ideas The 7 Timeless Virtues of enlightened living. Invest In Yoursel Its a good investment. :) Blueprinting It starts in your mind. Secret o Happiness Do what you love! Rise with the Sun Tomorrow AM good? Strengthen Your Mind Hit the mind gym! Mantras Free your mind. Youre a Genius So are you, you & you. Greatness Its your birthright. Your Blip on the Canvas Make it beautiful! The Big Ideas From tonight onwards, take complete control of your life. Decide, once and for all, to be the master of your fate. Run your own race. Discover your calling and you will start to experience the ecstasy of an inspired life. ~ Robin Sharma from The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari Robin Sharma is one of the worlds top leadership experts--right up there with Jack Welch and Tom Peters. In fact, he was recently recognized as the #2 leadership guru in the world. He also happens to be a great author and a super cool guy. When I was running Zaadz, our companies did some work together and I got a copy of his book, The Greatness Guide . AMAZING. I loved it so much I had (autographed!) copies sent to everyone on our team immediately. Several months later Robin and I connected in Los Angeles. Our breakfast turned into me driving him to the airport to continue our chat and, after 4 or 5 loops around LAX buying some time before his flight, I finally had to send him off with an OMG! I just met a soul-brother! hug. (Love it when that happens! :) In this Note were gonna take a quick look at another one of his great books: The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari. (Might just be the best title ever. :) Its a great, quick-reading fable that lives up to its subtitle of being about Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny. (Think: The Alchemist with yogi-attorneys rather than a shepherd. In fact, Paulo Coelho, another one of my absolute favorite authors, said this about the book: A captivat- ing story that teaches as it delights. ) The book is PACKED with Big Ideas and in this Note Ill only be able to profile a handful of my favorites, so, if its resonating with you, I highly recommend you pick it up and enjoy it as an inspiring, life-changing, weekend read. (And while youre at it, get The Greatness Guide . Trust me. :) Quick Context The book features Julian Mantle, a former rock star attorney who has a heart attack in the court room one day and decides to sell his ferrari and get his spirituality on. He comes back from the Himalayas a new man and shares his wisdom with his protg, John, who tells us the story. The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari Copyright Philosophers Notes, LLC page 2 The purpose of life is a life of purpose. ~ Robin Sharma Good people strengthen themselves endlessly. ~ Confucius No man is free who is not...
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2011 for the course SLS 2000 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Fall '06 term at FIU.
- Fall '06
- The Alchemist