It's unique researching high achievers that are not all well known and better for it. This book may or may not change your life. Help and encourage each other, it's hard enough out there! Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves. It helps you to realise that the success of geniuses like Mozart, Leonardo Da Vinci and Michael Faraday wasn't handed to them on a plate and that their natural talents alone did not secure their places in history. I wish that the other books were also available unabridged and read by the same performer.
Linking mastery to social intelligence and primal desire to learn are a couple of fascinating concepts. Debunking long-held cultural myths, he demonstrates just how we, as humans, are hardwired for achievement and supremacy. Post it in series Part 1, Part 2, etc. Genres: This is the last of all the Robert Greene books for me and I'm glad I saved this one for last it seems like the appropriate order the other books can be read in any order in my opinion but I would save Mastery for last. Faced with impossible situations, they found the astounding triumphs we all seek. After one each law, the author gives a short explanation of it and after that he elicits some Historical examples where that law can be point out, followed by another historical anecdote in order to express an observation regarding that law.
Sometimes, they are the very key to success itself. His fans like Will Smith among many others, believe he has an incredible mind for being able to discern all these elements in our society and present them in suck a spectacular way. I was left feeling this book should be read in your 20's and there was a sense that by 40 as I am it's a little too late!! In the end though, we are left with a large number of absolute statements by the author that never really get backed up. Michael Faradays story really resonated with me Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you? He goes on to explain every human is just as powerful as the however, it is not that you are not powerful but rather they took your power away from you by making you believe you are not powerful. He explains how the behavior of every single person is ruled by the game of power and that those who disagree are only trying to play the same gay in a different way showing a degree of honesty, equality or naivety. The audiobook is object of study in some schools and in many prison libraries.
What were the similar choices made by Mozart and by Caesar Rodriguez, the U. Some brilliant stories on past and present masters of their fields. Some exceptional concepts and ideas are buried within this book. When thinking about life after high school we always imagined that the real world wouldn't have as many barriers. In the Bible 2 Cor in reguard to Satan it says: we are not ignorant of his devices. Listeners may question his thinking and some of his advice, but Fred Sanders narrates Greene's assertions and arguments with conviction and without overselling, giving them an extra gloss of plausibility and credibility. People may have never heard of it! Do you think Mastery needs a follow-up book? In this unabridged audiobook of the 20th-anniversary edition, Deida presents a new preface to the now-classic text on how to live a life of masculine freedom, integrity, and authenticity.
D explains it this way: We live in a heiarcky of pwoer there are very powerful people and then there are people who have not power at all. It's the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and is abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research. This repetition doesn't add much to the book and makes key concepts more difficult to pull out rather than easier. These steps could probably have constituted an interesting magazine article or blog post, but are instead extensively illustrated by the lives of famous 'masters' DiVinci, Franklin, Einstein, etc none of whom appear to have consciously followed any set method to their own success.
The stories are sometimes interested though often repetitious as the author cherry picks different details from their lives and stories to illustrate his points. Greene's perspectives on mastery go deeper than standard success habit writing. One of the best Audible books I've listened to What other book might you compare Mastery to, and why? I particularly enjoyed learning about some of the lesser well know Masters and have been inspired to read and research some of their material. I also purchased the print copy. Setting that aside, any person that has the drive to be the best will learn something from this book. But it needn't be this way. It takes less time to prioritize when there is a singular goal and less time is needed when the goal is so clear.
Your post must contain enough content to have a discussion. Grant to Steve Jobs - a formula that let them turn obstacles into opportunities. Fans of Greene's earlier work and Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers will eagerly devour this canny and erudite explanation of just what it takes to be great. Hey folks I've created a youtube playlist of some of my favourite. This was written in the third person throughout.
The 48 Laws of Power: Preface -. Martha grahams story was a very unlikely one which shows you can achieve once you trust yourself and follow your instincts 2 of 2 people found this review helpful Some interesting ideas but lacking real substance In this book, the author presents his pet theory as to what steps can be taken on the steps to 'mastery' by anyone who chooses to do so. More interesting for the biographies than any insight into mastery and self development. The 48 Laws of Power will fascinate any listener interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control. His passion made me want to carry on listening If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be? Let's look at the big picture. Fred Sanders is the best narrator of a Robert Greene book. Rockefeller to Amelia Earhart to Ulysses S.