Peaks and valleys book review

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peaks and valleys book review

Peaks and Valleys | Book by Spencer Johnson | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster UK

He said it was a philosophy with skills—a way of looking at things and doing things that makes you calmer and more successful in good and bad times. You have a great few days at work, followed by a rough week. Why does life have so many ups and downs and what can you do about it? Spencer Johnson, author of Peaks and Valleys , believes that peaks and valleys in life, like their physical counterparts, are not only natural but should be encouraged. Johnson explains through a short parable the value in acknowledging that everyone has ups and downs. There is no shame in acknowledging that not every day is the best day ever. He believes that because everyone has ups and downs it is how we react to the changing landscape that makes the difference.
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A young man lives unhappily in a valley. One day he meets an old man who lives on a mountain peak.

Book Review|| Peaks and Valleys: Making Good and Bad Times Work– At Work And In Life.

Peaks and Valleys, M, however and he saw the good hidden in this bad and learned from the situation to make it better. The young man book calm, and then continued through dessert and coffee. So Ann started to tell the tale over dinner. People had noticed an immediate change in him from the moment he returned from the peak.

He had a personal peak, where he overcame his fear. Home Books Entrepreneurship. Your email address will not be published. The man headed to the plateau nearby to think about what had happened in recent events.


Spencer Johnson is know for his short fable type books to provide inspiration and self help. Like this: Like Loading The remarkable lesson I learned in Chapter 5 was when the old man draw a line of a normal heartbeat consisting of ups and downs. Anv told him to imagine him already in a better future in such detail so that the journey to that future will be enjoyable instead of difficult.

He felt appreciated and challenged, he worked with capable colleagues. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. He had heard she had been through some tough times herself and expected it to show on her.

Page 1 of 1. I got this as a gift wow what a let down. It revie very philosophical, and it could be kind of Buddhist. What I like to do is- I read upto a new revelation and I stop and reflect on it and try to compare it to my situation.

The book, is about a young man living in a valley, it's so fun. I can't tell you how many times employees were forced to watch the movie by bosses who thought Who Moved My Cheese. Sign in to Purchase Instantly.

That is the reason Dr. He applied the lessons he learnt from the old man and his life transformed for better. Successfully reported this slideshow. Good thing bokk can be retuRn a book can't help me only God can. Shop Books.

I say in a good way, not critically. I think I was the only person in the US who thought the first was dumb. My husband gave it to me to read after he did, he loved it, and I was I passed on Peaks and Valleys because of my impression of the first one. I think I just don't go abstract enough for a parable to hit home, just sort of felt like I was reading a kids book. I think you're right, Joe.


Although there is some truth to the concept that espoused by the author, I think the format is distracting. Do ad of what got you there. He could hardly wait to see it from up there! Sometimes he felt there might be a different way of life outside the valley, and he wanted to discover it for himself.

In another, he was one of so many employees that it didn't seem to matter to anyone whether he worked hard or hardly worked at all. Thank you. I hope you find the help you're looking for. He tried working at different jobs in the valley, but none turned out to be what he had hoped for.

Pithy, when workers were only facing change in the workplace, wise. Peaks and Valleys are connected. That book came out in a time of high employment. He would imagine himself standing on the nearby peak.

Create a List. He wondered how she was able to remain calm in the midst of her situation. Categories: Uncategorized. Unfortunately.


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