We live our lives word by word - to build our relationships, to convey our points of view, to object to wrongs done to us or to others, to comfort our children and our friends. We also use the wrong words - sometimes unknowingly - and get ourselves into situations we'd rather not be in.
As Stephen R. Covey points out in his introduction: "Words sell and words repel; Words lead and words impede; Words heal and words kill."
Kevin Hall discovered the deeper power inherent in words after a fateful encounter with a wise shopkeeper in Vienna. When that led to an introduction to an esteemed etymologist residing in a senior home, Hall embarked on a project that changed his life, and has since changed the lives of thousands. Discover the eleven words - as well as the secret word - that when used correctly, can light your path to the lifelong success you deserve.
©2009 Kevin Hall, Power of Words LLC; (P)2009 HarperCollins Publishers
"Just as I broke new ground in human development over twenty years ago by uncovering the habits that make for a meaningful and effective life, Kevin is breaking new ground by uncovering and revealing the true intent and meaning of the words that make up those habits." (Stephen R. Covey, best-selling author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)
There are no listener reviews for this title yet.
"Highly Recommended and very inspirational."
I had the pleasure of meeting Kevin Hall in a small cafe in Provo Utah, he was so kind enough to take the time to talk with us and we asked him if he had any more books with him that we may buy. He personally signed all of ours and was able to share a few of his favorite from his book. This man was so passionate about what what written it the book, I couldn't wait to read what pored out of his heart. It's very interesting to see where his life experience has taken him, I also bought the audio because I drive all over that I had more time listening than reading. I read the book once and listened to it already going on my 3rd time. Aspire has taught me to really be aware of the words that come from my mouth, mainly the words that I do say to myself. Thank you for sharing with me and with us your fans Kevin. I look forward to the next book you will write. Sincerely, Loralin E.
If I had listened to some of the reviews I read before buying this book, I would have missed out an a great book. I have listed to aspire more than once. This book will challenge you to be more of who you are.
The caption on the front of the book Aspire reads "Discovering you Purpose Through the Power of Words". And because this book changed forever the way I look at words and way I look at human potential I did the only think that seemed right. I had to know the "hidden" meaning of the word "POWER". According to Merriam Webster the word power has it's meaning rooted in the 13th century. The origin of power is as follows; "Middle English, from Anglo-French poer, pouer, from poer to be able, from Vulgar Latin *potēre, alteration of Latin posse" The message of Aspire is that anyone is able to be a better person, to live a better life, to help more people they just have to "Aspire" to be the best that they can be! Read aspire and you can also unleash the inner you to be all that you can be. Having the knowledge of the power of words will give you a path to follow.
"This is a must Read"
Only did the audio
Arthur, For his wisdom
Dont treat anyone "small"
I place this with all the great "get what you want in life books"
"Your Purpose Through the Power of Words"
Kevin Hall effectively teaches a respect for language and the words that enable meaning in all relationships.
One the first scenes where he is taught the meaning of the word genshai. Do not do anything to diminish someone else including yourself.
Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will heal and inspire everyone.
At the Top!
Think and Grow Rich - Napoleon Hill. Filled with actionable principles and great stories to learn from.
Great Job! Both Kevin and Patrick.
"Power insight to some very powerful words."
Truly enjoy this book and the simple guide to implement self growth and acknowledge of others.
"I'll read this book over and over again"
I can't recommend this book because I believe it is a must-read. if I have to recommend it then it would be put on the list but I must read it's something that will be read because it's required. it is a rich and rewarding experience during the entire book.
I absolutely loved this book by Kevin Hall..it was clear, precise, and told heart heart felt stories of triumphant extraordinary people using their lives as examples to drill down on the words defined in this book.
"The power of words."
I have learned so much from this book. I had already practiced speaking life to people through my writings and speech.
Aspire brought a new dimension to the way I use words and the list of words written in this book can have on my life.
Report Inappropriate Content
If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.