In this groundbreaking book, A. Roger Merrill and Rebecca Merrill demonstrate how to navigate the critical relationships between time and money, work and family, to create a harmonious, success-enhancing dynamic between each. Life Matters shows us how our actions can translate our most deeply held personal values and goals into daily real-life experience. From confronting life's tough questions to offering practical ways to implement your answers, the authors guide you through the crucial steps toward effective living.
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"Its advice is sound and can easily be applied to daily life." (Publishers Weekly)
"Profound knowledge is literally what this book is. In fact, what I would say is 'profound wisdom,' because it interweaves timeless, universal, self-evident principles into all of the knowledge that is given....I hope you share my passion for this remarkable book." (Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People)
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The information is excellent. Well presented. Very much like sitting at a kitchen table with a trusted couple who dispense timeless wisdom.
Seems to start out slow. But looking back it was the needed ground work. There were excellent ideas in each chapter I will be putting to use. Very practical stuff. Great for couples, I've been talking to my wife about it. I will also purchase the book to digest visually. And I am already relistening to the audio. If you are looking for practical wisdom on work, family, money, time and relationships this is a must. It really was a sleeper, I have never heard about it before browsing audibles unabridged section.
I think synergy best describes this book- the whole is much better than the sum of the parts. It can sound like random tidbits at times but in the end it forms a cohesive picture of how to live a quality life. I will probably go back and listen to the optimizers for each section and take notes. Such easy going and charming voices- very much like sitting talking with friends- well friends who have their lives in order more than most. Worth a listen.
the way the book is presented make you feel happy just to listen to it.
to hear a successful couple talking about happiness and how to reach it by balance make you enthausiastic to try it on.
"A Must Read!!!"
This book is so insightful I had to not only listen to it, but go and get the printed copy so that I could review certain sections and adopt those actions into my personal daily life. Excellent material!
"DON'T WASTE YOUR $$ OR TIME!! AWEFUL!"
What a waste. Nothing more yawn-inducing than listening to a married couple showering each other with sugar sweetness. Intro was too long and marketed Covey's works. Ill-prepared and poorly executed. Don't waste your money or time on this.
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