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Life's Greatest Lessons By Hal Urban

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Life's Greatest Lessons: 20 Things That Matter by Hal Urban

LIFE'S GREATEST LESSONS is a wise, wonderful book. In it, Hal Urban, a parent and an award-winning teacher, presents twenty principles that are as deeply rooted in common sense as they are in compassion. The topics, gathered from a lifetime of teaching both children and adults, span a wide range of readily understood concepts, including attitudes about money, understanding the real meaning of 'success' and the importance of having fun. The book will help you find the best - in the world, in others, and in yourself. Classic in its simplicity and enduring in its appeal, LIFE'S GREATEST LESSONS helps us all rediscover that the desire to live a good life is timeless.

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Rabbi Harold Kushner author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People A wise and wonderful book. It will enrich anyone who reads it.
Ken Blanchard coauthor, The One Minute Manager and Whale Done! With its timeless message for people of all ages, this book is going to become a classic. It should be in every home in America.
Stephen R. Covey author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People A tremendously enriching book full of classic wisdom to live by.
Mel Levine, M.D. author of A Mind at a Time This book can help all of us assemble our priorities.
Thomas Lickona author of Educating for Character A great book about character for kids, teachers, and parents!
Laurie Beth Jones author of Jesus, CEO; The Path; and Teach Your Team to Fish Hal Urban has put into bite-size pieces some of life's most important truths. Read, learn, and enjoy!
Pat Croce author of I Feel Great and You Will Too! and 110% Life's Greatest Lessons helps to unlock your mind to a treasure chest of life's opportunities and possibilities.

About Hal Urban

Author of the much loved LIFE'S GREATEST LESSONS, Hal Urban is an award-winning teacher. He holds a doctorate in education and psychology from the University of San Francisco, and has done post-doctoral work at Stanford University in the psychology of peak performance.

Table of Contents



If Someone Gave You This Book

Introduction: I Wrote This Book for Four Reasons

1. Success Is More Than Making Money

2. Life Is Hard...and Not Always Fair

3. Life Is Also Fun...and Incredibly Funny

4. We Live by Choice, Not by Chance

5. Attitude Is a Choice -- the Most Important One You'll Ever Make

6. Habits Are the Key to All Success

7. Being Thankful Is a Habit -- the Best One You'll Ever Have

8. Good People Build Their Lives on a Foundation of Respect

9. Honesty Is Still the Best Policy

10. Kind Words Cost Little but Accomplish Much

11. Real Motivation Comes from Within

12. Goals Are Dreams with Deadlines

13. There's No Substitute for Hard Work

14. You Have to Give Up Something to Get Something

15. Successful People Don't Find Time -- They Make Time

16. No One Else Can Raise Your Self-esteem

17. The Body Needs Nutrition and Exercise -- So Do the Mind and Spirit

18. It's OK to Fail -- Everyone Else Has

19. Life Is Simpler When We Know What's Essential

20. Essential #1 Is Being a Good Person


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Thank You

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Life's Greatest Lessons: 20 Things That Matter by Hal Urban
Hal Urban
Used - Very Good
Simon & Schuster
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