The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business

The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea A new edition with expanded content is available now, The Go Giver, Expanded Edition A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea An engaging book that brings new relevance to the old proverb Give and you shall receive The Go Giver tells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success Joe is a true go getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be And so one day, desperate to land a key sale at the end of a bad quarter, he seeks advice from the enigmatic Pindar, a legendary consultant referred to by his many devotees simply as the Chairman Over the next week, Pindar introduces Joe to a series of go givers a restaurateur, a CEO, a financial adviser, a real estate broker, and the Connector, who brought them all together Pindar s friends share with Joe the Five Laws of Stratospheric Success and teach him how to open himself up to the power of giving Joe learns that changing his focus from getting to giving putting others interests first and continually adding value to their lives ultimately leads to unexpected returns Imparted with wit and grace, The Go Giver is a heartwarming and inspiring tale that brings new relevance to the old proverb Give and you shall receive

About the Author: Bob Burg

Bob Burg shares information on topics vital to the success of today s businessperson He speaks for corporations and associations internationally, including fortune 500 companies, franchises, and numerous direct sales organizations.Bob is an advocate, supporter and defender of the Free Enterprise system, believing that the amount of money one makes is directly proportional to how many people they serve.He is a founding board member of Club 100, a charitable organization focused on helping underprivileged local area youths A lover of animals, he is a past member of the Board of Directors of Safe Harbor, which is the Humane Society of Jupiter, Florida.

10 thoughts on “The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea

  1. says:

    A quick read done in an hour with some great points The Five Laws of Stratospheric Success1 The Law of Valuea Your true worth is determined by how muchyou give in value than take in payment2 The Law of Compensationa Your income is determined by how many people you serve and how well you serve them3 The Law of Influencea Your influence is determined by how abundantly you place other people s interests first4 The Law of Authenti

  2. says:

    Your true worth is determined by how muchyou give in value than you take in paymentBob Burg John Mann, The Go GiverSo, full disclosure I hate self help business books I also exist in a world where these books get passed around, given as gifts, pitched, promoted, etc., so it is hard to not find a couple constantly sitting on my shelf DESPITE my best efforts This month I m trying to read a book a day Just to see if I can do it Rig

  3. says:

    just finished reading what is now one of my all time favorite books.The title of the book is The Go Giver, written by Bob Burg and John David Mann This parable about a salesman named Joe, who wants to succeed in a big way, realizes that he is not doing as well as he wishes In a moment of desperation, he asks a colleague for the name of a man who he thinks may help him.When Joe meets with the man, nicknamed The Chairman, he is in f

  4. says:

    A book with great principles, not just about about business, but about life Unfortunately, those principles are presented through some really bad dialogue The book would have beenpowerful had the authors researched real life stories of people who had applied these principles.

  5. says:

    If I had the money, I d buy a copy of this book and send it to every person I know, wrapped in gold foil paper This isn t just a business book It applies whether you re a volunteer, in a romantic relationship, or with your coworkers I just used one idea in the book that helped me work through a conflict that has been around for three years and that I thought couldn t be resolved I tried the idea as almost a last ditch effort and with

  6. says:

    Obviously this wasn t a book for entertainment but for education The points made were good and in the realm of common sense The people involved have a habit of believing that the world has the wrong idea about everything and these people have all the answers The events that lead to success were all to fanciful I feel it caters to the naive, someone who feels that they have been lied to and now found the way It gives a light of hope to w

  7. says:

    Business parable of doing good.

  8. says:

    Required reading for my job at the time Stories that teach you getfor giving than getting If you give to everyone you meet you will ultimately be rewarded along your career path This book was entertaining and highly readable and mostly intended for people in sales although the principals here can be applied to many different aspects of employment and life.

  9. says:

    This book is the worst kind of business book A terribly written, completely simplistic, folksy little fable where someone learns that sharing is caring and all it takes to succeed is to be nice If that s the case, I m destined for failure.

  10. says:

    Very unique delivery, it felt like I was reading a story that was similar to where I am right now instead of being told what to do by some big business man who already is successful where I want to be but feel no connection with I m Joe right now, not Bill Gates Haha.

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