John Gray's bestselling sensation for achieving personal success. HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT AND WANT WHAT YOU HAVE repackaged in a mass market, b-format.
In this work, Gray moves beyond his popular Mars/Venus gender insights (Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, Audio Reviews, LJ 12/98) and looks at the total person. He believes successful people experience unhappiness because they are cut off from their essential, unique selves by blocked emotions. He also posits that people who are not connected with the inevitable negative emotions associated with identifying desires cannot prosper materially. Finding and maintaining one's authentic self and allowing it to manifest its desires allow material success to flow into a person's life and enhance happiness. While little of this is new to those familiar with Deepak Chopra, Suze Orman, and others, Gray's insights and exercises will prove useful for those who want to take responsibility for their own happiness and success. Gray's delivery is that of a skilled lecturer rather than a person reading from a text. Listeners who have access only to the abridged readings will need to follow up with the book or this set to obtain details for the concepts and techniques. Therefore, libraries that can afford the unabridged work should purchase it. Expect demand; highly recommended.ÄKathleen Sullivan, Phoenix P.L. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.