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Within the this extraordinary audiobook, you will discover a practical yet powerful process to re-create your life and reconnect with your best self.  

'Release any concerns that you have about this path you’re about to walk on, and just go into it with the curiosity of a child, knowing that you’ll come out on the other side as a new person, or, to be more accurate, far more of the person who you truly are and have been created to be.'

Jack Valentine seemed to have it all. He made good money as an ad man and looked good doing it. He had a hot apartment, cool friends, even a slick car - at least until the hectic Monday morning a truck smashed into it, sending the critically injured Jack to the hospital.  

Everything happens for a reason, though, and Jack’s reason reveals itself in the silver-haired cancer patient who becomes his roommate one evening. The elderly man, Cal, shares his life story - one not dissimilar to Jack’s - of material wealth masking a gaping hole within. Cal ultimately found salvation through philosophy ('the love of wisdom') and now offers to help Jack by prepping the younger man for the Final Questions we all must face: Have I lived wisely? Have I loved well? Have I served greatly?  

Presenting Jack with three plane tickets, each accompanied by a map marked with a red X, Cal sends Jack to meet with three great teachers, each of whom will help Jack answer one of the Final Questions - just as they once helped Cal. First, in Rome, Jack will meet 'the Saint'. Then a haunted beach in Hawaii introduces him to 'the Surfer'. And finally the grandeur of New York City sets the stage for his last encounter: with 'the CEO'.  

Along the way, Jack will learn to do his interior work, discover that our negative traits offer gateways to higher versions of ourselves and understand that figuring things out in your head can distract you from the powerful whispers of your heart. Join Jack on his journey and step into the you that you were always meant to be.

©2003 Robin Sharma (P)2018 Bolinda audio

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Great listening

After reading this a few years ago the audio books was a great refresher on the story and principles shared by each of the characters that cross the main characters path

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  • spirit16
  • 17-10-2018

Amazing story about life’s wisdom, love and legacy

Wow what a touching novel. If you were a fan of other classics such as the Alchemist, and Siddhartha then this contemporary novel is right up your alley. The book takes our narrator Jack from tragedy amidst a personal conflict, to meeting his destiny and setting himself on his true path. His encounters with his teachers the saint, the surfer and the CEO offer insight that will make you think differently and have you jotting down notes to help improve yourself and the world around you. I highly recommend this to any self seeker looking to expand on what they already know while seeing new nuances to more open minded, compassionate thinking.

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  • TGutie
  • 22-10-2020

Very positive yet repetitive

Good optimist life lessons to install into your everyday life. Positive journey was very repetitive so this caused it to be a bit difficult to listen to for long periods of time. 10 mins of absorption at a time. Enjoyed the many life qoutes sporadically thrown into the story. ex. Mother Teresa

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-09-2020

Fantastic!

The lessons in this book are amazing! I want to buy a hard copy of this book because it’s filled with such amazing words to live by and to pass on. I highly recommend to anyone wanting to better themselves in life. The reader did a great job as well!

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  • Chad Kelly
  • 23-08-2020

I LOVE ROBIN SHARMA

this book was super cheesy but gosh it was just awesome. things you already know but don’t apply to your daily life. just great reminders. I will read and listen to anything by robin sharma. not to mention this narrator is so talented and keeps you engaged and interested the entire time. love love love.

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  • G. C. McLarry
  • 15-07-2020

Good Story 👍

If you ever wanted to learn what Jim Rohn taught his entire career. Listen to how Robin applies it in story form.

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  • A. Jones
  • 07-03-2020

adding to my top 10 mist read list

I loved this book and the message is relateable to all those who strive for peace and balance.

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  • Steven Crowe
  • 25-01-2020

life changing

Played it over again and again. awsome. find something new Everytime. will change my life forever!

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  • 23-01-2020

amazing read

this book can change u as a person. using the information in this book can change the world around you. such a profound story. a must read for anyone looking brighten up their day.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-08-2019

Another great book by Robin Sharma

I love Robin and his work! and really believe this is one of his best books. If you liked "The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari" you should continue following Robin's work by listening to this book Great book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 29-05-2019

great principals for all

loved the principals taught along the way to answer the final questions of life. great for all walks of life. practical in today's market

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  • MR
  • 05-12-2018

follow your heart

bit cheesy in parts but the overall messages are well worth it. maybe it's just me and the way the world has made me more skeptical. have definately learnt some stuff here and laughed along the way. well worth a read if you can get past the cheese

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  • Tatyana
  • 17-09-2020

What an interesting and eye opening book!

Love the way the book was delivered from a story telling perspective. A truly compelling listen. This has made it onto my "Reference " book list and will become an invaluable timeless resource for the rest of my life and further generations down the line!

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  • Rudy SAFI
  • 21-11-2019

amazing book, just like every book of robin Sharm.

amazing book, just like every book of robin Sharm. love it, always excited to listen to it again

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  • maureen
  • 11-10-2019

great book

great book I really enjoyed it. good story its really worth listening to. I recommend reading it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-07-2019

Does not sound genuine

The story is fictional..does not sound genuine....sad....that the author could not include personal real life stories but had to resort to fiction...

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  • Rohmi
  • 10-07-2019

Great book

great listen accents may be annoying loads of great life lessons changes your perspective .

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