The Carpenter: A Story About the Greatest Success Strategies of All

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58 reviews

About this ebook

Bestselling author Jon Gordon returns with his most inspiring book yet—filled with powerful lessons and the greatest success strategies of all.

Michael wakes up in the hospital with a bandage on his head and fear in his heart. The stress of building a growing business, with his wife Sarah, caused him to collapse while on a morning jog. When Michael finds out the man who saved his life is a Carpenter he visits him and quickly learns that he is more than just a Carpenter; he is also a builder of lives, careers, people, and teams.

As the Carpenter shares his wisdom, Michael attempts to save his business in the face of adversity, rejection, fear, and failure. Along the way he learns that there's no such thing as an overnight success but there are timeless principles to help you stand out, excel, and make an impact on people and the world.

Drawing upon his work with countless leaders, sales people, professional and college sports teams, non-profit organizations and schools, Jon Gordon shares an entertaining and enlightening story that will inspire you to build a better life, career, and team with the greatest success strategies of all.

If you are ready to create your masterpiece, read The Carpenter and begin the building process today.

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58 reviews
Brett Barnes
July 6, 2014
This book delivers a great spiritual message wrapped around an easy to read story of a driven businessman. It shows success is not how many hours you put in but how many lives you change.
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June 14, 2017
I read the sample chapter and I have listened to Jon's life story. He is leaving and breathing the mindset that He writes about. This will be my next soft purchase, I have been struggling to get the hard copy.
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pat newcomer
June 14, 2018
I enjoyed it so much I read it twice in a week. It gives you a deeper heart to love, serve and care for others. The Carpenter to me made me think of Jesus because he was a Carpenter. I would recommend it to anyone that has a heart for serving others. Great book
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About the author

JON GORDON is the author of numerous bestselling books and his inspirational talks have inspired audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by countless Fortune 500 companies, school districts, hospitals, sports teams, and nonprofits. Jon invites you to visit and connect with him at or on Twitter @JonGordon11.

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