Praise for Beating the Success Trap
|A guide to rethinking the meaning of success
that may well resonate in these financially difficult times.
Brodow's diagnosis of an all-too-common personal dissatisfaction
is convincing, and his prescriptions are well grounded in both
basic psychology and common sense.
| Publishers Weekly
|In these materialistic times, it's refreshing
to come across a motivational guru with a down-to-earth message
like Brodow's, who thinks people should eschew the pursuit of
objects in order to accomplish what they truly desire. Full
of thoughtful advice and illustrative anecdotes on everything
from personal finance to career choice to business negotiation,
Brodow's earnest and enthusiastic Beating the Success Trap
will have you happily reassessing your life.
| Book Sense
|Beating the Success Trap
was another of our book club selections for our annual meeting
and trip to Carmel in November. Ed Brodow lives in the Carmel
area and spoke to our group about the book. His theme here is
the familiar one that money will not lead to emotional fulfillment
and happiness. Believing otherwise, pegging everything to amassing
material things is the "success trap." Brodow challenges the
traditional idea of success and provides a fresh look at just
how to rethink the meaning of success. What is meaningful to
you? I very much enjoyed this book. It's provocative and makes
you think about your life.
| Jane Ackerman in The Readers Exchange Newsletter
|I highly, highly, highly, highly (did I say highly? Yep. I'll
say it again...), HIGHLY, recommend this book. It's mainly about
how people spend their lives constructing things they don't
want, and don't need, only to cut themselves off from their
actual personal selves and dreams. It will wake you up and make
you remember who you are and where you want to be.
| The Quill of Deana Zhollis
|What a timely, provocative message. The perfect book for anyone
who agrees with Maurice Sendak's classic line, "There must be
more to life than having everything." Author Ed Brodow shares
real-life suggestions and fascinating insights to help readers
have the quality of life they've always wanted . . . now, not
someday. Read it and reap.
| Sam Horn, author of Tongue Fu! and What's
Holding You Back?
|A wake up call for all of us who are chasing an empty dream
of success. Brodow clearly outlines the steps to defining
and achieving success on our own terms. If you wake up
in the morning wondering what your life is all about, Beating the Success Trap is for you.
| Laura Davis, author of The Courage to Heal
| At last a book that helps people understand what is
really important. Brodow has written a must read for everyone
who feels like they are on a fast-moving treadmill and
can't seem to get off.
| Marjorie Brody, author of Help, Was that a Career
| Ed Brodow offers a red alert to
those who are running out of time to make their lives joyful
and meaningful. He makes a strong case that true success is
not related to achievement, but to aliveness. If you are feeling
trapped by your 401(k), read this book before it's too late!
| Susan Page, author of If We're So In Love, Why Aren't
| This book has the one thing people
are looking for in their quest for success... Answers!
| Jeffrey Gitomer, author of The Sales Bible
| Brodow tells the hard-hitting truth
about the many ways that striving for "career success" can lead
to feelings of unhappiness, dissatisfaction, and failure. I
urge everyone to read, use, and benefit from his wisdom and
| Al Siebert, Ph.D., author of The Survivor Personality
| Beating the Success Trap
is the alarm bell that working America needs to hear.
| Fire "Captain Bob" Smith, author of Eat Stress For
| In a world fixated on image, expectation, and external
trappings, Ed Brodow brings a rare but welcome and refreshing
message: Stop. Take Stock. Define success in your own terms
and get a life the life you truly want and deserve.
| C. Leslie Charles, author of Why Is Everyone So
| Beating the Success Trap
can create a rebirth. With clarity, humor and self-revelation,
Brodow helps us steer free of the sirens of success not by focusing
our light on the sirens, but on ourselves.
| Warren Farrell, Ph.D., author of Why Men Are The
Way They Are
| Beating the Success Trap is the elixir for
most of us who are desperately running in that rodent wheel
actually thinking that we're making progress. It's a refreshing
new look at what constitutes real and self-mastered
| Alan Weiss, Ph.D., author of Life Balance:
How to Convert Professional Success Into Individual Happiness
| Ed Brodow is one of the few people who can help you get what
you deserve for your services when the rest of the world is
looking for a pigeon. Don't be victimized go out and
buy a copy of Beating the Success Trap.
| Patricia Fripp, author of Get What You Want!
| Beating the Success Trap is a MUST READ for
everyone, the earlier in their career the better. It shows people
how to focus on what really makes them happy and fulfilled.
I started following this advice in 1988 it has worked
wonders for my health, my wealth, my marriage, and most of all,
my happiness. RUN OUT NOW and invest in Ed Brodow's book so
you can start immediately to live the rest of your life in happiness.
| Dr. Tony Alessandra, author of The Platinum Rule
| If you ever wondered why you have the trappings of success
the "things" but not the peace of mind, Ed Brodow
offers an easy-to-read, no-nonsense guide that will help you
cut through the obstacles to your happiness and fulfillment.
| Susan RoAne, author of The Secrets of Savvy Networking
| Brodow's new book is chocked full of easy-to-implement
actions that help us untangle ourselves from the typical success
trappings and carve out a blueprint for our own vision of success.
| Marilyn Manning, Ph.D., author of Leadership Skills
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