The Richest Man in Babylon
|Author:||George S. Clason; Margaret Drabble (Foreword by)|
In this program, Denis Waitley narrates the classic book written by GeorgeS. Claison in 1926, which offers financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. Through their experiences in business and managing their personal affairs, the characters in the parables learn simple lessons in financial wisdom, as relevant in the 21st Century as they were in antiquity.. As a result of this book, the use of parables to impart timeless wisdom that can be applied to present-day challenges in living successfully became popular, as evidenced by global best-sellers The Greatest Salesman in the World, The One-Minute Manager and other recent self-help books.A recognized pioneer in the personal development movement, Denis Waitley is one of the most respected and listened to voices on high performance achievement. The author of 18 non-fiction books, his audio album, �The Psychology of Winning,� is the all-time, best-selling program on self-mastery. The Richest Man in Babylon, according to narrator Denis Waitley, greatly influenced his understanding of the cornerstones upon which to build financial security. A banquet of priceless knowledge on capital accumulation, both philosophical and practical.What you will learn:� Part of all you earn is yours to keep� Seven cures for a lean purse� The five laws of gold� The goddess of good luck� The secrets of the 5 clay tablets� How Babylon's history applies to today's world
George Samuel Clason was born in Louisiana, Missouri, on November 7th, 1874. He attended the University of Nebraska and served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War. A successful businessman, he founded the Clason Map Company of Denver, Colorado and published the first road atlas of the United States and Canada. In 1926, he issued the first of a famous series of pamphlets on thrift and financial success, using parables set in ancient Babylon to make each of his points. These were distributed in large quantities by banks and insurance companies and became familiar to millions, the most famous being The Richest Man in Babylon, the parable from which the present volume takes its title. These Babylonian parables have become a modern inspirational classic.