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Publisher's Summary

Drawing on Zen philosophy and his expertise in the martial art of aikido, best-selling author George Leonard shows how the process of mastery can help us attain a higher level of excellence and a deeper sense of satisfaction and fulfillment in our daily lives.

Whether you're seeking to improve your career or your intimate relationships, increase self-esteem or create harmony within yourself, this inspiring prescriptive guide will help you master anything you choose and achieve success in all areas of your life.

In Mastery, you'll discover:

  • The five essential keys to mastery
  • Tools for mastery
  • How to master your athletic potential
  • The three personality types that are obstacles to mastery
  • How to avoid pitfalls along the path
  • And more
©1991 George Leonard (P)2018 Tantor

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This book changed my attitude towards all the skills Im working on in my life. my work, my hobbies, my relationships. This is a must read book.

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  • Amy W.
  • 2021-08-29

Sorry, Audible.I did not enjoy this program.

Everything in this book is either related to martial arts or sports. If you are not at all interested in martial arts or sports this book might not be for you. Personally, I found it mind numbing and painful.

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  • cjkliemann
  • 2019-03-24

thank you.

I enjoyed listening to this book. I started listening when I had a very long commute. i finished days later with only listening when I drove. I heard some things that kept me processing the message through out the day.

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  • Jonathan
  • 2021-02-28

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I enjoyed the briefness and simplicity. Many familiar ideas if you’ve read about mastery in more recent books: Journey not destination, resistance, beginner’s mindset, and grit.

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  • Brandy Martinez
  • 2021-02-02

Good message, not a fan of the delivery

Resonated with general message but too much law of attraction and Chi talk at end.

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  • planz
  • 2018-07-16

life changing

It's all obvious statements, but I can only say that after hearing it. Great book!

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  • C Manley
  • 2021-10-25

great book

Great book on mastering life. finding joy in the plateau's. I really loved this book.

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  • Nagma
  • 2019-07-30

Nice book must read

like the book, while reading it, was looking back at my self, and realized what I should do when learning new skill.

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  • Karelab
  • 2018-10-23

Fundamental book for achievers

Great book providing radically different perspective compared to media. It gave me a fresh view how to look on my life and what I want to achieve. I will never look at masters the same way and I want to become one!

#Inspiring #Fundamental #tagsgiving #sweepstakes

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  • FireMesh
  • 2020-11-26

A great succinct book on life and learning.

A great little book that teaches you about life, and learning, and how to stay on course. And if you really want to be good at what you do and learn, never skip practice.

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  • Maggie
  • 2022-06-03

I expected more from a book titled Mastery.

Definitely a beginner level mastery book. I was hoping for more. Parts of it were so elementary I was irritated. Filler stuff. Guess he didn’t have enough to fill a book so had to include instructions on how complicated it is to drive a car. Ho hum. Waste of time.