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Lots of books claim they can change your life. But how many actually teach you how to take the many small steps that lead to success each and every day of your life? Now in Today Matters, motivational teacher and best-selling author John C. Maxwell shows you how to seize the day. In this hands-on and inspiring guide he offers twelve daily practices to help you control your daily agenda, make time for people you love, and find success in your career. There's a great time to begin a more successful life. It's called today.
©2004 John C. Maxwell (P)2004 Time Warner AudioBooks

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  • Audie Award Finalist, Personal Development/Motivational, 2005

Audie Award Finalist, Personal Development/Motivational, 2005

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Another hit to add to your Maxwell Collection

Loved it! This book is packed with insights and wisdom from the wise John Maxwell.
This book delves into the attitude, mindset and commitment required to be successful and achieve growth.
Thank you John!

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  • Mark
  • 2004-06-10

Pragmatic, Pithy and to the point

Great book, written version has many useful forms for the listener who would like to go further in your application of the principles provided. The book is great for someone who wants to get down to the issues and make changes. Not filled up with stories, or personal accounts. Good hard outlines, clear instruction, solid reasoning, good research. Well worth the investment

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  • Bilgin Esme
  • 2007-02-05

Solid work

First of all, you won't be disappointed by purchasing this book. Previously, I've listened to "Roadmap for Success". It changed my life for good. If "Today Matters" was my first John Maxwell book, it would make nearly the same effect. The only negative thing is overemphasize of religion. It's just my opinion of course.

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  • Jeff
  • 2004-07-16

Great Book for Change

One of the better books I have read that are very descriptive in how too change your life on a daily basis. John Maxwell has always been an easy person too listen too (or read) and this book is another great one. His teachings are brilliant, and very easy too follow and take notes too. Highly Recommended!!!

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  • Ivy Anderson
  • 2006-01-07

Classic Maxwell

You can always count on John Maxwell to give you a roadmap that is easy and logical to follow, and this book is no different. With this book, he broadens the typical list of things you might use as anchors in your life (you know the standard five -- family, work, financial,civic, and social)-- and thereby bring a broader set of tools to help align life with goals. He also provides good examples from his own life to bring it all together. Another good Maxwell book -- if you liked somd of this other books, you will like this one too.

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  • 2013-03-09

Want to turn your life around? Read this book!

Would you listen to Today Matters again? Why?

Yes, I would listen to this book again. It has so many amazing insights that I am determined to remember in order to make them effect my life, that I intend to listen to it several times in order to commit the valuable knowledge I've learned to my memory forever.

Who was your favorite character and why?

John Maxwell, because his life's experiences give me inspiration. He is a true mentor and someone who's wisdom I feel I can trust to enhance my life.

Have you listened to any of John C. Maxwell’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

I have not listened to any of John's other books. I plan to.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Make the absolute most out of the life you have TODAY, and reap the true benefits of staying committed to a better way of life.

Any additional comments?

Any person who wants to change their life for the better must read this book. Buy this book for your adult children who need direction, and insist that they read it. A child who reads a book recommended by their parent, has show the ultimate amount of respect by understanding their parents love for them. After reading this, if you put the principals into action in your life, you will inspire change in the people around and influence your world in a great way. Thank you John Maxwell for your book - Today Matters - because Today Does Matter!

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  • Joshua Ybarra
  • 2021-01-15

jay

loved it.. had great information. in order to build in self development. I do recommend

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2020-12-11

A helpful push out of complacency!

Very insightful book placing value on the importance of daily progress. Great examples and stories that solidify the book’s premise. Tomorrow matters most today!

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  • Lynnric
  • 2020-03-09

Outstanding as Expected!

Mr. Maxwell's work always motivates and challenges me to reach my full potential. In addition to spelling out the benefits of personal growth, he also walks you through the steps. So far, I have never been disappointed with his work.

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  • Karine
  • 2019-01-19

Love it

Just what I needed to start the year!
practical and easy to follow. Highly recommend

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  • WolvOfficial
  • 2018-06-01

Makes me think about my life more clearly

I am late thirties and this book helped me to imagine myself old and great so I can look back and make better decisions- I would recommend this book

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