Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence  -     By: Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
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Think Big: Unleashing Your Potential for Excellence

Zondervan / 2006 / Paperback

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Ben Carson, director of neurosurgery at John Hopkins, overcame a difficult inner-city background to become who he is today. In Think Big he gives an inspirational look at the philosophy of life that helped him meet life's obstacles and leap over them. You too can transform your life into one you'll love by applying the principles in this book.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Zondervan
Publication Date: 2006
Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)
ISBN: 0310269008
ISBN-13: 9780310269007
UPC: 025986269005
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This book is for you if your life is a series of shattered dreams. This book is for you if you have no dreams at all. It’s for you if you’ve bought the lie that you’ll never amount to anything. That’s not true. Your life is BIG—far bigger than you’ve imagined. Inside these pages lie the keys to recognizing the full potential of your life. You won’t necessarily become a millionaire (though you might), but you will attain a life that is rewarding, significant, and more fruitful than you ever thought possible. The author of this book knows about hardship. Ben Carson grew up in inner-city Detroit. His mother was illiterate. His father had left the family. His grade-school classmates considered Ben stupid. He struggled with a violent temper. In every respect, Ben’s harsh circumstances seemed only to point to a harsher future and a bad end. But that’s not what happened. By applying the principles in this book, Ben rose from his tough life to one of amazing accomplishments and international renown. He learned that he had potential, he learned how to unleash it, and he did. You can too. Put the principles in this book in motion. Things won’t change overnight, but they will change. You can transform your life into one you’ll love, bigger than you’ve ever dreamed.

Author Bio

Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D.

Dr. Carson is an emeritus professor of neurosurgery, oncology, plastic surgery, and pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In 1984, he was named director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center from which he retired in 2013.  In 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Through his philanthropic foundation, the Carson Scholars Fund, he strives to maximize the intellectual potential of every child. Dr. Carson has written six best-selling books, including two New York Times Bestsellers, America the Beautiful and One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future, which became a number one New York Times bestseller.  He is a syndicated columnist and a highly sought-after, inspirational, and motivational speaker.

Cecil Murphey, author of 112 books, has also assisted well-known personalities in writing their biographies.

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  1. Fort Worth, TX
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Loved it!!
    October 23, 2014
    Bill
    Fort Worth, TX
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Think Big.
    After reading the first book I had to continue on into the second one. I was not disappointed at all. Wonderful reading.
  2. Norristown, PA
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    This book is a great one to give to all graduates.
    June 28, 2013
    Linda Biscombe
    Norristown, PA
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Think Big.
    This book was excellent and I read it in 2 days. Ben Carson has the keys to success and wants to share them with anyone that reads his book. He and his mother had very tough lives and through his mother's faith in God and her persistent positive messages to her children, they both became wonderful human beings. "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." I highly recommend this book for all readers that want to have great relationships and personal success. Ben is a very humble man and treats everyone with respect and honesty. He would make a great President for the USA.
  3. Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Dr. Carson is a very effective communicator.
    March 28, 2013
    Fred
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    Dr. Carson's walk matches his talk. He is a godly and gifted leader.
  4. Long Island, NY
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Think Big by Dr. Ben Carson
    March 22, 2013
    John Andrew
    Long Island, NY
    Age: Over 65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Think Big.
    This inspiring Christ centered book is a wonderful "Part II"/companion to Dr. Carson's biography, Gifted Hands. I wholeheartedly recommend it to all readers. Parents and Grandparents should read it and pass it on to their loved ones. If you are looking for inspiration and a role model, here he is.
  5. NJ
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    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Great product
    January 20, 2011
    Abena
    NJ
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    The book was a source of great encouragement to me. I personally gave them to my 2 sons so that they will be encouraged too to achieve great things for God.
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