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Publication Date: 2009
Dr. Henry Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert, psychologist, and New York Times best-selling author with his books selling more than 10 million copies. As a speaker, Dr. Cloud has shared the stage with many business and global leaders and experts, such as Tony Blair, Jack Welch, Condoleezza Rice, Desmond Tutu, Malala Yousafzai, and others. In his leadership consulting practice, Dr. Cloud works with Fortune 500 companies and smaller private businesses alike. He has an extensive executive coaching background and experience as a leadership consultant, devoting the majority of his time working with CEO's, leadership teams and executives to improve performance, leadership skills, and culture. Dr. Cloud lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.
Dr. John Townsend is a leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York Times bestselling author. He has written twenty-seven books, selling 10 million copies, including the 3 million-selling Boundaries series. John is founder of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counseling and conducts the Townsend Leadership program. He travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking, and working with leadership families. He and his wife Barbi have two sons, and live in Newport Beach, California. One of John's favorite hobbies is playing in a band that performs in Southern California lounges and venues.
Kerbear1315Age: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5October 22, 2013Kerbear1315Age: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Great book. Really good for a small or discussion group.
FeliciaWhittierAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Great insightApril 26, 2011FeliciaWhittierAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This is one of the best books I've read in a long time. It addresses commonly held Christian/Scriptural answers to some of life's problems. But the authors point out with further explanation of Scripture how those pat answers are truly contrary to the real understanding of the Scripture. It was a great help to me personally.
Randi Fass5 Stars Out Of 5February 9, 2008Randi FassI wish I had read this book 10 years ago! All the way through it I got little flashes of issues I've dealt with for years, and got real, clear, and biblical answers to dealing with those issues. I'm sending copies to some family and friends! I highly recommend this book, used along with your Bible as Drs Cloud and Townsend give biblical references for all their ideas.
Greg Haskell5 Stars Out Of 5July 19, 2003Greg HaskellAn extraordinarily helpful book in that it outlines and rebuts 12 commonly-held, but false, assumptions about what it means to live the Christian life. The authors (evangelical psychologists) emphasize, for example, that we must not suppose that, because God is committed to meeting our needs, we can get along without people who will support and encourage us (or that Christians are immune to pain and difficulties). The format (rebutting Christian "myths") is interesting, and the writing style is simple and straightforward. I would highly recommend this book to any Christian, whether new to the faith or a long-time believer.