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Number of Pages: 272
Publication Date: 2016
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You Have a Brain: A Teen's Guide to T.H.I.N.K. B.I.G.Ben Carson M.D., Gregg LewisZondervan / 2016 / Trade Paperback$9.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
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Dr. Ben Carson is known as the originator of ground-breaking surgical procedures, a doctor who turns impossible hopes into joyous realities. He is also known as a compassionate humanitarian who reaches beyond corporate boardrooms to touch the lives of inner-city kids.
Where does this drive and focus come from? The Big Picture. A vision of something truly worth living for, something that calls forth the best of his amazing talents, energy, and focus.
In The Big Picture, Dr. Carson shares with you the philosophy that has shaped his life, causing him to rise from failure to far-reaching influence.
This book is not about HOW to succeedits about WHY to succeed. Its about broadening your perspectives. Its about finding a vision for your own life that can reframe your priorities, energize your efforts, and inspire you to change the world around you.
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., became the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1984 at the age of 33, making him the youngest major division director in the hospital's history. He has written and published nine books, four of which were co-authored with Candy, his wife of 40 years. Dr. Carson was the recipient of the 2006 Spingarn Medal. In June 2008, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. U.S. News Media Group and Harvard's Center for Public Leadership recognized Dr. Carson as one of "America's Best Leaders" in 2008. In 2014, the Gallup Organization, in their annual survey, named Dr. Carson as one of the 10 Most Admired Men in the World.
Dr. Carson and his wife are co-founders of the Carson Scholars Fund, which recognizes young people of all backgrounds for exceptional academic and humanitarian accomplishments. In addition, Dr. Carson is now the Honorary National Chairman of the My Faith Votes campaign and continues to work tirelessly for the cause of the American people.
Malcolm Chandler5 Stars Out Of 5April 20, 2008Malcolm ChandlerIt is hard for me to imagine a more comprehensive testimony to the efficacy of just plain hard work in the field of education. Dr. Ben's dependence on God's wisdom is not secondary either. It should be required reading (with book reports) in every Junior High School in the land.
Chris Mellor5 Stars Out Of 5November 10, 2007Chris MellorOne of the most outstanding books I have read. Full of God's wisdom with easily understood application to our daily life and future success. Validated from personal experience & knowledge.