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The Enneagram has been a profound tool of self-discovery and self-transformation. Over the years, the tool has gained popularity in the corporate, social and religious circles. Millions of people have used the Enneagram to discover their personality and know who they really are. Yet the missing link has always been how the insight provided by the Enneagram can be leveraged to change the status of homes, families, relationships, marriages, companies, institutions and organizations. It makes no sense to know who you and keep on living the same old lifestyle. But this seems to be the story in the lives of many people who have discovered the Enneagram. It is sad to say that the old self-destructive, self-limiting and self-sabotaging behaviors are still being repeated in the life of many people. Therefore, even though they have taken the Enneagram test, their lives have not changed for the better. This book is not about another theory of the Enneagram. The focus is on how you can leverage the insights gleaned from the Enneagram to develop a healthy personality. You want to see how you can eradicate the destructive behaviors that have been exposed by the Enneagram and replace them with essential qualities that enable you to maximize your potential and become the best version of yourself. Therein the book lies the hidden secrets of how the power of the Enneagram can transform your life and take you to a higher realm of prosperity in life. If you are struggling with old habits and behaviors, you will find the secret sauce to cripple them and become a changed person. As you develop a healthy type of personality, you will observe a tremendous impact on all spheres of life. Enneagram contains all that you need to bride the gap between self-discovery and self-transformation. You will learn what you need to go from an unhealthy type of personality to a healthy type. Start discovering who you really are. Get your copy now!Show more
By The Times columnist and acclaimed author of When They Go Low, We Go High. Start Again is a life-raft for all those who find themselves politically adrift and a rallying cry for a better kind of politics - As heard on the Today programme Britain is today divided old against young, class against class, region against region, nativist against cosmopolitan, rich against poor and London against the rest. Our country is divided by generation, by education, by place and by attitude. Politics needs to be turned off and started again. In this time of tumult, when Britain is wrestling with the question of what sort of nation it wishes to be, its politics is stuck. Power is hoarded by a distant and unresponsive centre and our two largest political parties have both been captured by those on their outer edges. Too many of us have been left politically homeless. In Start Again, Philip Collins, Times journalist and until recently a lifelong Labour voter, offers a road map to a different political destination. Drawing on lessons from history Collins proposes new answers to today's most urgent questions: questions of education, work, health, housing, security, nationhood, and of how we can achieve a better future. Hopeful, indignant and inspirational, this is a book for anyone who feels that politics no longer speaks to them.Show more
When First Lady Michelle Obama approached the podium at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, nobody could have predicted that her rousing and emotional “When they go low, we go high” speech would go on to become the motto for the political left and an anthem for opponents of oppression worldwide. It was a speech with the kind of emotional pull rarely heard these days, joining a long list of addresses that have made history. But what about Obama’s speech made it so great? When They Go Low, We Go High explores the most notable speeches in history, analyzing the rhetorical tricks to uncover how the right speech at the right time can profoundly shape the world. Traveling across continents and centuries, political speechwriter Philip Collins reveals what Thomas Jefferson owes to Cicero and Pericles, who really gave the Gettysburg Address, and what Elizabeth I shares with Winston Churchill. In telling the story of great and sometimes infamous speeches—including those from Lincoln, Woodrow Wilson, JFK, Martin Luther King, Jr., Disraeli, Hitler, Elie Wiesel, Margaret Thatcher, and Barack and Michelle Obama—Collins breathes new life into words you thought you knew well, telling the story of democracy. Whether it’s the inaugural addresses of presidents or the revolutionary writings of Castro, Pankhurst, and Mandela, Collins illuminates and contextualizes these moments with sensitivity and humor. When They Go Low, We Go High is a strong defense of the power of public speaking to propagate and protect democracy and an urgent reminder that when great men and women speak to us, their words can change the world.Show more
In his work as a speechwriter to senior politicians and business leaders around the world, Philip Collins has become well versed in understanding what it is that makes a speech great. explores the ways in which the most notable speeches in history have worked, analysing the rhetorical tricks to uncover how the right speech at the right time can profoundly shape the world.Travelling across continents and centuries, Collins reveals what Thomas Jefferson owes to Cicero and Pericles, who really gave the Gettysburg Address and what Elizabeth I shares with Winston Churchill.And in telling the story of the great speeches he tells the story of democracy. For it is in the finest public speeches that progress unfolds, and we need those speeches now more than ever.While we are bombarded by sound bites and social media, fake news and sloganeering, and while populists are winning support, democratic politicians need to find words that inspire and give us hope. Because disenchantment with politics fosters the dangerous illusion that there is an alternative.Informed by Collins's own experiences as a speech writer, is a passionate defence of the power of good public speaking to propagate and protect democracy and an urgent reminder of how words can change the world.Show more