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A battle-tested guide on how to live a great life
In Greatness Is a Choice, Wall Street legend Ethan Penner presents a jewel box filled with thoughts and ideas that challenge readers by stimulating a higher level of awareness and critical thinking. Penner's forthright style makes the book invaluable to a broad range of readers. Each chapter is a guidepost for today's challenging societal issues, but the words are also rooted in timeless thinking culled from Penner's considerable personal and professional experiences. Greatness Is a Choice asks readers to consider new ideas and strategies as critical tools in the pursuit of a better life for themselves and their families.
Greatness Is a Choice is also a compendium of values and ideals anyone can adopt to achieve greater personal and societal fulfillment. Penner writes about kindness, respect, and faith, along with a healthy reverence for family and legacy. Penner challenges readers to see the natural interconnectivity of politics, finance, economics, ideology, faith, nature, and music. Readers will:
- Discover new ways of thinking about how to define and attain personal success.
- Be reminded of the American principles that contributed to the nation's rapid ascent and still serve as a beacon of hope, equality, and prosperity.
- Learn how choices to pursue a life of personal growth also benefit society.
- Be challenged to think and take action to do their part in creating a more peaceful and productive future.
Greatness Is a Choice is a must-read for anyone with the courage to be intellectually challenged, consider and adopt new ideas, and think deeply about choices that lead to better lives for ourselves and our children. It is an ideal book to share with others to help establish a better intellectual framework for our future.
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Praise for GREATNESS IS A CHOICE
"Ethan's book is full of lessons--about being tenacious, about being humble, about paying it forward--that are worth reading for anyone interested in leading a great life."
--Steve Cohen, Investment Legend and Owner, New York Mets
"Ethan Penner understands how to be a great friend and thus a great person. His book Greatness Is a Choice is a thoughtful guide that is sure to provoke readers to examine their core beliefs and to give them a fresh outlook."
"Ethan and I came to our respective successes from very different worlds, Ethan from the finance side, me from the heavy metal music side. We, however, share the same traits: Tenacity, Wisdom, Inspiration, Stability, Trust, Excellence, and Discipline. These are our core principles and values and Ethan embodies them to the max and his book beautifully shows you the road map to his life."
--John "Jay Jay" French, Founder and Lead Guitarist, Twisted Sister
About the Author
ETHAN PENNER is widely recognized as a pioneer in the fields of real estate and finance, with 30 years' experience in those areas. In 2011, he was selected as one of the real estate industry's 65 Living Legends by Real Estate Forum.