The Richest Man in Babylon & The Magic Story: Two Classic Parables about Achieving Wealth and Personal Success
These parables — one ancient, one modern — contain time-tested secrets that will put you on the road to happiness and prosperity. They offer simple, yet powerful truths about the challenges we all face, and must overcome on the road to success. The Richest Man in Babylon George Clason’s motivational classic story of Arkad, a man of humble origins who became the richest man in Babylon. In dialogue with his fellow citizens he reveals the attitudes and behavior that brought him wealth and happiness. The Magic Story What turns a loser into a winner? Jay, a down-on-his-luck writer, sees his once struggling friend Sturtevant transformed into a man of supreme confidence and achievement. How did his friend do it?
Great inspirational stories
By Lorrie Armstrong - December 7, 2011
I've heard about "The Richest Man in Babylon" for months. I love this story! It should be recommended reading for school kids from K - 12. Wonderfully done. A real pleasure to listen to.
"The Magic Story" was a bit over done. This is the first time I had heard this story. It was Okay, but has a rather lengthy build up. Much harder to listen to and follow thru to the end than "The Richest Man in Babylon". However, it does impart a message worth hearing~
Not an unabridged version
By Chuck - May 6, 2012
This item was advertised as an unabridged version of the book. I have read the paper copy of the book several times and this CD version is NOT an unabridged version. It is missing many key items that are in the book.
Awesome stories that encourage a successful mindset.
By brianman3 - May 5, 2013
Everyone successful tells me to read the Richest Man in Babylon. The message was surprisingly simple: All that you earn, 10% is yours to keep. That is the money you should put to work for you. And don't take advice from not experts. Simple, right? Still a good story, and well told on this disc production.
The Magic Story started out annoying. It was 10 minutes of "the story is so amazing. Everyone that hears it is suddenly succesful!" And success story after success story. I turned it off annoyed. When I turned it back on later, and when I FINALLY got to the Magic Story itself, I decided that the payoff was actually well worth it. I liked the message in this better than the Richest Man in Babylon. This story gets me excited for my future, and gives me deep insight into my very being. I can confidently say that this story will keep me going through bad times in the future, and improves my attitude throughout life. In that way, the Magic Story has a... read more