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The Highest Calling

By: Lawrence Janesky
Narrated by: Lawrence Janesky
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Summary

An inspirational novel about business and life, struggle and success

There are millions of people who own small businesses - and millions struggle. The Highest Calling is the inspirational story of one of them: Troy Becker. Troy has struggled for 12 years with his remodeling business. Not making much money, working 70 hours per week, his family life suffering, Troy is frustrated and confused.

One day, an old man named Cy mysteriously appears in Troy's life - and keeps appearing. Cy, who is on a desperate journey of his own, comes to understand he has been put there to help Troy - but why? And how will he convince Troy to listen?

The Highest Calling is the story of helping others and of learning how to do the right things to succeed. Cy weaves the most important and powerful business principles of all time into the lessons he delivers to his student, for Troy's sake - and his own. His teachings are beneficial to businesspeople and managers alike.

You will laugh, you will cry, and you will learn. The Highest Calling is more than an inspirational book. For those who seek, it is a powerful entrepreneurial education - one that will improve the lives of millions for a lifetime.

©2009 Lawrence Janesky (P)2012 Lawrence Janesky

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Life changing

A brilliant book that has a real story that I can relate directly to and definitely has had a huge impact.
Life changing book if you can be dedicated enough to listen and follow through everything

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  • TheDocterWhoanger
  • 28-03-16

Fantastic Perspective

This is a book That I enjoy listening to over and over again. I like how the author weaves in a narrative with the point he’s trying to make. But also the message of long term investment and not just thinking short term.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-01-23

Excellent read for business owners.

Excellent read!

I would recommend this book for anyone in business, no matter the industry. There are business concepts for those new to business, but also important strategies for those that are seasoned.

Great business strategies and real life examples of application.

Connie Dominguez, MBA-Acc

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 30-07-22

A business book with heart♥️

This book has many life lessons. And also gives a great outline for a small business. Or better said how to survive and grow while owning a small business. Using the principals outlined in this book I have personally grown my small construction business from 2 employees to 11. $400 K gross to $1.5 million.
No time with my family to going to all my 5 childrens events, field trips, etc, etc, etc,
Lee Ensz
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  • Sean French
  • 02-05-22

Life changing story

So many life & business gems dispensed in a beautiful story. This book will be a great gift.

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  • 01-04-22

A good business read!

For those interested in growing their small businesses and learning how to run a small business effectively this is a good start.

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  • Aaron
  • 02-08-21

Powerful and Salient

Many books speak to you and the journey you are on in life. Although there are many journeys in many domains in this life, one’s professional journey is an important one. This book speaks to that for those that have started a business and struggles with it.

As you read a book a second and third time, more truths avail themselves to you. After a few more times you see that although there are many pursuits, professional or otherwise, when done well those pursuits - or the journey to master them - are mostly the same.

Wonderful book.

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  • Paul Szymanski
  • 08-10-20

Great

Great book for entrepreneurs.
Highly recommend to those looking to expand their thought process.
Thank you

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  • Bruce Northcraft
  • 26-03-20

Second time listening to it

I still got emotionally upset. If you are a contractor that’s been in business for 30 years like we have the story truly hits the nail on the head. This is definitely a must read or listen to

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  • Christian Papp
  • 30-01-20

Easy, enjoyable listen

My cousin is a very successful business owner (3 businesses). I’m five months into my first and it’s been consuming me. The stress and way I’ve been processing my thoughts/spending my time led me to not enjoy the month of December at all. Usually it’s my favorite time of year. What makes that worse is that I have three kids under four so my mindsets kept me from helping them make the same special memories I had of Christmas seasons past. I asked my cousin for some advice because I was miserable and he recommended this book, saying he listens to it once a year. I was not disappointed and will listen to it a second time on my long drives.

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  • Dan
  • 01-07-19

Great book in story and content

The story is well written and communicates the businesses principals with excellence. The reading is easy to listen to and executed perfectly. I highly recommend this book to any business CEO or owner