The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition

The Go-Giver, Expanded Edition Summary

“Most people just laugh when they hear that the secret to success is giving. . . . Then again, most people are nowhere near as successful as they wish they were.”
The Go-Givertells the story of an ambitious young man named Joe who yearns for success. Joe is a true go-getter, though sometimes he feels as if the harder and faster he works, the further away his goals seem to be. Desperate to land a key sale at the end of a bad quarter, he seeks advice from the enigmatic Pindar, a legendary consultant referred to by his many devotees sim­ply as the Chairman.
Over the next week, Pindar introduces Joe to a series of “go-givers”: a restaurateur, a CEO, a financial adviser, a real estate broker, and the “Connector” who brought them all together. Pindar’s friends teach Joe the Five Laws of Stratospheric Success and help him open himself up to the power of giving.
Joe learns that changing his focus from getting to giving—putting others’ interests first and continually adding value to their lives—ultimately leads to unexpected returns.
Imparted with wit and grace, The Go-Giveris a classic bestseller that brings to life the old proverb “Give and you shall receive.”
Nearly a decade since its original publication, the term “go-giver” has become shorthand for a defining set of values embraced by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Today this timeless story continues to help its readers find fulfillment andgreater success in business, in their personal lives and in their communities.
This expanded edition includes the text of the original business parable, together with a foreword by Arianna Huffington, a new intro­duction, a discussion guide, and a Q&A with the authors.

Book Reviews


A phenomenal read.5 star

Absolutely loved it! Excellent read! Highly recommend. Very well paced and easy to read through.55


This book reveals “The Gift” you receive through “Giving” wholly of youself.5 star

There are many revelations in this book and I love the parable style of writing. The book get right to the point. I highly recommend.55


Wonderful5 star

This was such an easy read but had such a powerful impact & helped me to find so much clarity in how I want to live out my life.55


Open to receive5 star

Excellent read. When you’re open to receiving what this book is teaching it makes this an easy book to complete.55


Great read!5 star

Definitely helps you put into practice what you read, as evidence of me leaving a rating, which I never do! Bravo Go-Giver!55

Roy from Murdapolis

This book should be in schools, very important for any and everybody but, very vital for the youth.5 star

Great book, really gave me an insight on what I should be doing with my LIFE! I’m in sales and I often put on a smile and pretend to be someone-else just to get a sale. But after reading this book…I learned that it’s not the sales, it’s the value and the authenticity. Being authentic and genuine but most importantly, being yourself is key. Serve…sale55


Started and finished this book in a single read5 star

This book was so good, from opening up your mind to the world in its entirety to implementing the in business it’s so impactful. Highly recommend reading this! No regrets.55


Each time I read it, the message sinks a little deeper into my soul.5 star

I love this book. I’ve already read it three times and will pick it up again soon. It’s unique to be able to learn so much from a book written like a storybook fable. Each time I pick it up, the message sinks in a little deeper into my soul and makes me feel content and ready to pursue my dreams.55

Goal Digger JayB

Aligning Confirming Reflective5 star

God used This book to align me with what I’ve been called to pursue and narrowed my vision in what to pay attention to. Confirmed some revelations by giving unique examples in accordance with what I heard. It caused me to Reflect on my previous courses of action toward these aforementioned revelations.55


Simply Life Changing.5 star

A hard copy of this book was lent to me by a man I’ve only barely met, but it’s definitely been the best book I’ve ever read. The principles this book teaches easily altered the perspective from which I view the world, and hopefully I’ll begin to see more of the changes that come with it.55

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