The Business of Happiness: 6 Secrets to Extraordinary Success in Work and Life. Ted Leonsis with John Buckley

Leonsis The Business of Happiness Reviews Summary

Ratings Breakdown

Rated 4 by 75 people

Pros from Reviews

  • Approaches happiness from entrepreneurial point of view
  • Provides concrete examples of self-realization and fulfillment
  • Includes hands-on segment for goal setting
  • Emphasizes importance of gratitude and giving back
  • Highlights the concept that success is a byproduct of happiness
  • Includes a life list and higher calling as tenets of happiness
  • Teaches aspects of leadership that can be applied at all levels
  • Describes a different way of doing business

Cons from Reviews

  • Detours into unnecessary detail about the rise and fall of America On Line
  • Lacks guidelines for readers to apply to their own lives
  • Author's aspirations and achievements may be shallow and unrelatable
  • Not enough focus on the reader's own self-development
  • Misleading title, book is more about the author than the reader
  • May not be applicable to average person's life
  • Not the most interesting success story
  • Questionable judgment in keeping George McPhee employed
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