Monday, March 2, 2015

It's Not Who You Know, It's Who You Are: A Book Review

About The Book:

We live in a culture obsessed with celebrity. We love winners and we want to be winners. But take it from a man who knows more famous people than most of us will ever meet--it's not who you know that's important, it's who you are inside.

In this inspiring book, Pat Williams draws from over fifty years of brushing shoulders with the greats to help you discover what it really means to be a winner. Through his short meditations on success, leadership, family and friends, impact and influence, and becoming a person of excellence, you'll meet

· a young singer who messed up the national anthem and shot to stardom anyway
· a coach who sacrificed his time to give his players the edge
· a marathon runner who knew the secret to pacing yourself
· a political outsider who confidently reached for an impossible goal
· a football player who wouldn't let a broken leg stop him from getting to the Super Bowl
· and many more ordinary people with extraordinary character

These entertaining stories of fascinating people from all walks of life will motivate you to do your best, be yourself, and continually strive to be the person God made you to be.

About The Authors:


Pat Williams is senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic. He has more than fifty years of professional sports experience, has written dozens of books, including the popular Coach Wooden and Coach Wooden's Greatest Secret, and is one of America's most sought-after motivational speakers. He lives in Florida. Learn more at www.patwilliams.com.



Jim Denney is a full-time freelance writer with more than one hundred published books to his credit. His collaborative titles include Reggie White in the Trenches, Undefeated with Bob and Brian Griese, and numerous books with Pat Williams, including Go for the Magic, Coach Wooden, and Coach Wooden's Greatest Secret.

My Review:

This was a great read! Very easy to read, and quick, you will be taken into the world of some of the most well-known celebrities of the day. The book has great inspiring words, and will give you insight into how one can overcome anything to become happy and successful, especially with Jesus by your side. If you are looking to be motivated, wherever you are in life, then you should really read this book. 

A wonderful read that will truly inspire all those in leadership.

I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up. 

BUY IT: You can purchase It's Not Who You know, It's Who You Are online at Amazon. You can also purchase it at your favorite local Christian retailer from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Revell Reads Blogger Program and Baker Publishing Group, for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***


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