Hidden Potential (Soft cover)
by Andrew Spowart, B.A., M.A., M.Ed. « View this author's BIO
I had finally come to a point where I knew my life had to change and I had to be the one to do it. But how? I had no concept, no understanding of how things could be any different. Unexpectedly, something happened...and opportunity presented itself which could move me in a new direction with the possibility of turning my life around. But, in order to succeed, I'd have to take the first step...I'd have to try!
I was sick of pool rooms, draft rooms and street life in general. A steady job had given me a different perspective; I knew that life didn't have to be as problematic as I had always seen it in the past and that I had created many of my troubles myself.
The author states, "People who consistently fail eventually view themselves as failures. Consequently, the associated loss of self confidence minimizes their chances of reaching true personal potential."
The author speaks from experience. At age 15 he dropped out of elementary school and remained uneducated for ten years.
Then he began a second journey--and succeeded!