The Art of Significance

  • by Dan Clark
  • Narrated by Dan Clark
  • 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What would you rather have - conventional success or a high level beyond success? Dan Clark, one of the world’s leading inspirational speakers and leadership trainers, vehemently opposes the conventional wisdom about success. He believes it’s tragic and superficial to build our careers and personal lives around getting more money, bigger houses, cooler toys, and fancier job titles. What’s it all worth in the end? How many outwardly successful people still feel empty inside? Clark has spent decades traveling around the world, interviewing the famous and powerful; consulting with presidents and generals and sheikhs and corporate leaders; creating a multimillion-dollar business; and (before any of the above) overcoming a paralyzing injury.
All those experiences have convinced him that the happiest people in the world don’t pursue success at all. Instead, they pursue significance - and find that success comes along as part of the package. He illustrates his ideas with a wide range of powerful true stories from business, education, the military, and sports - starting with his own story of fighting his way back from a serious injury that cut short his football career. Paralyzed both physically and emotionally, Clark began his recovery only when he started to focus on purpose rather than on goals; on being whole rather than famous; on serving others rather than seeking praise. In the long run, that accident was the greatest gift he ever received, setting him on a lifelong path toward true significance.
Clark’s wisdom will stimulate your intellect, challenge your beliefs, and penetrate your heart. By following his Laws of Significance, you will learn to connect your head and heart, manage your priorities, and live an extraordinary life that matters to your family, friends, coworkers, community, and country.

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What the Critics Say

"Dan Clark shows how success is but a stepping-stone to the real prize - making a difference that benefits others. He offers common-sense tools for character building and focusing on the greater purpose. Mr. Clark’s work affirms my belief that ‘the best exercise for the human heart is reaching down and lifting another up." (Jon Huntsman, Sr., founder and executive chairman, Huntsman Corporation)
"Dan Clark’s The Art of Significance is a magnificent audiobook! His 12 Laws urge us to chart a course beyond the fleeting success found in money, popularity, and fame in order to enjoy the enduring rewards found in service, obedience, harmony, and love. Leaving a lasting legacy is our true gift to the world." (Stephen M. R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Excellent resource

True principles and interesting and inspirational stories. Life-changing. I would recommend this book to anyone.
Give it a try, you won't regret it.
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- J. Richter

Great book

Really resonated with me as I continue to go for success and I need to be focusing on significance
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- Justin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-12-2013
  • Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC