• Thou Shall Prosper

  • Ten Commandments for Making Money
  • By: Rabbi Daniel Lapin
  • Narrated by: A.C. Fellner
  • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 11-11-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Audible Studios
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (1,308 ratings)

Regular price: $24.95

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Publisher's Summary

A practical approach to creating wealth-based on the established principles of ancient Jewish wisdom-made accessible to people of all backgrounds. The ups and downs of the economy prove Rabbi Daniel Lapin's famous principle that the more things change, the more we need to depend upon the things that never change. There's no better source for both practical and spiritual financial wisdom than the time-tested knowledge found in the ancient Jewish faith and its culture.
In Thou Shall Prosper, Lapin offers a practical approach to creating wealth based on the established principles of ancient Jewish wisdom. This book details the 10 permanent principles that never change, the ten commandments of making money if you will, and explores the economic and philosophic vision of business that has been part of Jewish culture for centuries. The book's focus is on making accessible to individuals of all backgrounds, the timeless truths that Jews have used for centuries to excel in business. This book:


Outlines 10 fundamental "commandments" relating to business and money
Includes insights that will increase your potential for creating wealth, no matter what your faith or background may be
Blends contemporary business stories and Lapin's own business experiences with the wisdom of the Torah and Talmudic prescriptions
This Second Edition provides new examples, especially of Internet-related business opportunities. In addition, each chapter highlights specific action steps that can lead to wealth opportunities in both difficult economic times and periods of prosperity.
©2009 Daniel Lapin (P)2010 Audible, Inc
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Critic Reviews

"Rabbi Daniel Lapin's wisdom has helped untold numbers of people, including me, grow in our business, family, and spiritual lives. In Thou Shall Prosper, Rabbi Lapin has done it again. This book tells it like it is in a helpful, honest, hopeful, informative way. He offers valid, useful information based on ancient wisdom and modern experience." (Zig Ziglar, author and motivational teacher)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Zachary on 11-03-11

I knew buisness and money were good, heres why

The Rabi is very detailed in covering what seems like every aspect of life and buisness. What a unique perspective on life. I find that the Jewish community has discovered something in life that others have missed, or at least were not taugt to me. It was a great read, only a dusting of religion, (so don't be scared off by the "Rabi" part, very good info that applies to the religious and unreligious alike) and allot of really good information about most aspects of life.

If you want a unique look at life, money, buisness, selling, buying.....LIFE!?

This is the book for you. I mean anyone. Everyone.

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13 of 13 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Doug on 07-09-13

One of the Best Books I've Yet Read

This book is disguised as a low budget 'get rich' read. It's NOT.

Personally, I eschew how-to-make-money books because they are too much like how-to-write-the-next-great-American-novel type books. You read several hundred pages, you think it all makes sense, then BAM, the book is over and nothing much changes. In this comparison, Thou Shall Prosper is akin to the timeless Elements of Style. The real deal.

This book is not truly about getting rich or even just money. This is about PROSPERITY. The book addresses human nature in a grounded and genuine way. How we relate to each other, to money, to our jobs, to ourselves, and to our community all play a part. Each one of these relationships is profound, distinct, and interrelated. Gaining wealth is less about the physical money and more about knowing how to be valuable to other people.

Get the book! Allow yourself to revisit your view of money...not as an evil or mysterious object....but as a intellectual and abstract tool for human beings to use in our pursuit of serving each other and ourselves in a symmetrical way. Value, after all, is rooted in human belief. Therefore, creating value, recognizing value, sharing value, and measuring value are all part of a fundamental self expression. Others will grow with you. Prosperity is simply the net result.

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While reading the book, I was struck with a rare clarity. I sensed that I was truly reading something worth reading, something that would allow me to construct the exact life I had always envisioned. No other book has quite had that impact. All of my life experiences reinforced what the author discusses.


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5 out of 5 stars
By Olivia on 05-07-15

Must read

Thought-provoking and very informative! I thoroughly recommend this book for anyone taking a long-term view of their money.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By J. Simmons on 02-15-18

Great read

wisdom that's applicable. would recommend highly to anyone seeking benefit others in addition to themselves

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4 out of 5 stars
By Sitiveni on 11-24-17

Very good book

This was a good book with some outstanding thought provoking ideas. A lot of wisdom can be found in this book. Rabbi Lapin certainly knows how to tell a story and the book does seem to drag on a little, this would be my only criticism and not sold on the narrator but overall the wisdom especially the story of Grandpa Lapin and the Havdalah ceremony is Gold!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kimberley on 06-20-17

philosophy that should be required reading

The Wisdom from the words will change the way you view money forever, and will give you a whole new perspective on life.

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