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Monday, 19 September 2016

The Chameleon - Merrick Rosenberg - Life-Changing Wisdom for Anyone Who has a Personality or Knows Someone Who Does

The Chameleon:
Life-Changing Wisdom for Anyone Who has a Personality or Knows Someone Who Does
Merrick Rosenberg
Take Flight Learning
ISBN 9780996411004
ASIN B01A7SAADQ



This book was an incredible read. It takes the personality types of the DISC style and convert's them into birds. And then through a series of short parables the different birds learn to maximize the advantages of their type and how to overcome some of the weaknesses. The material is very easy to access based on the way it is presented. This is one of the best personal development books I have ever read. The Chameleon: Life-Changing Wisdom for Anyone Who has a Personality or Knows Someone Who Does by Merrick Rosenberg. The book reads much like Patrick Lencioni's leadership books, for each chapter is a parable teaching a lesson based on the bird types.

The types are:
Dominance - Eagle
Influence - Interactive - Parrot
Steadiness - Supportive - Dove
Conscientiousness - Logical - Owl

But it is also part the 5 Love Languages and part stoic wisdom. Merrick uses the birds because once people hear him speak about the birds they never forget their bird type. But for years people came up to him saying they had heard him speak, or read about DISC bust usually were not sure what their type was.

The description of the book is: "Laugh And Learn Through Twenty-Two Entertaining Fables That Reflect The Challenges You Experience In Your Life story.
Guided by an all-knowing chameleon, four unassuming birds play the roles of the personality styles. The insights gained from their interactions and struggles will lift you to new heights of understanding yourself. Let the Wisdom of The Chameleon Enable You to Effortlessly Adapt to the People and Situations Around You.

Join an Eagle, Parrot, Dove, and Owl on their enlightening journey as you learn to:

  • Capitalize on your strengths-
  • Deepen your most important relationships
  • Enhance your career
  • Live a more fulfilling life
This book will be an excellent resource for both your personal and your professional live. The lessons learned will be applicable in your interactions with others. I already have plans to read it again and also check other Merrick's other book Taking Flight!

It is a great little read and I thing you will be interested in it, and will greatly benefit from this great read.

Books by Merrick Rosenberg:
Taking Flight!: Master the DISC Styles to Transform Your Career, Your Relationships... Your Life
The Chameleon: Life-Changing Wisdom for Anyone Who has a Personality or Knows Someone Who Does





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