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The Motivation Manifesto: How We Shall Overcome

MANILA: Brendon Burchard, one of the most prolific and most encouraging personal-power gurus on the planet, one of the #1 New York Times bestselling authors with his earlier books The Charge, The Millionaire Manager and Life’s Golden Ticket, has written another would-be blockbuster brainteaser he calls The Motivation Manifesto with the subtitle 9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power, published by Hay House Inc (Carlsbad, California, 2014, 234 pages). The Motivation Manifesto is meant to be read – also literally, in front of a mirror. Try and read it to yourself. Reading silently alone, you will find it poetic and powerful; while it’s self-conscious when it copies from the US Declaration of Independence, it works even with me, and I have very high standards for writing. (By the way, I must thank Ela Carrillo for lending her copy.)The Motivation Manifesto is all about personal freedom. The first part is powerful enough for me, “The Declaration Of Personal Power” (ix-xix). I love ho…