It's Not Where You Start, It's Where You Finish : How I Won My Race from Last Place!
It's Not Where You Start, It's Where You Finish is an inspirational autobiography/self-help book, which chronicles the life of Michael Millera troubled youth who dropped out of high school and became a father at 14. It is aimed at the 70-80% of people who don't finish their goals and who are desperate to change their life but unsure how to. In his book, Dr. Michael Miller has shared personal experiences of his life and provided useful tools to help you to persevere through the daunting tasks of reaching your goals. Not until faced with death was Miller able to overcome his obstacles through the power of education. In a matter of three years, he obtained his GED, A. A. Degree, and a B. A. Degree from Morehouse College and set a national record as the first person ever to do soall while being a single parent. Through the benevolence of Oprah Winfrey, he was recognized for his efforts and received funding to continue his education as an Oprah Winfrey Scholar. He later received a Masters degree and a Doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. Having reclaimed the lives of his children and assumed the honorable role of single parent, Miller now reflects on his past life with pride. He understands that his repeated failures and perpetual struggles slowed his race to the finish line, but that did not prevent him from getting there. In this moving autobiography of a once hopeless, poor boy, one feels the warmth of hope and perseverance; one is taught that finishing the race is all that matterseven if it takes twenty-five years.
- Paperback | 216 pages
- 139.7 x 213.36 x 15.24mm | 294.83g
- 12 Apr 2011
- Empowerment Pr Pub Co