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30 Oct, 2008

Golden Apples: Six Simple Steps To Success – Book Review

Posted by: The Coaching Academy In: Book Reviews

Golden Apples: Six Simple Steps To Success by Bill Cullen (Hodder and Stoughton, 2005)

Reviewed by Viv Leach

Golden Apples is an inspiring and easy read. The initial pages provide a flavour of Bill Cullen, who, from humble beginnings and the support of key figures, turned his life around to achieve exponential success. A level of success so many of us dream about and which I am aiming to make happen for me too!

The main message is that by having an attitude of gratitude, mental and positive attributes, as well as following his six simple steps and habits, (APPLES acronym – Attitude; Plan; People; Lucky; Energy: Selling) applying his formula will make an amazing difference to achieving our dreams!

A book every coach must read, which reinforces our learning and provides additional resource material to use.

As I read, I felt like an observer, carried along and really smiling inside, especially when I read that Bill feels like a Celtic Warrior, ‘cos I feel like a Warrior too!

1 Response to "Golden Apples: Six Simple Steps To Success – Book Review"

1 | Frank Roe

October 30th, 2008 at 3:34 pm


Its a great little read, with a big message.
Depending on your age and imagination you could almost believe yourself to be there alongside him. I read it last winter while recovering from illness. It was one of the keys that helped lift my spirits and get me back on my passion for coaching.
For the slightly cynical I’d ask, what have you to lose by reading it? Maybe today, when many fear the worst economy-wise, we need to cast aside our cloaks of world-weary experience and dip into this charming story.

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