Is there a secret ingredient to success? Many books have been published on the subject of success to the point where they actually have their own particular genre. You would think with all the wealth of knowledge that we have that there would be a universal understanding of what the secret ingredient of success is.
Pat Williams, in his book Humility, writes that the secret ingredient of all the successful people that he has ever encountered is they were humble and they worked on remaining humble. That did not mean that they lacked confidence. Rather, it meant that they understood their abilities but recognized that they were nothing special and deserving of praise and adoration.
Story after story, example after example, and quote after quote, Pat Williams has done a wonderful job of collecting all sorts of anecdotal advice and evidence that points to success being built upon an attitude of humility.
I found this book to be an amazing read and something that everybody should read more than once. We live in a culture that idolizes those who have a “look at me” attitude. Pat Williams’ book flies in the face of that and has written a book that goes to the heart of what true success is; not cultural success.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for my honest review.