Summary of Think Excellence

Harnessing Your Power to Succeed Beyond Greatness

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Business has become so competitive that people increasingly regard superior performance as the expected norm. Just being good at what you do isn’t enough anymore. So how do you upgrade yourself and your efforts? Educator Chaim Y. Botwinick answers that question, and many more, in this short, supportive book with a foreword by Stephen R. Covey. Botwinick outlines nine thoughtful “power principles” and tells you how to use them to achieve your best work. getAbstract recommends his straightforward, logical advice to anyone who feels a little stuck on the road to excellence.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to excel in all of your efforts
  • How to use nine proven principles to build excellence, stay flexible and learn from your experiences


The “Nine Power Principles”
Success in the modern business world requires excellence. Just doing well is no longer enough. You must be the best performer you can be, the best person for the job. In every aspect of your life, think “more boldly, creatively, tactically and strategically...
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About the Author

Chaim Y. Botwinick is president and CEO of the Center for Advancement of Jewish Education at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. He was an adviser to the President’s National Commission on the Holocaust. This book is available through its website,, or as an ebook.

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    Tran Quang Linh 4 years ago
    It helps people who are often living in their own confort zone about thinking to have a new thinking approach and to think out of box.
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      Erica Rauzin 4 years ago
      Thanks very much for your perceptive comment. I think you have captured exactly what the author intended to convey - daring to think in new ways. Erica Rauzin, managing editor, getAbstract
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    Preeti Gupta 4 years ago
    this is excellent .
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    Vikram Velamuri 4 years ago
    Awesome Readiing...

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