Book Review | Beyond Success

Title: Beyond Success: Redefining the Meaning of Prosperity

Author: Jeffrey L. Gitterman

My Review:

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? That might seem to be a strange question given that most people who will read this are adults, but do you really know what you want to be or do when you grow up? Are you doing it now? Life has a way of getting in the way of our dreams and goals. Even if other people tell you that they think you have a perfect life you might feel like something is missing or you aren’t doing what you are supposed to do.

Beyond Success is a book that can help you find happiness, peace and contentment in your life. It can help you redefine the meaning of success. So many times when we hear the word success we think of money. This book can help expand your definition of success and find meaning in your daily life.

Beyond Success is easy to read and lays out ways for you to improve your life using a simple 4 pillar building strategy. Jeffrey Gitterman writes clearly and engaged me from the beginning. I loved all the references to successful people in the world. The stories and examples he uses kept me wanting to read more. The exercises he provides to find out where you are focusing your attentions were very enlightening for me.

When Jeffrey talks about the purpose of this book he describes it as Financial Planning for the Soul. He purposefully connected areas of financial wisdom and applied them to life in general. He feels that it isn’t possible to have a healthy relationship to money without first having a healthy relationship to your attentionâ. I have to agree with him on that one.

If you feel like something has been missing in your life and you don’t know how to figure out what, I would suggest reading this book as a starting point on your journey.

I received a copy of this book to review but was not financially compensated in any way. The opinions expressed are my own.


Erin is an Army wife and mom of two girls and one boy who lives in Utah. I love to read, blog, and be an advocate for childhood stroke survivors like her son.

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