Who better to advise us all on success than a man who has gone from ghetto kid with very little to the best paediatric neurosurgeon in the world? In the book he uses an acrostic to spell out his philosophy of living:
- T - Talents/Time
- H - Hope
- I - Insight
- N - be Nice to all people
- K - Knowledge
- B - Books
- I - In-depth learning skills
- G - God
Think Big is a book that will illustrate how to evaluate problems and respond to them in order to overcome them and get you to reach your full potential in life. With personal stories included from Ben's life it is guaranteed to touch your heart whilst motivating you to reach all your life goals.
Selection of best quotes
"Tell the truth. If you tell the truth all the time you don't have to worry three months down the line about what you said three months earlier. Truth is always the truth. You won't have to complicate your life by trying to cover up."
"Here is the treasure chest of the world - the public library, or the bookstore"
"Knowledge is the key that unlocks all the doors. You can be green skinned with yellow polka dots and come from mars, but if you have knowledge that people need instead of beating you, they'll beat a path to your door."
"Anyone who can't learn from other peoples mistakes simply can't learn, and that's all there is to it. There is value in the wrong way of doing things. The knowledge gained from errors contributes to our knowledge base."