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Obstacles Welcome

Obstacles Welcome How to Turn Adversity into Advantage in Business and in Life

By Ralph de la Vega
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.76 Stars

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On 1/15 kenelsner wrote: If you want a good read about overcoming adversity, overcoming challenges, then let me suggest reading Ralph de la Vega’s book “Obstacles Welcome.” Not only is it a book dealing with poverty and the separation of family, it is also the process of overcoming the challenges of high level corporate ... Obstacles Welcome

kenelsner's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/9 Rob McQueary wrote: First I must include a disclaimer: I am a rabid fan of AT&T as I, my wife and all 3 teenaged kids are more-than-satisfied AT&T customers. That said, when I selected to receive this book I did so almost exclusively because of its title. My family and I are in the early days of starting ... Obstacles Welcome

Rob's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/6 Mother by Design wrote: (See all Leadership Books)  Obstacles Welcome: How to Turn Adversity into Advantage in Business and in Life is a book that challenged me to not get so easily derailed.  Ralph de la Vega was separated without warning from his family in Cuba at the age of 10 to start a new life in the United ... Obstacles Welcome

Mother by Design's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/19 wendy wrote: Having read Jack Welch’s Jack Straight From the Gut, I had high expectations for this book. After all, they were (Ralph de la Vega still holds the position today) both CEOs of very successful companies. But I was in for a little disappointment. It was probably because of the writing style. The book is very inspiring ... Obstacles Welcome by Ralph de la Vega

wendy's Rating:

3 Stars

On 6/10 Sharra Badgley wrote: Title: Obstacles Welcome - turn adversity to advantage in business and lifeAuthor: Ralph de la VegaList Price: $24.99Format: hardcover bookPublisher website: Thomas Nelson"I believe the American dream is still alive and that education and entrepreneurship together are its key enablers. Through the years ... Review: Obstacles Welcome - turn adversity to advantage in business and life

Sharra's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/4 Electra Masterson wrote: Thomas Nelson provided me with a copy of Ralph de la Vegas biography and inspirational book to read and review. What follows is my review of that book. When Ralph de la Vega was 10 years old, his parents sent him from Cuba to the US. Not realizing it would take four long years before they could follow ... More of the same...something there?

Electra's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/5 Birdie wrote:  Format: Hardcover, 272 pages Retail: $16.49Obstacles Welcome is a decent biography based on an immigrant's journey from a broken home in Cuba to a successful career in business-orientated America. Each page is packed with a glimpse into his own past and it also contains plenty of tips for leadership ... Obstacles Welcome by Ralph de la Vega

Birdie's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/23 Steve Blumer wrote: The book is full of business and leadership thoughts and models. Much of what he learned through his journey into America and making his way up the corporate ladder to a president in a major wireless phone company is interwoven with leadership principles. At times, it does get a little redundant always ... Review: Obstacles Welcome

Steve's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/22 Raman K Attri wrote: "Obstacle Welcome" is a great master piece by Ralph which gives good insight into how he was able to lead AT&T to an unraveled position. Coming from a normal background with many hardships of life, it is truly amazing to read through his journey to transform himself into a CEO and transforming world's ... Obstacles Welcome: How to Turn Adversity into Advantage in Business and in Life

Raman K's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/5 David Simon wrote: I enjoyed reading about the career path of such a successful leader inbusiness.Ralph de la Vega, a native of Cuba, became President and CEO of AT&TMobility and Consumer Markets in October 2008. He is responsible forall wireline as well as wireless networks. Previously, he had been incharge at Cingular ... Obstacles Welcome...

David's Rating:

4 Stars