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For the first time, Earl Nightingale’s famous words written in 1957 are presented in a beautifully designed gift book with a CD of his original recording. This inspirational message is as timely today as it was when first written. This book and CD set is a great gift to inspire anyone in your organization to truly understand how to get from where you are to where you want to be. The audio CD runtime is 45 minutes.

Earl Nightingale’s classic, The Strangest Secret, earned the first Gold Record for the spoken word, with sales exceeding one million copies, and became the first recording of the spoken word to become platinum. There’s a reason. This may be one of the most powerful books you will ever read.

  • Details:
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Trim Size: 6.5" x 6.5"
  • Page Count: 93
  • Video Run Time: 3 mins 15 secs

About Author

EARL NIGHTINGALE knew a thing or two about overcoming obstacles and conquering difficulties. And he had a unique gift for inspiring those around him to do the same. Born into a poor California family in 1921, Earl survived the meager years of the depression, joined the Marines at age 17 and was one of only 12 men to survive the Pearl Harbor bombing of the battleship U.S.S. Arizona.

After leaving the service, he embarked on a career in broadcasting. His sonorous voice and articulate, impassioned delivery won him a great acclaim in the broadcasting industry. At the insurance company he purchased at the height of his radio career, the sales force relied on his regular Saturday “pep talks” delivered over the PA system to motivate their performance through the week.

One week in 1956, Earl pre-recorded his message so that he could take a vacation without his staff missing their weekly dose of inspiration. The message absolutely electrified the staff. Word of this extraordinary recording spread, and the office was soon deluged with requests for a copy of it. To keep pace, Earl recorded the message, which he called “The Strangest Secret,” on 10-inch recordings. Within a year, through nothing more than word-of-mouth, they were selling 2,000 copies a week.

In 1960, Earl Nightingale co-founded the Nightingale-Conant corporation to distribute this information. Since then, the audio version of “The Strangest Secret” has sold well over a million copies and continues to improve the lives of everyone it touches.

What Readers are Saying

Average Rating:
4.9 (based on 80 reviews)

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Paul K. Adams
03/67/2011 03/09/2011
  • 5.0
Strangest Secret
I first ran across this in booklet and 33 RPM Record in 1958 and used the ones all thru my career and it is a Great Presentation of one of the Truly Great Truths, believe me. I bought it and gave it to my Grandson, Paul and pray that it will be as much help to him as it was to me. I only wish I was able to give it to all the children of USA.
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    Daniel Romero
    03/67/2011 03/09/2011
    • 5.0
    The Strangest Secret
    By far one of the best books I've ever read. It is both inspirational and motivational. It drives an individual to truly see themselves in a different light and creates a cognition of thought and behavior. I recommend this to everyone I meet who is seeking a betterment in life.
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      Michelle Rasmussen
      03/67/2011 03/09/2011
      • 5.0
      Favorite Gift To Give
      I love the simplicity of the message behind this book. It is my favorite gift to give to people I care about.
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        03/67/2011 03/09/2011
        • 5.0
        The Strangest Secret
        "The Strangest Secret" by Earl Nightingale found its way to me one day and my life has been magnificently blessed and enriched ever since! I became instantly enthralled, have listened to the CD literally hundreds of times and have purchased copies for our adult children and many additional friends and family members. But this book is just the beginning for you... it's how you apply what you learned to your personal life that will utterly amaze and astound you! BE WISE! These little reviews pale by comparison! Buy the book... several copies...and GET READY! because your life is about to be transformed!
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          03/80/2011 03/22/2011
          • 5.0
          Positive & Enlightening
          After hearing about the book and movie "The Secret" I decided to check out the original and was pleased.
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