Get in the Game: 8 Principles of Perseverance That Make the Difference

Abridged Audiobook

Written By: Cal Ripken

Narrated By: Cal Ripken

Publisher: Penguin Audio

Date: April 2007

Duration: 4 hours 9 minutes


Baseball's all-time Iron Man, Cal Ripken, Jr., retired from baseball in 2001 after breaking countless records, including Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played. Ripken is admired by thousands of fans not only for his relentless perseverance, but also for his unparalleled integrity. Now, in a stirring audiobook that draws on his exhilarating career as well as the wisdom of his legendary father, Ripken shares rousing advice centered around his proven Eight Elements of Perseverance. A few are:

The Right Values: hard work, excellence, honesty, and integrity
Love What You Do: tips for discovering where your true passion lies
Preparation: ways to continually envision your next position and prepare for it as if it were already yours
Trusting Relationships: how to build them in even the most turbulent environments.

From his numerous public-speaking engagements each year to his weekly "Ask Cal" column for the Baltimore Sun, Cal Ripkin, Jr., is a sought-after advisor to fans from all walks of life. Get in the Game gives all of us access to legendary advice from a legendary achiever.