Tulsa, OK – Dr. David Martin is considered by many America’s #1 Christian Success Coach.  His proven ability to take Biblical wisdom combine it with practical application has changed the lives of thousands of readers.  Now with his new book The 12 Traits of the Greats: The Twelve Undeniable Qualities of Uncommon Achievers, and How You Can Master Them in Your Life (Harrison House, 2011), Dr. Dave reveals time-tested Biblical principles that will set you on the path to success spiritually, mentally, emotionally, physically and financially.

12 Traits of the Greats explores the twelve key attributes of great people, interwoven with realistic advice on how to apply those principles and see them have a profound and lasting effect on your life. “This book is about wisdom,” says Dr. Dave, “…but it must be applied for it to have maximum impact.” And it is this truth along with many other powerful insights that have had such a powerful and lasting impact on people. This book will transform your belief system and in turn, affect your decisions and actions to create an environment of lasting success.

The 12 traits explored in the book are:

  • Responsibility
  • Mindset
  • Passion
  • Imagination
  • Relationship
  • Focus
  • Courage
  • Persistence
  • Integrity
  • Adaptability
  • Wisdom
  • Generosity

There are consistent themes that run through the lives of successful people from all walks of life. Be it on the sports field, the battlefield, in business, or in the arts, there are traits, strategies and techniques that set apart truly successful people. When people are honestly motivated and ready to make a positive change in their lives, these basic tenets are the first step in living the successful life God planned for them.

The 12 Traits of the Greats has been embraced by many church leaders, including:

Joel Osteen created a video with Dr. Dave – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLJ_DjoWiVg.

Ed Young , Second Baptist Church in Houston, wrote the forward for the book, and states, “I encourage every Pastor to get in touch with Dr. Dave because he will rock your church and take it to a whole nutha level in wisdom, success, and finances.”   Dr. I.V. Hilliard, New Light Christian Center Church explains, “When Dr. Dave Martin speaks, thousands are affected.  He is one of the most prolific and humorous speakers I have ever heard”

Baseball Great Darryl Strawberry explains, “The 12 Traits of the Greats outlines principles of life, personal development, success, leadership and so much more.  I’ve had a lot of great coaches in my day that made me great at baseball.  This book will make you great in life!”   Lynette Lewis, author of Climbing the Ladder in Stilettos, also praises Dr. Dave’s book. “Dave Martin has written a handbook on life…concise but deep, practical yet powerful.  No matter what juncture you’re in, this book reminds us all that it’s never too late to be great!”

Speaking engagements:
October 19-21 | Winnipeg, MB CAN
October 23 | Chino, CA
October 26 & 27 | Federal Way, WA
October 30 | Indio, CA
November 2 | Florence, KY
November 5-6 | Asheville, NC
November 11 – 14 | Meza, AZ
November 27 | Gainesville, GA
December 3-4 | Tampa, FL
December 11 | Christiana, PA
December 18 | Compton, CA
January 8 | Tampa, FL
January 15 | Orlando, FL
January 21 – 22 | Huntsville, AL
January 28 – 29, Miami, FL
February 5 | Leesburg, FL
February 12 (AM) | Lafayette, LA
February 15 – 17 | Dallas, TX
February 19 | Arlington, TX
February 25 – 26 | San Diego, CA
March 2- 4 | Durban, South Africa
March 10 – 11 | Olympia, WA
March 16 – 18 | Tacoma, WA
March 20 – 24 | Honolulu, HI
March 25 | West Oahu, HI

About Dr. Dave:
Dr. David Martin
is known by many around the world as America’s #1 Christian Success Coach. Dr. Dave is the author of several bestselling books including The Force of Favor which teaches people to recognize, accept, and walk in the favor of God, and Name Your It, a teaching on the power of a seed.  Most recently he released Creating the Ultimate Life, a 20 CD series and workbook, which teaches you to “stop making a LIVING and start making a LIFE!” His Ultimate Life Seminars attract thousands of people each year from across the country and around the world.  His television program Wisdom for Winning is seen weekly around the world.  He regularly appears on TBN, Daystar, Cornerstone and many other TV stations.  Dr. Dave is a husband, pastor, author, inspirational speaker, successful businessman, and national television host.  www.12traitsofthegreats.com  davemartin.org

About Harrison House
Harrison House was founded in 1975 and has published and distributed more than 100 million books in 42 languages and in more than 175 countries.  The company’s vision is to proclaim the truth and the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ by challenging Christians to live victoriously, grow spiritually and know God intimately.  For more information about Harrison House books and authors, visit www.HarrisonHouse.com.

12 Traits of the Greats: The Twelve Undeniable Qualities of Uncommon Achievers and How You Can Master Them In Your Life (Harrison House, 2011) in stores everywhere.

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