Chasing Daylight

How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life

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“I was blessed. I was told I had three months to live.” On May 24, 2005, Eugene O'Kelly stepped into his doctor's office with a full calendar and a lifetime of plans on his mind. Six days later he would resign as CEO of KPMG. His lifeti ...Continua
Wrote 3/17/11
Things don't go according to plan! Do you still want things in control? This is a provocative and inspiring story of a dying man, who has a positive mindset to prepare his death. Instead of trying to control everything in his type-A healthy life, he...Continua
Fay Ng
Wrote 7/23/10
I expected to be moved to tears but was not, Mr. O'Kelly was very matter-of-fact, clinical and logical in his approach to death. It's one way of dealing with death, and likely the only way for a professional accountant and CEO. At the end of the da...Continua
it's a little hard to rate a book about someone writing about his own impending death - but this is definitely worth reading as i do think most of us don't ever prepare ourselves, even though this might be decades away. we all die anyway, so why not...Continua
Wrote 6/22/08
This is another book that is amazing. I like the author when facing his inevitable death chose first acceptance, then closure (meaning seeing all his friends and family expressing his gratitude), then trying to strive for consciousness to the end....Continua
Wrote 1/21/08
可能因為作者係商界啦,佢知道自己只有一百日命時,會改自己人生既mission statement,會重新set target,會evaluate result,會覺得自己之前跑得太快,需要好好地減速...真係好business同令我有共鳴。 特別令人難過既係,作者始終都係一個完美主義者,佢想有多一d perfect moment,佢要同自己最親最愛既人作最完美既道別,佢可能cover左好多人,但係,點樣同自己親生既十三歲女人講死亡同道別呢?作者本來想同女兒去一次布拉格,與依個好有文學同藝術細胞既...Continua

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