Review by xoxoAnushka -- Burn Zones by Jorge P. Newbery

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Review by xoxoAnushka -- Burn Zones by Jorge P. Newbery

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[Following is a volunteer review of "Burn Zones" by Jorge P. Newbery.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Burn Zones is an autobiographical account of Jorge P Newbery, which focuses on his perception of life. Through hard work and persistence, he stepped into various burn zones, encountered lifelong challenges, remodelled his business career, built a real-estate empire of over 4,000 apartments across the United States, found success; and then BAM! One wrong step—that gutted him to $26 million in debt. What was the primary cause, and how will he overcome this biggest obstacle, that made him maligned, financially constrained and publicly shamed? Expect grit, determination, racism, struggles and burn zones.

Newbery has never been scared to take on the hardest challenges. During the juvenile period of his life, he envisioned himself to make money, and to turn his visions into reality. He started working as a newspaper delivery boy, created his first business at eleven, entered into his "Punk era"(managing record company, shows, and stage), became a bike racer, and then a real-estate mogul. Everything that follows, including support from his family, and professional highs and lows provides a colorful journey of his memorable experiences.

His crisp-speech is as straight as its vision, defining its comprehensiveness and uncomplicated version. It crafts the bliss of reading, and the delight of watching a flashback of bittersweet memories. The tension is palpable, which not only heightens the drama, but also add it to the refreshingly inspirational life story, as well as gaining 4 out of 4 stars from me.

Burn zones, as described by the author, are "short periods of extraordinary effort that separated the winners and losers." What I liked most is that he remains focused, disciplined and relaxed in a burn zone. He used his "frequent losses as opportunities to reflect to improve as an athlete and as a person." The author excels in describing his sentimental predicament in the "Anti-Black Racism", where African Americans were portrayed as criminals. Many details of this book are loosely linked with each other, vehemently proved his never-dying spirit to hunt new challenges and to discover real-life lessons. As he says: "I needed to prove I could excel at something and, once I did, I lost interest and needed a new challenge."

I'd recommend this book to optimistic entrepreneurs, and to those who are having a hard time. It is edited professionally. It has non-borderline profanity. Intriguing, educating, engaging—it celebrates the sheer and strong mentality to thrash over the hurdles, and to test our endurance capability.

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I'm currently reading this book and, like you, am enjoying it quite a lot! I think it has a lot of great advice to offer, plus the author seems to have a multifaceted personality - which I find very interesting. Thank you for your nice review, as always! :)
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espo wrote: ↑
09 Feb 2020, 16:58
I'm currently reading this book and, like you, am enjoying it quite a lot! I think it has a lot of great advice to offer, plus the author seems to have a multifaceted personality - which I find very interesting. Thank you for your nice review, as always! :)
Ohh espo! Thank you, I'll be waiting for your review!

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I'm currently reading this book and just like you, I'm finding this book so inspirational and unique in its own way.
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Bles wrote: ↑
10 Feb 2020, 03:28
I'm currently reading this book and just like you, I'm finding this book so inspirational and unique in its own way.
Thank you for taking your time to leave a comment. Yes, This book has a vision to make it distinctive in its own way.

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Quite inspirational story of the journey of a newspaper delivery boy to a real estate tycoon is really worth reading. Hope to read this book soon. Thanks for your nice review.
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I'll be so interested in how to manage debt as highlighted by this book. Thanks for the enjoyable review.

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sanjus wrote: ↑
10 Feb 2020, 05:29
Quite inspirational story of the journey of a newspaper delivery boy to a real estate tycoon is really worth reading. Hope to read this book soon. Thanks for your nice review.
Thank you for checking this out.

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Wyland wrote: ↑
10 Feb 2020, 06:10
I'll be so interested in how to manage debt as highlighted by this book. Thanks for the enjoyable review.
You should also check out his other books, mostly books are covered with debt-like issues. Thanks for reading this.

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I cannot even fathom a debt of $26 million! The mental strength and the endurance to overcome hurdles would be key to facing such a loss. I enjoyed your interesting comments about the author's spirit and hunt for new challenges. Great writing!

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I like how the author doesn't sugar coat information; everything is stated as is. I was floored with his income trail especially nowadays where it seems a bit difficult to get off the ground at a young age. Even in youth, he had a mature mindset and knew what he wanted and how to go get it.

The real-estate debacle was a mess in itself but he did what he could to make it work. Loved exploring his journey forward and pretty much filled in the details for Debt Cleanse; which I read first and quite fast. I've enjoyed the book as well as your review.

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kdstrack wrote: ↑
10 Feb 2020, 17:50
I cannot even fathom a debt of $26 million! The mental strength and the endurance to overcome hurdles would be key to facing such a loss. I enjoyed your interesting comments about the author's spirit and hunt for new challenges. Great writing!
I do love your comment very much. Thank you so much for reading this. Bye!

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TopaAzul062 wrote: ↑
10 Feb 2020, 18:27
I like how the author doesn't sugar coat information; everything is stated as is. I was floored with his income trail especially nowadays where it seems a bit difficult to get off the ground at a young age. Even in youth, he had a mature mindset and knew what he wanted and how to go get it.

The real-estate debacle was a mess in itself but he did what he could to make it work. Loved exploring his journey forward and pretty much filled in the details for Debt Cleanse; which I read first and quite fast. I've enjoyed the book as well as your review.
Thanks for checking out this review.

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It really is an art to be able to learn from losses and not get buried by them. It sounds like the author mastered this art. Thank you for a great review!
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Sudden fall after a great experience of success can be frustrating. I would like to know how the author overcame the obstacle. I will read the book. Thanks for your amazing review.
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