Winning in the Game of Life

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Author applies wisdom from the East and the West in his newly published book.

In life, some succeed while many fail; simply because when the going gets tough, the tough gets going and the losers quit. This is what drives author Dr. Robert Lee to share his newly released book, Standing on the Edge of Your Tomorrow. He wants to inspire and push everyone to do his or her best, move forward, and perform at the top of their game. He knows and believes this can be done because everyone has a choice. The wisdom to make these choices positive ones is in this book.

This motivational book does not promise step-by-step instructions to achieve instant success or become instantly wise and educated. Instead it provides “winning strategies” for achieving true success in the game of life. The author presents what he has gleaned from the wisdom of the East and the West over the years, organized into six basic success principles or concepts, illustrated by intriguing stories of famous people from the East and the West. Through these stories, readers can apply the principles to their own lives, develop their own philosophies and core beliefs, improve their inner strength, maintain the good physical health needed in winning the game of life, and enjoy a better and brighter tomorrow.

With compelling, true stories from the East and the West, thoughtful quotes from great individuals, and honest portrayals of life and living through fables, this applied wisdom is a perfect companion for anyone trekking through the mountain of life. For more information on this book, log on to

About the Author
Dr. Robert Lee was born in Canton, China. He came to the United States in his teens and earned his BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Since graduation, Dr. Lee has worked more than twenty years in middle management in the aerospace industry; he also taught for ten years as a tenured professor at the University of California at Irvine (UCI). He is the author of Optimal Estimation, Identification and Control, a book published by the MIT Press, and he also published numerous technical papers and articles. He holds many patents ranging from the area of recreational vehicles to missiles and aircraft. He was listed in Who’s Who in the West in 1970–1971 (twelfth edition). He is also very active in business. He owned and operated several small business and franchises in his youth. In management, he has served as chairman and CEO of a commuter airline, vice chairman of a national bank, chairman and president of New West Recreation Inc., and the president of Next Generation Business Resources, Inc., which markets advanced speech technologies nationwide and worldwide. He also served as a general partner of several real estate enterprises. He was elected as Entrepreneur of the Year 2004 by the Asian Business Association of Orange County. He is the current chairman of China International University (CIU). He also co-authored two children’s books entitled Selections from 100 Best Children’s Stories from China, Vol. I and II, with his daughter Doreen. These stories are like the Oriental Aesop’s Fables and are available at He is very active in Christian and community service. He served eight years as an elder of the Garden Grove Community Church (now well-known as the Crystal Cathedral). He and his wife, Bettie, were members of OCCCC (Orange County Chinese Culture Club), UCI Chancellor’s Club, and the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Support Group.

Standing on the Edge of Your Tomorrow * by Robert Lee
Applied Wisdom from the East and the West
Publication Date: May 21, 2010
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 209 pages; 978-1-4500-7810-8
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 209 pages; 978-1-4500-7811-5
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4500-7812-2

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