There is a wisdom born from real life situations that cannot be learned in any classroom. It is the voice of experience that teaches us the most helpful and applicable lessons. Jim Roth, a gifted storyteller, has written a book full of that special kind of wisdom. It is also a message of courage, hope, and humor springing from generations of ?good common sense.? Roth provides these stories to verify that happiness is a choice we make as we live our lives; it is a matter of our own doing. Whether related to business, family relationships, or physical or spiritual challenges, Roth's common sense advice is uncommon inspiration for all. These chapters from real life include intriguing titles like: Walk in My Shoes, The Perfect ?10, ? Friends, Souls for Sale and You Don?t Get What You Deserve. If there is one underlying theme for Candor U, Class in Session it is this: Life is a continuing exercise in everyday opportunities to grow and triumph; those who succeed are those who never stop learning ?Jim Roth's book is a how-to manual on incorporating ethical and moral values into your business world, and making that an extension of your personal life. Jim also cares about the world's children, and he has been sponsoring children though the Christian Children's Fund since he was a junior in college.? John F. Schultz, Ph.D., President, Christian Children's Fund ?Mr. Roth shares the valuable lessons he has learned from ordinary people in ordinary situations on the importance of integrity, compassion, fairness, and a people centered focus. His real life stories offer profound life lessons.? Ellen Kreidman, Ph.D., Author of Light His Fire and Light Her Fire ?Jim Roth's reflections on living withhis peers and with himself provide insight on how we support each other. Readers understand that our God transcends our living and that every day matters in human relations.? Dr. Howard P. Johnson, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of Engineering Emeritus ?I had the pleasure of working with Jim Roth in his career at Cargill. Jim was smart, had strong personal beliefs and work ethic, and was a determined leader. As described in his book, he has a keen awareness of the environment around him.? Ernest S. Micek, Retired CEO, Cargill, Inc.