Sunday, August 1, 2021





Second place, no matter how talented, is never celebrated, even though there is only one other individual or team that’s better. In fact, if every single person in the world were to be ranked against one another, there still could only be one number one. So, here’s the question: Is winning really all that it is cracked up to be? Absolutely, it is. If I didn’t believe that I wouldn’t be writing this book. The win God has in store for you though is quite different.

Book Details

Title: The 10 Win Commandments
Author: Derrick Gray

Genre: Christian self-help

Publisher: Tymm Publishing
, (June 15, 2021)
Print length: 147 pages


A few of your favorite things: creating, entrepreneurship, golf.
Things you need to throw out: procrastination.

Things you need in order to write: clean atmosphere, alignment with God.
Things that hamper your writing: noisy environments, outside life frustrations.

Things you love about writing: the ability to create a world with a pen.
Things you hate about writing: when the script of that world constantly needs to be rewritten.

Easiest thing about being a writer: ideas.

Hardest thing about being a writer: execution.

Things you love about where you live: it’s drama free for the most part (used to live in Baltimore).
Things that make you want to move: I could use less cold weather in my life.

Things you never want to run out of: faith.
Things you wish you’d never bought: there’s a long list of failed business ideas.

Words that describe you: gentleman, kind, giver.
Words that describe you but you wish they didn’t: sometimes unorganized.

Favorite foods: yard bird.
Things that make you want to throw up: ham.

Favorite music or song: gospel, CCM, old school hip-hop, contemporary jazz.
Music that makes your ears bleed: death metal, mumble rap.

Favorite smell: lemongrass.

Something that makes you hold your nose: old garbage.

Something you’re really good at: creating ideas.

Something you’re really bad at: administrative/paperwork.

Something you wish you could do: help young brothers realize their power.
Something you wish you’d never learned to do: lie.

Something you like to do: make movies full time.

Something you wish you’d never done: waited so long to believe in myself.

Things you’d walk a mile for: good health.
Things that make you want to run screaming from the room: negative energy.

Things to say to an author: love your writing, big fan.

Things to say to an author if you want to be fictionally killed off in their next book: reading your book puts me to sleep at night.

Favorite places you’ve been: San Juan.

Places you never want to go to again: rowdy clubs.

Favorite things to do: exercise, golf, be creative.

Things you’d run through a fire wearing gasoline pants to get out of doing: paperwork.

Things that make you happy: a peaceful home.

Things that drive you crazy: people who don’t keep their word.

Proudest moment: marrying my wife, birth of my children.

Most embarrassing moment: flipped over on a bike in front of a childhood crush when I was a kid.

Best thing you’ve ever done: accepted Christ.
Biggest mistake: not living my best in front of others.

Most daring thing you’ve ever done: public speaking.

Something you chickened out from doing: public speaking.


In the realm of bestselling books like A Purpose Driven Life, The Motivation Manifesto, Author Derrick Gray has written this debut masterwork that touches the soul with relatable guidance and motivating prose. The author guides us through worldly experiences as a quintessential mentor of life. Students, administrators, CEOs, business visionaries, and others will find his advice for success nothing less than masterful.

This book profoundly dives into guidance that enables you to go through life at the level in which God intended. The execution of these words of wisdom lays out how victory is achievable for anyone. It’s all about self-appraisal, self-reflection, God’s direction, and personal growth. Everyone has a designed path and achievement is within anyone’s grasp. All it takes is the correct compass and no book maps it out better than Derrick Gray’s 10 Win Commandments.

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