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Simply the Best Thinking...and Nothing But the Truth.

  • How to systematically get the right things done - and grow your success, one action at a time!
  • How to develop the focus and discipline you need to achieve virtually anything - at work, and in your personal life.
  • How to build rapport, trust, support, and teamwork - so you can get the help you need to achieve your most important goals!
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    • Copyright 2009
    • Dimensions: 5-7/16 X 8-1/2
    • Pages: 192
    • Edition: 1st
    • Book
    • ISBN-10: 0-13-815048-6
    • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-815048-8

    Transform your potential into reality: achieve breakthrough success, one step at a time!

    ·        The truth about developing powerful focus and self-discipline

    ·        The truth about setting priorities to get the right things done

    ·        The truth about getting the help you need to achieve any goal

    This book reveals 42 bite-size, easy-to-use techniques for accomplishing your most important goalswhatever they are!

    In this book, you learn how to identify what you really want and need to get done, and achieve the focus and discipline you need to actually get it done...how to finally get past the excuse “I just don’t have the time”...why your past doesn’t have to equal your future...how to become proactive and plan for faster decisions and action...how to sell your ideas and get help from others...how to nurture the right habits and environment to fuel your personal growth...and how to leverage sheer common sense to do the extraordinary! This isn't “someone's opinion”: it's a definitive, evidence-based guide to getting more done--a set of bedrock principles you can rely on no matter what you want to accomplish!

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    Table of Contents

    Preface  vii

    Part I            The Truth About Success and Focus

    Truth 1          It’s not about getting things done, it’s about success  1

    Truth 2          The why needs to be greater than the how  5

    Truth 3          You need to believe it to achieve it  9

    Truth 4          It's focus management, not time management  13

    Truth 5          If everything is important, then nothing is important  17

    Truth 6          Your clarity of focus drives the action you want  21

    Part II           The Truth About Goals and Outcomes

    Truth 7          Goals make your life self-directed  25

    Truth 8          Life is about the journey and the destination  29

    Truth 9          You accomplish more with an outcome focus  33

    Part III          The Truth About Beliefs and Character

    Truth 10        Nothing is stopping you but you  37

    Truth 11        Your past does not have to equal your future  41

    Truth 12        The size of your beliefs determines the size of your achievements  45

    Truth 13        Your attitude is really your window to the world  49

    Part IV          The Truth About Thinking and Planning

    Truth 14        All actions begin in your thoughts first  53

    Truth 15        Positive thinking pushes out negative thinking  57

    Truth 16        What you learn only has power when put into action  61

    Truth 17        Be proactive than reactive by thinking ahead  65

    Truth 18        Planning drives faster decisions and action  69

    Part V           The Truth About Discipline and Habits

    Truth 19        You can’t wait for the inspiration to take action  73

    Truth 20        What you do today creates your future  77

    Truth 21        Discipline is doing what's necessary, when it is necessary  81

    Truth 22        You create your habits and your habits create you  85

    Truth 23        That little bit extra makes a huge difference  89

    Truth 24        People really don't fail, they just stop taking action  93

    Truth 25        It is easier to create a new habit than break an old one  97

    Part VI          The Truth About Relationships and Communication

    Truth 26        You achieve better rapport by adapting your approach to others  101

    Truth 27        Remove the emotions first and then discuss the facts  105

    Truth 28        You are in "sales," as you are always selling your ideas to others  109

    Truth 29        Questions have more power than answers  113

    Truth 30        Stories and examples make the emotional link faster  117

    Truth 31        Match communication styles for a quicker responses  121

    Truth 32        Listening enables better communication more than talking  125

    Part VII         The Truth About Teamwork and Follow-up

    Truth 33        No one creates success by themselves  129

    Truth 34        You attract help from others by keeping your commitments  133

    Truth 35        Trust is the fuel for productive teamwork  137

    Truth 36        You get the behaviors that you reinforce  141

    Part VIII        The Truth About Potential and Excellence

    Truth 37        You can't see the picture when you are in the frame  145

    Truth 38        Growth comes when you are comfortable being uncomfortable  149

    Truth 39        Comparing yourself to others limits your growth  153

    Truth 40        Surround yourself with the right people to fuel your growth  157

    Truth 41        Pride in what you do creates excellence in what you do  161

    Part IX         The Truth About Doing the Uncommon

    Truth 42        It is all about making common sense common practice  165

    References  169

    Acknowledgments  175

    About the Author  177

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