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Why People Fail: The 16 Obstacles to Success and How You Can Overcome Them Hardcover – 2 Dec 2011
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This is a book on success disguised as a book on failure. A little like real life. Straightforward, clear, and actionable.
Seth Godin, author, Poke the Box
Why People Fail is a wonderful gem of a book. Reynolds hasdone all of us an extraordinary service by reading and listeningto everything there is on self–improvement, testing it in his life, discovering what works, and then pulling it all together for us to use. It is a stunning collection of practical tips, proven techniques, and useful advice on how to make your life more meaningful and fulfilling. Buy this book and put it to use today, and tomorrow you′ll be on your way to turning your failures into successes.
Jim Kouzes, bestselling author, The Leadership Challenge and Credibility, and The Dean′s Executive Fellow of Leadership, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Reynolds has done it again! In Why People Fail, the successful entrepreneur and internationally–recognized expert on achievement shows business leaders, educators, coaches, and anyone who′s struggled to succeed, how to incorporate a handful of simple ideas into a powerful plan for triumph.
Marshall Goldsmith, bestselling author, MOJO and What Got You Here Won′t Get You There
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Success is often just a moment a goal fulfilled, soon to be replaced with new goals. But failure is the ambitious person′s constant companion, often dogging us for months, years or even decades before we finally reach our aim.
Siimon Reynolds transformed himself from a directionless twenty–something (in his own words, "one of the most disorganized people I′ve ever known") into the founder of one of the largest marketing services firms in the world by identifying the habits that lead people down the wrong path and then by consciously avoiding them. In Why People Fail, he draws on that experience to explore the main causes of failure and presents proven strategies and tips for defeating the sixteen most common behaviors that lead to failure such as destructive thinking, low productivity, not asking the right questions, holding on to a fixed mindset, not following daily rituals, and more. Surprising, entertaining, and inspiring, Why People Fail will you help you drop the behaviors that hold you back and reach your full potential for success in your professional and personal life.See all Product description
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If you have read lots of self-help books, this is not for you as chances are you have read the sources he references in this book. However, if you are new to self-help and are looking for a good starter guide to improving your life, then this is an excellent place to start.
He states the 16 obstacles are:
1. Unclear purpose
2. Destructive thinking
3. Low productivity
4. Fixed mindset
5. Weak energy
6. Not asking the right questions
7. Poor presentation skills
8. Mistaking EQ for IQ
9. Poor self-image
10. Not enough thinking (My personal favourite)
11. No daily rituals
13. Few Relationships
14. Lack of Persistence
15. Money obsession
16. Not focusing on strengths
I can't believe how much great advice,strategies and tactics to combat any of life challenges, this is a book I will keep coming back to whenever I need it.