Read This: The Success Principles by Jack Canfield
The Success Principles is a book written by Jack Canfield and Janet Switzer. Jack Canfield is an American author (co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul), motivational speaker, and entrepreneur while Janet Switzer is a marketing expert and one of America’s top speakers and coaches. They came together to write this wonderful book with practical ways of how to get from where you are to where you want to be.
This book reveals the simple set of rules for success that led the co-authors to become who they are in both business and their personal lives. The book shows how anyone can follow these principles to achieve their own dreams. It offers proven self-empowerment tools and time-tested performance strategies that are the basis for personal and professional success. It has 473 pages. Below are 10 quotes from the book.
1. What others think of you is none of your business.
2. If you get clear on the what, the how will be taken care of.
3. You only have control over three things in your life– the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior).
4. I’ve always been the opposite of a paranoid. I operate as if everyone is part of a plot to enhance my well-being.
5. If you are going to be successful, you need to give up the phrase, “I can’t” and all of its cousins, such as “I wish I were able to”.
6. You can’t hire someone else to do your push-ups for you.
7. History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed.
8. If you give your mind a $10,000 problem, it will come up with a $10,000 solution. If you give your mind a $1,000,000 problem, it will come up with a $1,000,000 solution.
9. Blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you.
10. If you limit your choices only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is a compromise. ROBERT FRITZ.