SIX MINUTES TO SUCCESS Review – A program by Bob Proctor and Sandy Gallagher

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Product: Six Minutes to Success Program
Who is it for: Anyone looking to improve his/her life
Where to buy: ProctorGallagherInstitute.com
Price: $49.97/month for basic membership, $99.97/month for premium membership
Guarantee: 60-day money back guarantee
Rating: 90 out of 100 (Highly recommended!)

You know, I was just thinking why I have not reviewed any program by Bob Proctor on this site thus far, and thus far I have yet to come up with an acceptable answer🙂. So here it is – my Six Minutes to Success review.

First up, check out these videos, OK?

 

Click here to go to the start of a series of three inspiring videos presented by Bob Proctor.   

Video 1 is about paradigms, ideas that are fixed in your subconscious mind – they control your vibration, they control your behavior and they control what you ATTRACT.

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Video 2 (my personal favorite) touches on the TYPE of goals that you should be setting in your life. “If you do not get the chills when you set your goal you’re not setting big enough goals.” – Bob Proctor. Watch Bob as he explains the “ABC of goals”.

Video 3’s topic is Terror Barrier.

I would love to explain more but I believe Bob himself would be able to explain all this much better than me🙂. You can watch the first video here.

A little bit of info on Bob..

 

Bob Proctor is widely considered to be one of the greatest speakers in the world on the topic of getting rich. For more than 40 years, Bob has focused on teaching people how to understand their hidden abilities to be more, do more and have more in every area of life, for example creating lush lives of prosperity, rewarding relationships and spiritual awareness. One of the world’s master thinkers and achievers, his delivery is also top notch!

In 1960, he was a high-school dropout with a resume of dead-end jobs and a future clouded in debt. One book was placed in his hands – Think and Grow Rich – which planted the seed of hope in Bob’s mind. In just months, and with further support from the works of Earl Nightingale, Bob’s life turned around completely. In a year, he was making more than $100,000, and he soon surpassed the $1,000,000 mark.

Bob then moved to Chicago to work with his real-life mentor, Earl Nightingale. After rising to the position of Vice President of Sales, he established his own seminar company. Bob now travels the world, teaching thousands of people how to believe in and act upon the greatness of their own minds.

And yeah, he’s the first person you see in the movie The Secret🙂.

So, what is included in Six Minutes To Success?

 

There are two membership levels to choose from:

1) Basic Membership @ $49.97/month

2) Premium Membership @ $99.97/month

Both are cheaper than the price of a cup of coffee and donuts per day🙂. And you don’t have to risk a single cent. If you’re not totally happy with your membership, just email support@proctorgallagher.com for a FULL refund within the first 60 days after your purchase.

For both Basic and Premium membership:

1) You will get a success start-up kit. For before you can build a house you must first start with the foundation – and your dream life is no different. The success start-up kit consists of 4 videos that lay the foundation for all the good you truly desire.

2) You will also receive daily-featured videos/audio MP3s/transcripts. Every morning – 7 days a week, 365 days a year – Bob is going to share with you a new thought-provoking, mind-expanding idea (on universal laws, money, health, relationships and more) along with an exercise to get you taking action every single day.

3) And you can share your thoughts and ‘ah-ha’ moments with other Six Minutes to Success members through the Facebook comments feed below each video, as well as engage with other members.

Under the Premium membership, you will also get access to all 600+ Six Minutes to Success videos searchable by keyword, category and title, as well as the monthly Q&A with Bob.

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Most importantly, you would dramatically increase your results – in ALL areas of your life. You would get practical steps combined with the inspiration you need to earn more money, start a wildly successful business, create thriving relationships and live a more fulfilling life.

And, you can do it all in the comfort of your own home, and with the easy convenience of a mobile device.

The only catch is that you need to discipline yourself into watching the videos and doing the exercises every single day. However, each video is only a few minutes long with a short exercise that will take a few minutes to complete. Meanwhile, the results of your new “six minutes a day habit” will be limitless.

“Change is inevitable but personal growth is a choice.” – Bob Proctor

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Just imagine having a place to find the answer to any question life throws at you. Imagine having your dreams come true without having to trade all of your time.

Imagine what your life may look like 60 or even 30 days from now after learning from one of the best teachers in the world on human potential – every single day.

And just imagine achieving your goals WITHOUT experiencing all the struggles of growth and without going it alone.

Join Six Minutes to Success TODAY and start living the life you have always dreamed about.

That is all from me today. If youve enjoyed or found this review to be useful do share it with others, and if you have any questions or comments in regards to this program just let me know in the comment box below and I WILL get back to you as soon as I can. Thanks for reading!

Meditation for WEALTH and Abundance – A Powerful Money Meditation Technique!

 

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You’ve heard about the mental and health benefits of meditation, but do you know that there’re people who do meditation for wealth and abundance? Well, please keep reading and I will show you a powerful money meditation technique that I recently learnt below.

Attracting Wealth DIRECTLY through Meditation

 

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So without further ado, let’s get to it.  

Find a quiet place and sit comfortably. Do not slouch – make sure your spine is upright. Close your eyes completely or half-way. Let your face and whole body relax gently.

Now begin by focusing on your breath. Breathe in slowly through your nose and then breathe out. Do not worry if it feels shallow at first. With each passing breath, you notice your breathing getting longer and longer – stretching out bit by bit. A deeper inhale, a longer exhale.

As you inhale, focus on the words I AM. As you exhale, focus on the word THAT. Breathe in I AM, relax slowly into THAT. Now allow THAT to change. See it shift subtly into something else. An intention you want to set for the day. Patience, Joy, Love, Health, WEALTH, Abundance, Financial FREEDOM.

Stay in the meditation for as long as you feel is necessary. When you feel you’ve set your intention, spare a minute to relax and slowly let your senses take in your surroundings once more, then open your eyes and end the meditation.

Attracting Wealth INDIRECTLY through Meditation!

 

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What I mean by the above heading is that you could use meditation to clear your mind and train your attention, hence making your visualization more effective. Let me elaborate on that. 

The process of visualization has been taught in many books, and by many great teachers throughout history. It involves the creation of clear and detailed images in your mind of already HAVING what you want. This way you generate POWERFUL FEELINGS of having it NOW, and that is the thing that will cause your desire to MANIFEST in your life.

The problem for so many people is when they close their eyes to visualize their minds just started wandering everywhere. It wasn’t until I read a few self-help books that I realized meditation is a great way to clear my mind and sharpen my concentration. Do this regularly and you may find yourself manifesting your desires with lightning speed. Pretty much ALL self-help teachers meditate daily.  

Self-help books will tell you that the negative conditions in your life are the result of past negative thoughts. Since meditation clears the mind thereby allowing us control over our thoughts, it is a great way to practice “inner hygiene”, in which one works to “cleanse thoughts and reactions, practicing new habits and new ways of being”. Else what you wish to manifest is “compromised by the nasties of unhappy habits that bring their dirt and smog to your intention”.

I do not know the scientific explanation for this, but regular and advanced meditation also leads to heightened imagination and intuitive insight, which can only aid you in your visualization and manifestation. Advanced meditation connects you with the Infinite/Universal Mind, from which all answers, ideas and inspirations are SOURCED.

If you are really interested in meditation but do not have the time to do it yourself, there is an awesome audio meditation program that actually “meditates for you”. Check it out here.

 

Well, that is all from me today. If you find this useful do share it with others, and if you have any questions or comments in regards to this topic do let me know in the comment box below and I will get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks for reading!

Tips on How to Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

 

Today I want to give you some tips on how to overcome fear of public speaking🙂. This fear manifests itself through the feeling of dread that you get before a presentation, and I’m not talking a little butterflies here (which is very common); I’m talking about intense ANXIETY, chest tightness, cold sweat, NAUSEA. A SINKING feeling in the pit of your stomach.

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Similar fears include social phobia, in which the person have a strong fear of being judged by others and of being embarrassed in front of other people. Without me having to say it out loud, these fears could harm you professionally and also personally.

Some Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

 

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If you’re searching for tips on the internet, then you probably have experienced some of the above symptoms before, maybe even did quite a lot of research on this. Thus, I do not want to bore you with a lengthy list, I have picked out 5 (in my opinion) useful tips to overcome the fear of public speaking. Without further ado, let’s get into them: 

1) KNOW your topic inside out. Do lots of research. When you are knowledgeable about the topic that you will be presenting it helps you to become MUCH more relaxed and calm. That’s because you can now focus on giving a great speech rather than worry about what questions will be thrown at you. Being familiar with your subject matter will also help you in remembering the key points of your speech better.

2) PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE – You’ve heard it before and I’m saying it again here. Nothing takes the place of practicing and rehearsing for your speech. In the process of rehearsing you would start organizing your speech and thoughts. Knowing that your speech is worthwhile and organized can GREATLY reduce your speaking anxiety.

3) Better yet, rehearse in front of a mirror. Or record your speech on your phone or video camera. Then listen to it or watch it, and make notes on how you could make it better. You will feel awkward at first but that is very normal. Persist with it until you find yourself becoming less self-conscious about your own voice and image.

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4) Know that ABSOLUTELY everyone feels nervous before their first speech or presentation. Even Presidents, and Prime Ministers.

5) Do not worry about audience reactions, instead focus on delivering YOUR material in the best way possible.

You Could Also Use SUBLIMINALS

 

Have you considered using subliminals? They are affirmations (either auditory or visual) presented below the normal limits of perception. It might be a sound that is inaudible to the conscious mind but audible to the subconscious, or an image transmitted briefly and unobserved by the conscious mind but perceived subconsciously 

Subliminals have been researched for more than 50 years, and have been proven over many scientific studies. Not only can subliminals help you overcome your fear of public speaking, it can also help you lose weight, improve your memory, stop smoking, increase your self-confidence, be a successful entrepreneur, etc.

There are even lots of urban myths about how companies and advertisers use these kinds of messages to persuade customers to act in certain ways. However, the truth is that subliminal messages won’t make you do or feel anything that you do not want to do or feel.

There are two subliminal tools that I’m currently using. One flashes positive affirmations on my computer screen while I work, while the other is a set of MP3 audios that I play in the background while I go about my daily activities, or while I’m sleeping. If this is something that you would like to explore further, then learn more by clicking on the two links above. 

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That is all from me today. Please share if you find this useful, and should you have any questions or comments regarding this topic, please let me know in the comment box below and I WILL get back to you as soon as possible. Thanks!

 

The SECRET in Think and Grow Rich

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As mentioned in my last post – FREE download of Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill – the author himself claimed that there is a hidden secret in the book. This is the secret principle by which Andrew Carnegie acquired his massive fortune. Hill went on to say that ‘it’ has been mentioned at least a HUNDRED times throughout the book, though it was not directly named, because “it seems to work more successfully when it is merely uncovered and left in sight, where THOSE WHO ARE READY, and SEARCHING FOR IT, may pick it up.”

This post will attempt an analysis of the numerous opinions of what the secret in Think and Grow Rich is, and then make a final VERDICT.

 

Opinion 1 – Brian Kim’s Secret‘s’

 

In 2006, Brian Kim published an ENTIRE book to reveal this hidden secret. You may download the eBook for free at

http://www.briankim.net/books/download/The%20Hidden%20Secret%20in%20Think%20and%20Grow%20Rich.pdf (copy and paste this link into your browser)

It’s called The Hidden Secret in Think and Grow Rich.

So Brian Kim’s secret is “have a burning desire to accomplish one major definite purpose, have faith that you will succeed, organize a definite plan and take action, never give up until you achieve your one major definite purpose, and consistency in all steps.” “Each step must be properly executed and taken in the correct sequential order on a consistent basis.”

VERDICT: Too MANY secrets. My belief has always been that the secret (and Hill never said secrets) can be revealed just by using a single PHRASE.

Opinion 2 – It’s Your Free Will

 

On we go to analyze the second opinion. J.D. Bloodstone, an author, thinks that it is our FREE WILL, the ability to make our own decisions and to choose our own purpose in life.

His ‘proof’:- Four paragraphs in the last chapter of Think and Grow Rich. This is the one that caught my attention:

“You have absolute control over only one thing, and that is your thoughts. This is the most significant and inspiring of all facts known to humans. It reflects our divine nature. This ability to control your thoughts is the sole means by which you may control your own destiny. If you fail to control your own mind, you may be sure you will control nothing else. Your mind is your spiritual estate. Protect and use it with care to which divine royalty is entitled. You were given your willpower for this purpose.”

You may read his full article at http://www.thinkgrowballs.com/blog/2011/05/01/napoleon-hills-carnegie-secret-revealed (copy and paste this link into your browser).

VERDICT: I LIKE it. Bloodstone presented a strong and valid argument, AND it fits in with my belief that the secret is a single phrase🙂.

  

Opinion 3 – The Secret is the Law of Attraction

 

In case you do not know what is the Law of Attraction, it is the belief that we attract whatever we think about, good or bad. Thoughts become Things.

This is probably the most popular opinion out there. It is also similar to Opinion 2 above. You may refer to the ‘proof’ for Opinion 2, and below is another paragraph, also in the last chapter, that supports this opinion:

“Man can create nothing which he does not first conceive in the form of an impulse of thought. Following this statement, comes another of still greater importance, namely, MAN’S THOUGHT IMPULSES BEGIN IMMEDIATELY TO TRANSLATE THEMSELVES INTO THEIR PHYSICAL EQUIVALENT, WHETHER THOSE THOUGHTS ARE VOLUNTARY OR INVOLUNTARY. Thought impulses which are picked up through the ether, by mere chance (thoughts which have been released by other minds) may determine one’s financial, business, professional, or social destiny just as surely as do the thought impulses which one creates by intent and design.”

VERDICT: As with Opinion 2, this is a strong and valid argument, backed by actual paragraphs in the book.

Opinion 4 – The Secret is in ANOTHER Book!

 

According to Joe Vitale*, the secret to success is not to be found in Think and Grow Rich, but in Laws of Success, a different book by the same author.

You can see Vitale’s YouTube video for yourself here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McZ14sD_itU (copy and paste this link into your browser)

VERDICT: I’m sorry, but I’ll have to respectfully disagree with Vitale on this one. If you think about it, he’s basically calling Napoleon Hill, who said that the secret is mentioned at least a hundred times throughout the book, a BIG, FAT liar!

*You may know him as one of the teachers in The Secret film. Please don’t confuse The Secret film with the secret in Think and Grow Rich!

Opinion 5 – Enough of Secrets! Let’s Wrap Things Up!

 

So, after much consideration, the FINAL verdict is….. The ‘secret’ is the Law of Attraction! In a way, ‘it’ can also be thought of as free will, because using your free will to control your thoughts is the sole means by which you may control your own destiny.

Click here to learn more about the Law of Attraction.

And that is all from me today. Please share if you like this post, and should you have any questions or comments regarding this topic, just let me know in the comment box below and I WILL get back to you as soon as I can!

FREE download of Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill

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Book, Author: Think and Grow Rich, by Napoleon Hill
Where to download: http://freepdfs.org/pdf/think-grow-rich (copy and paste the link into your browser)
Price: $0
Rating: 65 out of 100

 

If you’re in any way an avid reader of self-help books, then you must’ve heard of Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. You can actually get a FREE download of Think and Grow Rich on the net, the reason being that the original 1937 edition is “in the public domain in the United States under the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act because it was published between 1923 and 1964 inclusive, and not renewed at the US Copyright office in a timely fashion”.

Here is one of the many places where you can download it for free (just copy and paste the link into your browser): http://freepdfs.org/pdf/think-grow-rich

Below is my review of this classic book.

 

I find it Extremely Difficult to Concentrate on This Book!

 

think-and-grow-rich-by-napoleon-hillThis is one of the bestselling self-help books of all time, a classic, but I find it very difficult to concentrate while reading it. Maybe it’s because most pages are a “sea” of words, with no spacing in-between paragraphs, which made it difficult for me to process the content in my brain. Or maybe it’s because this book was published more than 70 years ago, and thus made reference to past and historical figures that I could not connect with. But I believe the MOST important factor is that the content just isn’t engaging enough.

What are the book contents though? Hill shares the 13 steps to riches, plus “how to outwit the six ghosts of fear”. So altogether there are 15 chapters in this book including the introduction.  

Hill recounts stories of success of some people, but then the stories felt long and drawn-out, and do not inspire.

 

I Also Think It Is Not PRACTICAL Enough

 

For me, the author failed to provide enough practical advices and steps on how to Think and Grow Rich. Practicality I believe is something all good self-help books or courses must offer.

Take the final chapter, for instance, on “how to outwit the six ghosts of fear”. Given the title I was expecting some INSPIRATIONAL and UNEXPECTED insights, or exercises that I can follow to “outwit the six ghosts”. But what I got instead was a paragraph explaining that fears are just states of mind (I mean, I know that already!). The book then went on to explain that thoughts become things. Now I don’t understand how that relates to overcoming fear. I was expecting the book to go on to advise me to think courageous thoughts in order to wipe out the fearful ones, but it never did.

So I suggest that you skim through this book. It will give you a different person’s perspective on what it takes to achieve success. But to effect a dramatic and lasting change in your life, I wouldn’t bet on it.

 

P.S.  A Secret Is Claimed To Be Hidden in This Book!

 

According to Hill, the ‘secret’ (which is the secret principle by which Andrew Carnegie acquired his HUGE fortune) is mentioned at least a hundred times throughout the book, though it was not directly named, because “it seems to work more successfully when it is merely uncovered and left in sight, where THOSE WHO ARE READY, and SEARCHING FOR IT, may pick it up.”  

Let’s find out what the ‘secret’ is.

  

How to Believe in Yourself Again

 

A few days ago I published a post about the benefits of believing in yourself. In it I ended things by saying that we used to believe in ourselves when we were children, but lost that once we grew older. I would like to continue that discussion here with this “How to Believe in Yourself Again” post.

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The difference between successful and unsuccessful people

 

It is said that the biggest difference between successful and unsuccessful people is not intelligence, opportunity or resources, but the belief that they can make their goals happen. These people believe that if they want better health or a more fulfilling career or more happiness that they could make those things happen.

Successful people are willing to try new things even when they are afraid that they might get it wrong. They experiment with new ideas and just trust that they will discover a way to make their ideas work.

 

20 Things You Must Do To Believe In Yourself

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wikiHow is a high quality collection of how-to guides, and they have come up with a list of 20 things that you must do in order to believe in yourself. Of course different methods will work best with different people, but see if you can gain something from the list below:

1) Recognize your skills and the good things about yourself. Look for things that you don’t struggle with or things that people compliment you on, so that you’ll feel more comfortable doing other things as well

2) Set reasonable goals and work hard to achieve them

3) View your failures as learning opportunities

4) Try something new even when you’re afraid that you might get it wrong. There is no other way to make progress

5) Talk to someone who loves you – they can always see the best things about you

6) Take a break when you feel overwhelmed

7) Do something that you believe in

8) Stop having unrealistic expectations about how a situation will go and how-to-believe-in-yourself-again-4what other people do. You can only control your own thoughts and actions

9) Stop seeing yourself as different from other people. Everyone else makes mistakes too, and everyone else does amazing stuff sometimes

10) Stop putting yourself down

11) Do not worry about what you can’t change (the past). The only thing you should worry about is doing well in the future, so put all your energy into that

12) Don’t procrastinate, because later on you will rush and miss things

13) Don’t ignore all criticism that is given to you but also don’t carry your entire view of yourself based on the opinion of other people

14) Build your self-confidence, by following the other 19 suggestions on this list

15) Love yourself, warts and all!

16) Take good care of your body and spirit. Do not eat unhealthy food or be lazy

17) Do things that are hard

18) Help others. It brings a wonderful sense of fulfillment and you will find yourself more confident than ever (I find that this really works for me)

19) Don’t sweat your insecurities, because EVERYONE is insecure

20) Speak up when you have an opinion or know of a better way to do something

I know, some of the above are very general ideas, but hopefully you’ve managed to get some motivation or inspiration from the ideas listed above.

P.S. One of the greatest ways to believe in yourself is through the use of hypnosis. Contrary to popular misconception, hypnosis does not involve a swinging pendulum or mind control, but rather it is used in hospitals to reduce migraines, speed up recovery from surgery, reduce the intensity of pain, help overcome drug addiction, lower blood pressure, and other medical applications. It is also used by thousands (including celebrities) worldwide to improve confidence and self-esteem, let go of fears and phobias, lose weight, stop smoking, improve brainpower, and much more. Learn more here

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The benefits of believing in yourself

 

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Do you remember what life was like when you were a kid? When you learnt to walk for the first time? You kept getting back up no matter how many times you fell, believing that eventually you will be able to walk. Such belief somehow came so naturally to us back then. Then you grew up and were told by well-meaning people that you couldn’t do this and that, and a whole lot of other things, and after a while you started believing in those words..

I woke up today and just felt like I had to write a post on this topic, but before I launch myself into a list of the benefits of believing in yourself, let me share something that I read in one of Arielle Ford’s newsletter. She’s the author of The Soulmate Secret, a book that I have read and love.

 

Believe in Your Own Product

 

Below you’ll find an analogy that came from Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People” and was republished in Ford’s newsletter:  

Imagine a car salesman. He’s trying to get you to buy something from him, but the way he’s doing it is having the opposite effect:

“Um, so, I know you’re probably really busy today, but maybe, I don’t know, you might want to consider buying a Toyota Camry. Sure, it’s a little bit more expensive than other cars, and yeah, the economy is down, and yeah, you can probably get something just as good that is pre-owned. But maybe you want to test drive a Camry anyway?

No? You don’t? I kind of figured you’d say that. After all, there are tons of cars that are nicer looking, get better mileage, and have better resale value.

Wait – don’t go! I mean, you can go if you think there are any other cars you’d like better, but maybe you’d still like to buy a car from me today? I mean, I don’t take it personally if you leave – okay, that’s not true. I will take it personally if you leave, because I’m really quite desperate to sell a car this month and I haven’t had anyone buy from me in a really long time, and—“

Isn’t it painful listening to that? Isn’t it painful going out with someone like that?

Ford’s message is clear – Why would you buy a car from a guy who doesn’t believe in his own product? Do you believe in your own product? Do you think that guy or girl would be a fool to go out with anyone else?

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On a lighter note, here comes the List!

 

I’ve found that readers love lists! So I did some research and came up with a list of the benefits of believing in yourself:

1) Deep down inside, you know you can do anything

2) It allows you to take risks. You would not be afraid of trying something new (and what’s life without a little risk?)

3) You’re optimistic about the future as you set goals and go about achieving them

4) You have faith, no matter what challenges await you

5) You’ll feel motivated to get things done

6) You treat yourself kindly

7) Others will be attracted to you

8) You’ll feel happier and more satisfied with life

9) You stop sweating the small stuff, and begin to see and appreciate the wonders around you

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Believe in Yourself Again

 

Yup, we used to believe in ourselves when we were kids, but we lost that when we grew older and less-wiser. If you would like to rediscover that magic you have when you were young, then read this. Else…

We have come to the end of this post. Thanks a lot for sticking with me, and please feel free to share this with your family and friends. If you have any questions/comments just leave them below and I’ll be more than happy to get back to you. See you around!

 

Hero – Book by Rhonda Byrne

 

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Book, Author: Hero, book by Rhonda Byrne
Who is it for: For people who are looking to discover their purpose in life
Cheapest place to buy: Amazon.com
Price: $15.95 onwards
Rating: 85 out of 100

 

Why you are here on planet Earth

 

In Hero, Rhonda Byrne (of The Secret fame) takes us on a journey to discover our calling in life. The author said that every person on Earth was born with a unique ability, or a burning desire to achieve something, that is your calling. It is something that you’re passionate about, and you feel IMMENSE joy and fulfillment when you do it.

No matter how tough the circumstances of your life or how much the odds are stacked against you (or perhaps because of that), you are already fully equipped with everything you need to discover and then realize your dream.

 

The Hero’s Journey

Rhonda introduced us to the Hero’s Journey, which begins with finding our dream and deciding to follow it. The book moves onhero-rhonda-byrne-review to what we need to do in our quest to make our dreams come true, as well as how to unlock the hero abilities inside us. It also talks about the trials and obstacles that you WILL be facing (including the final challenge that the author termed the Supreme Ordeal) and how to overcome them.

Hero is narrated by Rhonda, and throughout the book 12 of the most successful people in the world today (who has already taken their Hero’s Journey) share what they’ve experienced on their journey to success. They are:

  • Liz Murray – Inspirational speaker who is notable for having been accepted by Harvard University despite being homeless in her high school years
  • Peter Foyo – President of Nextel Mexico since 1998
  • John Paul DeJoria – Billionaire businessman and philanthropist best known as a co-founder of the Paul Mitchell line of hair products and The Patron Spirits Company
  • Anastasia Soare – Eyebrow extraordinaire and Anastasia Beverly Hills founder
  • Michael Acton Smith – CEO and founder of kids entertainment company Mind Candy, the creators of global kids phenomenon Moshi Monsters
  • Peter Burwash – Canadian former tennis player, current tennis coach, television commentator, motivational speaker, writer, and President of Peter Burwash International
  • Mastin Kipp Founder of the Daily Love which has become a movement of like minded people to live more inspired, heart centered, action oriented lives
  • G. M. Rao – Mechanical engineer, billionaire industrialist, and the founder chairman of GMR Group, a global infrastructure developer and operator based in India
  • Pete Carroll – Head coach and executive vice president of the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League
  • Laird Hamilton – Big-wave surfer, co-inventor of tow-in surfing, and an occasional fashion and action-sports model
  • Layne Beachley – Former professional surfer. She won the World Championship seven times
  • Paul Orfalea – Founded the copy-chain Kinko’s

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It is claimed that once you complete the Hero’s Journey, a new purpose will fill your heart – to help those who are beginning their own Hero’s Journey. You’ll be compelled to share your wealth, your time, your knowledge, and your wisdom to help improve and inspire the lives of others.

Cheapest place to buy is Amazon.com

 

Amazon is the cheapest place that I know of to get this book. If you hear of a cheaper place do let me know so that I can share the information with other readers.

Amazon has used books which will of course be cheaper than new books. If secondhand books are not your thing though, it is only $16.44 for the Kindle, $17.82 for the hardcover, $15.95 for the audiobook download and $21.56 for the audio CD.

 

One of the best success books I’ve read

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As a conclusion I’d say that Hero is one of the best success books out there. Reading it is an uplifting experience and could well inspire you to find and follow your dream, whatever it is. It got me started in my own business and I certainly do not regret buying it. All in all, a recommended read.

P.S. One of the things recommended by Rhonda Byrne in Hero is the visualization of your dream. Visualization will attract what you want to you faster. I’ve found that it provides me with solutions to roadblocks that pop up between me and my goal. I’ve written a piece on how we can visualize effectively here.

 

“Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished. If you’re alive, it isn’t.”

– Richard Bach

 

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28 Days to Success – Macken’s Shortcuts to Success

 

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Book, Author: 28 Days to Success, by Tommy Macken
Who is it for: Everyone (who wants success and hasn’t got it, yet!)
Where to download: www.free-ebooks.net
Price: $0 
Rating: 80 out of 100
My personal recommendation: Get it (After all, it’s free🙂)

 

So… are there shortcuts to success?

 

Right in the first paragraph of the first chapter (Get Going) the author promised us success in 28 days if we follow his program. I was skeptical about the title, but that very first paragraph made me continue reading. Now after going through Macken’s 28-day success course, I would like to share with you the results I got.

 

Good Habits are the Essential Ingredients for Success

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This book is basically a 28-day program designed to make you aware of what it takes to be successful, and to instill good habits – the ones that successful people have – in you. Each day there is a topic to read, and there are tasks (or homework!) that you have to do. You would need to spend an hour or two each day to read the topic and finish the tasks.

Your first task is to go to bed and wake up 30 minutes earlier than usual. This task is gradually expanded to getting up 90 minutes earlier. You are sleeping for the same number of hours, but men like Aristotle and Benjamin Franklin believed that waking up early leads to better health, wealth and wisdom. I did some research and found that it’s not proven science, but several studies have correlated waking up early to being more proactive and optimistic, better sleep, better grades, basically more success. Some benefits are more obvious, like less congested roads and reaching the office earlier, thus having some uninterrupted time to focus.

Also, each day you will have a different topic to read. Just to give you an example of what you will be reading about, the second chapter (Success) redefines what success actually means. Some of the topics are too brief for me to gain much insight, so it is doing the exercises where this book adds value.

 

Oh, and by the way, it’s FREE

 

You may download the book for free at www.free-ebooks.net. All you have to do is register for a Standard account, which gives you 5 free e-book downloads per month. Then just use the search function to find the book and download it. 

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The Road to Success Starts with a Few Good Habits

 

As a conclusion I’d say that reading this book would not turn you into a multi-millionaire in one month. Following the program, however, would instill good habits (the ones most successful people have) in you. It only takes you an hour or two each day to read the topic and do the exercises, and I would recommend this book as a good starting point to BIG success.

P.S. This book is a great starting point for instilling habits that are going to lead you down the path of success. To build on this, the next step would be to find yourself a personal ‘miracles’ coach, who can take your hand and guide you, step-by-step to BIG success. If you are interested to do this, you can check out my review of Bob Proctors Six Minutes to Success program.

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