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Personal Development Books that Ring in Powerful Changes

Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead. ―Morihei Ueshiba

A New Decade, Full of New Opportunity

But, positive growth in what and for who?

Your personal growth should come first. Then you can be effective in helping others. So, what are you going to do about it?

The Internet and You

We often feel overwhelmed by the sheer avalanche of what should be useful personal development information, but can turn out to feel like a heavy weight of negative vibes thrown at us from every angle.

Be Careful where You Look, and What you Look at

One article leads to another and before we know what’s happening we have been influenced by the wrong people. We are looking down the wrong roads and wasting our time.

Plan to follow Your own Mind this Decade.

So, how do you do this?

I know that a lot of people on this platform write about, and are fully focused on personal development. I think that’s a good thing, personal development can be used as a vehicle to establish a better life, success on your chosen level, and a way to self explore and find out what you really want out of the next ten years.

Angles and Rabbit Holes

Go to the Source to find what you Seek

“Think and Grow Rich”, written decades ago by a smart and intelligent man named, Napoleon Hill.

It’s a damned good book, don’t let any neg-filled, better knowing, eye blinkered smart ass tell you differently. Get it and read it if you sincerely want to change things in your new decade of 2020s.

Don’t Judge a Book by it’s Cover

The truth is that the book can’t deliver that promise, but maybe you can.

More importantly, it’s not really a book about money, it’s about people like you and me. It hits the nail right on the head and wakes you up to the reality of what “doing better” in life is all about.

Desert Islands and Ignorance

Normally, the personality tells the presenter they would take “War and Peace” with them, that way they sound like an intelligent and highly intellectual TV personality.

Famous meets Priggish

Ignorance Supreme

“Think and Grow Rich”, if you haven’t got it, and read it yet, will help you get your thoughts together about what you want and how to get it. That’s its basic use.

Your Starting Point

It’s not for Everybody, but it Probably is for You

Work it, Use it, and Reap the Reward

Create Your Own Changes

I find that re-reading the book helps a lot. I turn to parts of the book that tie in with my present thinking and problems about how to get over myself on any particular day.

Fill an Empty Book with Your Words

A journal creates concentration of thought. A Concentrated mind is your main power tool.

Benefit from Your Friends, but at Arm’s Length

Two Books, Two Options

Brian Tracey is the ace of spades in the world of personal development.

His books and advice are spot on when it comes to reality checks and solid ideas about making fast progress with yourself.

I have both books, and I think of “Maximum Achievement” as a companion book to “Think and Grow Rich”, they are from the same wood, the same attitude of breaking things down in life, understanding self, your relationship to the World, family, and work and wealth.

These books are simply the main stays of personal development material. They are sustenance from the stacks and edifying from start to finish.

They are both the source material for most good personal development books.

If you don’t own one of them, at least, then go seek and buy, borrow, beg or ask for it as a present.

They are both keepers.

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Berlin Notes — Writing about the Creative Art of Living

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