Success Is Not an Accident: Change Your Choices; Change Your Life
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Success Is Not an Accident: Change Your Choices; Change Your Life

4.16 of 5 stars 4.16  ·  rating details  ·  147 ratings  ·  18 reviews
Tommy Newberry's best-selling "Success Is Not an Accident" (self-published in 1999) has helped over 100,000 readers achieve higher levels of success in both their personal and professional lives. Reminiscent of best-selling authors Stephen Covey and John Maxwell, Newberry teaches readers the power of goal setting, time management, visualization, and "self-talk" so they can...more
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Published September 28th 2011 by Tyndale House Publishers (first published January 15th 1998)
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Reagan Ramsey
I've read this book about 5 times and every time I read it I get something new out of it. I love its positivity and forward thinking principles.
While I read this book as a free Amazon download, it is worth paying hardcover price for this book if you are interested in self improvement of yourself and your business. New berry brings in aspects of motivation, organization, and your personal health and sums them up in a concise way. In addition, his discussion of self talk and self empowerment only covers a chaper or two. But follows the princles I have spent years studying in various religious, new age, and spiritual texts, and the princip...more
Overall, this is a great book! It preps you to become successful, and shows you that the only person that can possibly hold you back from being your successful self is the person that you see in the mirror. Therefore, you must train yourself to take charge and make him work for you to accomplish all of your goals! My only major complaint about this book, also leading to the rating a 4 of 5, is that it is completely and overly religious. From the introduction and all the way to the end the book i...more
Gabriel Villabon
N/A It's for a different age and most preferably a very, very Christian soul.
I enjoyed it. It's a lot of common sense information redone. We all learned how to make money and be successful, but it seems like we have a mental blocker to turn it off.

One of the beginning principles discussed was reaping vs sowing. (Sounds like Sunday School doesn't it?) How can you harvest a crop if you never planted? It's brilliant!

If you are in any type of business class...take some time and read this book with a highlighter in hand.

Barbara Ann
A lot of common sense stuff but a refresher is always good. I especially like the lessons following each chapter. I feel like I have something concrete now to work with and I'm confident now more than ever that I will reach my goals. This book was very motivating and fun to read.
E. Scott
Great great great book!

I am going to plan to re-read this again and again each year to make sure I am taking adavantage of the habits that Tommy outlines.

By the way, I pretty much feel this way about all of Tommy's books!!!
Shawn Hardister
Excellent read. A wholistic, Bible-based prescription for improving one's life. Inspiration to take the difficult next steps to apply it to your life. Will be reading this again and using it as a handbook for success.
This audio set up has changed my life forever, and I listen to it over and over again. If you want help in planning your future and rising above an ordinary lifestyle, this is a great way to start!!
Brianna Elsass
Fairly light read, a little long in a few places but not nearly to the extent I assumed. Great motivator to re-evaluate and restructure your goals and how you are progressing (or not!) through them.
Abner Huertas
Un libro práctico que te lleva de la mano para que construyas tu visión y misión de vida., algo muy importante para cada uno de nosotros para saber la dirección que debemos tomar.
Angela Mckenzie
An inspirational read - makes one stop and think about their life, goals and dreams and gives you an outline for you to plan the success you want to accomplish.
Jason Joy
Good motivational book. Teaches you to take responsibility for your life. A lot of practical ideas to be more productive.
Aug 31, 2009 Jerry rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: all who want successful lives in all areas of there lives.
This book, in my opinion, is the best step by step book to creating the right mentality to handle success.
Great book, highly recommended to anyone wanting help making goals and plans in his or her life.
It's so motivating!
It gives a lot of practical advice on how to become a successful person.
Excente libro, lo estoy leyendo aun..!!!
Ms Maureen
I like the spiritual aspect.
Another one read ages ago.
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Tommy Newberry is the founder and head coach of The 1% Club, an organization dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and their families maximize their full potential. As a pioneer in the life-coaching field since 1991, he has equipped business leaders in more than thirty industries to work less, earn more, and enjoy greater satisfaction with the right accomplishments. Tommy is the author of "The 4:8 Pr...more
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