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You, Only Better

4.33  ·  Rating Details ·  18 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
If you want to be happy, fulfilled and energised its probably best not to obsess over being THE best. Why not focus on doing YOUR best? You don't need to completely transform yourself and become a shining beacon of wonderment and astonishing success--you should remain you . . . just a better version. You, Only Better is all about discovering what you're good at and focusin ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published November 25th 2013 by Capstone Publishing (first published January 1st 2013)
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Richard
Dec 09, 2013 Richard rated it it was amazing
You, Only Better contains a plethora of techniques and methods to help you gain energy and focus on what is important to you -- helping you to get motivated and achieve more.

I've read a lot of self-development books but this one stands out as being uniquely presented. Author Nicholas Bate includes a lot of his own sketches and drawings, which add a dimension to his writing that is missing in other books in this genre, and writes in an almost conversational style which I found easy to follow and
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Robert
May 05, 2015 Robert rated it it was amazing
Compared to all the other "self-improvement" texts out there, this one worked for me. I say "me" because this kind of review can be quite subjective. That said, I found the author's tone to be lightweight, yet substantial enough that it wasn't too fluffy, nor was it too in-your-face. I particularly liked the relative tendency to distill things down into consistent (and rarely reaching) scenarios. As can be the case with books like this, there are elements that you've probably heard/read before, ...more
Mark Polino
Nov 24, 2013 Mark Polino rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction, 2013
I'm an admitted fan of Nicholas Bate's work. He was kind enough to send me a copy of You, Only Better, with no strings attached. I really enjoyed the book. It forces you to step back and get some perspective. What was nice was that when some of the early advice seemed surfacy, Bate then immediately dug into his own advice, clarifying it and taking it deeper.

I like the format with lots of little drawings and illustrations. I walked away with an inspiration that I tend to get from Tom Peters books
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Sep 21, 2014 Sha Hafez rated it really liked it
الكتاب جيد جدًا في رأيي. السبب في ذلك أن كتب التنمية الذاتية تعج بالكثير من الأفكار المجردة وقصص النجاح والتغيير الثوري والإطناب المرهق للقارىء؛ هذا الكتاب بسيط وواضح ومباشر في مضمونه دون إسهاب مفرط وشعارات زائدة وقصص تدمع لها العين. هو يعطيك ببساطة أساليب تغيير حياتك في عدة عناصر وكيفية تنفيذها بأساليب عملية ومفيدة تغطي جوانب حياتك المختلفة، الشخصية والعملية.
Faith
Mar 02, 2016 Faith rated it liked it
Liked the images in the book! Conveyed a whole lot sense than could be said in words.
Liked the A-Z of You, only better. Thought that was the best giveaway I can take away from the book!
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Aug 23, 2016 Anwen Garston rated it it was amazing
I went to one of Nick's day courses a couple of years ago. This book lays out a lot of what I learnt that day and has a lot of other useful information in it.
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