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This common denominator of success is so big, so powerful, and so vitally important to your future and mine that I'm not going to make a speech about it. I'm just going to 'lay it on the line' in words of one syllable, so simple that everyone can understand them.
Paperback, 43 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by Executive Books (first published January 1st 2008)
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Nov 18, 2019 rated it liked it
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Short and punchy. There are two points that stand out. First is doing what others don't want to do is key in differentiation and competitiveness. There are things that people are interested in doing and that's what everyone will be doing. But there's value in doing things that others are not, which will be the edge you hold. Second is finding your purpose beyond the logical. The logical is practical but not likely to create success. Success comes from fulf
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Lucas Remmerswaal
Sep 06, 2011 rated it liked it
The main message "successful people make a habit of doing things that unsuccessful people won't do".
Shane Robb
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A Must Read .. Short and to the point.. Packed with Tons of Knowledge!!
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Jul 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: business, classics
We all have flaws, and any book that has the phrase “isn’t worth a tinker’s dam” gets high marks from me. This is a 1940 conference speech turned pamphlet with a message you don’t hear too often.
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Whats your purpose in life?
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May 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
Great little book! Figuring out what your purpose is and doing what you need to get there is the theme. I enjoyed all the quotes. I found this little gem very thought provoking.
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Short and powerful.
Joey Anderson
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Quick read but very good. Success comes down to forming habits and successful people do things they don't want to do.
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