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Success: One Day at a Time

4.07  ·  Rating details ·  233 ratings  ·  29 reviews
Success One Day At A Time is the kind of book you will want to carry in your car or place at the side of your bed. Each page contains a snapshot of the daily road of an overcomer. It is the perfect gift for the new graduate as well as anyone else who wants to become all that God intended! Owning a book by John Maxwell is like having your own personal trainer cheerleader. D ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published February 26th 2001 by Thomas Nelson (first published March 28th 2000)
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Nderitu  Pius
Mar 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
This may seem like a small book, but this book will help you realize your success is not a destination but a journey. The point? Begin that journey.
Commit thy works unto the LORD and thy thoughts will be established - Proverbs 16:3 (KJV)
Mike Sambuco
Dec 30, 2011 rated it really liked it
This book is a collection of short stories, lessons, quotes, some are excerpts from three of John Maxwell's other books ("Failing Forward," "The 21 Indispensable Qualities of A Leader," and "The Success Journey: The Process of Living Your Dreams.") I found this to be a mostly effortless read, and was impressed with the amount of wisdom captured and condensed into this small book. He has broken it into three sub-sections: "Dream," "Persevere," and "Grow," sharing many keys to success to be applie ...more
Jennifer Kerstetter
Dec 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book will be found not on my bookshelf but in my purse. “You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” John C. Maxwell

So what are you going to change today?

Fascinating quick read. Everyone should read this at some point in their lives especially in their 30’s.
Alana Cash
Oct 23, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is full of uplifting quotes and bits of information that redefine success:

"You have reached the pinnacle of success as soon as you become uninterested in money compliments, or publicity." O.A. Battista
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John
Oct 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
A great collection of platitudes--basically a synthesis of Tony Robbinss, Zig Ziglar, Brian Tracy. While all those people can be unbearable, a little soupçon of them can be inspiring for little daily reminders.
Kathy Mescher
It at some good tips and good quotes about success.
Chris Earley
Dec 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Good easy read with lots of parables and quotes.
Jay
Sep 14, 2011 rated it really liked it
A quick read as it's mostly quotes and little inspiring stories of success. Success is certainly more than money, fame and prestige. Success is living out the hard work to achieve your dreams and success is acting on that today. It pushed the idea that success on a large scale starts with changing your daily routine, right now. This books gives the reader an inspiring do it now desire and the encouragement in knowing great things take a lot of time and work and that we shouldn't give up.

Some of
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Gabriela
Sep 04, 2014 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Este libro es una recopilación de citas, frases célebres, proverbios e historietas que de forma general conducen a lo mismo: tratan de inspirar al trabajo arduo y una actitud positiva para alcanzar éxito en la vida.

Me hubiera gustado más el libro si hubiera constado de más historias en lugar de tantas frases. Esto debido a que siento las lecciones aprendidas a través de una historia perduran más en la mente (en comparación con las frases) y por lo tanto pueden ser más útiles como inspiración; m
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Luna
Dec 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
It's a quick little read that is light on substance but heavy on nuggets of wisdom. It's one of those books that you have to sort of drink in and then think about; in fact the preface advises you read the book in one or two sittings, then keep it handy for random reference. You can't take the wisdom too literally, but there is plenty to ponder over and apply to a multitude of contexts, in addition to some beautifully selected quotes. This book is being added to my "most essential" collection of ...more
Jouraine
Oct 15, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2011, library, non-fiction
When I picked up this book I had forgotten my previous experience with one of the author's works. I was reminded in short time however, and it all came back. There were even sections of the previous book that were just dropped into this one. I'm sure the author's intentions are good but not much else about this work was. This is just a package of soundbites, nothing really substantive, and that is a pity because I felt that it had the potential to be more. ...more
Chris Weems
Jan 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
If you're looking for an author with a lot of insight into life and growth, this isn't the book for you. If you're looking for a book with a lot of insight into life and growth, this book IS for you. Maxwell puts a lot of great tidbits to assist your daily interactions and thought life, however most are not his words. Great book to have with you when you have a few minutes to get better. ...more
Fudz
Nov 08, 2008 rated it liked it
Sukses adalah sebuah proses menuju arah hidup yang lebih baik.
Tidak serta merta mudah diraih, karena harus dilakukan hari demi hari. Tidak ada kekuatan untuk meraih sukses, selain semangat dan konsistensi diri untuk berubah lebih baik dan lebih baik lagi.
PEngorbanan pun dibutuhkan untuk meraih kesuksesan tentunya....
Wendy
Sep 04, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This small book packs a big inspirational punch. I carried it in my bag all through college and nursing school. Then when I got my first nursing job, it went with me to work. Whenever I needed a daily inspiration, I would pull my book out and read some of the quotes. This would be a great gift for a new high school or college graduate.
Riana Elizabeth
Mar 06, 2010 rated it did not like it
Very trite. Not a lot of input from the author - he uses a lot of other people's words (quotes) as filler to try to make this very lean book seem more substantial. Don't waste your money; just look up inspirational quotes online. ...more
Tricia Omoto
Jun 10, 2014 rated it really liked it
A quick read with beautiful illustrations and pictures throughout. A good book with a lot of inspiring quotes, brief story examples and tips on how to make a change.
Trisha
Feb 12, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Great short read! Very motivational!
Amanda
Apr 15, 2018 rated it it was ok
Full of platitudes and inspirational quotes and stories. Nice enough to read, but with no practical advice except to work hard and pull yourself up with your bootstraps.
Jim Marsh
Sep 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Quick. Easy to pick up. Full of success proverbs and short illustrations.

A very handy pocket John Maxwell, if you will.
Anthonycoleman
May 25, 2008 rated it it was amazing
My first Maxwell book!
Fanny Uribe
Aug 17, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Buenísimo!
Hector
Dec 07, 2008 rated it really liked it
I got this as a gift from one of my employees and the dedication from this person was very touching. This is a quick read, but very helpful and meaningful messages.
Jessica Cravens
Jun 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Inspirational!
Yemi
Jun 22, 2008 rated it it was amazing
This book ignited a passion in me and got me started on a path i've determined never to turn sway from. ...more
Caro
Nov 23, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: en-español, prestado
libro para leer en una hora... te pone a pensar en que debes mejorar para alcanzar tus sueños.
Aaron
May 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
Nice inspiring stories and anecdotes that can fuel anyone to reach success!
Francisca Todi
Feb 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: self-development
Cuplikan-cuplikan quotes dan cerita singkat yang menginspirasi dan bikin mikir. One of my favorites from Maxwell.
Laura
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John C. Maxwell is an internationally recognized leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold over 16 million books. His organizations have trained more than 2 million leaders worldwide. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP and INJOY Stewardship Services. Every year he speaks to Fortune 500 companies, international government leaders, and audiences as diverse as the United States Military Ac ...more

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“Think “tomorrow.” Make today’s efforts pay off tomorrow. Free the imagination. You are capable of more than you can imagine—so imagine the ultimate. Strive for lasting quality. “Good enough” never is. Have “stick-to-it-ivity.” Never, never, never give up. Have fun. You’re never truly a success until you enjoy what you are doing.” 0 likes
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