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You Keep the Promises You Make to Others - Now Learn to Follow Through on the Promises You Make to Yourself!
"I'm going to lose 10 pounds before summer." "This time, I'm going to stay in school until I finish my bachelor's degree." "From now on, I'll work on strengthening my marriage every day."
We all make promises to ourselves. But only a handful of us are able to follow through on those promises. Why? Because we never learned how… making and achieving personal goals is not a skill taught in school or covered in on-the-job training. But now popular author and motivational speaker John Powers provides a road map to keeping those private commitments.
In The Five Disciplines of Powerful People: How to Keep the Promises You Make to Yourself, John Powers takes you step by step through making and keeping a promise to yourself. You'll explore how we think when it comes to improving our lives; discover how to build the inner strength you need to stick to your goal; and, most importantly, follow the process for achieving the commitments you make to yourself. As you work your way through this powerful program, you'll learn to:
- Go from wishes and dreams to promises you can keep
- Create and channel your passions so you maximize their motivational force
- Plan, prepare and incorporate practical thinking
- Persist in pursuit of your promise
- Build on your success
- Utilize various personal power features such as how to deliver at crunch time
- Live a life of personal power, satisfaction and happiness
Setting and reaching a personal goal is one of the most difficult-and rewarding-experiences most of us face. John delves into the reasons we break the promises we make to ourselves-lack of commitment, making things too tough too soon, inability to change-and helps you face each of these roadblocks as you work towards your personal promise. By pointing out the negatives as well as the positives, he sheds light on the tough truths about how to commit to a commitment.
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