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Success doesn't mean the absence of failures; it means the attainment of ultimate objectives. It means winning the war, not every battle.Edwin C. Bliss
You have met people who literally wander through life. They simply accept whatever fatebrings them. A few may succeed by accident, but most suffer through a lifetime offrustration and unhappiness.This book is not for them. They have neither the determination to succeed nor thewillingness to devote the time and effort necessary to achieve success.This book is for you. The simple fact that you are reading this book indicates you want tolive a richer, more fulfilling life than you have now.This book can enable you to do that.
WHAT KIND OF BOOK IS THIS?
In one sense, this book is a construction manual. It describes the tools you will need forsuccess, and offers blueprints to help you build a successful and rewarding life.In a second, sense, it is a cookbook. It lists the ingredients the principles you will need tofollow to become successful and gives you the recipe for mixing them in the correctproportions.But, above all, this is a guidebook a step by step, how to book that will take you fromdreaming about success to unlocking your potential for success.
HOW TO READ THIS BOOK
This book will help you establish new goals, develop a new sense of purpose, andgenerate new ideas about yourself and your future. It will enable you, as the titlesuggests, to guarantee yourself a lifetime of success.But the concepts in this book cannot be absorbed by casual browsing or by gulping thewhole book down in one reading. It should be read slowly and carefully, one chapter at atime. Don't move on to the next chapter until you are sure you understand every conceptin the previous chapter.Use this as a workbook. Write marginal notes to yourself. Use a highlighter as you readand mark those words or sentences or paragraphs that seem vital, or especiallyapplicable to you.As you read, discuss the concepts in each chapter with your spouse or partner, or with aclose friend. A second (and hopefully frank) opinion from someone who knows yourstrengths and weaknesses can be especially helpful.
START AN ACTION PLAN
One of the purposes of this book is to help you create an Action Plan for the rest of yourlife. If you have never created an Action Plan, it defines three things:1. What you want to achieve