Yes, You Can! 1,200 Inspiring Ideas for Work, Home, and Happiness

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To the Reader

We had one goal in writing Yes, You Can!--to create the most vital book you've ever owned.

You can use it to succeed in all phases of life--thinking, doing, speaking, listening, planning, managing, leading, working, parenting, loving, serving, and much more. The proven suggestions in this book will help you in your professional as well as your personal life.

This book contains 125 "advisements," each on a separate page headed by a goal (for example, "Increase your job security.") followed by an explanation of why that goal is important. Below each advisement is a list of anywhere from six to fifteen actions that can help you achieve the stated goal.

The advisements are introduced by memorable sayings. Many were uttered by famous personalities. Some of the quoted authors lived in ancient times; many are with us today. Some quotations are witty; others are dead serious. A few jump right out at you; others require thought. All put you in a frame of mind that helps you profit from the book.

Our preparation for the writing of Yes, You Can! came in many forms. Our formal education, reading, teaching, and consulting played the roles you'd expect. But the main source of the benefit we hope you'll find in this book has been life itself. Together we

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Table of contents

  • Other Books by the Authors ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • To the Reader xiii
  • How to Use This Book xv
  • Chapter 1 - Think Positively 1
  • Chapter 2 - Act Powerfully 27
  • Chapter 3 - Communicate Effectively 75
  • Chapter 4 - Build Relationships 107
  • Chapter 5 - Motivate Others 141
  • Chapter 6 - Prosper at Work 181
  • Chapter 7 - Prosper at Home 227
  • About the Authors 265
  • Yes, You Can! - The Program 267
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