Life! by Design: 6 Steps to an Extraordinary You

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Ballantine Books, 2010 - Self-Help - 205 pages
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Are you one of the 123 million people in this world who is dissatisfied in your life? Do you run day-to-day on autopilot? Have you settled for “good enough”? Are risks just too risky? Are you living in a coma and don’t even know it? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are living by default and not By Design! This book will help you discover a passion for life that extends beyond your career and material success—a passion that involves your identity, your self-worth, your relationships, and your health. It is time to emerge from your coma, embrace renewed vitality, and approach life By Design!

In this dynamic hands-on guide, world-class success coach and motivational leader Tom Ferry reveals the secrets to achievement at work and at home, and how to create a greater balance between the two. This book will help you conquer the four addictions that are holding you back from living up to your greatest potential: addiction to the opinions of others, addiction to drama, addiction to the past, and addiction to worry. By becoming aware of these addictions, you will be better equipped to respond to uncertain times and to the challenges that crop up in your daily life.

Tom Ferry’s unique six-step approach to living By Design will help you emerge from complacency into action and accomplishment.  
 
Step 1: Explore the Core Seven life assessments—your career, your intimate relationships, your finances, your physical body, your spirituality, your attitude about the world, and your intellectual self—and pinpoint the areas in which you want to improve.

Step 2: Make the conscious, deliberate choice to change your life and find fulfillment, no matter the obstacles.

Step 3: Create your Life! By Design by declaring what you want for yourself, defining your goals, and devising a concrete plan to make it happen.

Step 4: Identify the actions you can take to ensure that you thrive in all areas of your life.

Step 5: Visualize your life as you want it to be. This simple but profound exercise is a proven technique that will lock in your vision and will lead you toward achieving your goals.

Step 6: Create accountability and structure to break old habits and gain the discipline required to live life to your fullest potential.
 
It’s time to draw the line between the past and the present as you face your fears, and go for everything you really want. This isLife! By Design.And the results will astound you!

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Review: Life! by Design: 6 Steps to an Extraordinary You

User Review  - Joseph - Goodreads

a typical self help book. quick takeaways: (1) resistance in any areas of life means a red flag; we must learn to face the demon (2) 4 addictions in life (to other people's opinions, to the past, to ... Read full review

Review: Life! by Design: 6 Steps to an Extraordinary You

User Review  - Tristan Ahumada - Goodreads

Absolutely amazing book. Changed my life when I applied a lot of these principles. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Tom Ferry is a business coach and life-strategist with a particular emphasis on real estate and related industries. He is also CEO of YourCoach, a multimillion-dollar full-service sales and marketing business. He leads more than two hundred business motivation seminars per year across the United States, whereby he introduces fifty thousand new people a year to his message.
 
Laura Morton has co-authored numerous New York Times bestsellers, working with the Jonas Brothers, Duane “Dog” Chapman, and Melissa Etheridge, among many others.

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