How Successful People Win: Using Bunkhouse Logic to Get What You Want in Life

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Aug 6, 2010 - 184 pages
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How Successful People Win is a serious self-help book using as its central metaphor the life of the cowboy and his behavior as he leaves his bunkhouse. Based upon a lifetime of observation of the successful and how they got that way, Ben Stein suggests that you imitate the determination, inner mobility, activity, flexibility - and the refusal to indulge in self-pity - of the cowboy in order to get what you want out of life. The idea is that if you never indulge in making excuses, refuse to let other peoples hang ups get in your way, and move deliberately toward clearly thought-out goals, you will get where you want to go. Just as the cowboy refuses to allow himself to get sidetracked by trivia, so can you refuse to allow lifes inevitable challenges and distractions mar your own success and happiness. The choice is yours.
 

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While the cowboy life is basking in the Brokeback spotlight, Stein (How to Ruin Your Life) believes the mindset of these romantic figures-the cowboys' "bunkhouse logic"-is the ultimate guide to ... Read full review

Contents

BUNKHOUSE LOGIC THE SPIRIT OF
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PREPARING FOR THE GAME
18
THE RULES OF THE GAME
59
CONCLUSION
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