Success Kills: Sidestep the Snares that Will Steal Your Dreams
Success- we crave it, work for it, dream it, want it as a personal achievement, but how we each define it differs. Power, influence, wealth, fame, or a position of authority--the hallmarks of success we strive for can just as easily become the cause of our destruction, if we don't have a clear set of boundaries by which to live.
Corporate and religious scandals of recent years have caused unprecedented havoc and heartache in the world's economy and in the church world. Executive and spiritual arrogance causes a toxic atmosphere in too many organizations. There are safeguards and principles we must focus on to ensure balance with excellence in what we do. Core questions to be considered include:
Take a discerning look at the concept of success in a personal, professional, and spiritual context in Success Kills. Explore the gift of adversity, finding a moral "north", learning from mistakes, and why some fear "successful" leaders. Discover a more important definition of success and the principles you can put in place today to achieve without compromising yourself or your future.
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This small 160 page book contains some ageold advice and principles to safeguard the proper decisions to keep balance once success is achieved. Interspersed with quotes from the Bible success is fully defined and discussed. Read full review
Review: Success Kills: Sidestep the Snares that Will Steal Your DreamsUser Review - Sally - Christianbook.com
This small (160 page) book contains some age-old advice and principles to safeguard the proper decisions to keep balance once success is achieved. Interspersed with quotes from the Bible, success is fully defined and discussed. Read full review
1 What is Success?
2 The Fear of Success?
3 Preoccupied with Me
4 Balanced Egos
5 What is Moral North?
6 Demonstrating Conviction
7 The Work Ethic and Other Truths that Make Your Life Work
9 The Gift of Adversity the Sandpaper of Life
10 Failure Friend or Foe?
11 Learn from Others or our Mistakes
12 Getting it Right
13 Your Definition of Success
14 Why People Fear Successful Leaders
15 How to be Successful When you Feel Unsuccessful
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