The Magic of Thinking Big

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Penguin, Dec 2, 2014 - Self-Help - 256 pages
The timeless and practical advice in The Magic of Thinking Big clearly demonstrates how you can:
  • Sell more
  • Manage better
  • Lead fearlessly
  • Earn more
  • Enjoy a happier, more fulfilling life 
  • With applicable and easy-to-implement insights, you’ll discover:
  • Why believing you can succeed is essential
  • How to quit making excuses
  • The means to overcoming fear and finding confidence
  • How to develop and use creative thinking and dreaming
  • Why making (and getting) the most of your attitudes is critical
  • How to think right towards others
  • The best ways to make “action” a habit
  • How to find victory in defeat
  • Goals for growth, and
  • How to think like a leader
"Believe Big,” says Schwartz. “The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. Remember this, too! Big ideas and big plans are often easier -- certainly no more difficult - than small ideas and small plans." 

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Part of the summer reading program while selling educational books door to door with SouthWestern. Motivational reading, still remembered years later. Read full review

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A treasure trove of positive psychology. Simply written, the necessary amount of repetition, and not vague or wishy-washy, but straight forward and PRACTICAL. I can see myself in the future returning ... Read full review


Title Page Copyright Dedication Preface
What This Book Will Do for
Believe You Can Succeed and You Will
Cure Yourself of Excusitis the Failure Disease
Build Confidence and Destroy Fear
How to Think
How to Think and Dream Creatively
You Are What You Think You
Go First Class
Make Your Attitudes Your Allies
Think Right Toward People
Get the Action Habit
How to Turn Defeat into Victory
Use Goals to Help You Grow
How to Think like a Leader

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Dr. David J. Schwartz was a professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta and the president of Creative Educational Services, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in leadership development.

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