The Magic of Thinking Big

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 6, 2015 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
With more than six million copies sold worldwide, David Schwartz’s timeless guide and bestselling phenomenon, The Magic of Thinking Big, is now available as a special hardcover edition.

Millions of readers around the world have improved their lives through the timeless advice David Schwartz offers in The Magic of Thinking Big. In this bestselling guide, Schwartz proves you don’t need innate talent to become successful, but you do need to understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there.

Filled with easy-to-understand advice, this special hardcover edition—perfect for gift giving—will put you on the road to changing the way you think, helping you work better, manage smarter, earn more money, achieve your goals, and most importantly, live a fuller, happier life.
 

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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

Contents

Preface
1
What This Book Will Do for You
5
Believe You Can Succeed and You Will
9
Cure Yourself of Excusitis the Failure Disease
25
Build Confidence and Destroy Fear
49
How to Think Big
75
How to Think and Dream Creatively
100
You Are What You Think You Are
126
Make Your Attitudes Your Allies
166
Think Right Toward People
192
Get the Action Habit
212
How to Turn Defeat into Victory
235
Use Goals to Help You Grow
252
How to Think like a Leader
275
Index
303
Copyright

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About the author (2015)

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. He died in 1987.

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