The Magic of Thinking Big gives you useful methods, not empty promises. Dr. Schwartz presents a carefully designed program for getting the most out of your job, your marriage and family life, and your community. He proves that you don't need to be an intellectual or have innate talent to attain great success and satisfaction - but you do need to learn and understand the habit of thinking and behaving in ways that will get you there.
©1986 David J. Schwartz, Ph.D. All Rights Reserved.; (P) 1986 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
no information. bad story, terrible production. definitely being returned. sounds like something produced in the sixties.
Say something about yourself!
Some concepts in this book are helpful but this is the age of working smarter, not harder. At times, I felt like this book was funded by Big Business that wants to work people to the bone, and IF they prove themselves AND there is money available, may reward them financially. I feel this book had some good basic points but nothing earth-shattering.
The basic concept that we all need to fine-tune our self-confidence is a good one which is nailed in. I think it was pretty predictable.
Performance was fine.
Acknowledge a dream I have that is often looked at as a "pipe dream." Ironically, the fact this book focused so much on business, my dream has nothing to do with work, but work will enable me to get there. Work is a means to the end for me which I keep in perspective and can still be an excellent team player but not compromise myself or my time to do a quality job.
This book feels old school. "Success" is not just measured by salary, house, and size of car. Success means many things to many people. Success can mean being happy and loving your life, going after your non-work dreams, loving every moment of your life.
This gem of a book was introduced to me by my brother. I have a handbook copy by my nightstand and an audible version for when commuting. This book has inspired me and lifted my spirits countless times throughout my career and family life. I will never go without it.
I would recommend this book, the book might of been written many, many years ago but the principles still hold true.. Not outdated by any means.. David Schwartz is very engaging, the book is only about 4 hours long, but it can help huge goals become possible
"This is old school, things have moved on!"
Had this book provided some grounding and research as to why the author was suggesting to do the things he did then it would have been parallel with many more contemporary offerings. More substance would have improved this read immeasurably.
A talk at you approach of old school American, motivational "positive mental attitude." When there are such great books around about the psychology of how our mind works and how to control, ("The Chimp Paradox" by Steve Peters for example) this left me cold as it just felt like a bunch of buzz words and nothing more
The narrator was okay, fairly easy to listen to but given the type of book it was the content which was at fault more than the narrator.
It just feels as though this book is now out of date. Research and evidence is what is required. Its a big title but little more. A real shame!
"Buy it and implement"
A great program with real actionable strategies that can make a real difference to your life.
A good balance of story and actors to keep you engaged and entertained.
One of my favourite repeat monthly to keep you on track.
"Great book! think big, be happy & plan ahead."
listening go this inspiring book while I walked in the park, get ready for work or clean the house. life isn't the same without goals and vision!
"Think BIG! And think BIGGER!"
Simple way to approach life to create value using the power of thinking, goal setting and action!
Add the power of 10x to it.
Thank you David!
Id recommend this book to anyone with goals and dreams.. Easy to listen to too
Yes, very nicely written
Fantastic content, excellent narration. If you feel bad about your own life, just start to listen.
Apart from the corny chimes in between each chapter, the content and messaging was clear, really value adding and easy to follow. Strong recommendation for self motivation...
"The Magic book"
I Read this book may years ago I enjoyed but never gave the really attention it need it nor understood its message, that is until now. I'm now 60 and I really understood what Dr. Schwartz is saying and how incredible true it is. I advice who ever reads this book to take it at heart and to believed it, because what Dr. Schwartz says is very true. I read it every morning before I do anything else to inspire me, because it will help me achieve what I set to achieve even at this late stage. it is really a magic book. thank you Dr. Schwartz.
"motivation in life"
I enjoy it👍👍. give you motivation for your life. I recommend it for everyone 😊😊
Great book! The first 1/3 is my favorite. It is a bit older and some of the voice actors sound silly but all and all a up lifting and positive book
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