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One Small Step Can Change Your Life Audiobook

One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way to Success

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Publisher's Summary

The kaizen way to change your life.

Discover the potent force of kaizen... and use it to easily, effortlessly achieve any goal or make any change you want to!

We've been programmed to believe that change is a "battle" - something hard fought and hard won, something that demands struggle and sacrifice. But as anyone who uses the technique known as kaizen can tell you, nothing could be further from the truth. With kaizen, it's effortless, simple, and inevitable to change your life.

In One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way to Success, author, psychologist, and world-renowned kaizen expert Dr. Robert Maurer introduces you to this simple yet extremely powerful transformation technique and gives you a step-by-step system for using it to achieve big and small changes in your life, with a speed and ease that will astonish you. In this exciting mix of studio and live recordings, Dr. Maurer will teach you how to:

  • Conquer procrastination - even if it's a challenge you've struggled to overcome your entire life.
  • Eliminate debt - even if you've racked up huge credit card bills and can't see a time when you'll ever be able to pay them off.
  • Create a more balanced life - even if you can't see any way to redistribute your time and energy.
  • Lose weight - even if you hate dieting and have never been able to stick to a weight loss program for very long.
  • Build wealth - even if you've found it impossible to save money or create wealth up until now.
  • End bad habits - like smoking or overeating, even if you've tried over and over again without success.
  • Start doing what you love - even if you don't know what it is or can't imagine how it could ever become your main job.
  • And so much more!

Download the accompanying reference guide.

©2006 Robert Maurer (P)2006 Nightingale Conant

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    Timothy R. Griffith 02-28-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Small steps make big difference over time"

    Was filled with lots of good information on how to approach changing behaviors. Had some great and inspiring examples all throughout.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Ricardo 06-12-15
    Ricardo 06-12-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Turn to be different from what I expected"

    Quite more focused on relationships than expected. A bit repetitive. Other than that quite useful in connecting some mental barriers with our childhood. Made me more aware in a positive way of my spouse and daughter needs.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    melissa 03-10-15
    melissa 03-10-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Very inspiring and uplifting"
    Would you consider the audio edition of One Small Step Can Change Your Life to be better than the print version?

    Didn't read the print version


    What was one of the most memorable moments of One Small Step Can Change Your Life?

    All of his personal stories were really good and put it all into perspective


    Which scene was your favorite?

    same as above- all of his personal reflections


    What insight do you think you’ll apply from One Small Step Can Change Your Life?

    All of it


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    A. Yoshida 10-03-16
    A. Yoshida 10-03-16
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    "Take tiny steps"

    Start each day with the question "What small step can I take today to make an improvement in the quality of my life?" It can be as trivial as walking up and down a few steps, flossing a tooth, reading one page of a book, spending five minutes to clean an area of the house, saving a dollar, or going to bed five minutes earlier. It is better to spend two minutes every day on improving something than trying to motivate yourself to spend 30 minutes a week for a bigger goal. These small, trivial steps do not trigger fear as would a major goal - fear of failure or change. When you become accustomed to that one tiny step every day, you can increase it a little more.

    The one bad thing about the audio book is that it's a combination of studio recording and the recording of a workshop, which included the author lecturing and participants answering questions. There are probably also moments when the author is writing on a whiteboard (because you can hear the squeaking of a marker). This diminishes the quality of the audio book.

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    J.R. 10-11-16
    J.R. 10-11-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Words to live by!"

    This book had a lot of great insights. I've been on my own journey of personal growth for a couple years now and this book couldn't have come into my life at a better time! It's definitely a book worth revisiting at least once a year if not more!

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    Emmit 10-06-16
    Emmit 10-06-16 Member Since 2016
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    "A small step in the right direction!"

    I found the content useful I feel that I've learned good information they will help me for the rest of my life.

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    Randy 09-16-16
    Randy 09-16-16
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    "The guitar interludes are a downside"

    But still and interesting and useful book. Despite the added smooth steel guitar comfort riffs

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    Chris 09-03-16
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    "A must listen for anyone seriros about self-master"

    this was a great book. it offers a lot of practical advice on how to make small changes to improve your self mastery. It's a highly practical book. You can also hear quite a bit of Tony Robbins teachings in this book. definitely check out the audible version because it's a little bit different than the Kindle version. I think the main difference is that the audible version features in-person seminars that the author delivered at the Canyon Ranch Spa

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    George 08-08-16
    George 08-08-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Very Helpful"

    I found the technique of kaizen to be very helpful. I found many of the concepts and studies new to me. Especially the concept that opportunities can also cause fight or flight and the concept of not waking up your amygdala by keeping tasks small. There is repetition because the audio intersperses portions of live presentations along with the reading of the book, but this did not bother me.

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    K J Malone 07-17-16
    K J Malone 07-17-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Kaizen, good micro change applied to personal life"

    Excellent! lots of good tools, great examples, and good exercises for you to do . Ratchets you down from big change to seconds or minutes initially, in some cases just thinking about change.

    With enough references to studies and science that show that those kinds of changes are more sustainable and successful in the long run.

    Taped lectures from the Canyon Ranch so sometimes repetitive but it didn't matter was still good. The repetition probably helped it sink in better for me.

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    7/6/15
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    "simply inspiring"

    life lessons, relationship advice, personal improvement.... it's all there, easy to understand and done in a way that truly engages.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Timothy
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    "interesting."

    probably could have been a lot shorter, but the principles of lots of small steps to achieve any big goal are certainly sound and well documented. well worth a listen.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Andrew
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    "A wealth of information"
    If you could sum up One Small Step Can Change Your Life in three words, what would they be?

    Step by Step


    Any additional comments?

    I found the combination of live and studio recordings very useful. There is so much more here than in his book.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • bbzona
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    "Really good"

    I just simply loved, at make us stop and questioned so many thing in our life.
    I strongly advise the reading in this case listening...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Zdenek
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    "Nice to listen to"

    A lot of the examples mentioned here were really useful / made think. Although, as I was listening to this audio book as a 2nd book of the author, I think it had less Kaizen examples then the first one. But on the other hand, he explains a lot of the background processed in our brain which is good as well.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Devon Dolley
    3/24/16
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    "Life changing if you are feeling stuck"
    Would you listen to One Small Step Can Change Your Life again? Why?

    Absolutely, this is the book I have been looking for. How to get yourself our of a rutt and back onto the successful track once more


    What other book might you compare One Small Step Can Change Your Life to, and why?

    None, it's unique


    Have you listened to any of Robert Maurer’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    No


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Relief, at last I've found the tool I need to turn my life back around.


    Any additional comments?

    I listen to many many self help and personal development books, I am inspired and motivated and believe in myself, but i keep on putting it off. why? Fear? I've dealt with my fears.

    This book teaches you to bypass the block and change your life. Loved it!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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