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Take the Stairs Audiobook
Take the Stairs
Written by: 
Rory Vaden
Narrated by: 
Rory Vaden
Take the Stairs Audiobook

Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success

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Publisher's Summary

Do you ride the escalator or do you take the stairs? No matter how you define success, it always requires one thing: self-discipline. But as popular speaker and strategist Rory Vaden explains, we live in an "escalator world", one that's filled with shortcuts, quick fixes, and distractions that make it all too easy to slide into procrastination, compromise, and mediocrity. What seems like an easier path is really much harder in the end - and, most important, it won't take you where you want to go.

How do successful people stay focused and achieve results? This lively and insightful guide presents a simple program for taking the stairs - that is, for overcoming the temptations of quick fixes and procrastination, conquering creative avoidance, and transcending personal setbacks in order to tackle the work that leads to real success. Whatever your goals are, Rory Vaden's proven approach will get you there - one stair at a time.

©2012 Rory Vaden (P)2012 Gildan Media, LLC

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    Zeus Miami, FL, United States 05-05-14
    Zeus Miami, FL, United States 05-05-14 Member Since 2013
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    "To the point valuable information well shared."
    What did you love best about Take the Stairs?

    I've read and listened to many books on the this type of material but I found Rory Vaden to be a terrific narrator and put the information together in a way that was on-point. I think soo much of this book that I purchased a copy to give to my teenage son as I think there are many life lessons here that absolutely will benefit my boy.


    Any additional comments?

    I really enjoyed this one. I'll likely listen to it again as I feel it worthwhile reenforcing the lesson here.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Ruth Dover, NH, United States 03-31-14
    Ruth Dover, NH, United States 03-31-14 Member Since 2015
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    What did you love best about Take the Stairs?

    This book has really changed my life. The message and the examples Rory gives are very powerful. I am determined to make a change in my life now, and can see a way forward. I would enjoy more audio material by Rory Vaden--he is an excellent motivator.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The examples he gives illustrate his points perfectly.


    Which character – as performed by Rory Vaden – was your favorite?

    Rory Vaden himself!


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    yup!


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Gregory 03-05-12
    Gregory 03-05-12 Member Since 2011
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    What did you love best about Take the Stairs?

    This is a must read if you want to get back to the basics and be reminded how hard working Americans
    get to the top!!

    The one thing that stood out the most is Rory


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    None stood out above the rest.


    Which character – as performed by Rory Vaden – was your favorite?

    Himself


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    Amazon Customer Raleigh, NC, United States 04-29-13
    Amazon Customer Raleigh, NC, United States 04-29-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Another idiotic self help book"

    Let me save you 4 hours: Do what you know you are supposed to do, even if you don't want to do it.

    That's it

    37 of 49 people found this review helpful
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    Becki 08-02-15
    Becki 08-02-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Life changing!"

    Thank you for getting me back on track after 3 years a personal confusion, lack of discipline and going downhill with my career.

    8 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Elite Auto Solutions 02-09-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Finished in 2 days. Easy Listen. Highly recommend"

    I first heard Rory on Entrepreneur on Fire. His visual of "Take the Stairs" montra stuck with me so i decided to give it a listen. He breaks down success in 7 steeps. Uses references from Darin Hardy, Napoleon Hill and other great authors. Take the Stairs is in my top ten of success books.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel 04-13-16
    Daniel 04-13-16 Member Since 2016
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    "One of the best business books"

    Rory Vaden did a great job with this book. I've selected several clips of the audio tape and played during staff meetings. awesome book across the board.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Balathayaparan Thayaparan 03-17-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Brilliant ideas"

    Really brilliant ideas and information to uplifting messages. All about this book; actions. I really love it. Cool. God bless him.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Janet Turner Parish 03-13-16
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    "Great Book. Worth Reading and Sharing"

    I will read this book again and buy multiple hard copies to share with friends, family and students. I consider this a "must read."

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Marco Zaha 03-01-16
    Marco Zaha 03-01-16
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    "Such a good story."

    Loved the chapter about Perspective. It made me realize in a more clear way how short is life. We have to spend our time doing what we know is more important.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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