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Publisher's Summary

Hundred of thousands, even millions, of men and women have started with nothing and achieved great success. Renowned leader Brian Tracy presents the essential principles you need to know to make your dreams come true. Here is the simple, powerful, and effective system for setting and achieving goals.

Accomplish any goals you set for yourself, no matter how big.

Discover how to determine your own strengths, what you truly value in life, and what you really want to accomplish in the years ahead.

Learn a system for achievement that you will use for the rest of your life.

Now is the time to take charge of your own life with these practical and proven methods for success. This is the most complete book on setting and achieving goals ever written. It is based on more than 20 years of research and speaking to people throughout the U.S, Canada, and 22 foreign countries.

©2003 Brian Tracy (P)2003 The Audio Partners Publishing Corp.

Critic Reviews

  • Audie Award Finalist, Personal Development/Motivational, 2005

"Tracy's extraordinary thinking is always expressed in practical action steps. Listeners don't get bogged down with anything not immediately useful to the quest. The focus is on clarity, definition, and doing whatever it takes to move toward your important desires." (AudioFile)

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Best when listened to many times

This has been one of the best audiobooks that I have ever listened to. This book is CRAMMED with so much great stuff though that you really need to listen to it several times or take some notes to really get the most out of it. I have listened to just about every motivational book on and this is the first one that has made me do something that the other ones haven't...take action.

62 of 63 people found this review helpful

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The only Goals program you will ever need

Liberating! This is by far the best teaching on goals I've ever heard. This audio book is practical, clear and concise.

Brian Tracy knows the human condition well and is a master and helping others overcome self-defeating thoughts and habits. Brian doesn't give you fluff. He talks about real issues and how to really get things done in your life.

This book WILL help YOU and anyone else achieve more than you ever thought possible IF you are willing to follow his instructions and take action. There is no positive thinking guru stuff here folks.

Brian truly delivers a program that is incredibly useful and I find no reason to look at any other program on Goals.

You'll need to take notes and repeat some listens to this to get it all but it is very easy to listen to, the pace is great for learning and there is no filler here. Not a word was wasted in this one. You will enjoy this one on a regular basis.

16 of 16 people found this review helpful

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Persuasive Guide For Living

Nothing complicated, just straight truth.

14 of 14 people found this review helpful

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  • Hai
  • 2921 old franklin rd #114, Antioch TN 37013
  • 02-16-07

Best book on goals

I've read quite a few books on goals and success. In my opinion, this one is the best one that I've every read or heard. It gives you very practical guides on why you fail to meet your goals and on how to keep from failing in the future. I've started applying some of his tips and they have been much more effective than anything else that I've ever tried.

This book is also easy to understand. The main thoughts aren't lost in a bunch of psycho mumbo-jumbo. The narrator / author also reads at a good pace.

This is the only book that has ever prompted me to really take action - and to keep up the action. This is so good that I've had it for less than 1 month, but I've already listened to it over 8 times - and I'm still getting tips with each time. I'm very excited about creating my future using the tools provided by this book. Highly recommend it.

15 of 16 people found this review helpful

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Brian Tracy Does it Again

I have never heard anything of Brian Tracy that I have not loved.

You can't listen to it just once. There's just too much there. He presents the material in a simple, practical, and yet deep way that you can both act on and listen to over and over again; catching more each time.

He is my current favorite in this genre; master of Psychology and Self Improvement.

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  • Todd
  • Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • 09-24-08

Perfect For The Procrastinator

As far as I am concerned Brian Tracy can do no wrong. This book does not fail to satisfy. From the procrastinator to the dedicated goal setter there is something in this book for everyone. The advice is easily applied and you WILL notice a difference in your output when you apply his great advice. It's short enough to listen to quite frequently but long enough to get the meaty substance to keep you thinking for a while.

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good book!

this is a good book on setting and achieving goals. You can be sure that anything from Brian Tracy is a good read! there is plenty of substance and practical advice. Brian also gives you daily tips to inplement right now to get these strategies into your life. this is definately wrth the money. This is info he charges thousands of dollars for if you heard it Live!

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Andy
  • nottinghamUnited Kingdom
  • 06-13-05

This Is A Great Audio Book

I listened to this goals setting tape, as ive been studying how to achieve more by writing down goals and this audio, goes into great detail, that anyone can follow along to, I highly reccommend this book.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • John
  • Alameda, CA, USA
  • 04-25-09

Amazingly great book

This book changed my life. I have never listened to an audio book that gave such simple, powerful, and effective advice as this little treasure.

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  • Jason
  • Springdale, AR, USA
  • 01-02-09

I finally feel like I'm back on track!

This is an amazing audiobook!
I am back on track, I'm motivated, I'm disciplined, hopeful, have more inner peace,
and know exactly how to stay the course.
If you're looking to become MOTIVATED,COMMITTED, & DISCIPLINED & wonder what the SECRET TO SUCCESS is then get this audiobook right now!
-Jason in Arkansas

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  • Simon
  • 04-27-11

Excellent book but needs an easier structure

The content of this book is excellent, I love Brian Tracey's style and delivery. The content is profound stuff only effective if you actually DO what is being said (like all self help material). That said it would be better if the book was broken down into smaller chapters that you can easily navigate through and are appropriately named. This book seems to have multiple topics all nested under single chapters, helpfully named 'Chapter 1', 'Chapter 2' lol.

Like a lot of these books, the content is great but the usability from a re-use / navigation point of view is terrible. In a book you can write in it fold pages down etc. Audio book structure needs some consideration for this.


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  • Neil
  • 05-27-09

listen up!

The best book on goals that you will ever read.
Fun and engaging, yet deadly serious at the same time.
Brian Tracy is a passionate speaker, and this comes across very well in the audiobook. Work the system, and start to achieve your own goals. Highly recommended.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • 03-21-17

Brilliant just what I needed

quick and easy reads as Brian's books are but this one even shorter and this man really knows how to get straight to the point . always love how his books give you a workbook options too! As a single parent and budding entrepreneur I needed this!

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  • Darryn Guilfoyle
  • 09-15-16

Another great Tracy Book

I always like the sound of Brian Tracy. A reassuring voice and always has insights that if you take on board are always helpful. Start goal setting now

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  • david
  • 09-09-16

Great book

loved it , really enjoy the way Brian Tracy presents the book ,, Great work Brian

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  • Nadeem
  • 02-12-15

Best book

One of the fantastic book. Basic information to move further in life with best use of them. A must read

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  • clive
  • 12-30-14

decide learn do.

Brian takes you on a smooth journey. Explaining things that could be deemed complicated he puts it very simpley. It''s all there, now it is up to us.

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  • Evan
  • 04-19-17

Practical strategies to get the ball rolling!

This is well worth listening to more than once! A fabulous guide for reviewing one's goals and purposeful action.

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  • Missy Jepson
  • 10-24-14

Cannot recommend this book highly enough!

Brian Tracy cuts right to the heart of goal setting from the very start with invaluable advice for success in life and work - I loved this book! He doesn't waste time with endless stories, he just takes you through each step from writing down your goals, reviewing them daily, focussing on what you want and taking action. I now have a paperback of the book as well - also highly recommended.