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Publisher's Summary

At the heart of John C. Maxwell's brilliant and inspiring program is a simple premise: To do well in life, we must first think well. But can we actually learn new mental habits? Thinking for a Change answers that with a resounding "yes" - and shows that your thinking can indeed change your life.

Drawing on the words and deeds of many of the world's greatest leaders, this empowering audiobook helps you access your thinking style, guides you to new ones, and step by step teaches you the secrets of:

  • Big Picture Thinking - seeing the world beyond your own needs and how that leads to great ideas
  • Focused Thinking - removing mental clutter and distractions to realize your full potential
  • Creative Thinking - stepping out of the "box" and making breakthroughs
  • Shared Thinking - working with others to compound results
  • Reflective Thinking - looking at the past to gain a better understanding of the future
    and much more...
  • Listen to everything by John C. Maxwell.
    ©2003 John C. Maxwell (P)2003 Time Warner AudioBooks, A division of the AOL Time Warner Book Group

    Critic Reviews

    "The step-by-step format is bolstered by inspirational quotes, personal insights and high-profile anecdotal evidence." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Everything Begins With A Thought.

    Change the way you think, and you'll change the way you live. It's true, isn't it? This book gets to the root of all actualizations - thinking. Answer the questions in this book and you will realize your thinking patterns. It will help you identify the areas in your thinking that you want to improve on. Definitely worth the time and money. I also recommend the book "Failing Forward" by the same author.
    I hope this review begins your thinking journey

    58 of 63 people found this review helpful

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    • David
    • muntinlupa city, N/A, Philippines
    • 11-19-03

    Change your thinking, change your life

    In this book John Maxwell teaches us how our thinking will affect the outcome of our lives. How positive thinking leads to success.

    Highly recommended!

    11 of 13 people found this review helpful

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    • Brooke
    • Torrance, CA, USA
    • 07-24-07

    life change

    This book changed my life. I when from a 9:00-5:00 job making $11 an hour to owning my own business and having so much more self confidence.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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    Very Good Book

    Wonderful book that makes you stop and think about your life as a whole. John's way of bringing your Business and Personal life together is inspiring and makes you a better more well rounded and centered person.

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    This book was very insightful!

    The information was very clear and helpful so I can continue grow in how I think! Thank You this book is a blessing!

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    This book helps to enhance quality introspection.

    I found this book to be very helpful as it helped to enhance critical thinking and self analysis.

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    Good book.

    You have to being a mind set to listen to theses books, but if you are there, they can be life altering.

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    stands the test of time

    I enjoyed listening to this audio. years later, these principles still hold true. Now I need to buy the book as a reference.

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    I could use more help. I like the outline of what and how to think about things.

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    Perfect title!

    Rediscovered this book on audio, having bought the hardback version years ago. The message is simple...change your thoughts, change your life. Hope you will find it as helpful as I have!