Book Review: The Success Principles

I recently had the pleasure of  going through Jack Canfield’s new book, The Success Principles.  Most of you are probably already familiar with Canfield’s hit series Chicken Noodle Soup For The Soul.  This new book is his inside look at what made him capable of selling over 80 million copies of a manuscript that was initially rejected by over 123 publishers.  In The Success Principles, he hands out 64 tips for how to accomplish anything!  Some of my personal favorites are: “You are 100% responsible for your life,” “Success leaves clues,” “Give more to get more,” and “Ask! Ask! Ask!”   None of these tips are new or life changing just by hearing them, but seeing how they affected his life is the key.  Canfield was a school teacher earning $8000 a year when he first started writing.  In his first chapter he states, “You have control over three things in your life – the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take (your behavior).”  He goes on to explain that earthquakes, hurricanes, recessions, and other disasters are out of our control, but these three things are within our control.  I thoroughly enjoyed his book.  Not everything Mr. Canfield says or believes is spot on, but his results cannot be argued with and his principles are timeless.  Check out his book here.

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