Creating Your Own Destiny: How to Get Exactly What You Want Out of Life and Work


Why is it that we live in the most advanced, prosperous time inhistory, yet so many of us still feel trapped? Trapped by jobs,trapped by debts, trapped by mortgages—we feel trapped byobligations, "shoulds," and "musts." Yet just because we feeltrapped doesn't mean we are. With all the noise and complexity ofmodern life, it's easy to forget that your destiny occurs by yourchoice, not by chance.

Now you can take back control of your life and future withCreating Your Own Destiny. ...

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Why is it that we live in the most advanced, prosperous time inhistory, yet so many of us still feel trapped? Trapped by jobs,trapped by debts, trapped by mortgages—we feel trapped byobligations, "shoulds," and "musts." Yet just because we feeltrapped doesn't mean we are. With all the noise and complexity ofmodern life, it's easy to forget that your destiny occurs by yourchoice, not by chance.

Now you can take back control of your life and future withCreating Your Own Destiny. Written by "The Dean of Destiny,"Patrick Snow, this international bestseller gives you a simple,sixteen–step Success Road Map you can use to dream, plan, andexecute to achieve amazing results in the face of economic and lifechallenges. Using Snow's accessible, practical plan, tens ofthousands have gotten back on the life path they want and haverealized extraordinary results.

With its proven approach, real–life examples, and usefultools and resources throughout, Creating Your Own Destinywill give you the key to:

  • Visualize your desired future and make it your reality
  • Attain all your dreams while keeping your family your toppriority
  • Create a winning game plan that fulfills your passions
  • Build wealth through business ownership
  • Find solutions for dealing with fear and failure
  • Gain more time, money, freedom, health, love, andhappiness
  • Apply the ultimate destiny secret in life
  • Ensure your freedom when you "create your own destiny"

How can we all get more out of life? Patrick Snow offersno–nonsense solutions to put aside your doubts and fears,realize your life's vision, and transform your passion into anopportunity or business that you own. Every method in this book hasbeen tested by Snow himself in the course of pursuing the careerand life of his dreams. So stop just letting your life happen andstart creating your destiny, making the "more" you've always wantedbecome yours today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470582022
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/26/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

PATRICK SNOW is a professional keynote speaker, international bestselling author, publishing coach, and Internet entrepreneur. He has studied the field of personal growth and development for more than twenty years, and as a result has been dubbed "The Dean of Destiny" by high achievers worldwide. In 2000, he launched his company, The Snow Group, with a mission to help others overcome their fears by turning their career distress into personal success. His self–published version of Creating Your Own Destiny has sold more than 150,000 copies and has been translated into numerous foreign languages. For more information, visit

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Table of Contents

Foreword (Brian Tracy).

Introduction Breaking Free.

Section One DREAM.

Chapter 1 Visualizing Your Dreams.

Chapter 2 Setting Big Goals.

Chapter 3 Putting Your Family Ahead of Work.

Chapter 4 Building Real Wealth.

Section Two PLAN.

Chapter 5 Creating Your Game Plan.

Chapter 6 Conquering Adversity, Temptation, and Addiction.

Chapter 7 Overcoming Your Fears.

Chapter 8 Remembering Those Who Molded You.

Section Three EXECUTE.

Chapter 9 Executing Your Plan Daily.

Chapter 10 Growing Your Business on a Limited Budget.

Chapter 11 Choosing Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Daily.

Chapter 12 Making Permanent Changes in Your Life.

Section Four SOAR.

Chapter 13 Leading and Leveraging Your Network.

Chapter 14 Developing Your Higher Calling.

Chapter 15 Leaving Your Legacy.

Chapter 16 Asking Yourself the Ultimate Destiny Questions.

A Final Note Achieving Your Destiny.

Destiny Secret.


About the Author.

About The Snow Group.

Best-Seller Publishing Coaching.

Book Patrick Snow.


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  • Posted May 19, 2010

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    New Book Holds Key to Success

    Patrick Snow's "Creating Your Own Destiny" is the most energetic and inspiring book written about fulfilling your dreams and finding true happiness in life. While thousands of self-help and motivational books exist in the marketplace, this book should be at the top of the list for everyone who wants to improve his or her life. I have had the incredible honor to talk to Patrick Snow in person and to hear him speak in public, and I can truly say he is the genuine article, a man whose energy and incredible gift of vision can help you succeed, a man who truly wants each of us to create our own destinies and choose to live the lives we deserve.

    "Creating Your Own Destiny" breaks down the achievement of your destiny into four steps: Dream, Plan, Execute, and Soar. Patrick Snow takes the reader through each of these steps, beginning with dreaming or visualizing what the reader wants because "Only those who can see the invisible, can achieve the impossible!" Snow provides numerous exercises and thoughtful questions to help you decide what you want out of life, and he gives extensive details on how to achieve these goals. He reminds us it isn't that people plan to fail but that they fail to plan which causes them to be stuck in jobs they hate while living paycheck to paycheck. To back up his program, Snow provides numerous examples of people who have become successful, and he lists many resources beyond his book, which include his own coaching services, Creating Your Own Destiny University, many other books, websites, and professional services to help you achieve your dreams.

    One of the key points Patrick Snow focuses upon is how over fifty percent of Americans are unhappy at work, and how the corporate 9-5 model no longer provides security for workers. He enforces the importance of having multiple streams of income, and he teaches the reader how to create these multiple streams of income by following his passions rather than working a job he hates to make an employer rich. Snow advocates self-employment, emphasizing that the only way a person will truly be rewarded for his talents is to own his own business. Snow gives examples of how to execute your plans a little every day, so over time you will succeed. I especially liked his suggestion to plan as if you only had thirty days left to live so you have a sense of urgency to create your destiny. He also emphasizes that happiness is not just about money and that we must also make time to nurture our health, spend time with family, and follow our higher calling.

    What I find most impressive about "Creating Your Own Destiny" are the examples of real-life people Patrick Snow uses, especially examples from his own life. The reader may be tempted to say, "Sure, Patrick, it's easy for you to tell us what to do; you're already successful." But Patrick Snow has had an incredible journey that led him to his success. He is now one of the greatest motivational speakers alive today.

    Read the book and be inspired to create your own destiny.

    - Tyler R. Tichelaar, author of the award-winning "Narrow Lives"

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