Managing Thought: Think Differently. Think Powerfully. Achieve New Levels of Success

Managing Thought: Think Differently. Think Powerfully. Achieve New Levels of Success

by Mary J. Lore


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Managing Thought is to this century what How to Win Friends and Influence People and 7 Habits of Highly Effective People were to the last century.”—Barbara G. Stanbridge, change management expert and former president of the National Association of Women Business Owners
“A must-read.”
—Howard Putnam, former CEO of Southwest Airlines and author of The Winds of Turbulence
WINNER of two Nautilus Awards, the Eric Hoffer Award, the Axiom
Business Book Award, and two USA Book News National Best Book Awards
Managing Thought teaches us how to actually manage our thoughts to be creative, inspired, and impactful in all we do.”
—Gordon Krater, CPA, managing partner of Plante & Moran
Hailed by business leaders from coast to coast, Mary Lore’s multiple-award-winning guide not only changes the way you think about success—it changes the way you think, period. With a groundbreaking approach to harnessing mental power, Managing Thought turns “positive thinking” into practical actions, so you can:
RETHINK your path to success
REFOCUS your goals and priorities
REFRAME your negative thoughts
REIGNITE your creativity
REVITALIZE your energyRESTORE your sense of purpose
RECLAIM your peace of mind
Lore’s proven process includes dozens of eye-opening and energizing self-awareness exercises, , targeted thought techniques, and real-world applications to help you shift your perspective on your career, your relationships, and your life. Whatever you think, you can achieve. It’s all in your mind…
Everything you do begins with a thought. From making small day-to-day decisions, to changing company-wide strategies, to plotting a lifelong career path—the way you think determines the way you live.
When you manage your thoughts, you manage your life.
That’s the simple and revolutionary premise of Mary Lore’s award-winning book. Managing Thought goes beyond other “positive thinking” books by offering a practical, systematic, step-by-step approach to thought management. These proven techniques help you :
* Identify your goals and focus on ways to achieve them.
* Eliminate thoughts that waste time, energy, and money.
* Turn positive thinking into positive action.
* Balance professional success and personal fulfillment.
* Find true peace of mind in everything you do.
The best thing about this powerful thought management system is: you can apply it to all aspects of your life. You can conquer your greatest fears and self-doubts, deal with difficult people and situations, face the toughest challenges head-on, and inspire yourself to achieve new levels of success you never thought possible.
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Great men are they who see… that thoughts rule the world.” With Managing Thought, the world is yours.
Mary J. Lore is the founder and CEO of Managing Thought, LLC. An internationally recognized leader, public speaker, and executive mentor, Mary has worked with corporate leaders throughout North America and Europe. She earned a BBA in finance, with a minor in philosophy, and serves as a chair and expert resource for TEC, also known as Vistage International, the world's preeminent organization for the personal and professional development of CEOs. She writes a popular blog and e-column, conducts public and corporate workshops, and can be reached at

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071703413
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 02/18/2010
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Mary J. Lore is the founder and CEO
of Managing Thought, LLC, which helps individuals and organizations develop self-awareness and change how they think and conduct business to attain long-lasting success.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 The Significance of Managing Thought and the Moment 6

2 How do Your Thoughts Rule Your World? 11

3 We are Not Our Minds 16

4 Infinite Calm Brings Immediate Results 22

5 Our Feelings Are Key Indicators 28

6 The Managing Thought Process 35

7 Decide What I Want 40

8 Destructive and Diseased Thoughts 55

9 Thoughts That Waste Time, Energy, and Money and Block True Reality 66

10 Discovering and Releasing Limiting Perceptions and Beliefs 90

11 How to Shape Thought 116

12 Choosing My Intentions 124

13 Asking Powerful Questions 150

14 Making Powerful Statements 174

15 Replacing Weak Thought Patterns With Powerful Thought Patterns 190

16 Daily Cultivation 199

17 Managing Energy 203

18 Managing Spirit 214

19 Managing Thought: Putting it Into Practice 225

20 Enjoy The Journey 237

Acknowledgments 247

About the Author 251

About Managing Thought 253

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