Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success

Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success

by Rory Vaden


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The New York Times bestseller that will help you get off the “escalator” and tackle the work that leads to real success

How do successful people achieve results? In short, they do it the old-fashioned way, with focus and self-discipline. Popular speaker and strategist Rory Vaden presents a simple program for “taking the stairs”—that is, resisting the temptations of “quick fixes,” eliminating distractions, and transcending personal setbacks in order to reach your goals.

Whatever your vision of success is, this proven program will help you get there—one stair at a time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399537769
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/31/2012
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 191,325
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Rory Vaden is a self-discipline strategist, cofounder of the international training company Southwestern Consulting, and a New York Times bestselling author. As an author and business motivational speaker, Rory’s unique insights have been shared on Oprah Radio, as well as in BusinessweekPublishers Weekly, and Success magazine. He is the author of Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Waking Up in a ProcrastiNation 1

1 Sacrifice: The Paradox Principle 31

2 Commitment: The Buy-In Principle 49

3 Focus: The Magnification Principle 75

4 Integrity: The Creation Principle 99

5 Schedule: The Harvest Principle 121

6 Faith: The Perspective Principle 151

7 Action: The Pendulum Principle 171

Final Note: Time to Climb 191

Readers Guide 195

Acknowledgments 205

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"You can't spend 30 seconds around Rory without getting inspired to change your life. You're about to spend a few hours with him. Get ready."
—Jon Acuff, bestselling author of Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day

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